davidMbyrne.com

Worldwide Destination Photography & Insights

Uniquely showcasing the beauty of the world – over 100 countries & territories on all 7 continents – since 2002.

THE LATEST POSTS

Epic US Road Trip 2017

When One Once-In-A-Lifetime US Road Trip Just Isn't Enough


Day 2 || Bronx traffic jam, New York. September 28, 2017.
Hit the US road!

North Korea

The World’s Most Secretive Nation, Its Last Stalinist Dictatorship & One Of The Planet’s More Niche Travel Destinations


Offerings to the Great & Dear Leaders at the Mansudae Hill Grand Monument, Pyongyang, North Korea.
EXPLORE RIGHT NOW!

Dandong, China

A Chinese Curiosity And The Largest Border Crossing Between North Korea & China


The Broken Bridge of the Yala River in Dandong, China.
EXPLORE RIGHT NOW!

Beijing, China (2017)

A Necessary Evil. Recapping A 7th Visit To The Capital Of The World’s Wannabe Superpower


On the concourse of Beijing Train Station, Beijing, China.
EXPLORE RIGHT NOW!

Seoul, South Korea (2017)

A Sweaty Summer 2017 Saunter Down Memory Lane

 

Sunset remnants as seen from the Jamsil Bridge over the Han River, Seoul, South Korea.
EXPLORE RIGHT NOW!

The Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), Korea

The World's Most Fortified Border Separating Two Nations Still Officially At War

 

At the Third Tunnel of The Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), South Korea.
EXPLORE RIGHT NOW!

The Bay of Kotor, Montenegro

Unrivalled Scenery, Labyrinth Walled Old Towns, Shore-Skirting Drives & Marina Bling

 

The Bay of Kotor as seen from the road to Lovcen National Park.
EXPLORE RIGHT NOW!

Cape Town & Environs

9 Days Exploring The Most polished, Most Visited & Most Un-African Part Of The Country

 

Day 6 Road trip. Late afternoon on the coastal Clarence Drive, Western Cape.
EXPLORE RIGHT NOW!

Epic US Road Trip 2016

36 Days, 9,510 miles, 26 States. That's US Road-trippin' As It Should Be

 

Day 27 - Early Autumnal scenes on the Blue Ridge Parkway, North Carolina.
Hit The US Road NOW!

REGIONAL EXPLORATION || THE CARIBBEAN

Saint Martin / Sint Maarten

A Small Caribbean Island Famousily Split In Two & Home To The World’s Most Famous Airport Approach

EXPLORE St Martin!

CUBA

Cigars, Rum, Castro, Che, Classic Cars, Neglect & Salsa. An Exploration Of The Indefatigable Caribbean Time Warp & A Country Truly Like No Other

EXPLORE CUBA!

Puerto Rico

It’s America In The Steamy Caribbean

EXPLORE Puerto Rico!

GRAND CAYMAN

A Largest of The Swish Uber-Rich Tax-Free Banking Haven Cayman Islands, A Caribbean UK Overseas Territory That’s More Miami Than Manchester

EXPLORE GRAND CAYMAN!

Saint Lucia

Country Music, Rustic Fishing Villages, UNESCO-listed Peaks, & Age-Old Forts. It Isn’t Just About Flashy Once-In-A-Lifetime Honeymoons

EXPLORE St Lucia!

Dominica

The Caribbean’s Coma-inducing Nature Island Offering A Reprieve From The Resort & Palm Tree-Heavy Caribbean Norm

EXPLORE Dominica!

Dominican Republic

From the New World firsts of Santo Domingo To The Plush Resorts Of Punta Cana. Exploring A True Hispanic Caribbean Gem

EXPLORE DR!

HAITI

The Chaotic Failed State & Regional Whipping Boy And The Western Hemisphere’s Poorest Country. But Don’t Let That Put You Off.

EXPLORE HAITI!

JAMAICA

Rastafarians, Reggae, Dreadlocks & Jerk. Exploring The Longstanding Resort-Heavy Jewel In The Caribbean Tourist Industry’s Crown

EXPLORE JAMAICA!

(A SELECTION OF WORLDWIDE POSTS FROM) THE PAST

Images Displayed In...

... Entries Posted From ...

... Countries & Territories on all ...

