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Photos: On Location With SD’s Top Travel Photographers

A feast for your eyes and inspiration for your next remote vacation
San Diego Photographer Matt Furman's image of Panajachel, Guatemala hillside by the water
Photo Credit: Matt Furman | Panajachel, Guatemala

The world is a stunning place full of culture, nature, and really great food. To celebrate our annual travel and adventure issue, we tapped some of our favorite globetrotting photographers to help us experience life through their lenses. To tickle your travel bug we’re heading around the world to buy cheese in a Puglian market, stroll the streets of Osaka, and admire wild donkeys in the Oaxacan mountains. You’re guaranteed to come away longing for your own far-flung adventure. These photos are even sexier and more enticing on the page, so be sure to subscribe to San Diego Magazine for more gorgeous travel photos.

Matt Furman

San Diego Photographer Matt Furman's image of children in Suva, Fiji dressed in traditional Hindu attire
Suva, Fiji
San Diego Photographer Matt Furman's image of an older woman in Guatemala City, Guatemala carrying a large metal bucket over her head
Guatemala City, Guatemala

Lucianna McIntosh

San Diego photographer Lucianna McIntosh's image of a butcher and cheese shop in Puglina, Italy
Puglina, Italy
San Diego photographer Lucianna McIntosh's aerial image of the Bahamas island chain from an airplane
San Diego photographer Lucianna McIntosh's image of the side of a boat on the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Kauai, Hawai'i
Kauai, Hawai’i

Valerie Durham

San Diego photographer Valerie Durham's image of the busy streets of Osaka, Japan featuring people. power lines, and signs
Osaka, Japan

Andrew Reiner

Photographer Andrew Reiner's image of two donkeys in front of clouds and mountain peaks in Oaxaca, Mexico
Oaxaca, Mexico

By Amelia Rodriguez

Amelia Rodriguez is San Diego Magazine’s Associate Editor. The 2023 winner of the San Diego Press Club's Rising Star Award, she’s covered music, food, arts & culture, fashion, and design for Rolling Stone, Palm Springs Life, and other national and regional publications. After work, you can find her hunting down San Diego’s best pastries and maintaining her three-year Duolingo streak.

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