Whatsapp, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Skype. The list of social media sites is almost endless, not to mention regular texting and the age-old art of a phone call. The possibilities to stay connected to the family, friends and the world are seemingly endless. In countries like South Korea; that boast the world’s fastest Internet speeds; it’s not uncommon … More Going Off The Grid
Travel is not only about the places you visit and the sites you see, but about the personal connections you make along the way. When I decided to leave my job to travel I had no clue how long I would be going nor any idea where to go. I considered just renting a cheap … More It’s a Vast Globe, but a Small World
Travel Related Weight Gain. The struggle is real and all too common. Similar to the freshman 15 (or 20 or 30) that almost every university student has experienced, travelers most likely have experienced returning home with some extra weight, and not the kind that can be shoved into your extended luggage for the journey home. … More Travel Truth #2: The Run Around
You just stood in line for what you swear was 55 minutes (check your watch, it was probably 15) to have a TSA agent analyze your photo ID and scribble, what you can only assume is complete nonsense, all over your boarding pass. As you thank the agent; you always should – politeness goes both … More Travel Truth #1: The Security Line Science
Welcome to Beyond the Passport! My name is Maria, and travel is my passion. Not only going to a new city or country to experience the culture, but all the details that go into any trip, like the best way to get there, what to pack, where to stay, and what to see. Whether you are … More Welcome Aboard!