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From nature’s distinct hues to pops of color where you least expect it, this week’s #PPColorPop challenge brought out the brightest moments from across the globe! Join us in congratulating our honorable mentions, @desss_l, @garyfive, @the.travel.medic, @luxplush, @bilal_photography, @iamdocgelo, @sgpoonie, @highsamachkar, and @aljvd! Stay tuned, our challenge winner will be popping up soon! #passionpassport

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"On my way to visit the famous tea plantations in the mountainous Moc Chau district, I passed through this village. While conversing with an older lady about the local life here, I noticed her grandson trying to climb back in through the window. It was the cutest moment I witnessed during my five days spent in Moc Chau. Thinking back, I can still remember the house clearly, surrounded by hundreds of white plum trees; I can't wait to return to this village and see him all grown up." 📷 @soaipham 📍Moc Chau, Vietnam 🇻🇳 #passionpassport

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One of the most photogenic and fascinating countries anywhere, Morocco has something to offer any and every kind of traveler. Whether you’ve been dozens of times or never before, there is always something new to see, taste, and experience, especially if you know where to look. Let members of our team introduce you to these wonders on a collaborative trip this fall, with plenty of time to roam free as well. The first 10 to book with Acanela using promo code PASSIONPASSPORT receive $100 off! Head to the link in our bio to discover what we have planned for you! 📷 @jasminefoto 📍Sahara Desert, Morocco 🇲🇦 #passionpassport

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"Mexico is soulful. There is a distinct energy that I loved from the moment I got there, contagious to those of us seeking freedom. It’s fitting for the wayward. It’s as bright as it is dark, innocent as it is sinful, welcoming as it is intimidating — a country of many contrasts, layered one atop the other, energetically daring you to peel away." 📷 @worksmarttravelhard 📍Guanajuato City, Mexico 🇲🇽 #passionpassport Make sure to join our #PPColorPop challenge — link in bio — closing today!

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"I was exploring Jewel, the new architectural phenomenon in Singapore’s Changi Airport. It was a beautiful time of day – the morning sun shining through the glass, projecting rays of light onto the massive indoor waterfall. As a local, I feel blessed to have this amazing structure so close to home." Traveling through Singapore soon? Head to the link in our bio to learn about how to spend a layover at the world's best airport! 📷 @jimchanfc 📍Singapore 🇸🇬 #passionpassport

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"Istanbul is one of the cities I go back to quite often, and half the fun is finding what's changed. This time I decided to return to Topkapi after few years, and it was a wonderful experience to discover new labyrinthine corridors, decorated domes, and tile-covered walls." 📷 @callicles 📍Istanbul, Turkey 🇹🇷 #passionpassport

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Arriving in a new destination has a way of stunning the senses, and often when you least expect it. That’s why for this week’s #PPColorPop Instagram Challenge, we’re looking for moments where you’ve experienced the most eye-catching and out of the ordinary colorful scenes! To enter: 1. Share a photo/video filled with pops of color between today and August 17, 12 pm EST. 2. Take us into the moment through a detailed caption describing the scene. 3. Tag #PPColorPop and @passionpassport. Guest judges, @colourspeak_kerry_, @erinsummer_, and @tomwindeknecht can’t wait to see your most colorful memories! Head to the link in our bio for the full rules, details, and a little #PPColorPop inspiration! 📷 @hudabinr 📍Al Badayer Desert, UAE 🇦🇪 #passionpassport

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"I settled in a rooftop bar in Gaia to wait for the sun to set over historical Porto. I could see in a distance the day coming to an end: people on balconies, faraway conversations, and a growing ‘night-beat’ emerging in the streets — all whilst a beautiful light cascaded the facades of the city. I usually like to shoot city at dawn, but this time the lively vibe and the light of the city at dusk was an overwhelming scene to capture." 📷@joao.bernardino 📍Porto, Portugal 🇵🇹 #passionpassport

