I, as I’m sure many of you are, am a huge fan of Instagram. I catch myself scrolling through stunning pictures of magical landscapes and places I’ve yet to discover on my own for far too long. It’s through Instagram that I learn of new places to visit, read the personalities of fellow travel bloggers, and most of all create so much wanderlust.
So because of the new year I have decided to put together a list of 16 travel Instagramers that I think are really worth a follow in 2016. And yes, I am aware that I am being super original by being inspired by the new year to write a post about who/something to follow.
If there’s anything that draws me to an Instagram account it’s always colour, high contrast, and pictures that make me what to be exactly where that person is. I’m showing accounts that I have just recently discovered, and some that I’ve been fans of for a while, some with low numbers of followers, and some with high. But believe me all of these accounts will leave you with extreme wanderlust…you have been warned.
This girl brings a richness to her pictures that just make them awe-mazing.
This girl will show you textiles and cultures from across the world. Whether you’re a fashion lover or not, her account is worth a glance.
Just another fantastic morning in Hanoi learning all about Viet Kinh cultural costume. Thank you to my lovely assistant Tran and Thuy the shop owner for a great experience. #vietnam #culturalcostume #Textiles #ethnic #embroidery #hanoi #wanderlust #travelblog #travelblogger #hauteculturefashion.com #UOtraveller #UOaroundyou #worldwidewardrobe
An account with many perspectives of life while abroad.
I recently watched a video about minimalism that said it was useful to get rid of things that don't excite you anymore. I have been traveling around with a Chinese language text book in my bag, in hopes that I would get around to studying it. In reality , I think it's weighing me down both in actual weight and the weight on my mind, feeling guilty for not making an effort. Maybe I will pick up Chinese again one day, but I think it's time to get rid of this book and make room in my life for something that excites me now! Thanks @theminimalpro
Mountains, crystal clear water, and landscapes all make for a perfect Instagram account.
This girl shares a little bit of everything while abroad, with picture after picture filled with vibrant colours.
This account has me wanting to jet off to Europe to explore the city streets that she captures so well.
I've had the loveliest Christmas and my hands are itching to get back to work! But i've actually taken off three days next week (five if you include weekend). AAAH. Workaholics unite, anyone feel like this.. the constant thought: I should really take a break and then two days in, you've already secretely done some work, had five business ideas and are going crazy with excitement to work again? I guess I just love my work. 😒 @exploristamedia
I follow this girl not just for her beautiful pictures, but her bubbly personality that is apparent through all of her pictures and often hilarious captions.
Last few days in Asia and what an adventure it's turned out to be! Nothing anybody said could've prepared me for the vibrance that Southeast Asia encompasses. But alas, time to move on! Any guesses where I'm headed next? Clue #1: It may or may not be somewhere on this pole. Clue #2: It's not Paris, depsite my finger's cheeky ways. Clue #3: It's somewhere in Europe! Winning guess gets a free copy of my e-book! Also, bragging rights. Also, invisible chocolate. Almost as good as the real thing except not. I know, I know, contain your excitement, restore your heart rate….. aaaaaand GO! Photo Credit: @travelingjackie
Stunning pictures mixed with adventure up your alley? This accounts got it and more.
As a lover of my GoPro I couldn’t help but fall for this account full of everything shot on a GoPro.
📍Bangkok, Thailand Beautiful Wat Pho is known for its massive reclining Buddha, but you could walk around the complex for hours. If you look up close, all of these are hand tiled! #foreverintheair #wanderlust #bangkok #thailand #watpho #travel #travelbug #travelgram #travelporn #travelblog #instapassport #instatravel #explore #seetheworld #upintheair #takemeback #temple #art #beautiful #gopro #goprooftheday #hero3 #goals #expat #nomad #backpacking #canadian #thai #buddha #traveltips
Nature, buildings, festivals, and everything in-between.
This account is on-point. Crisp pictures that are a refreshing difference from my colourful Instagram feed.
Love Asia or pictures that remind you of summer? I do, so I love this account.
This girl knows how to work Instagram. Seriously stunning.
“To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.” – Aldous Huxley This is true in so many ways. There is only so much you can learn about a country , its people, history and culture through a guide book or travel blog. These should only be inspirations to explore new grounds. So many travellers I came across this summer in Bosnia have told me before their trip, Bosnia & Herzegovina was not on their radar, but once visiting they fell in love with the towns, the people and the culture which bring them back again. Twenty years ago, my country suffered so much, the people are still healing and buildings are still being re built, but when you see the beauty and generosity of these people who went through so much you can't help feel at home. #mostar #bosnia #bosniaandherzegovina #starimost #travelnoir #travelandleisure #travel #mylifebyilsue #tripverse #iamtb
I question why I hadn’t discovered this account sooner.
Whatever she does to her pictures has got me scrolling through her eye-popping account.
This girls account is my Instagram goals. Two words come to mind when I see her account: chic and fabulous.
Before I start spamming you guys with Hong Kong photos, let's take a mini trip to Berlin first! I think you should check out my new post on Expedia Singapore, about The Untold Stories of Berlin. My little lady @thetouristin keeps opening my eyes about this magical city. LINK IN BIO! ✖️ #berlin #visit_berlin #matkablogi #igberlin
I hope you now feel inspired to travel the world, take some amazing pictures, or at least are leaving with a little bit of wanderlust. To end I’ll share one of my personal favourite Instagram pictures. And may 2016 bring you many new adventures, lot’s of smiles, and good company.