30 Of The Best Instagrams For Travel and Leisure Inspiration

July 18, 2015

If you’re planning your next vacation or simply dreaming of a global adventure, you’ll need to find a little bit of inspiration. Here is a list of the best Instagram accounts to follow in order to catch a small glimpse of the world.

1. Theron Humphrey: @thiswildidea

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Theron Humphrey is currently exploring all of the 49 continental states and sharing his journey on Instagram. Tune in to either his popular feed or his websiteto see the American roads less traveled.

2. Cole Rise: @colerise

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Cole Rise is a travel photographer and practicing escape artist that is based in San Francisco. You can find more of his work at his online photo portfolio.
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3. Lucy Rose Laucht: @lucylaucht

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Image via: @lucylaucht
From Australia to Britain to New York City, Lucy Laucht labels herself as a serial wanderluster who happens to work as a photographer and as a writer. You can view her worldly adventures on her feed.
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Image via: @lucylaucht

4. Emma Barreca: @hypoison

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Image via: @hypoison
You’ll feel like you’re wandering through the local streets of Italian towns and cities as you scroll through Emma Barreca’s feed. You can even catch a snippet of her voice on her Twitter feed.
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Image via: @hypoison

5. Julie London: @aladyinlondon

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Image via: @aladyinlondon
This California native left the Bay Area to live and work in the UK. Julie London now works as a travel writer and consultant based out of London. View more of her visual and written work at her blog.
image via: @aladyinlondon
image via: @aladyinlondon

6. Maïder: @iletaitunefaim

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Image via: @iletaitunefaim
A global traveler dedicated to eating her way around the world, Maïder is dedicated to visually documenting her journey and sharing it through her travel Instagram and her blog.
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Image via: @iletaitunefaim

7. Laurence Norah: @lozula

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Image via: @lozula
Laurence is part of a husband and wife team that runs an informative andentertaining blog about travel. You can follow their exuberant adventures around to globe.
Image via: @lozula
Image via: @lozula

8. Hermione Olivia: @hermioneolivia

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Image via: @hermioneolivia
Hermione Olivia uses both her Instagram and her personal blog to embrace her lifestyle as a stylish global nomad. You can find her travel recommendations here.
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Image via: @hermioneolivia

9. Kate McCulley: @adventurouskate

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Showing the world how to travel while on a budget, Kate McCulley teaches fellow wanderers how they can find the maximum value on their travels through her blogwhile sharing photos of her own adventures through over 60 countries.
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Image via: @adventurouskate

10. Stephanie Steinmen: @lepostcard

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When she’s not profiling the travel-habits of her fellow jet-setters on her blog, Stephanie Steinman can be found searching the globe for the best hotels, restaurants, and boutiques!
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Image via: @lepostcard

11. Matthew Karsten: @expertvagabond

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Passionate about travel and photography, Matthew Karsten shares useful tips alongside his captivating images. You can explore the world alongside him here.
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Image via: @expertvagabond

12. Marco Lamberto: @polylm

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Image via: @polylm
This Milan native manages to balance his professional life as an expert coder with his love for travel. Not only can you follow his worldly visual adventures, but you can track his vocal storytelling through his Twitter account.
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Image via: @polylm

13. Stephanie Be @stephbetravel

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Image via: @stephbetravel
With the belief that travel is not a break from life but a “break of life,” Stephanie Be encourages people to travel for purposeful and meaningful wandering. Not only can you amble through the world alongside her on her Instagram feed, but you can find helpful tips and guides on her travel blog.
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Image via: @stephbetravel

14. Katie McKnoulty @thetravellinglight

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If you feel inspired by all of the wondrous places that this travel lover has shared on her Instagram feed, then you can visit her blog to find helpful stories and guides to all of the cities that Katie McKnoulty has explored.
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Image via:@thetravellinglight

15. Nelson Carvalheiro: @nelsoncarvalheiro

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Image via: @nelsoncarvalheiro
As passionate about sampling food as he is about exploring new cities and meeting new people, Nelson Carvalheiro turned to travel writing and photography in order to share his interests. You can find delicious, cultural recipes alongside unique vacation destinations at his blog.
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Image via: @nelsoncarvalheiro

16. Yvonne Zagermann: @justtravelous

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Image via: @justtravelous
You can catch a quick glimpse of the world through Yvonne Zagermann’s travel feed on Instagram. You can find in depth details and stories about her travels on her English and German blog.
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Image via: @justtravelous

17 – Julie + Renaud: @carnetstraverse

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Image via: @carnetstraverse
This pair of self-described “Travel Blogger Roadtrippers,” are based out of Paris. Officially employed as French Art Directors, their knowledge of working with cameras shows up on their Instagram feed. Follow their French blog for more details about their road trip adventures.
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Image via:@carnetstraverse

18 – Jacintha Verdegaal: @urbanpixxels

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Based in London, Jacintha Verdegaal’s interests in photography quickly focused on travel. Her Instagram feed now features a beautiful blend of modern city life alongside her ambitious globe-trotting. You can find her personalized take on a modern London city guide through her blog.