... Continents.

Torres Del Paine National Park

The Iconic Towers, Glaciers & Deep-Blue Lakes Of South America’s Most Popular Hiking Destination In Remote Chilean Patagonia

Go!

Resurrection Bay, Alaska

Cabin bound By The Shores Of Resurrection Bay. Wintry Alaska At Its Best

Go!

Angkor

The Stunning Ancient Khmer Capital & Cambodia’s Greatest Treasure

Go!

Galapagos Islands

The World’s Premier Wildlife Destination, An Isolated Volcanic Archipelago Boasting An Unrivaled Array Of Endemic Birds, Mammals & Reptiles

Go!

Gamecock Fighting

The Brutal Blood Sport of Gamecock Fighting In Central America, Said To Be The World’s Oldest Spectator Sport

Go!

Antarctica

The White Continent. The Coldest, Windiest, Highest & Driest Continent on Earth. Recapping A Once-In-A-Lifetime Visit To A Bucket-List Destination Par Excellence

Go!

Riding The Rails || India

Sometimes Sweaty. Sometimes Attritional. Always Interesting. Always Colourful. Always 100% India

Go!

Monaco

Bling Bling! Arguably The Most Glamorous, Star-Studied, Richest & Shallowest Place On Earth

Go!

Chile

The 4,300 kilometre-Long, Laid-Back, Colourful, Hospitable, Straitlaced, Isolated & Largely Remote South American Anomaly

Go!

Sri Lanka

Eleven Pictures From As Many Days Exploring ‘The Nation Of Smiling People’

Go!

Sydney

One Of The World’s Great Natural Harbours With World-Renowned Sights To Boot

Go!

Morocco

Thirty-Nine Images From As Many Days in Mystical Morocco, One Of The World’s Most Picturesque Countries

Go!

Syria

The Present-Day War-Torn Site Of One Of The World’s Most Ancient Centres Of Civilization

Go!

Chengdu Panda Base

The Uber-Cute Black-Eyed Symbol For Endangered Species Worldwide

Go!

Belgium

Medieval Centres, Chocolate, Waffles, Beer, & Flemish Renaissance Architecture. And All Of It Underappreciated

Go!

Easter Island

Rapa Nui. An Exploration of Enchanting & Enigmatic Easter Island

Go!

Hawaii

Where The U.S. Meets Polynesia. Hawaiian Highlights

Go!

Dubai

The Jewel Of The Arab World, Sprung From The Desert & Reinvented As The World’s Premier Luxury 5-Star Destination

Go!

2015 || A Look Back

Forty-Eight weeks, 5 Continents, 38 Countries & Territories. Hundreds Of Good Pictures, Thousands Of Bad. The Epic Year That Was

Go!

Teotihuacan, Mexico

Once The Largest Pre-Columbian City In The Americas & Home To One Of The Largest Man-Made Structures Of Ancient Times

Go!

Ireland Road Trip

Pictorial Highlights Of A 10-Day Road Trip Around Ireland, The Emerald Isle

Go!

Terracotta Army

Built Never To Be Seen, Today The Fascinating Terracotta Army, Guarding The Tomb Of China’s First Emperor, Are One Of China’s Most Visited Attractions

Go!

Orangutan Rehab Centre

Set In Dense Virgin Borneo Jungle, The Largest Rehabilitation Centre Of Its Kind In The World

Go!

Seattle

Arty, Alternative, Fashionable, Likeable & An Uber-Cool Place To Be

Go!

Parque Nacional Los Glaciares

A Massive Chunk Of Magical Argentinian Patagonian Wilderness Boasting Awe-Inspiring Glaciers, Fabulous Trekking & Stunning Mountain Vistas

Go!

Trinidad, Paraguay

One Of Seven Paraguayan Jesuit Mission Ruins & The Country’s Only UNESCO World Heritage Site

Go!

Tongariro Alpine Crossing

Probably The Best One-Day Walk On Earth Traversing The Spectacular Volcanic Topography Of New Zealand’s North Island

Go!

Auschwitz

The Sobering Site Of Humankind’s Most Extensive Experiment In Genocide

Go!

Kerala

India’s Laid-Back State. The Best Place In India To Escape India Itself

Go!

