The best travel photos of 2018 to inspire your next holiday

Some of our favourite travel photographers share their snaps and stories from the road.

"Travel photographer" would have to be up there amongst the most envied job titles in the world. From a week on assignment in Machu Picchu to capturing Sri Lankan fishing villages from the air, these photographers get to see some of the world's most interesting and beautiful sites as they snap for magazines such as Gourmet Traveller.

If your line of work involves 40-something weeks at home each year, let some of GT's favourite travel photographers bring the world to you, along with some ideas for where to spend those precious few weeks of holiday when they come around.