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You read the travel guides.

You searched the internet…

But you’re still looking for something to make your trip truly memorable.

You’ve come to the right place.

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I’m Megan, Mistress to Travel, and I search the world to find…

Fabulous hideaways

Unforgettable day trips,

Hidden spots and unusual journeys…

so you return home with stories, photos and memories you simply won’t find on a gift shop postcard.

A Passport Affair

 I travel 20 weeks or more every year, notebook and camera in hand, searching, evaluating and writing for A Passport Affair, a curated list of favorite places, unique experiences and hidden spots in Europe and beyond.

Feel free to contact me with any questions about my travels (or yours).  If you are interested in working with me, you can contact me by emailing me directly at Megan (at) apassportaffair.com.  If you’re looking for my latest discoveries,  Click here.

Want to know more about my non-traveling life? 

I am a teacher, travel writer, and mother of three, currently living in Switzerland. Before our latest move to the Zurich area, my husband and I lived in central London for five years. Prior to living in London, my family made 13 household moves around the world thanks to the U.S. Submarine Service. Our life of moving boxes and mayhem stayed with our family after our military life ended and The Mister traded in his submarine for corporate life.

I traded classroom life for something less defined and created A Passport Affair from my three favorite things… travel, good food and the joy of discovering something new.


I have three children who are scattered around the world at the moment…one in Geneva, working for a UN agency, and two working in San Francisco.  I am immensely proud of the work they do and feel privileged they come home to visit or happily join us for the Next Great Family Adventure.