Africa is No Island – a photo essay

Exhibition features 40 established and emerging photographers from the continent and diaspora at the Museum of African Contemporary Art Al Maaden in Marrakech until 24 August

Underwater photographer of the year 2018 winners – in pictures

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

The vanished East End – in pictures

David Granick’s shots from the 1960s and 70s capture a fading world.

Instagram journey through Guatemala

Lake views, colonial architecture and colourful street vendors of this Central American traveller’s favourite

Blackpool beach: a year in the life of a seaside town

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