Joy At First Sight: A Travel Photo Series

As you know, every Friday I participate in the weekly photo event #FriFotos. It’s something I really enjoy and this week I was particularly happy when I first read the theme: JOY. Travel provides joy in any number of ways, but what I want to share today is something a little different. I want to share the first images that come to mind when  I think of various places, the photographic memories that mean the most to me and which encapsulate the joy I felt visiting these cities and countries. Sometimes they were the first thing I saw (other than the airport) and other times they’re just strong, indelible memories. Either way, these photos are of places that gave me immense joy as soon as I saw them.

Table Mountain
Cape Town, South Africa
Eiffel Tower Paris
Paris
Wat Arun Bangkok
Bangkok
Piazza San Marco Venice
Venice
penguin family
Antarctica
Elephant Botswana
Botswana
Westminster London UK
London
Dublin City Hall
Dublin
Wailea Maui, Hawaii
Wailea – Maui, Hawaii
Tokyo cherry blossom
Tokyo
Dubrovnik, Croatia
Dubrovnik, Croatia
Gullfoss, Iceland
Gullfoss, Iceland
Treasury at Petra
Petra, Jordan
Sharks Bay Western Australia
Australia
Bundestag Berlin Germany
Berlin
Man Mo Temple Hong Kong
Hong Kong
Egypt
Egypt

 

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By: Matt Long

Matt has a true passion for travel. As someone who has a bad case of the travel bug, Matt travels the world in order to share tips on where to go, what to see and how to experience the best the world has to offer. Also follow Matt on Twitter, Facebook and

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