If this week's travel photo round-up is an indication of anything, it's that travel and food go hand in hand.

After all, what better way to experience a country's culture than with your own taste buds? But for those expecting another rendition of Instagram photos of your friend's last-night dinner, fear not. There will be no filters here. That is unless you're talking about the coffee filters that are needed to make a silky cup of Vietnamese egg coffee, one of Jodi Ettenberg's memorable beverages from her trip to the city of Hanoi.

Closer to home, another Asian dish with a Canadian twist makes its way into this week's travel photo-round up, courtesy of Pamela MacNaughtan and her trip to a Korean-Japanese fusion bar in Toronto. As MacNaughtan writes, Canada has "its classics like maple syrup, poutine and Montreal smoked meat", but it's also a nation that's home to a multitude of international fare, allowing travellers to sample the world without even leaving the country.

MacNaughtan's got a point but rather than elaborate, let's have the photos do the rest of the talking.

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  • June 28: The fiery orange desert plains of Wadi Rum, Jordan

  • June 28: Cityscape of Old Town Prague, Czech Republic

  • June 28: Passionate baseball fans in Yokohama, Japan

  • June 28: Harbour views of Vancouver, British Columbia

  • June 28: The peak of Mount Pilatus in the Swiss Alps

  • May 31: 72 Hours In Algonquin Park

    While you can't go wrong with camping in Ontario's Algonquin Park in mid-to-late June, <a href="http://hikebiketravel.com/25949/highlights-early-season-canoe-trip-algonquin-park-ontario/" target="_blank">heading their early has its benefits</a>, not to mention stunning views.

  • May 31: Sun Rise, Sun Set

    The sun sets over the city of Brussels, Belgium. Photo Credit: <a href="http://instagram.com/fareed15" target="_blank">Fareed Khan</a>

  • May 31: Expecting Molokai, Hawaii

    Beautiful sunsets are just one of the sights travellers can expect in Molokai, but as <a href="http://travelingcanucks.com/2013/05/travel-to-molokai-things-to-do/" target="_blank">the couple behind Traveling Canucks notes</a>, there's a few things that sets this Hawaiian island apart from its neighbours.

  • May 31: Budapest's Communist Past

    A monument to Imre Nagy,<a href="http://theplanetd.com/tour-budapest/" target="_blank"> a leader in Hungary's failed communist revolution of 1956</a>, stands on top of a bridge in the sunny city of Budapest.

  • May 17: Beer, Snowmobiles And Igloos In Iceland

    Adrenalin junkies looking to get their next fix may want to take a page out of Seattle Dredge's book. Here, she tears up the snowy hills of <a href="http://seattlestravels.com/snowmobiling-in-akureyri/sea_6740/" target="_blank">Akureyri, Iceland on the back of snowmobile</a>.

  • May 17: Road Tests And Motobikes In Saigon.

    Traffic in Vietnam has something of a notorious reputation among travellers. After all, how many places in the world would require someone need to take a road test <a href="http://www.legalnomads.com/2013/05/motorbike-taxis-vietnam.html" target="_blank">just so your driver will give you a fair price? </a>

  • May 17: Is It Cyan Or Blue?

    From the umbrellas to the shallow harbours, <a href="http://www.hecktictravels.com/shades-of-blue" target="_blank">there's no shortage of blue hues in Greece</a>, according to Dalene and Peter Heck, the couple behind Hecktic Travels.

  • May 17: Flying Through Flinders Ranges

    What's the best way to explore the Flinders Ranges Mountains of South Australia? If you ask Deb and Dave from The Planet D, the answer is simple: <a href="http://theplanetd.com/flinders-ranges-wilpena-pound/" target="_blank">from the sky. </a>

  • May 17: Camels In Jordan

    Two locals in Jordan wait for travellers to ride their camels around in the Wadi Rum, according to Cailin O'Neil who learned <a href="http://www.travelyourself.ca/cailins-blog/the-people-of-jordan/" target="_blank">first hand about the hospitality of Jordanians. </a>

  • May 17: Why Wait At The Station?

