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A Guide to Queretáro’s Wine and Cheese Route

Nestled in Mexico’s Northern Central Highlands, the state of Queretáro is one you may have never heard of... until now. About an hour south of San Miguel de Allende, Queretáro’s eponymous capital features well-preserved...
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Mexico in Seven Photo Essays: Becoming and Transforming with Carly Diaz

Becoming Mexican is a personal photography project created by Carly Diaz, a Portland-based photographer and creative director, that aims to explore Mexican heritage and cultural identity. By seeking out people, food, products, places, and...

The Legacy of a Forgotten Nation

Since I was young, I watched movies in which Mexico was shown as an enormous desert. There were people riding donkeys and others wearing Mariachi hats. I was left wondering: Is this my country?...
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The Best Places to Travel to in October

October has arrived -- and what a month we have in store! From lively beer festivals to moonlit parties and spooky celebrations, spring in the Southern Hemisphere and fall in the Northern Hemisphere are...

What’s Really Happening at the Tijuana Border

Fifteen hundred neatly organized sandwiches are assembled by 10 local volunteers as the smell of 30-plus pounds of sizzling beef wafts across the World Central Kitchen (WCK) headquarters in Tijuana, Mexico. The non-profit, founded...

Slow and Steady: Cycling the Pan-American Highway

Johannes Preuß decided to make his first long-distance cycling tour a big one. Sure, he had gone on a few day-trips, shorter rides between his hometown of Meppen, Germany, and the university he attended...

Photographing Tultepec’s Firework Festival

Emilio Espejel is an independent press photographer based in Mexico City. His work revolves around social issues such as migration and human rights, as well as subjects like travel and festivals. His photographs have...
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Untouched Charm: Volunteering in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

Mexico is a country of incredible diversity. Beautiful beachfront hotels are speckled along its coasts, deep valleys that compete with the beauty of the Grand Canyon can be found among the mountains, the food...

Instagram Spotlight: Daniel Durazo (@danieldurazo)

We feature some of the brightest Instagram storytellers in the Passion Passport community through our Instagram Spotlight series. This week, Daniel Durazo (@danieldurazo) shares his photography experiences across four continents. OMAN Being in the Sultanate...

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