Travel Photo Essays
Why do we love travel photography so much?
Because it shows us new perspective, possibility and beauty, among other things.
While the classic sunset or beach photo is the internationally recognized image of vacation, there is so much more to a destination. Sometimes we find that a portrait of a small historic house is just as stunning as a landmark sculpture. It’s all a matter of how you look at things.
In travel photography, we look for the images that transport us to the city or location. We look for expressions that convey emotion, for buildings that tell a story, and landscapes that draw us in.
In our travel photo essays, we strive to offer you this kind of travel photography — where you may find popular attractions and things to do but also some thoughtful photos which tell a more personal story about the chosen destination, including:
We hope you enjoy our hand-picked travel photography and please contact us if you would like to submit your own travel photo essay – we’d love to feature it!
It’s Time to Make Time…for Spiritual Travel in Australia Over two thirds of Australians report that the stress had some impact on their performance at work. Additionally, one in five working Australians reports severe and moderate levels of distress (Stress and Wellbeing in Australia in 2013, Australian Psychological Society). Stress
The following is a guest post by Roxana Oliver. If you love Vietnamese food, you’ll love this photo essay tour of some of the finest Hanoi street food. Bring your appetite and enjoy! A perfect destination for any globetrotter eager to experience Vietnam at its best, Hanoi is a great
Get Up Close and Personal with Nature in Key West! So many luxury cruise lines include Key West in their Caribbean itineraries that it’s no wonder the island is considered a mecca for excellent dining, drinking, and shopping. However, let’s remember that all of these amenities prosper here because they
A Photo Highlight Tour of the Biltmore Estate Gardens We’re going to go ahead and get this out of the way: you don’t even have to like plants to appreciate the gardens. Why? Because if you can appreciate design and architecture you can still enjoy the thought, planning and strategy
DuPont State Forest: Take a Hike, Already! We gravitate toward parks and forests like little old ladies head straight to the nickel slots. So it’s no surprise that this was near the top of our must-see destinations in and around Asheville. Located about an hour south of the city and
Driving the Blue Ridge Parkway in Asheville Named “America’s Favorite Drive,” we had to see for ourselves if it deserved the title or if it was merely hype. Although the fall color may have given it an unfair advantage, the portion we drove was –no question — memorable and beautiful.
Isla de Mona is Puerto Rico’s Secret “Deserted Island” Nature Reserve Wait, did you say “deserted?” Except for some island rangers keeping an eye on things, pretty much. That means Isla de Mona is the place you should be thinking of when someone asks you about which five albums you
Creative Vibe with Mountain Charm What’s it like to meander around the streets of downtown Asheville, NC? For me, having lived in both a smaller town and a larger city, it was like being at the epicenter of a city that’s recently awoken and is in the rapture of discovering