Happiness is… flying at 39,000 feet with a camera; when the world below you transforms into what seems to be a different entity, boats and cars appear to stop moving, people turn into ants, and skyscrapers suddenly aren’t scraping the sky. These 20 people didn’t let the opportunity to capture a stunning in-flight photograph pass them by. (Afraid to fly? Here’s how you can get over your fear of flying.)
Soaring above the clouds
Clearly feeling very brave flying out of Dubai
Sticking around to explore Dubai? Check out this hotel with a rainforest in it.
Greenland with no sign of green
Aukland, New Zealand countryside
This picture-perfect paradise in Lisbon, Portugal
(Fun fact: Here’s how to say “Bless you” in Portuguese.)
Mountains in Squamish, British Columbia straight ahead
This patchwork of prairies in central California
Front row seat to some more glaciers in Greenland
What better way to see the Himalayas than from above?
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Pros of having a window seat: Incredible views of Colombia
Hitting turbulence while flying over the Windy City
By the way, this is what really happens during turbulence.
This postcard-ready photo of Mt. Hood in Oregon
Make your road trip that much easier by taking this 200 mile Oregon road trip!
Chilean prairies and mountains
This mining pit that was turned into a manmade lake in Cebu
This incredible view of the Alpine Mountains
Somewhere (literally) over the rainbow
Red Arizona mountains
Expect some beautiful mountain views if you’re traveling from Buenos Aires to Santiago
This breath-taking Caribbean view over the Cayman Islands
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