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13 Photos That Will Inspire You To Get Off The Couch And See The World

03/11/2016 1:27 AM IST | Updated 04/11/2016 2:50 AM IST
Danny Yen Sin Wong
In a small village in southern Vietnam near Phan Rang a woman wearing a typical cone hat is creating a fishing net in their traditional manner The manufacturing of handmade nets is still a typical Vietnamese activity for women which they carry on while their husbands are out fishing

In case you needed another reason to drop everything and travel the world, look no further than the Siena International Photo Awards.

Photogs from over 100 countries submitted entries to the contest, which announced its winners on October 29. Scroll through the award-winners and honorable mentions below. Fair warning: a serious case of wanderlust may follow. 

  • Vietnam
    Danny Yen Sin Wong
    A woman creates a fishing net in a small village near Phan Rang.
  • Saudi Arabia
    Majid Alamri
    Muslims circumambulate the Kaaba, the most sacred site in Islam.
  • Turkey
    Leyla Emektar
    A Turkish peasant walks through colorful greenhouses near Nazilli. 
  • South Africa
    Greg Lecoeur
    Marine predators hunt sardines during the sardine migration along the coast of South Africa.
  • Sicily
    Giuseppe Mario Famiani
    Mount Etna erupts in December 2015.
  • Norway
    Audun Rikardsen
    Starfish feed beneath the northern lights.
  • Bahrain
    Isa Ebrahim
    A Bahraini Muslim woman carries her son.
  • United Arab Emirates
    Ali Al Hajri
    The architecture of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi.
  • Tibet
    Jianjun Huang
    A smiling young Lama at Labrang Monastery.
  • Kashmir
    Mahmoud Yakut
    A nomadic inhabitant of the Sonamarg region in Kashmir poses in front of Himalayan peaks.
  • Iceland
    Spencer Cox
    An iceberg washes ashore at Jökulsárlón beach.
  • Japan
    Mike Hollman
    The view of Tokyo from a train on the Yurikamome Line.
  • Norway
    Audun Rikardsen
    A killer whale swims beneath a fishing vessel in Norway.
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