There are many reasons to ask for a window seat. For passionate photographers and travelers, here are 27 solid reasons why you should always ask for the window seat when flying. Enjoy the views!!

(Via: Twisted Sifter)

1. You might see Chicago’s skyline reflected in Lake Michigan

You might see Chicago’s skyline reflected in Lake Michigan
Photograph by: MARK HERSCH

2. You could see a rainstorm like this off in the distance

You could see a rainstorm like this off in the distance
Photograph by: HALEY LUNA

3. Because a solar eclipse at 44,000 ft is pretty cool

Because a solar eclipse at 44,000 ft is pretty cool
Photograph by: Ben Cooper

4. And seeing the highest point in Africa will take your breath away

And seeing the highest point in Africa will take your breath away
Photograph by KYLE MIJLOF

5. For the sunrises

For the sunrises
Photograph by FLORIAN SEIFFERT

6. And the sunsets

And the sunsets
Photograph by NEIL HOWARD

7. And the waterfalls you’ll never see from the aisle

And the waterfalls you’ll never see from the aisle
Photograph by CODY H

8. You could witness a forest fire

You could witness a forest fire
Photograph by Richard Skoonberg

9. And finally understand why everyone thinks Norway is so beautiful

And finally understand why everyone thinks Norway is so beautiful
Photograph by MARIUSZ KLUZNIAK

10. You could ride an endless sea of clouds

You could ride an endless sea of clouds
Photograph by MARK STEVENS

11. Come up with creative ways to frame a shot

Come up with creative ways to frame a shot
Photograph by TIM CAYNES

12. And appreciate the expanse of a mountain range

And appreciate the expanse of a mountain range
Photograph by MARIUSZ KLUZNIAK

13. Maybe you’ll see your first frozen lake

Maybe you’ll see your first frozen lake
Photograph by ALAN WOLF

14. Or a city enveloped in fog

Or a city enveloped in fog
Photograph by CHRIS

15. Cities at night can be mesmerizing too

Cities at night can be mesmerizing too
Photograph by Tom Anderson

16. And you can see history in an entirely different light

And you can see history in an entirely different light
Photograph by killerturnip

17. You can laugh at clouds because they look like cotton balls

You can laugh at clouds because they look like cotton balls
Photograph by FRANCISCO MARTINS

18. Or perhaps, see your first volcano

Or perhaps, see your first volcano
Photograph by JON SULLIVAN

19. You can find a river through a sea of clouds

You can find a river through a sea of clouds
Photograph by JONATHAN NIGHTINGALE

20. And nothing beats the view of a city from above

And nothing beats the view of a city from above
Photograph by LINH NGUYEN

21. The same can be said for mountains like Fuji

The same can be said for mountains like Fuji
Photograph by Mloge

22. And Rainier

And Rainier
Photograph by MICHAEL MATTI

23. Forget outside! Even the windows themselves can be interesting

 Forget outside! Even the windows themselves can be interesting
Photograph by PEDRO MOURA PINHEIRO

24. And there’s always time for another sunset

And there’s always time for another sunset
Photograph by Oblivious Dude

25. Now that’s amore

Now that’s amore
Photograph by KIMG SENG

26. It gives you a chance to say a final goodbye to the place you just left

It gives you a chance to say a final goodbye to the place you just left
Photograph by TOM ANDERSON

27. And last but not least… Beverage carts and passengers won’t bump into you on their way by!

And last but not least… Beverage carts and passengers won’t bump into you on their way by!
Photograph by RYAN DESIDERIO

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