These Winter Landscapes Will Make You Fall in Love With the Season

There's something beautifully disarming about a landscape enveloped in fresh snow. The sprawling, sparkling white creates a certain calm and quiet that inspires taking time to reflect and take in the wintery splendor. No matter the weather where you live, these striking photographs will make you appreciate the beauty of winter. We've rounded up some striking winter landscapes from Italy to Japan to show off everything from snow-clad evergreen forests to frosted desert cacti.