The photographer Charlie Xia showcases a rare, unique perspective on China's landscape.
A Buddha sits on display during the annual Vesak Buddhist festival, which celebrates the birth, enlightenment, and passing of Buddha in Colombo, Sri Lanka on May 24, 2013. (Lakruwan Wanniarachchi/AFP/Getty Images)
The photographer and teacher's ability to capture unique photos on the fly has made her an Instagram celebrity.
A white heron slows down in flight to scoop up some food in India on May 14, 2013. (Abhishek Shirali/Flickr)
A boat full of people glide smoothly over the waters of the Nam Song river in Vang Vieng, Laos on May 18, 2013. (Madeleine_H/Flickr)
A man wraps up a plastic bag inside a shop in Guiyang, Guizhou, China on May 21, 2013. (ilya/Flickr)
Follow Sheeran on a visual world tour that includes stops in Myanmar, North Korea, Pakistan, Philippines, Ethiopia, Ghana, Haiti, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan — and even the Late Show with David Letterman.
A striking rock crops up from the blue waters in Thailand on May 21, 2013. (Travel Photo/Flickr)
Hong Kong's Victoria Harbor looks overcast and grey on May 21, 2013. (Alex Leung/Flickr)
A classroom full of children smile and listen attentively to their teacher in Jizushan, Yunnan Province, China on March 6, 2013. (James Moallem)
A young boy walks in a garden blooming with purple wisteria on May 12, 2013. (kobaken (こばけん)/Flickr)