For the past two years, travelling has been difficult. But it seems that more countries will be open to visitors in 2022. It’s time for you to begin thinking about your next destination, whether you are a travel photographer or not.
Here’s a list of some amazing places worldwide that are great for adventure and photography. Continue reading for more information and inspiration.
Namibia is home to the oldest desert on the planet, but it also boasts a lot of greenery and wildlife. If you are lucky enough to make it to Namibia, Mahango Game Park or Nkasa Rupara National Park should be visited. This country is home to many species thanks to its numerous rivers. There is the largest concentration of free-roaming Cheetahs in the country. Impressive, right?
Australia has many wonders for both regular tourists as well as professional photographers. The Great Ocean Road is one such. It runs for 240 km and is located on the south-eastern coast. This location is also listed as an Australian National Heritage. It’s not all about the journey. There are many sights to be seen along the way. Wildlife Wonders, for example, is a wildlife sanctuary.
Do you want to see one of the most beautiful tropical rainforests in the world? Belize is the right place. It is a country located in Central America with a jungle to the west and the Caribbean Sea to the east. Thanks to recent efforts to save Belize’s wildlife, there are many eco-tourism options.
This is one of our most unique options. Palau, an archipelago made up of more than 500 islands, is unique. It is located in the Micronesia region of the western Pacific Ocean. It is home to eighty per cent of the world’s richest marine ecosystems. This is important if you are interested in underwater photography and exploration. When you arrive, make sure to sign a promise that “the only footprints that I will leave are those that will be washed away.”
New Brunswick, Canada
This is the perfect place for trail travellers. The longest backcountry hiking trail in Eastern Canada is located in New Brunswick. It is 93 miles long and features spectacular sights like Mount Carleton, a turtle-shaped rock near the Nepisiguit Fall.
Mozambique is also undergoing a period of intensive wildlife protection and care. You can visit Chimanimani National Park to see Mount Binga (the highest point in Mozambique), a declining number of elephants and hundreds of rare bird and plant species.
Hokkaido is a beautiful Japanese island. One reason to visit Hokkaido is to learn about the cultural history and culture of the Ainu, the local indigenous people. This is an amazing opportunity to photograph a group that has been marginalized over centuries and is now receiving the protection they need. You can learn many things from them, such as their sustainable lifestyle approach, which is an important part of their beliefs. Shikotsu-Toya National Park has hot springs.
Procida Island, Italy
Procida is a 40-minute drive from Naples, and it’s the year 2022. It was selected as the Italian Capital of Culture in 2022. There are plans to host cultural events and other activities throughout the year. This is a great initiative that adds beauty to the area and addresses the problem of seasonal tourism. This is a great opportunity, don’t miss it!
You may have heard of Granada. One of those rare discoveries will leave you speechless and make it impossible to forget. Granada was constructed by the Nasrid sultans in the 13th Century. It’s a stunning architectural wonder, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and a must-see destination in Spain. You will find stunning mosaics and royal palaces all around. Don’t forget your camera to see the surrounding mountains. Breathtaking!
Here’s the last but not least: another location that will make your tropical adventures even more exciting. A decade ago, Bonaire National Marine Park was included on the UNESCO World Heritage List. The coral reef is extremely healthy and attractive to divers and snorkelers. There are more than 350 species of fish and 60 species of coral. You can imagine all the amazing photos you could take there.
It’s a thrilling hobby that will hopefully be more accessible in 2022. You can find a list of destinations that will allow you to travel on an adventure and return with many quality photos. You have the world at your fingertips. Explore it and capture some special moments. Could you do it?