Lake Titicaca

The Immensely Photogenic Floating Reed Islands, Colourful Locals & Shimmering Deep-Blue Waters Of The World’s Highest Alpine Lake

Go!

Colombia

The Pictorial Highlights Of A 2000-kilometre, 10-day, 6-stop, North To South Colombian Odyssey

Go!

Prague, Czech Republic

The Mystical Medieval Central European Gem Of Cobbled Streets, Riverside Parks & Stunningly Wonderful Architecture

Go!

Tiger Kingdom

Sharing An Enclosure With Adult Tigers In Northern Thailand & Living To Tell The Tale

Go!

Saint Lucia

Country Music, Rustic Fishing Villages, Towering Peaks Piercing The Azure Caribbean Sea, & Age-Old Forts. Saint Lucia Is More Than Just Flashy Resorts, Glamorous Weddings & Once-In-A-Lifetime Honeymoons

Go!

Antigua, Guatemala

A Central American Colonial Gem & One Of The Region’s Most Photogenic Towns

Go!

Madrid

A City Chockful Of Plazas, Gorgeous Architecture, Stunning Parks & World-Class Museums

Go!

Scotland

Thistles, Tartan & Kilts. Road-Trippin’ The Highlands & Lowlands Of Scotland

Go!

Boston

Beantown, The Most Historic Of Historic American Cities

Go!

Poon Hill Trek

The Trekking Highs Of The Scenic Annapurna Region Of Western Nepal

Go!

Northland

To The Top. New Zealand’s Rugged & Sparsely Populated Far-Flung North

Go!

Dominica

The Caribbean’s Coma-Inducing Nature Island Offering A Reprieve From The All-Inclusive Beach Resort & Palm Tree-Heavy Caribbean Norm

Go!

San Francisco

Earthquakes, Tolerance, Hippies, Trams, That Bridge, The Rock, The Bay & Those Hills

Go!

A 2-Day Trans-Siberian Diary

Three Time Zones. 3,158 Kilometres. 49 Hours. Recapping A Trip On The Trans-Siberian Railway

Go!

Port-au-Prince, Haiti

The Chaotic Capital Of The Poorest Country In The Western Hemisphere, In Rebuilding Mode Following The Devastation Of The 2010 Earthquake

Go!

Border Bravado

The Monty Python-esque India-Pakistan Border Closing Ceremony Played Out Nightly Between The Two Nuclear Powered Neighbours

Go!

Mestia, Georgia

High In The Georgian Caucasus, A Remote & Stunning Location Of Ancient Cultures, Cows & Distinctive Defensive Stone Tower

Go!

Cairo, Egypt

The Manic & Disheveled So-Called Greatest City In The Islamic World

Go!

Vatican City

A Sovereign City-State, The World’s Smallest Country & Home To The Most Compelling Museum Complex On Earth

Go!

Baltimore, Maryland

Charm City Is Both Historic & Aptly Named

Go!

Uzbekistan

Dusty Stretches Of Nothingness Between The Dazzling Islamic Architectural Showstoppers Of The Ancient Silk Road

Go!

Guanajuato, Mexico

A Stunning Colourful Colonial Mountain Town Boasting One Of The Most Bizarre Museums On Earth

Go!

Astana, Kazakhstan

The New Kazakh Capital Of Futuristic Architecture In The Middle Of The Uninviting & Windswept Northern Eurasia Steppe

Go!

Granada, Nicaragua

The Photogenic Oldest Colonial City In The Spanish New World

Go!

The Friendship Highway

A 4-Day, 800-Kilometre Traverse Of The Scenic & Bumpy Tibetan Plateau, One Of The World’s Great Road Trips

Go!

Armenia

The World’s Very First Christian Nation, Armenia Impresses With A Pretty Capital & An Array Of Medieval UNESCO World Heritage-Listed Church & Monastery Complexes

Go!

Iguazu Falls

A Natural Wonder & South America’s Greatest Collection Of Cataracts Straddling The Border Of Brazil & Argentina

Go!

Jeju Island

Korea’s Hawaii, A Volcanic Island of Waterfalls, Swaying Palm Trees & A UNESCO-Listed Lava Tube (& Love Land)

Go!

