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Explore resources and guides to traveling in North America!

From taking a train trip across the Canadian Rockies, to relaxing on a romantic getaway to Mexico, the articles, stories, and guides you’ll find here are sure to help you plan your dream trip to North America. Frayed Passport is community-driven, so if you have a story or post you’d like to share, have a look at the editorial guidelines and get in touch!

Not sure where to start? Check out the top post on traveling in North America this month: A Sophisticated Guide to Drinking Tequila—the National Liquor of Mexico

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October 20th, 2021|

This is the second in a series of articles on my semi-retired travels with my wife, Robin, who is not retired, but works remotely. Read about our visit to the new St. Pete pier, the Salvador Dalí Museum, a Rays game at Tropicana Field, and more.

October 5th, 2021|

Geoarbitrage is moving to a place with a low cost of living while maintaining or increasing your current income. Learn more in this comprehensive guide.

September 17th, 2021|

Ramping up to the launch of our monthly feature for those who'd like to become digital nomads and semi-retired travelers, I'm sharing this interview I did as a longtime nomad myself, with some thoughts in particular about being less-than-social along the way.

September 14th, 2021|

What's it like to travel on the Amtrak Auto Train? Read this story from a semi-retiree and frequent traveler who knows all about it!

March 3rd, 2021|

A work sabbatical offers you time to explore, learn, and think more about what you want from life. Here are 8 places to consider for yours.

September 19th, 2020|

COVID travel is changing day-to-day. Read this interview with world traveler Dale Knight for info about where you can go right now, and how.

September 10th, 2020|

Traveling during the COVID pandemic is possible - but you have to be flexible, as seen in this account of traveling between the US and Mexico!

September 4th, 2020|

The perfect time for retirement doesn't exist. Things change, and sometimes radically - let's look at eight basics to keep you on track to achieving your semi-retirement or early retirement dreams.

August 4th, 2020|

You don’t need a traditional work visa or business visa to live and work abroad. Read this guide to digital nomad visas, freelancer visas, and more!

July 6th, 2020|

This guide covers all you need to know about traveling during COVID-19: the best destinations and activities during Coronavirus, and how to stay safe.

June 26th, 2020|

In this travel guide, we’ll go over the 10 most vegan friendly countries. See which destination catches your eye, and go off on a vegan adventure!

February 3rd, 2020|

In this article, we’ll look at Anthony Bourdain’s 10 best episodes of Parts Unknown. Take time to watch them, and you’ll be hungry for more than just food.

January 27th, 2020|

If you're a craft beer aficionado, Quebec is a wonderful place to check out new brews. Here are our picks for the best breweries in Quebec City!

December 17th, 2019|

For many in the US and Canada, Tequila is a very misunderstood drink. Let us help you, because there is so much to enjoy about the National Drink of Mexico!

September 27th, 2019|

If you are looking for an autumn adventure to share with your friends and family, check out these top-rated fall festivals across the United States!

September 25th, 2019|

From the scenic Northeast to the sunny Southwest, here are our recommendations for an absolutely stunning and adventurous fall road trip with your partner!

September 25th, 2019|

Add a twist to your fall activities and visit one of these corn mazes! An adventure for the whole family, these farms offer great food and tons of fun.

June 13th, 2019|

Topeka, Kansas offers something for everyone, whether you’re out solo, with your sweetheart, or as a family. Let's look at the best things to do in Topeka!

April 16th, 2019|

If you're coming to Florida, be sure to build in a Key West road trip! There's so much to see and do when driving from Miami through the Keys - have a look!

July 30th, 2018|

For 10 weeks, Stephanie had the wonderful opportunity to volunteer with AmeriCorps VISTA through her university. Read about her experience here!

May 4th, 2018|

Ready to see the world and make a difference? Read our guide to volunteering abroad so you have the tools to choose the right program and travel SMART.