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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.

Trip Posts

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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An Afternoon Alone in Villa de Leyva, Colombia

Many moons ago I traveled for a year alone, with a backpack, and on the cheap through Asia and Latin America, staying at hostels for less than $15 a night. None of my friends...

Our Passport to Yours: Part I

In essence, travelers are dreamers. We all fell in love with adventure because we knew there was more of it, and found the most intoxicating part of a journey to be the knowledge that...
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All-Girl Trekking in Nepal With My Two Daughters

We just started our 7-day trek of Poon Hill and I’m struggling. Before the trip I worried about my two girls trekking like this, but I should have been worrying about myself.  The walk starts...
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CDC, TSA, Airline Updates: COVID Travel Community Resources

As those of us in the United States face at least another 30 days of government-recommended social distancing, uncertainty continues to surround the travel community. A torrent of information is circling regarding plans, policies,...
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Book Review: Olga Tokarczuk, “Flights”

The best place to start talking about a book as slippery and transient as Olga Tokarczuk's Flights is with the title itself, especially since it’s in translation from the author's native Polish. I’ll try...