There's just something about good travel photography. It is, in a word, transporting. From the comfort of your living room—or, more often, cubicle—a good shot of a Dutch field of tulips and windmills or a marvel of the built environment in India or Japan can give you a taste of the wider world, in seconds flat, sans jetlag.
With Instagram such a prevalent visual medium these days, we thought we'd take a moment to highlight some of our favorite accounts that spotlight great travel photography, from right here at home in the U.S. to further afield. Missing any of your favorites? Let us know in the comments section.
3. Luke Shadbolt
4. Bjorn Wallander
| transe méditerranéenne | . "The cure for anything is salt water: sweat, tears or the sea."- I. Dinesen . Lost in a trance, overlooking the Mediterranean Sea in one of the most beautiful cities in Greece. Perhaps I'll return this summer. . #apiscesinwanderlust #livelovetravel #wonderlust #soulsociety #freedomthinkers #travelnoire #travellingwithmelanin #vagabond #carefreeblackboy #sunkissed #greece #santorini #oia #mediterraneansea #vsco #vscolandscape #eurotrip #hardlyhome #elitepassport #summerlove #cocoatravelersintl
6. Iwan Baan
7. Olly Wainwright
8. Zim Ugochukwu
9. Pavel Bendov
10. Courtney Adamo
The incredible thing about Sri Lanka is that you can spend the first half of your day on the beach surfing and swimming in beautiful, warm water. And then you can spend the afternoon deep in the jungle, eating dinner fireside up on a rock, watching the sun go down and the sky go pink while wild elephants roam in the distance and crocodiles lurk in the waters. Quin told me today, 'I knew we'd surf in Sri Lanka, but I had no idea it would be so jungly here.' I don't know if 'jungly' is a word, but I totally agree with him. The wildlife here has surprised me the most. #srilanka