Are you in need of some travel inspiration? We find one of the best ways to find inspiration is through Instagram. Here you can see a plethora of great images showcasing the most interesting places and hear about other people’s experiences. You can even learn about great places to visit, eat, shop and explore. Here are our top 15 travel instagrammers that will get you wonderlusting so many places!
Nicola from Polkadot Passport is a 21 year old photogapher, blogger and traveller. Originally from Australia, Nicola documents her travels with her wonderfully fun and beautiful images. Currently, she is travelling around New Zealand so you’ll see some amazing landscapes but she is also posting images from her recent trip to Istanbul.
Twins that Travel
Claire and Laura are twins (obviously) from the UK. They set up their travel Instagram account in 2014 and since then things have just grown! Now they have their own travel blog and work with brands and tourism boards. Claire and Laura recently visited Rotterdam and documented their trip with images of spectacular buildings and street views, but you can also expect much more from their colourful account. Claire is getting married this year in Italy- We can’t wait to see those pictures!
Alex Strohl is an amazing photographer and one who’s images we love to see pop up on our feeds. He has worked with many brands and is now bring out his own book! If you are looking for great landscapes and amazing night photography then look no further, Alex is your man.
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Waking up in the Slovenian Alps this summer when shooting the Alternative Living book project. After many, many, sleepless nights, I'm proud to announce that my book is ready for pre-order. The first 250 of you who are quick enough will receive a signed and numbered copy. 👉🏻 Pre order link in my profile
How Far from Home
How Far from Home is an Instagram run by Chanel and Stevo. Originally from South Africa they left their jobs in advertising and branding and have never looked back. They have travelled to 60 destinations in one year and each of their instagram pictures shows how far from home they are with the miles written on a small chalkboard. Cute right? It’s charming and original idea!
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107 625km // Deadvlei // Namibia Let us paint the scene… It's 43 degrees Celsius. Our 4×4 is about 1.5km away. The sun is slowly going down. There isn't a person in sight, and the two of us are standing on the clay desert sand, surrounded by dead trees that have only been preserved by the heat and wind of Namibia's oldest desert. Ah #Deadvlei 😍 If we could handle the heat more, we would never leave. Blog : howfarfromhome.com Snapchat : howfarfromhome Curated videos : facet.com/@howfarfromhome #howfarfromhome #facetnation #facet50 #whpeyetricks
Darling escapes exhibits some of the most wonderlustful pictures for female travel. Regarding images from great female travellers around the world providing your feed with some beautiful images that will have you packing your bags! Darling escapes is also a great way to find other travel instagrammers so that you can admire their pictures too.
The Blonde Abroad
Kirsten is originally from California and left her office job to travel the world. Her blog is one of the most successful travel blogs around but her instagram is what we enjoy most. The bright colours, amazing wardrobe and of course all of the amazing places she visits… it’s just a perfect recipe for wanderlust! She has recently been to San Fransisco and is on a road trip in the USA, so expect to see some amazing scenery and fashion shots from Kirsten.
National Geographic has a great Instagram account but if you want some travel inspiration just go and follow their travel account NatGeoTravel. On there they have inspiring images of cities, nature and epic landscapes. Showcasing work by some of the best photographers around, NatGeoTravel is not only travel inspiration by photography inspiration. #InstagramGoals.
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Photograph by @JohnStanmeyer Sacred Cenote ~ Cenotes were once sacred places, such as the majestic X'Keken Cenote in the town of Dzitnup just outside of Valladolid in the Yucatan of Mexico. Today, they are places of rest and at times, meditation. I photographed this poetic moment for the Nat Geo story, Sacred Water, spending three days in this amazing underground cave, sharing here to all those on the National Geographic Travel IG. Pleased to announce my latest Visual Storytelling and Social Media workshop, a 9-day event happening in Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia, June 22-30, 2016. We’re more than half full in just over a week of announcing this deeply empowering photographic workshop. Visit my Instagram profile and click on the website link to www.stanmeyerworkshops.com for complete details before it fills. All my best, @JohnStanmeyer @natgeotravel @natgeocreative @thephotosociety #cenote #sacredwater #mexico #yucatan #XKeken #Dzitnup #photoworkshop #socialmediaworkshop #stanmeyerworkshops
Daniel is a Sheffield based photographer and recently Alice has been loving his feed! Mysterious images of the beautiful Lake District with is amazing peaks and glassy lakes. Looking through his feed makes me feel like “Jerusalem” should be playing over the top.
Laura is a travel blogger from Berlin who is currently studying and living in Istanbul. Her instagram is full of decorative buildings, exotic adventures and impressive landscapes. At the moment she is in Istanbul but has recently come back from a 3 week journey round Thailand.
Johan Lolos runs lebackpacker, he is a travel/adventure photographer and world explorer. He is currently exploring Europe, more specifically Finland (be prepared for some serious snow and reindeer envy!) Johan has what sounds like the perfect life, travelling round the world while photographing it sounds pretty perfect to me.
You can also follow his adventures on snapchat: lebackpacker
Eskil Digernes is a hiker and photographer from Norway. Currently he is in Japan taking some amazing photographs! Be sure to check out his images from his trip to Patagonia. Seriously some amazing views and they make us want to travel across the globe and hike for days to get these views too!
Max Muench is a Berlin based travel photographer. His photographs seriously remind us of films or fairytales. Currently he is in Iceland capturing photos of great waterfalls and animals. We can’t wait to see where he is off to next- although it may cost our bank accounts.
If you haven’t been following (or know about) Time Peake he is a British astronaut who is currently circling the globe on the international space station. Technically his pictures aren’t the typical wanderlust travel pictures but they make us see how beautiful our world is. Sometimes you just need a little perspective! He posts videos of the aura borealis and, like this one, pictures of amazing scenes from above.
Travelettes is a collective of women travelling around the globe blogging as they do, providing us with inspiration and amazing stories. On their instagram they highlight other travellers and have them as take over guests. For a week or so a female traveller will show their images from where they are. At the moment Vanessa is showing her time in Kyrgyzstan.
Flying the nest (Stephen &Jess)
Flying the next is run by Stephen and Jess, an Australian couple travelling the world. We found out about Stephen and Jess through their Youtube Chanel and blog of the same name- which we are now addicted to. Their beautiful images full of colour give you that wanderlust hit! Currently in their home tow of Perth and saving up for their next adventure, we can’t wait to see what else they get up to.
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Is there anyone that you can suggest to us to gain some wanderlust through instagram?