50 of The Most Beautiful Travel Photographs You’ll Ever See

Give your eyes a vacation – we’ve got your ticket: 50 of the most beautiful travel photographs that’ll make you want to go out and explore the world!

Are you ready for an instant holiday? If you’re anything like me, then you could spend whole nights browsing the web for inspiring pictures of exciting destinations while planning your next adventure abroad – even if it’s just in your mind!

To travel is to transform, expand and broaden your horizon. It’s about returning as a different person and opening up to new possibilities. It’s not just about the far-away places we go to and the amazing things we see, it’s what they do to us.

“Travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.”

— Miriam Beard

An image often says more than a thousand words. The travel photographs shown below are  handpicked for you, are not simply pleasing to the eye, they inspire your imagination.

Check out the top 50 editor-favorite, wanderlust-provoking images published during the past decade! And don’t worry: These are far from the usual cliché travel photos!

Don’tforget to share these images with your friends – I’m sure they’ll appreciate it!

50.) The Most Beautiful Travel Photographs: Chocolate Waterfalls

Kambria Nagy for the Best of the Travel + Leisure Photo Contest

49.) Lightning Bolt

48.) Fire And Water

Tom Baker for the Best of the Travel + Leisure Photo Contest

47.) La Tomatina

Travel Photographs

Biel Alino for National Geographic

46.) Tropical Sunset

Lisset Saenz for Best of the Travel + Leisure Photo Contest

45.) Chilean Cowboys

Michael George for National Geographic