At Frayed Passport, we generally keep stories fun and educational, or reflective and personal. Once in a while, truly weird and terrifying things happen on our travels. I’ve been around the world a couple times and fly somewhere new every six weeks or so, and this is the story I usually tell people when they ask, “What’s the craziest or scariest thing you’ve encountered?”
From an editor's viewpoint, if you want to forge a path doing what you love, a good way to ensure we ignore your pitch is to write as though you've EVER worked for a content mill.
In the Email Travel Guide series, I share messages from my friends who are amazing at researching and writing travel recommendations. This guide comes from David, a Miami native whose friends from up north traveled to the Florida Keys and needed help planning their trip. If you’re looking for a local’s guide to a Key West road trip, this is it. Enjoy!
Volunteering abroad is a way to explore the world while helping a community in need. As a volunteer traveler, you’ll live in and work with a community you may not have known before, but that you’ll never forget once you return home.
Most people are content to work with gravity on zip lines, screaming with excitement as they build up speed on their way down the cable. Not adventurer Richard Browning, founder and chief test pilot for Gravity Industries, a UK aeronautic company.
Today I have officially been a nomad for six months! I love this life, and I'm so excited about where I'm going next. That said, becoming a nomad started out with anger, and has had oddly painful moments along the way.
England’s Lake District is famous for its lakes, mountains and breath-taking scenery, with each region having its own appearance and character. From William Wordsworth’s poetry to Alfred Wainwright’s walking guides, the area has long inspired people to visit and experience its peaceful, rugged beauty for themselves. Check out this awesome new infographic from Craig Manor Hotel with 10 things you didn't know about this beautiful corner of England.
Super excited to be featured among some really amazing travelers on this list at VEEDYOU! If you're looking for some quick tips for how to get the most from your GoPro, there's some really excellent advice here. Head on over here to view the full list, or view the infographic below!
This month marks the beginning of my full-time digital nomad lifestyle. I don’t have an apartment, a car, or debt, and all of my work is accomplished online. Right now, I’m in Montreal writing from an Airbnb while comparing awesome expat destinations - it’s a jump that’s been a long time coming.
Just in time for World Tourism Day this Wednesday, September 27, let's look at this wonderful infographic about this year's theme: sustainability!