Genie Austin heads west from her native Barbados to the SVG archipelago, where the sand may not be golden, but the pristine beaches, quiet cays and colourful buildings are the Caribbean at its tranquil best
Luis Cárdenas captures Morocco’s enchanting blend of ancient Arabic and Berber cultures, which live on in its distinctive architecture, cooking and craftwork
Vivid colours and intimate portraits stand out in this selection of travel images from The Guardian.
Chris Schalkx captures Vietnam’s vivid palette in the streets of Hanoi and Hoi An, its caves and rivers, and a Ho Chi Minh City tower block devoted to cafes
German photographer Tobias Friedrich has been named this year’s winner for his ‘perfectly lit and composed’ panorama of a wreck off the coast of Egypt, while British winner Grant Thomas captured a couple of affectionate swans
Graphic designer Trevor Finnegan spent seven years documenting traditional shopfronts throughout Ireland.
Travel photography contest winners
For a destination associated so strongly with mass tourism, the archipelago still has wild places and isolated villages, as these images show
Lake views, colonial architecture and colourful street vendors of this Central American traveller’s favourite
Photographer Christopher Thomond visited Blackpool throughout 2017. From throngs on the pier to glorious sunsets and windswept dog walks, Laura Barton examines its appeal. Julian Worker has written a number of travel books including Travels through History : France Travels through History – The Balkans: Journeys in the former Yugoslavia Travels through History – Northern Ireland and Scotland