Behind the Blog – Meet Trisa from The Free Passport

Hi! I'm Trisa – 28 year old serial wanderluster, self-taught photographer and creator of the travel blog, The Free Passport. I’m a global health advocate by training, currently working for a global HIV/AIDS organisation – but my true calling lies in visual storytelling. I launched my blog in 2014, originally as a personal place to…

Top things to do on Santorini Island

Visit the town of Oia This is personally my favourite town in Santorini. It is overwhelming how beautiful the view is from here. I highly recommend staying in this area when visiting Santorini. Ride a quad bike to Ammoudi Bay My friend and I accidentally stumbled upon this small village and were amazed to discover…

Sleeping Beauty’s Castle – Schloss Neuschwanstein

Whilst visiting a friend in Munich a while back, we took the opportunity to head out on a road trip to Schloss Neuschwanstein - One of the most famous Castles in all of Europe. Schloss Neuschwanstein was created by King Ludwig II "The Fairy-Tale King' of Bavaria. Construction began in 1869 and was never finished, due to the sudden death…

Exploring the ancient town of Thera on Santorini Island

On the Island of Santorini, The ancient town of Thera (otherwise known as Thira) is located 360m high on Messavouno Mountain, between Kamari and Perissa Beach. You can either drive from Kamari - I recommend taking an ATV instead of a car, as the road is VERY narrow - or walk up the mountain from Perissa…