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Situated at the crossroads of East and West, Poland has a unique culture that has been shaped by its central location and layered history, and Poland’s architecture reflects this ever-changing complexity. From Gothic castles to Modernist museums, the buildings themselves tell the story of Poland’s past and convey the country’s commitment to bettering its future. Head to the link in our bio learn more about Europe’s architectural melting pot in our latest travel guide — Poland! 📷 @yantastic 📍Kraków, Poland 🇵🇱 @polska.travel #visitpoland #passionpassport

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“I finally made it to Brazil this April after so many years of trying to find the right time to visit. Starting in Rio, I thought, 'What better way is there to see this magnificent city and escape the crowds than to fly over it in an open-door helicopter?' And boy, it was one hell of an experience. From the minute we took off, I was filled with a massive rush of adrenaline: my legs sticking out, the wind blowing through my hair, my eyes feasting on the incredible landscapes below. Soaring over Copacabana Beach and making our way to the iconic Christ the Redeemer...I just couldn’t believe I was here. This place I have been wanting to see for so many years, and now I'm staring its iconic statue right in the eye; I felt so blessed to be able to do the things I do — an unforgettable experience.” 📷 @mon1r 📍Rio, Brazil 🇧🇷 #passionpassport

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"It was one year ago. The recent rain had wiped out a long drought, and I remember the smell of fresh grass in the air. I launched my drone into the sky, fascinated by the way the river curled in towards the castle." What catches your eye when snapping or viewing drone photography? Can't get enough? Check out our "12 of Instagram’s Best Aerial Photographers" — link in bio — for more! 📷 @vetrana 📍Lauf an der Pegnitz, Germany 🇩🇪 #passionpassport

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#PPColorPop is the theme for this week’s Instagram challenge! Arriving in a new destination has a way of stunning the senses, and we’re looking for the most arresting, most eye-catching, most “WOW” color visuals from your travels. Guest Judges: @colourspeak_kerry_ / @erinsummer_ / @tomwindeknecht Deadline: Noon EST at Sat. 08/17 For more details and further inspiration, check the link in our bio! 📷@bachir_photo_phactory 📍Burano, Italy 🇮🇹 #passionpassport

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“After quitting our 9-to-5s in the corporate world, my girlfriend and I took off to Southeast Asia––the start of our year-long trip around the world. Arriving in Hội An, a beautiful town but overrun by Instagrammers looking for the perfect shot, we were searching for a more authentic experience. That's when we decided to take a tour of the Coconut Palm Tree Forest in Cam Thanh. It was a sad realization that even the most traditional activities had met an influx of tourists. While on this coconut boat tour, we asked the man steering our boat to take us a bit farther away from the crowds. When I launched my drone in the air, I was amazed by what I saw. The coconut boats from above, next to the palm trees, revealed a brand new perspective." 📷@johan_drone_adventures 📍Hội An, Vietnam 🇻🇳 What are your tips for finding a new perspective in popular destinations? Comment below to share!

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“Books are the plane, and the train, and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home.” — Anna Quindlen Books have the power to transport, but in case you’re taking your travels literally, here are some of the best bookstores around the globe in honor of #NationalBookLoversDay! Head to the link in our bio to discover them for yourself. 📷@themodernleper📍Munich, Germany 🇩🇪 #passionpassport

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"I took a photo of this tower soon after arriving in the chaotic and busy capital of Iran. Azadi Tower is a silent witness to the country’s major historical events. It combines elements of both pre- and post-Islamic architecture — like nothing I’ve ever seen before. For an architecture-lover like myself, I am always fascinated when I come across something new and unexpected." 📷 @harimaolee 📍Tehran, Iran 🇮🇷 #passionpassport

