Photograph by Carsten Peter
From Malawi to Quito, Raja Ampat to Memphis, 20 wildly diverse places make our wanderlust list for the new year.
Take a rare aerial look at Libya's remote Fezzan region, where ancient societies thrived and collapsed as the rains came and went.
2014 Traveler Photo Contest
See all the winning images from the 2014 Traveler Photo Contest.