Passports with Purpose 2015: Win a Stay at Hotel del Coronado

Of all our holiday traditions at Ciao Bambino, Passports with Purpose is one of the nearest and dearest to our hearts. This annual travel blog fundraiser is a wonderful chance for us to give back to and create meaningful change for communities in need around the world. The Gift of Learning This year, Passports with Purpose benefits Worldreader, an organization that offers reading programs…

This Year’s Passports with Purpose Prize: Tanque Verde Ranch!

There is one thing that we do every holiday season without fail at Ciao Bambino: participate in Passports with Purpose, the annual travel blog fundraiser. This is our opportunity to give back in a consequential way to communities around the world who need our support. This year’s Passports with Purpose cause is Sustainable Harvest International(SHI). For…

Four Seasons Hotels Passports with Purpose Extravaganza

Welcome to Passports with Purpose 2013, the annual travel blogger fundraiser that supports communities around the world. From Cambodia to India to Zambia, this collaborative effort around the holidays changes lives, and we’re proud to be part of it! This year’s efforts will focus on raising $115,000 for, who will construct three schools and…


Passports with Purpose 2012: A Luxury Penthouse with Pampering in Mexico

For me, the ultimate holiday cheer is finding the balance between giving to others while taking care of myself over the holidays. One constant way I’ve done that over the past few years is by participating in the fantastic travel blogger fundraiser, Passports with Purpose. That’s the “give.” The “get” is making my own donations for the chance to win a laundry list of sensational prizes.

Wandermom in Iran

26 Countries in 365 Days with WanderMom

Michelle Duffy is Wandermom, the co-author of the how-to family travel book Traveling with Kids, and a co-founder of the incredible travel blogger fundraiser (going on right now!) Passports with Purpose. She just returned from an insane world tour with her 12 and 14-year-old boys in tow where they visited 26 countries in 365 days.

The logistics involved in a trip like this are massive. Of course, it was worth every minute of work in the end. Michelle’s stories are nothing short of astounding.

Help Us Build Two Libraries in Zambia

Can you imagine a world without books or libraries? Books stir up our imagination and open our eyes to the bigger world around us — much like travel does. That’s why we love this year’s Passports with Purpose fundraiser.

For the fourth year in a row, travel bloggers around the world will unite to raise funds for a charity. After last year’s success, $64,000 raised to help build housing in India, Passports with Purpose is aiming to raise $80,000 to build two libraries in Zambia.

Paradise by Marriott Resorts Prize for Passports with Purpose

Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the holiday season in the US. It’s hard to believe Thanksgiving is here Thursday … this also means that the Passports with Purpose travel blogger fundraiser is in full swing.

We announced our incredible Passports with Purpose prize last Monday—a 5-night stay in a suite plus dinner at the Riviera Palm Springs. In addition, we are also thrilled to be part of another truly wonderful prize, a 5-night stay at any of the nine Paradise by Marriott resorts …

Help Build a Village in India

We are participating in the Passports with Purpose fundraiser again this year. After last year’s huge success, $30,000 raised and a school built and operating in Cambodia, Passports with Purpose has another good deed in the works—a plan to raise $50,000 to help build housing in India!

Proceeds from the fundraiser will go to LAFTI (Land for Tillers’ Freedom), an independent, nonprofit organization based in India dedicated to improving the lives of the Dalit Caste, India’s poorest of the poor population.

Help Build a School in Cambodia

We are participating in the Passports with Purpose fundraiser again and the cause is a good one—proceeds will help build a school in Cambodia by supporting American Assistance for Cambodia (AAfC), an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving opportunities for the rural poor.

Travelbloggers around the world are hosting giveaways in support of this fundraising effort. For each $10 donation that you make to AAfC …