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With blue cities, various spices in reds and yellows, and the orange sands of the Sahara, this country is a feast for the eyes, with some of the most colorful and exciting cities in Africa. Recently, @melissacheah shared some of her experiences while exploring the Red City of Marrakech, which offered “a warm welcome and an unforgettable goodbye” as she puts it. To read more about her time there, and to experience Morocco’s beautiful colors for yourself, head to the link in our bio and make sure to check out our upcoming trip with @AcanelaExpeditions this fall! 📍Morocco 🇲🇦 #passionpassport

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"Driving up some very steep, winding roads, we (finally) reached Munnar, Kerala and decided to call it a day. Early the next morning, we left to visit a tea plantation fields and catch sunrise; I was in awe. It was the most gorgeous sunrise: row after row of luscious, green tea trees; a faint aroma of tea wafting in the air; tea workers plucking tea leaves in high spirits, even with such heavy baskets. They were so hard-working but also some of the happiest people I have ever come across! I understood why they say Kerala is 'God's Own Country'." 📷 @chiragsadhnani 📍Munnar, India 🇮🇳 People make a place. Tell us about someone you've crossed paths with on your travels and tag #passionpassport!

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"My first expedition through Madagascar was a challenging experience. It pulled me close to its people, their life stories, their strength and struggle. But it also made me question our actions regarding the conservation of the planet. It made me doubt my abilities as a photographer. It made me be thankful for everything I have, and it showed me to not take it for granted. It made me grow. The country has so much beauty and taught me so much that I was compelled to return and explore its nature once again." 📷 @tothewonderblog 📍Allée des Baobabs, Morondava, Madagascar 🇲🇬 What have been your most “challenging” journeys and how did you grow from them? Tell us by commenting below and tagging posts with #passionpassport.

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"When I was younger I was always in awe of times gone by, as I still am now. But there were things I couldn’t get my head around: playing with a hoop and a stick, wearing bloomers and flat caps, no television! I could never comprehend living through the Second World War, no colour photography (albeit I now think that the first ever photos are beautiful compared to today's overly perfect photos). My grandparents, now in their 90s, have the most fascinating things to say. My grandad loves to tell us about his adventures, the way he took a train across the whole of India (sitting in a wooden bench) in order to reach Singapore and Malaysia where he was stationed as a radio operator. He loves my passion for travel; he and my grandma have such joy on their faces when we tell them of our own experiences here." 📷 @postcardsbyhannah 📍Clovelly Village, UK 🇬🇧 #passionpassport

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From epic mountains to bustling markets, Morocco delights the senses and the imagination like nowhere else on Earth. Experience true immersion into this rich culture in the company of new friends and ancient traditions on a one-of-a-kind trip with @AcanelaExpeditions across the country this fall. Together, we’ll discover Morocco’s beauty through an incredible itinerary of experiences, with endless opportunities to elevate your creative skills and connect with diverse people in the Passion Passport community. The first 10 to book with promo code PASSIONPASSPORT receive $100 off! Spots are limited, so head to the link in our bio to learn more and to book now! 📷 @solarmidnight 📍Marrakech, Morocco 🇲🇦 #passionpassport

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"Le Mont-Saint-Michel, an island located off the cost of Normandy with a population of just 50 people, is one of France's most magical locations. Its structural composition is a reflection of the feudal society that built it. At the top sits the abbey and monastery — below that, the great halls, stores, and housing; outside the walls live the fishermen and farmers. Watching the sunrise and sunset here, I couldn't help but be moved by its beauty, mystery, and rich history." 📷 @hugohealy 📍Mont Saint-Michel, France 🇫🇷 #passionpassport

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“My partner Christian ( @starhamburg) and I went on a round trip along the Baltic Sea, and Tallinn was our last stop. We were catching the morning light in the old town and ended up on a platform looking down on the city. Tallinn has such a special vibe, especially when the church bells start ringing and the alleys are slowly flooded with lights. It was one of those glorious moments when you’re happy you made it out of bed early for that feeling of having a whole city to yourself.” 📷 @themodernleper 📍Tallinn, Estonia 🇪🇪 #passionpassport

