Travel photography isn’t just for fancy coffee table books anymore. The work of inspiring travel Instagrammers will have you seething with envy as they pack your feed with postcard beach shots, arresting landscape panoramas and exotic design treasures from around the world. Whether you’re in search of inspiration for your next trip or just a regular dose of wanderlust, check out our top 10 travel Instagram accounts!
This aptly named account from the blog of the same name unveils the travel habits of the world’s jet-setting trend leaders. It’s is packed with pictures of swathes of soft sand coastline and translucent ocean from across the globe.
The feed from London-based travel blogger Marta varies from striking ocean views to unique snaps of unexplored corners of London. Her pictures will make you want to book a beach break, discover new destinations, as well as uncover the cities you think you already know.
Photographer Lucy Laucht’s Insta-feed ranges from close ups of inviting doorways to panoramas of spectacular landscape. Her sun kissed shots of beaches the world over make for exquisite photos, but it’s her snaps uncovering the hidden beauty of cities that really inspire wanderlust.
It’s no surprise that the leading brand in travel writing has one of the best collections of travel photography going. Think breathtaking landscapes, bustling city snaps, amazing wildlife, and epic landmarks from every corner of the world.
Adventure travel blogger Matthew Karsten’s vibrant feed shows you the most picturesque places to hike, kayak, fish, free drive, horse-ride… or just kick back and relax with a beer. There’s everything from Cuba’s trapped-in-time cities to Norway’s fjord-side villages, to Mexico’s other-worldly Cenotes.
This Philippines-based tour operator’s Instagram is pure travel dreaminess, packed with stunningly composed shots of iconic travel destinations. Sun-speckled rooftops in Santorini, Christ the Redeemer from the air with the swathes of mist covering the Rio skyline behind it, cherry blossom covering intricate architecture of Buddhist temples in Kyoto… you get the picture.
New York based photographer Sam Horine’s work takes him across the USA and all around the world, from rugged ancient desert carvings in Jordan to the sunset surf scenes in Costa Rica. Expect beautiful shots from under explored places when he’s on the road, and New York from every angle imaginable when he’s not.
Pro photographer Kirsten Alana also hails from NYC. Her account is as much about beautiful interiors and stunning architecture from around the world, as it is postcard-perfect beach shots. Expect to find cool tile designs interspersed with pictures of curious streets and coastal vistas.
With the rich and vibrant hues of its pictures taken all over the world, Travel Noire’s Instagram is nothing like its moniker. To scroll the feed is to be transported from misted jungle to luxury ocean-facing villas to ornate temples to rugged fishing villages.
Travel blogger Larissa is an expert on the Balkans, but she travels all over Europe and the rest of the world uncovering picturesque corners, as her Instagram feed will testify. Find everything from pristine beach shots, to lush green mountain-scapes snapped mid-hike, to Unesco World Heritage architecture.