    Train spotting in Riomaggiore, Italy. Credit: <a href="http://instagram.com/p/ZVWtSWAF4z/" target="_blank">Rafid Mahmood</a>

  • May 16: Wisteria Garden In Japan

    A blooming garden of Wisteria at the Tochigi Ashikaga Flower Park in Japan. It's reminiscent of a fairy tale.

  • May 3: Hawaii On A The Back Of A Mule

    Travelling to Hawaii usually brings up thoughts of beaches, surf, and donkeys, in the case of the duo behind Traveling Canucks. The two joined group which descended down nearly 1,700 feet on the back of mules to reach the reach the Kalaupapa Peninsula during <a href="http://travelingcanucks.com/2013/04/riding-mules-down-the-worlds-tallest-sea-cliffs/" target="_blank">their adventure to Molokai Island. </a>

  • May 3: Parc de Bruxelles In Winter

    Even Belgium's greenery proved resilient to the winter cold during Krista Rowland's visit to <a href="http://kristarowland.wordpress.com/2013/04/29/belgium-part-22/" target="_blank">Parc de Bruxelles</a> in Brussels.

  • May 3: Coasting Through East Sooke Park's Coastal Trail

    Giant tree stumps are one of the sites hikers can expect when tackling<a href="http://hikebiketravel.com/25576/day-hikes-victoria-coastal-trail-east-sooke-park/" target="_blank"> East Sooke Park's coastal trail</a> near Victoria, B.C., writes Leigh McAdam.

  • May 3: Greenery Outside Topkapi Palace

    The team behind Hecktic Travels took this week to explore the Topkapi Palace is Istanbul, Turkey which included tours of the courtyard and<a href="http://www.hecktictravels.com/harem" target="_blank"> inside the Harem and its 400 rooms</a>.

  • April 19: Cockfights In Yogyakarta, Indonesia

    A rooster sits perched in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Roosters can be<a href="http://jessicawritesatravelblog.blogspot.ca/2013/04/yogyakarta-indonesia-and-cockfight-in.html" target="_blank"> found in the city's bird markets</a> where they are forced to battle in illegal cockfights.

  • April 19: Up Close And Personal

    There's<a href="http://hikebiketravel.com/25292/nature-wildlife-travels/" target="_blank"> a lot to admire about nature's creatures when travelling</a>, writes Leigh McAdam. Here, a dragonfly rests during a McAdam's visit to Lake Superior.

  • April 19: Cruising The Copper Coast

    There's a lot to like about <a href="http://www.candicedoestheworld.com/2013/04/what-you-should-do-in-waterford/" target="_blank">the Copper Coast</a>, a route between the towns of Tramore and Dungarvan in Ireland. One of the highlights includes the Kilfarrasy Beach, writes Candice Walsh.

  • April 19: A Trip On The Turibus Tour

    Tour buses kinda get a bad wrap for being cheesy. But now and then, like when you hurt your ankle and walking around Mexico City just isn't in the cards, <a href="http://savoirfaireabroad.com/i-did-cheesy-turibus-tours-in-mexico-city/" target="_blank">tour buses can be surprisingly enjoyable</a> according to Pamela MacNaughtan.

  • Arpil 15: Chichicastenango

    Shopping in Chichicastenango, Guatemala is far more colourful than most markets in Canada. Credit: <a href="http://www.chickenbustales.com/" target="_hplink">@vivienlougheed</a>

  • April 12: High Twenties In Tampa Bay

    While some Canadians were contending with Old Man Winter's return, others, like Justin, were enjoying the scenic sunsets and temperature in the high twenties. Photo Credit: <a href="https://twitter.com/crustinjocker" target="_blank">@crustinjocker</a>

  • April 12: What A Big Eye You Have

    If you're visiting the National Museum of Scotland, expect to discover many unique artifacts like this mask that <a href="http://www.endlesslychanginghorizon.com/the-national-museum-of-scotland/" target="_blank">Miranda and Dylan came across during their trip to the city of Edinburgh</a>

  • April 12: Fountains And A Show

    The Fountains of Bellagio aren't just a pretty sight in Las Vegas, Nevada; they're also part of choreographed light display. In Lisa Goodmurphy's case, the fountains were performing in sync <a href="http://www.gonewiththefamily.com/gone-with-the-family-adv/2013/04/las-vegas-with-kids.html" target="_blank">with this famous Canadian icon</a> while Goodmurphy and her daughters passed by.