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“Exploring the Catedral de Marmol (Marble Cathedrals) was a moment filled with such excitement and happiness. You often forget that there are such incredible places like this in this world, and experiencing this while discovering Chilean Patagonia’s magical and unexplored corners was a great reminder of this. If you ever want to feel one with nature, Chilean Patagonia is a great place to start.” 📷 @tillotoro 📍Marble Caves, Chile 🇨🇱 #passionpassport

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"In 2016, we travelled to Morocco for the first time and fell in love with its hospitable people and astonishing landscapes. We've returned to Morocco several times since as it holds such a special place in our hearts. This photo was taken during our trip to Fez. We were full of energy, anticipation, joy, and excitement. There was this man sitting on the edge of the roof so calm and peaceful, reminding us how in Morocco there is beauty everywhere, even in everyday moments." Want to learn more about this magical country? Head to the link in our bio...or better yet, book your trip for our upcoming trip this fall! Spots are limited, so book now! 📷 @passportconnection 📍Fez, Morocco 🇲🇦 #passionpassport

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Cities of blue, cities of red, deserts of gold and mountains of many colors await you in Morocco. Join us this fall with @AcanelaExpeditions for a first-of-its-kind trip where you’ll have a chance to embrace the brilliance of these stunning landscapes, experience true immersion into this rich culture, and connect with a group of like-minded adventurers. Spots are limited, so head to the link in our bio to learn more and to book now! Use promo code PASSIONPASSPORT to receive $100 off! 📷 @doran_travels 📍Chefchaouen, Morocco 🇲🇦 #passionpassport

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“Hidden between the mountains just southwest of the Guizhou province sits this castle on a lake. This kind of architecture is quite rare to see in China, so I was intrigued to discover this place. When I arrived, there was little water surrounding the castle. I remember thinking that it would be perfect if there was more water in the lake, but in hindsight, the low levels elevated the structure, making the view more fascinating still!” 📷 @cocoanext 📍Xingyi, China 🇨🇳 #passionpassport

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As more and more people move to urban areas, cities are faced with greater responsibility when it comes to countering our planet’s changing climate. This includes prioritizing things such as natural disaster defense, energy efficiency, and waste management. Luckily, some of the world’s most brilliant and resilient minds reside in cities, engineering unprecedented practices and tactics to make our urban sprawls more sustainable. To celebrate this, we’ve compiled a list of some of the cities around the world that are doing their part in our battle against climate change! Head to the link in our bio to read more and to join the conversation! 📷 @mortenordstrom 📍Copenhagen, Denmark 🇩🇰 #passionpassport

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"It was Easter Monday, and I was driving back home to Germany from Tuscany. We passed through many small villages, and I remember having a difficult time trying to find a place to eat. Most restaurants were closed, and the only open ones were all booked up. After hours of searching and countless failed attempts, we finally found a small Italian restaurant in a local area. It was there that we had the best lasagna and tortellini of our lives." Reading about tortellini making you hungry? Check out our "Foodie’s Guide to Italy" (linked in our bio) to keep salivating! 📷 @giuliogroebert 📍Ponte della Maddalena, Italy 🇮🇹 #passionpassport

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"We spent the morning of our first day visiting several historical sites throughout the city in an attempt to absorb some of the rich, battle-scarred history of Girona. After taking a few wrong turns down cobbled backstreets, we stumbled across an impressive flight of stairs dotted with small cafes and restaurants. As we stood alone at the top of the street admiring the scene beneath our feet, I felt strangely connected to the past, as if I was glancing back in time at the city as it might have looked centuries ago." 📷 @raspberryandjam 📍Girona, Spain 🇪🇸 #passionpassport

