welcome to the food & travel blog for the not-so-rich millennial.


I absolutely love to travel. But what I love more, is eating while I’m traveling!

That’s how I came up with Plates & Passports. It’s a blog that represents the two things that I love: food and traveling.




Ashley Jefferson

Ashley is a lifestyle and travel writer who’s work has been featured in publications including: NBCWashington.com, River City Magazine, Greenbelt Patch and more. She currently lives in Richmond, VA with her fiancé, John and her dog, Asha.


John Green

John is a chef, a photographer and certified travel partner. But most importantly, he’s the love of Ashley’s life.


 The copy warned the Little Blind Text, that where it came from it would have been rewritten a thousand times and everything that was left from its origin would be the word

The copy warned the Little Blind Text, that where it came from it would have been rewritten a thousand times and everything that was left from its origin would be the word