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Photo Essays

Sometimes you want to read a blog post and other times, you just want to look at pretty pictures. Whether you want to read the stories behind my favorite travel photos or just flip through them, these posts spotlight the best of my world travel photography.

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30 Pictures That Will Make You Want to Visit the Balkans

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The Balkan countries themselves are a museum of broken relationships.

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Waterloo in Kotor

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The battle that occurred in Kotor in 1814 was a big loss for France, but not the biggest: At Waterloo, Napoleon did surrender.

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30 Pictures That Will Make You Want to Visit Costa Rica

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I can’t postulate as to how long it will take you to fall in love with Costa Rica, but I do imagine these pictures will make you want to see for yourself, if you haven’t already.

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30 Pictures That Will Make You Want to Visit Ethiopia

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Would I recommend Ethiopia? If you’re willing to work, to persevere and to laugh as the country flushes out your emotions, your ego and your digestive tract over and over again, then absolutely.

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Hong-Kong

30 Pictures That Will Make You Want to Visit Hong Kong

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The person I was when I stepped onto the streets of Hong Kong six years ago no longer exists, in part because he stepped onto them.

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Myanmar

30 Pictures That Will Make You Want to Visit Myanmar

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Trust me: It’s worth the double—or, more likely, triple—connection.

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30 Pictures That Will Make You Want to Visit Scotland

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Whether you explore cities like Edinburgh and Glasgow, or natural wonders like the Isle of Skye and the Scottish Highlands, get thee to Scotland!

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30 Pictures That Will Make You Want to Visit Iceland

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Travelers, book your tickets.

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