The Sapporo Snow Festival in northernmost Hokkaido prefecture renders Japan's most famous cultural exports in beautiful works of art.
Crowds of people explore the Taj Mahal in Agra, India on January 26, 2016. (Hadi Zaher/Flickr)
Fiery skies over Blue Point beach in Bali, Indonesia on January 22, 2016. (killerturnip/Flickr)
A child peeks out through the glass pane of an old wooden door in Nepal on January 2, 2016. (MIRKO MARCHETTI/Flickr)
A carpenter uses a myriad of tools to carve out intricate designs on a wooden door in Dhaka, Bangladesh on January 16, 2016. (Md. Aktar Hossain Ratan/Flickr)
Beachgoers enjoy a dazzling sunset in the Yemeni port city of Aden.
Recently released photographs from the New York Public Library show a Japan in the midst of rapid modernization.
Winding Sea Cliff Bridge in New South Wales, Australia on January 3, 2016. (Rodney Campbell/Flickr)
Street lamps cast long, golden reflections in the water near Labrador Park, Singapore on December 6, 2015. (Nicolas Lannuzel/Flickr)
As the sun sets, it casts a purple glow over Bali, Indonesia on December 4, 2015. (Alex/Flickr)