15 stunning pictures that will give you a serious case of wanderlust

From white sandy beaches to nomadic routes to historic temples, there's no limit to travel photography


Food & Travel Desk February 16, 2017
PHOTO: STEFANO SCATA

Every year, hundreds of thousands of people photograph their travels. From white sandy beaches to nomadic routes to historic temples, there's no limit to travel photography. Editors of the award winning and lifestyle travel magazine Condé Nast Traveler culled through a variety of photographs from 2016 to present some of the most beautiful travel photography from around the world, which are sure to give you a serious case of wanderlust.

1. View of Whitehaven Beach in the Whitsunday Islands, Australia.

PHOTO: ALISTAIR TAYLOR YOUNG PHOTO: ALISTAIR TAYLOR YOUNG

2. Aerial view of Sao Sebastiao Peninsula in Mozambique.

PHOTO: MIRJAM BLEERKER PHOTO: MIRJAM BLEERKER

3. Afternoon light settles on mountain peaks in Svalbard, Norway.

PHOTO: DAVID CROOKS PHOTO: DAVID CROOKS

4. Panoramic view of the Grand Canal from Apartment Wagner at Palazzo Polignac in Venice, Italy.

PHOTO: STEFANO SCATA PHOTO: STEFANO SCATA

5. Fishing dhows waiting for the tide to turn in Bazaruto Archipelago, Mozambique.

PHOTO: MIRJAM BLEEKER PHOTO: MIRJAM BLEEKER

6. Outer islands of the archipelago, Svalbard, Norway.

PHOTO: DAVID CROOKES PHOTO: DAVID CROOKES

7. Spotted eagle rays, which have a wingspan of up to 3 metres, around the Great Barrier Reef, Australia.

PHOTO: ALISTAIR TAYLOR PHOTO: ALISTAIR TAYLOR

8. Crashing water and mist rising off Victoria Falls in Zimbabawe.

PHOTO: CROOKS/JACKSON PHOTO: CROOKS/JACKSON

9. View of the full moon from Isfjord Radio Hotel, Svalbard in Norway.

PHOTO: DAVID CROOKS PHOTO: DAVID CROOKS

10. Nomadic routes around the Samsami River in Iran.

PHOTO: CROOKS/JACKSON PHOTO: CROOKS/JACKSON

11. Old church in Saksun, Faroe Islands.

PHOTO: OVIND HAUG PHOTO: OVIND HAUG

12. Church of the Seven Martyrs in Kastro on the island of Sifnos in Greece.

PHOTO: DAVID LOFTUS PHOTO: DAVID LOFTUS

13. A secluded spot on Cala Agulla beach in Mallorca, Spain.

PHOTO: DAVID CROOKS PHOTO: DAVID CROOKS

14. Tuk-tuk style bici taxis outside Hotel Caballeriza in Holguin, Cuba.

PHOTO: JAMES BEDFORT PHOTO: JAMES BEDFORT

15. The powder pinks of the Indian city of Jaipur formed the backdrop of March 2016’s ‘Material Girl’ fashion shoot.

PHOTO: KRISTIAN SCHULLER PHOTO: KRISTIAN SCHULLER

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