About Us

About Us

Picture this: at the crossroads of my wanderlust, my passion for storytelling, my insatiable love for mouthwatering cuisine, the thrill of cultural exchange, my deep appreciation for art in all its forms, and the sheer magic of transforming strangers into lifelong friends, you’ll find Passport Required.

The Passport Required journey started with a simple chat that quickly evolved into a long, wild night of brainstorming and imagination. From that spark of inspiration, a community that thrives on the untamed spirit of exploration was built. It’s not just a company; it’s a celebration of the intrepid souls who step out of their comfort zones and the trailblazers who redefine the limits of what’s possible.

So, join us as we embark on a world of boundless opportunities, where every stranger is a friend waiting to be discovered. Passport Required is more than a travel website; it’s your portal to a lifetime of unforgettable experiences. Here’s to the adventurers who dare to dream, to explore, and to push the boundaries of their own horizons. Come on board, because with Passport Required, your next unforgettable adventure is just around the corner!

Everything Else Is Optional

More about Darnell Lamont Walker

Darnell Lamont Walker, founder and artist, sips old fashioneds and tequila tonics in hostel kitchens around the world. Find him there.

Do a lot of living before you die.

With nothing but a backpack of clothes, a smile, and an adventurous spirit, we are doing everything we can to leave no room for regret in our carry-on.

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