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"In September 2018, my girlfriend Connie (@connie_yang) and I decided to quit our jobs and travel around the world for a year. I truly love Boseong, located in the Jeollanam-do province of South Korea. If you’re a fan of green tea, this is the place for you! If you’ve ever been to the popular Tegallalang Rice Terraces in Bali, it has a similar landscape; it’s made up of large, beautiful mountains lined with green tea plants. The best way to enjoy this place is to pick up a delicious green-tea ice cream at the bottom of the mountain and start exploring — a perfect getaway from the busyness of the city." 📷 @al3xislee 📍Boseong Green Tea Fields, Jeollanam-do, South Korea 🇰🇷 #passionpassport

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Over the past week, we’ve been hinting at something big, and we’re excited to announce our latest adventure in partnership with @AcanelaExpeditions! Join us for a one-week group trip to one of the most photogenic and friendly countries anywhere, Morocco! With an abundance of offerings for any and every kind of traveler, there is always something new to see, taste, and experience, especially if you know where to look. This fall, let us introduce you to these wonders on a once-in-a-lifetime trip, with plenty of time to roam free as well. Head to the link in our bio to learn more about the experience and to book now! Use promo code PASSIONPASSPORT to receive $100 off! 📷 @rrrudya 📍Chefchaouen, Morocco 🇲🇦 #passionpassport

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"We were traveling in Hue, Vietnam, and decided to visit this abandoned waterpark. Our local driver hadn't heard of this place, so we had to give him directions with the help of Google Map. It was an eerie experience to wander around the shattered glass of an aquarium, tangled weeds, and peeling paint. It was supposed to be filled with kids running around, laughter, and cotton candy everywhere. It is amazing to see how social media brought us to such a strange destination. We hope this place will be revived one day, and we will surely come back." 📷 @blushblushtomato 📍Hue, Vietnam 🇻🇳 #passionpassport

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"It was a dreamy morning, and we were out chasing the sunrise in Zhaoxing Village. As we walked, we could see the rice fields at the back of the village, catching the golden light. This local settlement, characterized by its Chinese style architecture, is frequented by local tourists but doesn't get a lot of foreign visitors. Despite the language barrier, the local people were so warm and welcoming towards us. It was delightful to watch as residents went about their daily routines." 📷@iw.wm 📍Guizhou, China 🇨🇳 #passionpassport

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"I always thought of the Balearic Islands as resort destination with all the crowds and the negative aspects of mass tourism. Arriving here I realised that, like most resort destinations, the crowds are only concentrated in few areas. Discovering the islands and the more remote parts showed me authentic places and preserved beaches. Menorca remains my favourite island, and the white-washed village of Binibequer was definitely fun to visit and a pleasant surprise." 📷 @callicles 📍Menorca, Balearics, Spain 🇪🇸 What popular travel destinations have defied or broken your assumptions? Tag posts with #passionpassport to share your stories!

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Morocco is a country that beckons many of travelers. With its vibrant colors, unique architecture, and fascinating culture, it’s hard to ignore the pull to visit. Last year, writer @BrianaMoore spent six days in Morocco for a short holiday, taking most of that time to explore Marrakech. We caught up with her to hear about her experience there. Interested in learning more? Head to the link in our bio and stay tuned for an exciting announcement in the coming days! 📷 @brianamoore 📍Marrakech, Morocco #passionpassport

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"Fenghuang, one of the most traditional, old villages in China, has been well preserved over the years with much of its original architecture such as the wooden houses on stilts. When I captured it with my friends, I was thinking how relaxing it would be to live here — like life after retirement in beautiful landscape, away from the noise world." 📷 @nicholasku_ 📍Fenghuang, Hunan, China 🇨🇳 #passionpassport

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"It was a cold morning in India. We were just outside the city of Jaipur and had climbed a few hundred steps to reach this spot. The sky was filled with a thick haze from dust and pollution, resulting in a coloured sky. All I could hear was the clicks from my camera as we were the only ones enjoying the sunrise on the wall. I quickly learned that mornings in India were the most peaceful time." 📷@mena_shootz 📍Jaipur, India 🇮🇳 #passionpassport