19 – Larissa: @theblondegypsy

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This life-long traveler has only recently turned to blogging in order to share her interest. Although her Instagram feed shares a steady stream of stylish images, you can also turn to her blog to learn about music, fashion, photography, and travel.

20 – Andrea Magrath: @somekindofwanderlust

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Image via: @somekindofwanderlust
As an experienced travel writer for a London city guide, Andrea Magrath finds time to explore the world and share her experience in a visually stimulating way. Not only can you wander through city alleys with her, but you can find information on her cooking and writing through her blog.
Image via: @somekindofwanderlust
Image via: @somekindofwanderlust

21 – Marta: @a_girlwhotravels

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After taking a solo adventure through Asia, Marta quickly gave into the the travel lifestyle. She shares her various adventures on social media and offers helpful, budget-friendly tips on her personal blog.
Image via: @a_girlwhotravels
Image via: @a_girlwhotravels

22 – Alice Magrath: @alice_tate

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Image via: @alice_tate
In an interesting blend of travel and lifestyle, Alice Magrath is a former fashion designer who turned to travel and leisure. In addition to writing professionally, you can find her jetting off to find adventure and breakfast foods.
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Image via: @alice_tate

23 – Anita Brechbühl: @travelita

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Image via: @travelita
This Swiss native can often be found sharing photos of her European adventures through countrysides and city streets. Find more information on her Swedish travel blog.
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Image via: @travelita

24 – Clemens Sehi: @anekdotique

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Image via: @anekdotique
With a rare focus on the intimate little moments that everyone experiences during their travels, Clemens Sehi brings an intimate touch to her visual storytelling. You can find more information about her travels on her bilingual blog as well as see moments from her adventures on Instagram.
Image via: @anekdotique
Image via: @anekdotique

25 – Christine Neder: @lilies_diary

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Image via: @lilies_diary
As a native German, Christine Neder finds a way to share snippets pf her culture throughout her worldly travels. You can find more details about each on the cities and locations that she locates, as well as information on her upcoming book, on her blog.
Image via: @lilies_diary
Image via: @lilies_diary

26 – Claudia Liechavicius: @claudialiechavicius

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This worldly traveler has been to an incredible number of countries, all of which are shared on her Instagram feed. If you’re fluent in Portuguese, you can visit her blogfor more details.
Image via: @claudialiechavicius
Image via: @claudialiechavicius

27 – Michael Sullivan: @mistersullivan

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Image via: @mistersullivan
Michael Sullivan has a keen eye when it comes to photographing his travel experience due to his experience as a graphic designer.  You can see more of his beautiful adventure on his online travel portfolio.
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Image via: @mistersullivan

28 – Susi Maier: @blackdotswhitespots

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Image via: @blackdotswhitespots
Although Susi Maier is unable to travel full-time, she still manages to share an inspiring number of beautiful images that are guaranteed to inspire your wanderlust. Flex your German speaking neurons by reading her travel blog.
Image via: @blackdotswhitespots
Image via: @blackdotswhitespots

29 – Lucy Dodsworth: @lucydodsworth

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Image via: @lucydodsworth
As a freelance editor and designer, Lucy Dodsworth chose her flexible lifestyle in order to pursue her true passion – travel! She shares everything from weekend trips to exotic destinations on her charming Instagram feed. You can also find great travel tips on her blog, On The Luce.
Image via: @lucydodsworth
Image via: @lucydodsworth

30 – Elle Croft: @elle_croft

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Image via: @elle_croft
Our last Instagrammer is Elle Croft from London. Her images hit a little closer to home – if you’ve ever had to longing to explore Europe, you can visit her feed for some inspiration. You can also browse through her stylish travel guides in order to maximize your vacation time.
Image via: @elle_croft
Image via: @elle_croft
This article was written by Gabriela Barcenas.

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