Barcelona

Cosmopolitan, Stylish, Energetic & Home To Some Of The World’s Most Bizarre Architecture

Go!

New York City

A Global Power City, The Most Populous In The US & Still The Best City On Earth

Go!

Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

The Weird & Wonderful Wildlife of Oz

Go!

Dominican Republic

From The New World Firsts of The Capital Santo Domingo To The Idyllic, All-Inclusive Beach Resorts Of Punta Cana. DR Both Educates & Pampers

Go!

Iceland

Towering Waterfalls. Glaciers. Icebergs, Desolate Volcanic Wastelands. Natural Highlights Of Wintry & Wondrous Iceland

Go!

Panama Canal

A Modern Engineering Marvel & Probably The World’s Most Efficient – Albeit Most Expensive – Shortcut

Go!

US Southwest Road Trip

California, Nevada & Arizona. Three States, Eight Days & 2,000 Miles

Go!

Kyoto, Japan

The Old Imperial Capital & One Of The Oldest & Most Historic Metropolises In Asia

Go!

THE SOME RANDOM WORLDWIDE HIGHLIGHTS GALLERY

Want more? Visit the complete gallery of worldwide highlights here.

THE BEEN THERE MAP

It has taken 15+ years to populate this map. Feel free to explore it at your own pace. Map pins & tags take you right there.

