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The Hunt: Cultural Outings

June 6, 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. This week, we contemplated which of our favorite outdoor sights and activities embodied raw, authentic American culture. Traveling may be our calling, but we’ve always… (more)
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Witnessing the wild at the Bronx Zoo in New York City

April 10, 2013

NEW YORK CITY, USA – The city of New York is full of rare “creatures” in exotic “habitats,” whether it’s the hipsters in Williamsburg, the socialites on Madison Avenue, or the bohemians in the East Village. It’s not surprising that in a metropolis this diverse, discrete subcultures have staked out… (more)
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Friday Finds: Halloween Parties, Parades & Events in NYC This Week

October 26, 2012

Halloween parties kick off this weekend, with October 31st falling on a Wednesday this year. Looking for parties, events, haunted activities, and seasonal inspiration to celebrate this year? Look no further. We’ve rounded up posts from around the Web, highlighting venues and events, from our home city of New… (more)
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Friday Finds: National Zoo and Aquarium Month – Where the Wild Things Are

June 1, 2012

Summer is just about here and today kicks off the National Zoo and Aquarium Month in the United States. Here’s a roundup of zoo and aquarium finds around the country and around the world (for anyone abroad) to get you planning some fun summer activities. Love dolphins? Visit the National… (more)
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Lions and tigers and sloth bears…oh my! at Night Safari

August 7, 2011

SINGAPORE – Though it may be a buttoned-up business town by day, Singapore transforms into a swinging nightlife scene come dark with buzzing bars and hot clubs. But one of the city’s most distinctive after-dark spots isn’t a bar or a lounge. At Night Safari, the “wild nightlife” is comprised… (more)