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Holiday snaps are a crucial part of every traveller's holiday - but would you really plan where you went on the kind of photos you could take?

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It sounds crazy (and it probably definitely is) but sometimes it's nice to choose a travel destination based on something other than landmarks.

Keen photographers and Instagram lovers, read on - we've got a few of the most beautiful photogenic spots to visit around the world...

joshua tree national park Photo Manish M

Not heard of Joshua Tree? It's an amazing desert national park in southeastern California. You're welcome to visit but if you want to camp, book six months in advance.

Park Guell Gaudi Barcelona Photo superbreak.com

Gaudi's architecture is so brilliantly colourful, it lends itself perfectly to papping photos. The Sagrada Familia is an obvious first choice, but make sure you get down to the Park Güell with it's fab multicoloured mosaics.

Salar de Uyuni bolivia Photo intactnature

Now, this should be one of the Seven Wonders of the World. It's the world's largest salt flat, making up this amazing white landscape. Reflections are created when a thin layer of water gathers the vast plain of salt deposits.

shoreditch street art london photo @hellopoe

Cities might not be beautiful in the natural sense, but man there's some good street art to be found. This snap from Adrienne Pitts shows how colourful the east end of London can get.

salvation mountain california photo pinpicsnow

So colourful, yet so... random. This art installation - covered in Bible verses - can be found in the Colorado Desert in California. You might recognise it from the film, Into The Wild.

snow lapland photo Mikko

Well, Lapland comes pretty high on our list of beautiful places. Head up there in the dead of winter and you'll hopefully catch a glimpse of the Northern Lights.

santorini greece P homearound.com

Ah Santorini. Everyone envisages Greece looking like this before they arrive. Those blue rooves and reflective white walls are iconic.

yves saint laurent garden marrakech

This hidden gem of a garden used to belong to fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent. He bought the villa and gardens with his partner. They wanted to preserve the vision of the original owner, Jacques Majorelle, and keep it open to the public.

venice beach california

It doesn't get more Californian than palm trees silhouetted against a gorgeous sunset. Venice Beach is an Instagrammer's dream.