46 Amazing Pictures to Inspire Your Travels

From a snow cave in Russia to flamingos in Spain, we bring you some of our favorite images from the 2017 Travel Photographer of the Year contest.

An ice cave in Russia. An incense factory in Vietnam. A sumo wrestling match in Japan. As the 2017 Travel Photographer of the Year contest comes to a close, we combed through the over 10,000 entries submitted by photographers from over 30 countries to bring you this selection of gems. The winners in the three categories of nature, cities, and people will be announced in August.