THE BEEN THERE TAG CLOUD

Damascus West Virginia Albania Nashville Jamaica Arkansas Annapurna Tivat Portugal seattle Honolulu Billings Trinidad Mount Sinai Kotor Porto Alegre Greymouth Verona Puerto Natales Durres Nevada Kodari Imlil kerala Sinai Roseau Owensboro Venezuela Galapagos Islands managua Bruges Midelt Belize Yongin Alexandria Deadwood Aviemore Salina Crow Agency Nuwera Eliya Lake Titicaca Malaysia Chesapeake Arizona Iceland Hispaniola Puerto Varas Elim Wadi Musa Perm South Africa Lago De Yojoa Cooke City Emei Shan Cannes Gyantse France the big island brisbane Gangnam South Dakota Antrim ipoh Bosnia and Herzegovina Jackson Twin Lakes Vicksburg Nice El Salvador Catalonia Sepilok Banos Kazakhstan Philipsburg South Ossetia Tuymen Woodstock Ohio leon Rio de Janeiro Marrakesh karnataka Mesoamerica agra flores Istanbul dubai kandy Whangarei Overberg China & Tibet Todra Gorge Sinuiju Amsterdam Sabah Roanoke Island Cheyenne Yekaterinburg Naples New Haven beijing lamanai Ecuador Montanita Montgomery Annapolis fort cochin Antwerp Nacoochee Village Jerusalem Brazil melbourne kovalam Pennsylvania North Africa Krakow Georgia Panama Falmouth Tetouan Chongqing Barre Mandeville Kota Kinabalu Grand Cayman Czech Republic Indianapolis Loja Angkor Lahaina Buford Datong Los Angeles Sri Lanka Highland Ipiales Grand Forks South Carolina Brussels Galapagos South Korea Medicine Bow Ljubljana Dayton Saint Martin Philippines The Catlins Montenegro Meknes Grand Lake Minneapolis Te Anu tibet Lexington Intercourse Cuenca British Columbia Merzouga Syria delhi Huaraz Cholpon-Ata santa ana Torres Del Paine San Martin de los Andes Argentina Alausi Zugdidi Luquillo Poland New Brunswick Vienna Copacabana Cape Town Jeju Cannon Ball Bucharest Logan Florida Colonial Williamsburg Bran Bloomington Caleta Tortel Tegucigalpa Latvia Bolivia Essaouira busan Wisconsin copan Nuweiba Brian Head Shigatse Almaty Erg Chebbi England Dominican Republic John O'Groats punjab El Chaupi Tena Llandudno Ancud Dyess Bismarck New York City Nicaragua Galway dublin Ingapirca Cairo Lockerbie Iowa Pokhara Greater Antilles Pula Perast Scandinavia Montville Ping An Bogota Nebraska Bluegrass Macau mysore Chelsea Hermanus Auschwitz/Birkenau unawatuna Santo Domingo Rockfish Gap Stepantsminda Harbin san salvador Sao Paulo Australasia jaco Lewisburg mafra Edinburgh San Juan yangshou Macedonia Rhineland Helen Cuba Cleveland Bern rajasthan Santa Rosa de Copan Mount Cook Santiago Atitlan Nepal L'Agulhas Puerto Rio Tranquilo Ireland Olive Hill Michigan Ghent Veliko Tarnovo United Kingdom Istria Peninsula Netherlands Colleville Sur Mer Northern Ireland Switzerland maui Mestia Trakai Prague Burlington Dominica Cordoba Panjim Asheville ataco ubud Moulay Idriss helsinki Buenos Aires Willemstad Bulgaria Budapest Alaverdi Oregon Aspen Cologne Torrington Beulah Ontario utila Cornelia Hama Rotorua byron bay Morocco Noosa boquete Krasnoyarsk Brainerd Negril Bukhara Santa Marta Saint Lucia Juayua Providence Tangier Hatch Ouarzazate Leadville Jenkins Cape May hampi South Shetland Islands west bengal Alabama Puerto Rico Philadelphia Samarkand Western Cape Dead Sea Coeburn Khiva Normandy Estes Park chetumal Leigh Gansbaai Mendoza North Korea North Dakota Sweden Potosi Ushuaia Kansas City Andalusia Selma Canada Cambodia Sint Maarten Fajardo Maharashtra Cape Cod Panmunjom Meridian Franschhoek Cap-Haitien Hyden Gyeongju cancun Cote d'Azur / French Riviera Nasca Fort Yates Washington D.C. Bariloche Florianopolis Quebec City Cochrane Sligo Denmark Fort Payne Aysen China Campania Tbilisi Virpazar Danang uxmal Lewes George Town Lithuania Hiroshima Fox Glacier seoul Suwon Lancaster Louisiana stockholm Russia Jebel Toubkal Uzbekistan Scottsbluff Costa del Sol Cork Florence chiang rai Mexico hilo bay islands Slovakia Warwick Panguitch Omaha Pompeii Vietnam Teotihuacan New Zealand - South Island Camaguey Panama City Lori Appalachia Granby Honduras Giza vancouver Memphis Marbella sydney Jordan Skye Milan Garden City Lakota Cartagena Dades Gorge Monte Carlo Trujillo Puerto Lopez goa Isla Isabela Bishkek hana Gradil Monaco El Jadida Marigot granada Rio Gallegos Fes Madaba bundi Indian Subcontinent Rapa Nui Burwell Custer seward Varadero Minnesota St Paul Shakhunya Westport Guatemala UAE Sucre Donegal Asuncion Panajachel Monticello Soufriere tulum Nizhny Novgorod Austria Muine India Tirana New Orleans Matauri Bay anchorage Australia langkawi Tokyo Dahab Haiti tomsk krabi Blugaria San Juan Del Sur Wellington Tashkent