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The term “tourist” is defined as “a person who is traveling or visiting a place for pleasure.” So, why has the word garnered such a negative connotation? Travel is something we should all enjoy and see as mutually beneficial for those involved: tourism sustains all sorts of industries, while tourists are exposed to new cultures and ways of thinking. With that in mind, head to the link in our bio to read more about why you should still be a tourist. What are some of your favorite experiences as just a “tourist?” Let us know in the comments below. 📷@antonio_sbarra 📍Shanghai, China 🇨🇳 #passionpassport

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"I had the opportunity to take my sister through Andalusia to celebrate her graduating college — our first time traveling together as adults. She's been a wedding photographer for 8 years while I'd just bought my first real camera a year ago, so it was a unique chance to shoot together. We took a day trip to Ronda to see its famous bridge, and we were blown away. There are paths along the whole gorge with houses built on hundred-foot high cliffs all the way down to the unmistakably Spanish valley. Among all the treasures in southern Spain, Ronda surprised us the most. All in all, we definitely challenged each other to grow in different ways, and we have tons of incredible content to remember the trip together by." 📷@langer_danger 📍Ronda, Spain 🇪🇸 #passionpassport #passionpassportvideo

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“As a kid, one of my biggest dreams was to get to the top of a glacier, so I jumped at the opportunity to hike the Vallanaraju Mountain (18,655ft / 5,686m) with some friends. It was 9 hours of hiking to the summit, starting at midnight. There were no sounds on the mountain except the subtle wind, the slow footsteps crushing snow, and the harnesses moving along the ropes. There were 6 of us, and most of the time nobody was talking. This was for sure one of the most challenging moments of my life but also one of the most rewarding. The feeling of realizing my childhood dream was overwhelming; I cried so much from happiness reaching the top, surrounded by nature.” 📷@adolfo_muro 📍Vallunaraju, Huaraz, Peru 🇵🇪 #passionpassport

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Over the past few weeks, alongside @QatarAirways, we challenged you to score an opportunity to experience a clash of European soccer giants here in America, just by sharing your pictures of the beautiful game with #PPUnitedbySport. Like any good cup final, someone had to win, and we’re happy to announce our Honorable Mentions and Grand Prize winners who scored themselves soccer experiences in LA and Houston! Join us by congratulating our Honorable Mentions — @tri_11, @timnasium, @everybodyhatesatourist, @cycloblast, and @trun13 who all shared great stories surrounded by their love for the game of soccer. And to our Grand Prize winners @nealrgibeau and @cousinvinnieb who will be enjoying VIP views in LA and Houston! Make sure to head to their feeds to see what soccer means to them. Lastly, thank you to everyone who participated and to our incredible guest judges — @turfmapp, @sonyakarate, and ‪ @davispaul! ‬Show them some love, head to their feeds and follow their adventures! Stay tuned for more great challenges coming up! Until next time, #passionpassport.

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"Gyeongbokgung Palace is located in the heart of Seoul and is a breathtaking palace worth visiting. I'm a second-generation Korean-Canadian, meaning I was born in Canada after my parents emigrated from Korea. I've visited many times as a child but don't have too many memories from there. I've been back twice as an adult now, which made me appreciate my background and culture that much more. As I walked through this palace, it was incredible to think how people were able to build it long ago. Learning about the culture's history really helped me to understand and respect my background, and witnessing the changing of the guards (while observing people dressed in traditional Hanboks) made me feel like I was back in that era!" Back in 2013, we sent @elbow_macaroni (and current team member) to see his birth country for the first time since being adopted from Korea as an infant. Read his story linked in our bio! 📷 @al3xislee 📍Gyeongbokgung Palace, Seoul, South Korea 🇰🇷 #passionpassport