  • April 12: Marrakech's Medina

    As Dave and Deb from The Planet D write, the Medina serves as an old fortified encampment for one of Morocco's largest cities. Within the encampment lies a maze of streets that are lined with vendors and is considered <a href="http://theplanetd.com/diggin-the-dunes-of-marrakech-morocco/" target="_blank"> a rite of passage for anyone visiting the city.</a>

  • April 12: A Triumphant Spot For Photos

    Travellers looking for an iconic panorama of Paris can't go wrong with a shot from the observation decks of the Eiffel Tower. But for those looking for something different can try their hand at photography from the Arc de Triomphe<a href="http://travelingcanucks.com/2013/04/picture-perfect-panorama-from-arc-d-triomphe" target="_blank"> like Cam & Nicole Wears did during their trip to the City of Light.</a>

  • April 5: Travelling Across The Alto Plano

    Despite spending six weeks in Bolivia, Vivien Loughheed says her trip to South America was still too short. Photo Credit: <a href="https://twitter.com/vivienlougheed" target="_blank">@vivienloughheed</a>

  • April 5: Move Along

    Looks like some grumpy residents in the United Kingdom are a lot more open about their feelings towards solicitors — at least in the neighbourhood of <a href="http://ttddoo.tumblr.com/" target="_blank">Notting Hill.</a>

  • April 5: Ice Walks And The Maligne Canyon Wall

    It's hard to believe that this isn't even the most impressive photo Leigh McAdam took during her trip to <a href="http://hikebiketravel.com/25007/nottobe-missed-maligne-canyon-icewalk-jasper/" target="_blank">the Maligne Canyon at Japser National Park in Alberta, Canada</a>. There, she and seven other adventurers donned some ice cleats and took to climbing the park's ice bridges.

  • April 5: St Declan's Well

    Yes, it's a well but this old stone structure caught our eyes and that meant it just had to go into this week's round-up. The well is said to still be a site of worship according to Candice Walsh and to even have magical healing properties, though <a href="http://www.candicedoestheworld.com/2013/04/photo-essay-county-waterfords-copper-coast-drive/" target="_blank">she seems less convinced on that matter. </a>

  • April 5: The Other Side

    The fall of the Berlin Wall may have come decades ago, but as Dalene and Peter Heck found out during their trip to Berlin, <a href="http://www.hecktictravels.com/berlin-wall" target="_blank">there are still unseen barriers separating some Berliners.</a>

  • April 5: Graffiti In Tonalá, Mexico

    Between the graffiti-lined walls of Tonalá lies Guadalajara's massive street markets. But don't let this scenic photo fool you: the crowds can get big and the markets aisle are small, <a href="http://savoirfaireabroad.com/guadalajara-was-good/" target="_blank">which can make travel tough. </a>

  • March 16: Biggest. Water. Fight. Ever.

    Millions of people around the world may be celebrating St. Patrick's Day today but here, Ian Ord takes part in a different kind of celebration while in Thailand: the Songkran Festival. Here's a shot of a modified tuk tuk that he saw a few times <a href="http://wheresidewalksend.com/songkran-chiang-mai/" target="_blank">during the day.</a>

  • March 16: Finding Your Roots

    There's no doubt that many Canadians will be celebrating St. Paddy's Day at their local bar or pub, but Candice Walsh is going for the real deal as she travel's to Dublin, Ireland <a href="http://www.candicedoestheworld.com/2013/03/oh-hi-today-im-going-to-ireland-for-five-weeks-to-research-my-ancestry/" target="_blank">to learn more about her ancestry</a>.

