Instagram has become a wonderland for searching out and discovering inspirational imagery, quotes, and people. Some of our favorite Instagramers are ones that have enviable travel schedules, often hopping from one country to the next. We kind of secretly have a love/hate relationship with them, right?
While living that lifestyle may be exhausting for most (we can’t all be vagabonds!), the people doing it produce amazing digital postcards for us onlookers to feel inspired by the beauty our world holds.
More than anything, we’ve realized that whether you’re skipping across the Great Wall of China or walking around your local mall, you too can discover your own personal paradise.
Now that the new year is upon us, many of us are seeking out new adventures and dream travel destinations. So go on and check out these insanely amazing travel photographers and nomads, and allow yourself to be inspired!
1. That Back Packer
Aubrey is a full-time traveler, writer, and YouTuber with her husband. After teaching English in South Korea she has been traveling across the globe. Most recent travels include Greece, Italy, the UK, and the Key West.
2. The Fella
Conor is a landscape and destination photographer, originally from Northern Ireland. Impressively he has traveled to over 50 countries. His images are full of depth, muted colors, and really showcase the beauty of his subjects.
As a travel writer and photographer who has been to over 85 countries, Clint is an expert when it comes to traveling on a budget. On his blog he helps others learn the hacks for traveling more often and for cheaper.
4. Lee Abbamonte
Among world travelers, Lee is in a league of his own. He is credited as being the youngest American to visit every single country on Earth. His deeply rich hued snaps are gorgeous and entice any onlooker to want to jump in to the image.
5. Round The World Girl
Elise is the kind of girl you just want to be friends with. Her effervescent smile finds its way in to many of her wilderness wandering grams. She just makes you want to get out and experience nature.
6. Kristen Alana
Kirsten is a luxury travel and lifestyle photographer based out of NYC. She showcases the fancier and finer side of traveling the world from luxury hotels, and exquisite restaurants.
7. Chris Burkard
Among the group, Chris is a true adventurer. Many of his destinations are in remote locations, requiring camping and traversing immense landscapes. His photography skills are genius status. Just ask is 1.1 million followers.
8. Everything Everywhere
Gary is a two-time travel photographer of the year who has been constantly traveling since 2007, and has crossed the border of a staggering 100 countries and all seven continents. Every image in his feed has been carefully curated and is of the highest quality.
9. Cole Rise
Simplistic beauty is the name of Cole’s Instagram game. As a self-titled escape artist and renowned travel photographer he highlights the world from the way he truly sees it, allowing the viewer to escape with him. He just may be our favorite on this list.
10. Lucy Laucht
Photos that are saturated in pastel tones and minimalistic in their design are the creation of photographer and writer, Lucy Laucht. As a Brit in New York she gives us a glimpse in to her fashionable and fantastical world.