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"I was out for a walk in my hometown Genoa, Italy, when I took this photo. I like to photograph the facades of buildings illustrating everyday life with the clothes, hanging to dry and exposed for everyone to see. Genoa, like any other city in Italy, has a lot of character; it's heterogenous with many cultures and varied architecture. It is becoming more touristic each year, but the locals are not disturbed, keeping their traditions and Italian spirit alive!" 📷@my_name_is_edo 📍Genoa, Italy 🇮🇹 #passionpassport

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"I was walking around the Cairo Citadel and discovered a perfect angle from which I was able to capture what the city means to me: brown buildings, dust everywhere, and dry air — a huge contrast from what I’m used to growing up in Tapei with no desert in sight. Whilst I didn’t enjoy breathing the dry air, I will never forget the heart-warming happy faces of the locals who were so welcoming and excited to take photos with my wife and me." 📷 @knicks8888 📍Cairo, Egypt 🇪🇬 #passionpassport

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"I was traveling Mexico with my sister (who I hadn't seen for over half a year), and our first stop was Tepoztlán. I absolutely fell in love with these little towns and villages. During the day they get really busy, but we had the streets almost to ourselves early morning. I fell in love with panoramas of colorful houses and the Volkswagen Beetles. Those cars are everywhere, and I bet some of you would like to own one of those too (myself included)." Check out “4 Stunning Pueblos Mágicos in Central Mexico” — link in bio — to discover some such villages! 📷 @robert.fahnenstiel 📍Tepoztlán, Mexico 🇲🇽 #passionpassport

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"I was visiting Palácio da Pena in Sintra, a town filled with beautiful memories of when I used to go to school nearby. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been here exactly, but every time I visit I manage to discover a new detail. I remember this castle being a busy place when I was little, but over the years it has become increasingly popular amongst travellers and I think that can be accredited to the amazing power of social media. I woke up very early in order to be one of the first ones in, and was able to capture this shot before massive crowds arrived." 📷 @mylondonfairytales 📍Sintra, Portugal 🇵🇹 #passionpassport

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"I was travelling down a river near Ba Be Lake in Northern Vietnam. It was early in the morning, and there was a slight fog that burned off as the morning progressed. The captain of our boat took us to explore a huge cave before heading back down the river. It was one of my favourite experiences in Vietnam. I noticed how vivid green the mountains were and how much the river looked like chocolate milk. The unique topography and terrain made Vietnam a beautiful place to photograph; the mountains are unlike anywhere else." 📷@mena_shootz 📍Ba Be Lake, Vietnam 🇻🇳 #passionpassport

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"I was grateful and humbled to share my city (and this particular architectural masterpiece) with visiting friends; I had spent a couple of times there before and knew they were going to like it. Zurich has so much to offer besides the amazing old town, Lake Limmat, and chocolate. It’s a city that perfectly combines tradition and modernity at the same time, and showing it off is my love letter to Zurich." 📷@flori_anz_enk 📍Zurich, Switzerland 🇨🇭 #passionpassport

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Despite its reputation for being intensely urban, Hong Kong is still home to an abundance of natural calm. One of the best places to find a quiet break from the city center is in Hong Kong Island’s Southern District, which boasts a number of unique neighborhoods all worth exploring during your time in Hong Kong. Whether you’re finding treasures at Stanley Market or sipping a cocktail overlooking Repulse Bay, you’re sure to discover a different side to this complex metropolis. To give you a head start, we’ve pulled together a guide to Hong Kong’s Southern District with @CathayPacific and @OvoloHotels. Head to the link in our bio to start exploring! 📷 @timothyma___ 📍Hong Kong 🇭🇰 #SEA2HKG #passionpassport

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"Having never been to Luoyang in the Henan province, I wasn't exactly sure what to expect when I came to see the Longmen Grottoes, but it soon became apparent that their beauty can only be best appreciated when standing in front of these magnificent, mammoth sculptures." 📷 @cocoanext 📍Longmen Grottoes, China 🇨🇳 #passionpassport