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6 Not-to-Miss Markets Around the World

April 15, 2013

Whether the stock market is up or down, shopping at a local marketplace in the big city is always a good investment (not to mention loads of fun). This is especially true in metropolises like London, Los Angeles, and New York City, where local markets are a break from high-end retail and the… (more)
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Totes Cool: Win a Purple Passport Tote Bag

March 27, 2013

As we cross time zones and skip across borders, The Purple Passport team counts on two in-house tools to make our trips that much easier: our free customizable electronic Passports like this (which we use to design distinctive city experiences) and our trusty Purple Passport tote bags (the perfect size… (more)
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Meet Elyse Pasquale, Foodie International

March 6, 2013

Elyse Pasquale launched Foodie International in 2010 as a year-long whirlwind tour of 100 of the world’s best local meals. Three years later, she’s still a foodie jet-setter with a knack for anthropology through eating. She’s currently working on a forthcoming book, Off the Beaten Plate. Find Elyse on Facebook,… (more)
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The Hunt: 2013 Travel Resolutions

January 3, 2013

Global – Every week, The Purple Passport team goes out in search of a designated item in whatever city our team members happen to be in at that time. This week, we’re taking a break from our regular local destinations and dreaming about our long-term travel plans in 2013. We… (more)
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Video: The Purple Passport in New York City

July 22, 2012

NEW YORK, USA – Our latest video captures our team’s adventures while exploring New York City for our online guide. We feature stylish hotels to posh lounges, neighborhood cafes to elegant bistros, and iconic architecture to idyllic parks. Watch it by clicking here: And for an overview of our very favorite restaurants… (more)
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Purple Tip: The Purple Passport to Los Angeles is FREE Today on Amazon

July 21, 2012

LOS ANGELES, USA- The Purple Passport to Los Angeles for Kindle/Kindle Apps (iPhone/iPad/Android/Mac/PC), is FREE today in the Amazon store. Essential reading for hip, discerning travelers and on-the-go locals, the guide provides insider tips on over 100 handpicked Los Angeles venues, covering hotels, nightlife, restaurants, shopping, sights, spas, and more. For a… (more)
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Purple Tip: The Purple Passport to Palm Beach is FREE today on Amazon

June 16, 2012

PALM BEACH, USA- The Purple Passport to Palm Beach for Kindle/Kindle Apps (iPhone/iPad/Android/Mac/PC), is FREE today in the Amazon store. Essential reading for hip, discerning travelers and on-the-go locals, the guide provides insider tips on over 100 handpicked Palm Beach venues, covering hotels, nightlife, restaurants, shopping, sights, spas, and more. The carefully curated… (more)
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Purple Tip: The Purple Passport to Palm Beach is FREE today on Amazon

May 19, 2012

PALM BEACH, USA- The Purple Passport to Palm Beach for Kindle/Kindle Apps (iPhone/iPad/Android/Mac/PC), is FREE today in the Amazon store. Essential reading for hip, discerning travelers and on-the-go locals, the guide provides insider tips on over 100 handpicked Palm Beach venues, covering hotels, nightlife, restaurants, shopping, sights, spas, and more. The carefully… (more)
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Friday Finds: Where (and what) to eat and drink this fall

September 30, 2011

Fall has finally descended upon us, and how better to toast the season than with a good plate of food and a really well made drink? Eat, drink, and travel – that’s a spot-on fall mantra. Here are our favorite roundups this week: Nifty mapped-out list of London’s hottest restaurants… (more)
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Friday Finds: Travel Tech Edition

September 23, 2011

Technology has become a staple for all our travel needs, from pinpointing a destination a mere 20 blocks from home, to safeguarding an itinerary for a trip that will take us 8,000 miles away. Gone are the days when we had to pack 10 rolls of film before a vacation,… (more)
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