suchitoto Virginia Bloubergstrand Tennessee Maracaibo Port Waikato Tongariro Mississippi The Balkans Iguazu Falls Chicago Germany ABC Islands Wyoming Pyongyang Middle East Indonesia Punta Cana New England Chandigarh hohhot Mississippi Delta Cienfuegos Hout Bay Srebrenica Lubec Warsaw Kuala Lumpur Oman Kuwait Richmond Mumbai/Bombay Chefchaouen The Caribbean / West Indies St. Lucia Bird in Hand Northland Ticonderoga anjuna Glasgow Heartland Egypt ericeira North America Walker Armenia Yichang Salt Lake City Astana caye caulker Jackson Hole amritsar Port-au-Prince Santa Roas de Copan Hawaii Missouri Concepción de Ataco London Drake Passage Bentonia Colonia del Sacramento Transylvania Toronto East Asia Mobile Kona Kyrgyzstan Rugby north car Quito Alaska Polynesia Montego Bay Israel Prattville lisbon Uttar Pradesh Bethlehem Tierra del Fuego Rome Malaga Invercargill antigua Perito Moreno Vilnius Ciudad del Este las vegas Rhode Island chengdu Tipperary Knoxville Provincetown homer Massachusetts Bangkok Lima Paris miami Gettysburg Aleppo Salta Connecticut Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) Boracay USA Nara Dijon Maryland Niagara Rincon Listvyanka Reykjavik Dorasan Netherlands Antilles Outer Banks Kathmandu Castries Rosine West Yellowstone Colorado Burgundy Guiyang Central Asia Nanning Muscat Montreal Veneto Madrid Cape of Good Hope Coyhaique Puerto Ayora Taupo Medillin oahu Santa Clara Madison Singapore Trinidad and Tobago New Zealand - North Island Navajo Nation Aqaba Savannah Stellenbosch Nikko Cusco French Antilles Hong Kong West Indies Italy Erlian Charleston Appalachians Cherbourg Rosario Japan Palolem Luxor Venice Gori tikal Osh Durango Budva Antarctic Peninsula kuta Port of Spain Curacao Spain Palestine Fort William Scotland Copan Ruinas Kilkenny Simon's Town penang Wadi Rum Porto Montenegro Peru California El Calafate Mexico City cameron highlands chiang mai Lincoln Cape Reinga St Cloud tijuana Sunauli Estonia Lauterbrunnen Lake George new south wales Clarksdale Clare Patagonia Ocho Rios Arabia Mongolia victoria Kleinbaai El Alamein Hoi An Milford Sound Cooperstown Deception Island Dandong Tupelo Himeji Eastport Novosibirisk Jungfrau Zagreb porto Central America Lombardy Christchurch Stepantsminda/Kazbegi Er Rachidia Andijon Tallinn baltimore Algeciras Valparaiso Prescott Ullapool waikiki El Chalten Podgorica Ghandruk Tyumen Croatia Belgrade Punta Arenas Ica Amman copenhagen Turkey Zhangmu New York Colombia Riga Vík í Mýrdal Puno Laramie Suez Muriwai Beach Atlantic City Xian Friendship Highway Manteo casablanca solola orange walk Castro Shelly Beach coba Kayenta Jamestown Flanders Franconia Gibraltar Margate Guayaquil Ohrid Portland New Hampshire Cetinje New Zealand Kobe guadalajara Uruguay Plovdiv Barcelona Easter Island La Paz Vancouver Island Ghorepani Delaware Paju Petra Thailand Jacmel Pisa Uyuni Montpelier Hanoi ella Stirling Teec Nos Pos bali Atlanta ulan bator Myrtle Beach wicklow Crown Point Abu Dhabi Idaho Guangzhou Washington Havana Lhasa Galax Maynardville Popayan Costa Rica Williamsburg Isla de la Ometepe Page Quebec Sofia Treasure Beach Delft Finland Hyannis Maine Wanaka yucatan Iberia Rissani Chile merida utah Mtskheta Jersey Shore Bratislava Sandy Hook Baltic States Hungary boston vizhinjam Norway Indiana Montevideo St. Louis Brasov Antarctica Kijong-dong / Propaganda Village Chichicastenango Belgium Tuscany Macclenny sunshine coast Trieste leshan Erie Serbia shanghai Trinidad & Tobago Queenstown Kyoto Fengdu Chiclayo borneo alleppey kollam kenai peninsula varanasi Cortez Bar Harbor Chiloe Burdine moscow Sneedville New Mexico Dubrovnik Bremen Naushki Vatican City san francisco Volubilis Mayo Tobolsk colombo Foz do Iguacu Pucon Sarajevo Golmud Berlin Kentucky siberia Romania Sint Maarten / Saint Martin Caen Bemidji oslo Guilin Alliance Illinois irkutsk Slyudyanka Saint Petersburg New Jersey Manuel Antonio Kingston Southeast Asia Delmarva North Carolina Urumqi Hospet queensland Tekapo Dunedin pushkar Cayman Islands Lesser Antilles Tallahassee Mostar Ilha de Santa Catarina Kerry Yerevan Imjingak Vermont Siem Reap Greenfield Puerto Villamil Arlington Jefferson san diego Sparta Slovenia Machu Picchu Hue galle key west Paraguay Ait Benhaddou Piura Kolkata / Calcutta Guanajuato Alpine Yazoo City Como Bluffs Spalding Caucasus jodhpur Charlottesville Ashland Belize City Tingri Cordell Beaver Dam South America San Jose Abkhazia Canyon Village vladimir Santiago Montana

Pin It on Pinterest

Shares
Share This