About Passports to Life

Hi There! I'm stoked to have you here! I'm Peter Rickloff and I am a Travel & Lifestyle Photographer. If I had to narrow down what I'm passionate about, my top two would be travel and photography. My parents instilled in me from a young age the importance of travel and experiencing different places and cultures. I have been fortunate enough to visit more than 50 states and over 40 states in my short 29 years on Earth. I believe that travel changes people for the better, and I hope my stories inspire you to see more of this beautiful planet.

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July 19, 2019
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How To Replace a Sky in Photoshop

There is no question that when you replace a sky in photoshop if it's done correctly, it can make the photo drastically more interesting. The tutorial […]
July 10, 2019
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Best Hotels in Santa Monica: Fairmont Miramar Review

Driving down Ocean Avenue in Santa Monica gives you all the sunny California Vibes. Palm tree lined streets, trendy restaurants, surfers catching some waves, and the […]
July 3, 2019
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A Complete Guide to Dog Friendly Tampa Bay

The Tampa Bay area is home to one of the most dog friendly communities in Florida. From some of the best dog friendly beaches in Florida […]
July 3, 2019
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Under Canvas the Best Hotel Near Mount Rushmore

If you shudder at the thought of camping, but still enjoy the outdoors, there is finally a more readily available solution that satisfies your desire to […]
July 2, 2019
Airline alliances and airline partnerships are downright confusing. Learn what an airline alliance is and how to maximize your miles by using them!

What is an Airline Alliance and How does it Work?

I had a conversation earlier this week that made me realize just how confusing airline alliances and airline partnerships can be. I thought I could clarify […]
July 2, 2019
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15 Best Salt Lake City Hiking Trails

During our trip to Salt Lake City in April, I was blown away by just how many hiking trails Salt Lake City had to offer! There […]
June 20, 2019
The very best restaurants to eat in Sedona, Arizona

Where Locals Go to Eat in Sedona, Arizona

As promised in my complete guide to Sedona, Arizona this is the foodie’s guide to where to eat in Sedona! I will cover all the meals […]
February 22, 2019
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How to Maximize Paid Time Off and Take More Vacations

According to Zenefits, the average US employee gets 10 days of paid time off after one year of service with the company. When looking at larger […]
February 14, 2019
20 Travel Instagrams to follow that will inspire you to travel more

20 Instagram Accounts That Will Inspire You to Travel More

If you're anything like me, you spend way too much time scrolling through Instagram, ending up longing for adventure to all of the amazing places that […]

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