“My life is shaped by the urgent need to wander and observe, and my camera is my passport.”
~ Steve McCurry
We started our “Snapshot Stories” series by featuring just a couple or so travel photos of ours, accompanied by a few words. Short. Snappy. A breezy read. That was the original idea.
But since launching this travel blog back in 2012, we’ve come across so many beautiful photos by talented photographers (both hobbyists and pros) – photos that we really wanted to share here. So now in our “Snapshot Stories,” we feature pics by guest contributors too.
The photographers and contributors who take the photos here also share the tale behind the photo they snapped, taking you deeper into the picture and making it more meaningful…
If you’re in Istanbul craving raki and mezzes at a cheerfully noisy meyhane, or you just want a few good travel pics, duck into Cicek Pasaji – the Istanbul Flower Passage.
Built in 1488, the Kwan Tai Temple is the oldest temple in the quaint Tai O fishing village. Inside, devotees burn incense and pray for prosperous fishing and farming harvests.
Each spring, cherry blossoms on 40,000 cherry trees in Vancouver burst like pink and white popcorn. A Cherry Blossom Festival even celebrates the blooming of the trees.
On a French Polynesian cruise, Tahitian dancers came onboard. This tiny girl in a grass skirt and flower lei captured our hearts with her adorable cuteness.
We recently stayed at a gem of a hotel in Zihuatanejo that you absolutely must discover. La Casa Que Canta means “the house that sings.”
Do you want to participate?
We’re always looking for new travel photos for “Snapshot Stories.”
If you’d like to participate, please send us an email and tell us where we can see some of your travel pictures. If we like what we see, we’ll provide you with guidelines on how you can send your submission.