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25 Breathtaking Drone Images That Will Indulge Your Wanderlust

Gawk at the world's beauty right from the comfort of your own couch.

While traveling isn’t really an option on the table right now, photography may be a way to take a mental vacation from all the stress in our world. Everyone could use an escape from reality during such difficult times and maybe the ability to fantasize of the beautiful places that have been explored, and most certainly will be explored again, is just what we need right now. The images below captured by drones encompass the adventure, nostalgia and ticket to dreaming of the future right from your couch. Be sure to also check out these breathtaking photos that will help you appreciate the beauty of life.

Danxia Landform

An aerial view of the Danxia landform in Xinjiang, China, where the landscapes are uniquely red and branded by steep cliffs.

Shark Bay

Shark Bay is found on the coast of the most western part of Australia with a distinctive combination of wildlife, plants, and beautiful scenery.

Caribbean Sea

A coral reef peeking through the turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea in Antilles, Central America. Don’t miss the most incredible underwater photos ever taken.

Phang Nga Bay

A stunning sunset over the Phang Nga Bay in Thailand.

Kerid Crater

This crater in Iceland boasts neon blue waters surrounded by rare volcanic rock.

Aogashima Island

This island just south of Toyko in the Pacific is a volcanic crater with another small volcano within. See the professional explanations of the most surreal natural phenomena.

Manhattan, New York

The concrete jungle in the Big Apple showcases a different kind of beauty and a sense of wonder than the natural world.


Also known as Trolls’ Path in Norway, this scene looks like it came straight out of a fairytale.

Surat Thani

A calm morning along the canal and through the forest in Thailand. Check out these perfectly timed nature photos that look fake but aren’t.

South Beach, Miami

No need to leave the United States for white sands and crystal-clear water.


The black sands in Iceland are picturesque in an eerie kind of way.

Arctic Ocean

Two humpback whales swimming in unison among the icebergs off the coast of Ilulissat, Greenland. Check out these travel movies that will make you feel like you went there.

Southern Germany

Germany isn’t all densely populated cities with an abundance of beer and giant pretzels. The agricultural landscape is just one of many lush green spaces across the country.

Mountain Pass Road

A windy road snaking through the plush and charmed Swiss Alps.

Eysturoy Island

Imagine trying to focus on the soccer game with the ocean on one side and the mountains on the other on this island in Denmark. Don’t miss the most colorful natural wonders on Earth.

Australian Outback

An aerial view of the drylands and red earth of the Australian Outback.

Fjadrargljufur Canyon

A magical canyon in Iceland with a name most of us will probably never be able to pronounce. Check out some more jaw-dropping photos of Iceland.

Capo Ferro Lighthouse

An old lighthouse in Italy situated on a rocky coast surrounded by the rough sea.

Waitakere Ranges

A road slicing through the stunning trees of the regional park in Auckland, New Zealand.

Ngablak, Indonesia

Visualize falling asleep on this mountain in Indonesia within a tent along with hundreds of your closest friends.

Arabian Desert

These sand dunes in the desert of the United Arab Emirates look like the crinkles in a well-loved blanket.

Paris, France

Even the streets and rooftops from up above in France appear romantic.

Castle Gandolfo Lake

You can see the gorgeous textures under the water with this aerial shot of a lake in Rome.

London, United Kingdom

The enchanted lights of the energetic city of London featuring the iconic London Bridge. On the contrary, see some strangely satisfying photos of empty cities during coronavirus.

Calheta and Gaibu

A touristy village and beach on the coast of Brazil. Next, see how nature untouched by humans is rebounding during the time of coronavirus.