10 Travel Instagram Accounts to Daydream About
Whenever you get that itching desire to hop on a plane and go as far away from real life as possible but can't actually get away, getting your travel fix from some of our favourite Travel Photographers can help you to escape for a little while in their beautiful, awe-inspiring photos. If you're not sure which ones to follow, here's a list of the top ten photographers we're loving right now.
1. Arnelle Lozada (thisbeautifu.life)
Arnelle's Instagram and blog feeds are always chock full of gorgeous places, landmarks, and people. Originally from San Francisco, Arnelle travels the world sharing fashion and tech tips to her fans all over the world. When in Uganda, she was working with Urban Decay cosmetics on their Women's Global Empowerment program (wgefund) and giving back to the community. Just one more reason to love her!
2. Lauren Bullen (@gypsea_lust)
This lovely Photographer has a life that most would dream of having. The images she puts forth, are simple, minimalistic, yet magazine quality in their aesthetics. When on a sponsored trip with Summer Bright Lager, she was touring around Australia giving us all a taste of the high life and making us add yet another town, restaurant, or hot spot to our travel buckets lists.
For more info on Lauren, follow her Instagram or Facebook page for all her fun adventures.
3. Jack Morris (@doyoutravel)
This man is living my dream of exploring the world as his 9-5. Boyfriend to #2's Laura Bullen, the duo have been all over the map and show no signs of slowing down. Currently staying in Bali, Morris works closely with hotel chains to deliver a uniquely curated travel experience for those waiting to take the plunge into a new adventure, but aren't sure where to start.
For more on Morris, follow @doyoutravel or on Facebook.
4. Aida Mollenkamp (Salt + Wind)
Aida is a lifestyle, food and travel photographer who founded Salt + Wind, an online forum for all things food and culture. Whenever I'm craving something delicious, her blog is full of decadent, unique and healthy recipes, as well as recommendations on where to eat when travelling, depending on the destination. Whether it's a Michelin Star eatery or the tiniest local dive bar, Salt + Wind's motto is to help you 'travel in good taste' (pun intended).
For eats and treats info on Aida, follow @saltandwind on Instagram.
5. Lexie Farrell & Kelsey Flynn (@upintheair_travels)
This couple started their travel journey together in March of this year after realizing they couldn't stand being stuck in one place doing the same job with no end in sight. They packed up all their things, booked a flight and never looked back! The awesome thing about these two is the way they are funding their travel. A lot of times you hear of Travel Photographers being paid by hotels or airlines to fund their trips, but Lexie and Kelsey are seeking out work for accommodation as a means to pay their way through their adventure! Budget Travel for the win!
For more info on Lexie and Kelsey, follow @upintheair_travels or visit www.upintheairtravels.com
6. Becky Van Dijk (@wearetravelgirls)
Becky is another one of those wanderers paving the way for future 'wanderpreneurs'. She formulated We Are Travel Girls to be an open community for other women travellers to share their stories, and gain tips and tricks for their next travel destinations from girls who've been there before. Currently living in Bali, Becky is constantly coming up with new and exciting ways to spark the desire to discover a new place.
For more info, follow @wearetravelgirls or beckyvandijk.com.
7. Bestyling Travel (lineupads.com)
This blog is also a collaboration of submitted content but the images and locations of some of the posts are just breathtaking. On the page it looks like they also do sponsorships, so looking into a way to fund your trip might be found here.
Visit @bestylingtravel for images and info.
8. Aubrie (@globetrottinggingertravel)
This girl is one of my all time favourites, Partly because of the colour scheme she has throughout her blog, and partly because her style of photography is similar to mine in terms of dispositions, design, and layout. She currently hails as an Adventure Designer, planning trips for others and customizing to their needs and preferences to make their experience the most enjoyable possible. Definitely worth checking out if you're not a fan of the planning aspect of travelling.
For more info, follow @globetrottinggingertravel.
9. Christina and Toni Voge (@2girls1backpack)
Although relatively new to the travel blog scene, these two have curated a very fun, flirty, and artsy travel page that doesn't take itself too seriously. The images are vibrant, there's a good mixture of sandy beaches, cool restaurants, and street art. The posts are playful and is well rounded. One of my more popular choices.
10. Millie Schindler (@ablondeacrossthepond)
Millie is a Fashion & Travel blogger from London but now lives in LA. Her blog is the perfect blend of these two categories, neither one overshadowing the other. Many of her posts include what to wear in different parts of the world and how to be effortless chic while remaining comfortable. The feel of the blog is pretty, upbeat and friendly, which makes her images all the more enticing.
Know of anyone else you love and follow religiously? We'd love to hear from you! Send us an email in the Contact page and let us know!