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Meerkats

Wildlife photography duo Ann and Steve Toon are known for their dramatic shots of lions, elephants, rhino and...

Harbin Ice Festival

The city of Harbin in northern China is known for its harsh winters. But the town makes a...

Voodoo Festival

Every January thousands of Beninese flock to the town of Ouidah for the annual Voodoo Festival. Some 40%...

Black Nazarene

Every 9th of January a life-sized sculpture of Jesus called the ‘Black Nazarene’ is taken through the streets of Manila, the...

Holkham Bay

Beautiful Holkham Bay in Norfolk has been voted the best British beach by expert travel writers and journalists...

Polar bear family

Wildlife photographer Thorsten Milse captured these insightful, touching photographs in Hudson Bay, Canada, while patiently following a polar bear...

Atlantic puffins

Photographer Andrew Davies captured these stunning images of Atlantic puffins off the coast of Wales, UK. A puffin...

Happy New Year

Happy New Year to one and all! New Year fireworks and Big Ben, Houses of Parliament, Westminster, London...

South Africa in pictures

The Rainbow Nation is currently rated as one of the most affordable winter sun destinations. This  diverse country has landscapes...

12 of the best snowscapes

This week I scoured our picture archive for the best desolate, snowy landscapes. Here’s what I found. Aurora...

Snow monkeys

Snow monkeys (also known as Japanese macaques) are a species of monkey from Japan, that live in areas...

Happy Christmas

Out There wishes you a great Christmas! Here is one of our favourite seasonal photos of Lillehammer in Norway. Could...

Festival of the Sahara

Every year in late December thousands flock to the desert oasis town of Douz in southern Tunisia, for...

Winter Solstice at Stonehenge

Each year on Winter Solstice (the 21st December) visitors gather together with some of England’s Druid, Pagan and...

Webfooted Gecko

A webfooted gecko photographed by Thorsten Milse in the Namib Desert, Namibia, Africa. The gecko’s skin is almost...

Caribbean Christmas

Woman drying Santa’s costume on a beach in Las Terrenas, Samana Peninsula, Dominican Republic, Caribbean (Angelo Cavalli/Robert Harding)

Mexico in pictures

Latin America’s most popular tourist destination boasts Ancient Mayan ruins, vibrant cities, lush jungles, turquoise waters, coral reefs...

Namib Desert

This is the aerial view from a hot air balloon over the magnificent arid landscape of sand dunes,...

Picturing the wilderness

specialist in classic, timeless landscapes, Yorkshire-based photographer Lizzie Shepherd spends much of her time capturing the UK’s remote...

Whirling Dervishes Festival

This week, thousands gather in the ancient Turkish city of Konya to watch the annual Whirling Dervish Festival....

Sea lion and pup

This gorgeous photo of an Australian sea lion and her pup was taken by wildlife photographer Thorsten Milse at...

Lapland in pictures

Lapland is a cool destination all year round, but it comes into its own at Christmas. You can...

Shoebill

The shoebill is a large stork-like bird that lives in East Africa, between Sudan and Zambia. This is...

Late autumn tree

We love this photo of a late autumn tree after a snowy night by photographer Gianluca Basso, from our...

Miss Rodeo America Pageant

In pictures Every December Las Vegas plays host to a unique competition in which state rodeo queens battle...

Tori-No-Ichi

Tori-No-Ichi is a traditional festival held on Japan on various days in November (known as days of the...

Elterwater, Cumbria

We love this beautiful photo of Elterwater in the UK’s Lake District, by Tim Gartside. age fotostock/Robert Harding...

Life on the road

A chat with Jochen Schlenker­ In 2005 Jochen Schlenker left his native Germany – and his IT career...

Morocco photo gallery

Today marks the anniversary of Morocco’s independence from France and Spain in 1956. We searched our favourite photos...

FLYING LONDON TO SYDNEY THE SLOW WAY – THE CHEROKEE CHALLENGE FLIGHT VISITS FNQ TO EXPLORE FAMILY HISTORY

FLYING LONDON TO SYDNEY THE SLOW WAY – THE CHEROKEE CHALLENGE FLIGHT VISITS FNQ TO EXPLORE FAMILY HISTORY

Andy talks about his family history and the Cherokee Challenge flight, on a radio broadcast in Northern Queensland…

World Urbanism Day

Since today is World Urbanism Day here is one of our favourite urban pictures of pedestrians crossing a...

Pushkar Camel Fair

In pictures Every year the Indian town of Pushkar in Rajisthan holds a five day camel fair, one...

Day of the Dead

On the 31st of October and the 1st and 2nd of November, people in Mexico and other cultures...

Turkey – top photos

Yesterday was Turkey’s Republic Day, so we looked into our archives for our favourite pictures of the country’s...

Jidai Matsuri Festival

A photographic tour The Jidai Matsuri, or Festival of Ages, is a spectacular celebration of Japan’s history that...

Somaliland

The road less travelled I recently visited Somaliland – a peaceful, democratic state which declared independence from Somalia...

Thimphu Tsechu Festival

A photographic tour Thimphu Tsechu is one of the spectacular Buddhist temple festivals held every year around October...

Strange looking animals

A couple of weeks ago the BBC reported that the bizarre ‘grumpy looking’ blobfish had been voted the official...

Man and nature

A chat with Niall Benvie Niall Benvie’s photography surveys the relationship between man and nature, and his innovative...

Animal camouflage

We found this incredible video made by Science Friday a few weeks ago and it inspired us to...

Seasons in Light

A chat with Stuart Black Despite being one of Robert Harding’s newest additions to the international photography team,...

Oktoberfest

A photographic tour of the world’s largest fair The 180th Oktoberfest kicked off this weekend. This huge party...

Festes de la Merce

A photographic tour of Barcelona’s most extravagant street festival Barcelona’s spectacular La Mercè Festival – the city’s largest...

Living colours

A chat with Richard Cummins Like most photographers in the Robert Harding team, Irish-born Richard Cummins travels the...

A life of travel

A chat with Steve Vidler Veteran travel shooter Steve Vidler has seen the photography industry change radically since...

Blue Iguana by Joel Sartore

We love this arresting photo of a Grand Cayman blue iguana from the Sedgwick County Zoo in Kansas,...

Picturing paradise

A chat with Sakis Papadopoulos “The Maldives are like my second home,” says Greek photographer Sakis Papadopoulos. “The...

Passion and Curiosity

A chat with Antonio Busiello Italian-born wildlife and travel photographer Antonio Busiello is one of the latest additions...