Reflection of Buildings in Amsterdam, Netherlands
Photo by: @brian_sweet
Amsterdam, Netherlands

For this week’s Instagram challenge, we’re ringing in the New Year with #PPReflection! We want you to reflect (both literally and figuratively) on your most memorable adventures and travels for 2015. What made this year special? What did you learn? And where is your present pointing you for 2016?

Joining us will be guest judge (and reflection guru) @guigurui, so make sure to look with open eyes, think deeply and follow the directions below. One winner will receive a 16×16 inch canvas print of his or her winning photo!



  1. Post a photo/video that fits this week’s theme and tag #PPReflection and @passionpassport in your caption.
  2. Submit as many entries as you like between Monday, December 28th and 11:59pm EST on Saturday, January 2nd.*
  3. Include a brief write-up (2-5 sentences) in your caption telling us about your favorite travel memories from 2015 and what adventures lay ahead for the New Year. Check the sample below for inspiration!
  4. Stay tuned for the potential winner to be announced on Sunday, January 3rd here on
    *NOTE: Entries must be posted or reposted from a public account during the challenge period. You cannot simply ‘tag’ an older photo/video. Those posted from private accounts and/or posted outside of the challenge period will not be considered eligible.

Sample Entry:

Reflection of Bridge at Rakotzbrucke, Germany
Photo by: @muenchmax
Rakotzbrucke, Germany

Sometimes I dream about landscapes that do not exist. But they look so breathtaking and feel so real in my dreams, I can’t help but look for them when I wake. Coming upon this bridge before sunrise, I knew I had found one of my dreamscapes. / #PPReflection @passionpassport

@muenchmax  Rakotzbrucke, Germany