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Residencies & Experiences

Journey Coast to Coast

Passport Express

This Passport Express was the train experience of a lifetime. The journey took members of the Passion Passport community across the country for a two-week immersive travel experience with Amtrak.

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Myanmar To Hong Kong

Passport To Asia

We partnered with Cathay Pacific Airways to send nine of our community members on a trip they’ll never forget. Departing from various cities, they gathered in Hong Kong for five days of mentorship and creative inspiration.

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Conservation Meets Art

Passport To Creativity

We partnered with Adobe to send six students and three mentors on a creative assignment in the spring of 2016. Using Adobe Creative Cloud, the students captured and interpreted three of the most important conservation efforts happening around the world.

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Our Yearly Travel Grant

The Bucket List Initiative

The Bucket List Initiative (or TBLI as we like to call it) is a travel grant given to one lucky member of our community every year. Pick a destination, tell us why and you might be packing your bags very soon.

Journey to Senegal

The Passport Project

In June 2017, we sent Matthew Greene and his foster-son, Mohammed Ndiaye, on a journey only they could take. Before the trip, Mohammed had never traveled outside of the United States.

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Dancing Around the World: A Conversation with Storyteller Series Guest Mickela Mallozzi

Mickela Mallozzi is an Emmy® Award-winning video storyteller and host of “Bare Feet with Mickela Mallozzi.” Her passion for dance and music has informed the entirety of her career. In advance of the third...

Dancing in the Ruins of Budapest’s District VII

Before Budapest, I didn't believe party montages existed. I knew going out would never be like the supercut glorification of mayhem you only see in the movies. I had been to parties with flashing...

Singing, Dancing, and Educating: Women and Health Initiatives in Zimbabwe

There is an African proverb that says, “If you educate a woman, you educate a nation.” This year, when I boarded a plane to Zimbabwe on my 31st birthday,  I had no idea that...
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Beyond Seattle: An Outdoor Guide to Western Washington

Although so many out-of-towners don’t make it beyond Seattle, Washington state has an abundance of treasures waiting to be uncovered. At the heart of the Pacific Northwest, you can find moss-laden rainforests and arid...

Eight Must-See Villages in Yunnan Province, China

Yunnan province in southwest China is a cultural corridor unique to the country: half of China's ethnic minorities call the province home. Yunnan is also a reservoir of biodiversity, with landscapes ranging from high-mountains...