Visa & Passport Blog
The Swift Passport blog is where travelers get expert advice, tips and news to make traveling easier.
What country has the most powerful passport in the world? Well, it depends who you ask. Earlier this year we reported that Singapore had moved to the top of the Passport Index list, claiming sole ownership of the most powerful passport in the world. The next several slots were ties, and the USA … Read More ›
Want your next trip abroad to be an incredibly tasty one? Then head to Bangkok, Ho Chi Minh City, or Mumbai. These three cities top the list of places to find the best street food in the world.
Head to Bangkok’s Chinatown, locally known as Yaowarat, and you’ll be walking through … Read More ›
The Atlantic recently conducted a fascinating breakdown of data surrounding US passport holders and the states they live in. While the country as a whole has seen a huge surge in passport ownership over the last decade or so, it turns out that the surge has not been uniform. People in certain states are … Read More ›
While there are loads of festivals in Brazil, two of them stand above the rest thanks to their expansive, unique celebrations. One is the world-famous Rio Carnival, and the other is the intriguing Parintins Folklore Festival. Get the details on both below so you can start planning your trip!
Rio Carnival easily tops … Read More ›
When American travelers are thinking about heading to India, the first questions we often hear concern visas. Some ask “Do you need a visa for India for business?” Others want to know “Do you need a visa for India for tourism?”
The answer to both questions is yes, you do need a visa to … Read More ›