They say a picture can tell a story worth a thousand words, which is why we're big on pictures. There's no better way – save seeing it for yourself – to understand a brilliant travel experience than seeing it through the medium of photography. We've spent this year uploading stunning Rough Guides imagery on our Instagram account, so here's a round up of the travel pictures our readers liked the most.

1. Erg Chebbi dunes, Mergouza, Morocco

A photo posted by Rough Guides (@roughguides) on Jul 30, 2015 at 2:00am PDT

2. Hong Kong, China

A photo posted by Rough Guides (@roughguides) on Dec 17, 2015 at 4:03am PST

3. The Blue Lagoon, Iceland

 

A photo posted by Rough Guides (@roughguides) on Nov 2, 2015 at 2:50am PST

4. Weligama, Sri Lanka

 

A photo posted by Rough Guides (@roughguides) on Oct 19, 2015 at 2:50am PDT

5. Nyhavn, Copenhagen, Denmark

A photo posted by Rough Guides (@roughguides) on Nov 9, 2015 at 2:47am PST

6. Taranaki, Mount Egmont, New Zealand

  A photo posted by Rough Guides (@roughguides) on Oct 13, 2015 at 2:15am PDT

7. St Basil's Cathedral, Moscow, Russia

  A photo posted by Rough Guides (@roughguides) on Oct 6, 2015 at 2:26am PDT

8. Quote by the Dalai Lama

  A photo posted by Rough Guides (@roughguides) on Jul 29, 2015 at 5:04am PDT

9. Quiraing, Isle of Skye, Scotland

  A photo posted by Rough Guides (@roughguides) on Feb 4, 2015 at 2:00am PST

10. Edinburgh, Scotland

  A photo posted by Rough Guides (@roughguides) on Aug 3, 2015 at 2:46am PDT

11. Bryce Canyon, USA

  A photo posted by Rough Guides (@roughguides) on Nov 11, 2015 at 6:10am PST

12. Germany

  A photo posted by Rough Guides (@roughguides) on Jun 11, 2015 at 5:20am PDT

13. Mahalangur Himal, Nepal

  A photo posted by Rough Guides (@roughguides) on Aug 11, 2015 at 9:17am PDT

14. Dubrovnik, Croatia

  A photo posted by Rough Guides (@roughguides) on May 27, 2015 at 6:27am PDT

15. Havana, Cuba

  A photo posted by Rough Guides (@roughguides) on Jan 19, 2015 at 5:19am PST

  16. Palau, Micronesia

A photo posted by Rough Guides (@roughguides) on Jun 11, 2015 at 5:28am PDT

17. A reason to travel

 

A photo posted by Rough Guides (@roughguides) on Sep 11, 2015 at 8:17am PDT

18. Venice, Italy

 

A photo posted by Rough Guides (@roughguides) on Jan 19, 2015 at 10:28am PST

19. Zanzibar

A photo posted by Rough Guides (@roughguides) on Oct 14, 2015 at 2:19am PDT

20. Beachey Head, England

A photo posted by Rough Guides (@roughguides) on Sep 7, 2015 at 5:04am PDT

Follow us on Instagram here, and see more amazing travel photography in our Features section. 

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