Need a little travel inspiration? Here’s 13 amazing photos showing the wonder of our planet that’ll make you want to get on a plane now.
Turquoise art, Africa
A boat and ship in a beautiful turquoise ocean near an island in Africa.
Lake Wanaka, New Zealand
The famous tree of Lake Wanaka at sunset – it’s the most photographed tree in New Zealand.
Underwater photo of tourist snorkelling with golden jellyfish in the sea off Palau in the Western Pacific Ocean. Snorkelling in Jellyfish Lake is a popular activity for tourists to the islands.
Hong Kong Islands
Outlying islands off the coast of Hong Kong, China, always show off their mood during spring storms.
Lake Nakuru, Kenya
Flamingo birds in Lake Nakuru, Kenya.
Monks in Myanmar
The plain of Mrauk-u Ratanabon Paya on during sunset, Mrauk-u, Myanmar.
Just look up!
A beautiful night sky, the Milky Way and the trees. Elements of this image furnished by NASA.
Huayhuash Trek, Peru
The three lagoons at the Huayhuash Trek, described as ‘the second most beautiful trek in the world’ by National Geographic magazine.
Pinwheels, Chengdu, China
Pinwheels have been used to create colourful forms in a farm field in Chengdu, the capital of southwest China’s Sichuan province. Some 400,000 pinwheels have been used to decorate the field, usually a place to cultivate flowers, and form colourful images of peacocks, trees and flowers. The pinwheel display will run until late April 2017.
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA
Rainbow-coloured grand prismatic spring in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming.
Pink Lake, Australia
A bird’s eye view of the Pink Lake Salt Ponds in Australia, making you doubt whether this is a photo or a painting with its various colours shapes and patterns.
A dramatic sky over a market in Bangkok is filled with many colours.
Baliem Valley, West Papua
The Dugum Dani tribespeople of West Papua in Papua New Guinea are preparing a hole with hot stones to cook a pig.