  • March 16th: A Trip Down Memory Lane

    London, England has been through a multitude of change over the years. However, if you're looking for signs of Victorian London,<a href="http://breathedreamgo.com/2013/03/travelling-down-memory-lane-to-london-and-england/" target="_blank"> the Peter Pan statue in Kensington Gardens</a> is a good place to start.

  • March 16: Exploring PEI

    Blue skies and beautiful greenery are just some of the things travellers will find once they visit Prince Edward Island in the summer. As for what to do, Leigh McAdam's <a href="http://hikebiketravel.com/24471/pei-7-ideas-summer/" target="_blank">has a few suggestions</a>...

  • March 8: Lady Liberty

    Does taking a photo of the Statue of Liberty when in New York make you a tourist and not a traveller? Maybe, but as Samantha Phelan writes, it just <a href="http://www.moderndaymarco.com/2013/03/04/new-york-i-love-you/">"had to be done."</a> Photo Credit: <a href="https://twitter.com/moderndaymarco">Samantha Phelan</a>

  • March 8: T.Dot

    As Shirley Lum tweets,"I love #Toronto! Fab city to explore/re-discover!" Photo Credit: <a href="https://twitter.com/ATasteofWorld">Shirley Lum</a>

  • March 1: Georgian Beauty

    This week, Lisa Evans snapped a shot of clear, blue skies while on Sapelo Island in Georgia, USA. Photo Credit: <a href="https://twitter.com/WriteLisaEvans">@WriteLisaEvans</a>

  • March 1: Sunset, Skies, And Mountains

    It took three hours on a <a href="http://hikebiketravel.com/24073/bus-ride-hell/">bus ride that felt like hell</a>, but Leigh McAdam captured a stunning sunset over the mountains of Guican in Colombia

  • March 1: Clear Skies Over The Taj Mahal

    Here, Allie Barclay and company share some bonding time while the Taj Mahal sits in the background. Photo Credit: <a href="https://twitter.com/AKBarclay">@AKBarclay</a>

  • March 1: Taking Flight In Zambia

    Look! Up in the sky! It's a bird! It's a plane! It's... Deb and Dave from The Planet D in a microlight. This week,<a href="http://theplanetd.com/microlight-an-adventure-in-the-sky/"> the couple took to the skies in Zambia</a> to find out what flying over the country was like.

  • Feb. 15: The View Of Panama City

    It may be hard to spot, but that's definitely a beach in the background that Mario Stojanac snapped from his hotel room in Panama City. Photo Credit: <a href="https://twitter.com/appetype">Mario Stojanac </a>

  • Feb. 15: Great Ocean Road

    It just wouldn't be Valentine's Day without a romantic shot of the beach in Lorne, Australia. Photo Credit: <a href="https://twitter.com/#!/jessicaology">Jessica Lee </a>

  • Feb. 15: Big Beautiful Blue

    Sometimes the only way to cope with vacation withdrawal is to think warm thoughts and look back at your <a href="http://travelingcanucks.com/2013/02/photos-from-our-trip-to-mexico/">photos of the Gran Bahia Principe Akumal in the Mayan Riviera, Mexico</a> according to the couple behind Traveling Canucks.

  • Feb. 15: Kite Surfing In Mui Ne

    For those tired of lounging on the beach, the town of Mui Ne, Vietnam and its beaches make a convincing case for some kite surfing, <a href="http://www.legalnomads.com/2013/02/mui-ne.html">writes Jodi Ettenberg</a>.

  • Feb. 15: Barbados Beauty

    Sometimes it's best to let the photo do all the talking. Photo Credit: <a href="https://twitter.com/_chucaroline">Caroline Chu </a>

Who shot the best (or tastiest) looking photo this week? Sound off in the comment section below or on Twitter @HPCaTravel.

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