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Ten Travel Instagram Accounts You Need to Follow Now

If these globetrotters have one thing in common, it’s how to visually inspire wanderlust. From the tops of snow-capped mountains to the depths of cerulean oceans, these travel Instagram accounts will truly set your imagination alight. With a passion for capturing far-flung destinations in the most wonderful of ways, follow them now to excite your thirst for epic adventures.

1) @loic80il

Thousands of people follow French snapper, Loic Lagarde for his dreamy, bleached-out photography style and magnetic shots. See Kazakhstan’s Palace of Peace and Barcelona’s Gaudi tower in pretty pastel hues of lilac and peach.

2) @Fromwhereidrone

Presenting dizzying aerial shots curated by @dirka, From Where I Drone shows unlikely global locations from a bird’s-eye perspective. Be it a motorway roundabout, waterpark tube slides or dessert sand dunes, these drone-shot images are totally captivating.

3) @TheBlondeAbroad

Kiersten Rich’s envy-inducing Instagram account depicts her glamorous travels to drop dead gorgeous places. From cruising around Cuba in a powder-pink Cadillac to swimming and snorkelling in Malta, her glossy pics are the stuff that travel dreams are made of.

4) @calsnape

Canadian photographer, Callum Snape is a go-getter. His travels take him to unforgiving locations such as sheer mountain cliff-faces, snow-covered forests and the mouths of volcanos. His Instagram account literally makes you want to pack your bag and head for the great outdoors.

5) @BeautifulDestinations  

It’s easy to see why Beautiful Destinations is the world’s biggest travel Instagram account. A community hub chock full of followers’ truly inspirational spots, you’ll find sights like the Northern Lights illuminating a Norwegian lake and Hong Kong shimmering after dark.

6) @chaiwalla

Four years ago, Allan Edward Hinton quit his London job, sold his possessions and embarked on a nomadic existence documenting his globetrotting travels. His shots have an almost ethereal, photojournalistic quality to them, observing people, nature and city streets with a careful and inquisitive eye.

7) @Leeabbamonte

The youngest ever traveller to have visited every country in the world, adventure addict Lee Abbamonte is no stranger to cool outdoorsy exploits. See him ride beach buggies across the Namibian dessert and swim with flamingos in Aruba.

8) @girleatworld

Eating her way around the world, one bing tang hu lu at a time, Melissa Hie is on a quest to document weird and wonderful street food snacks. You’ll find joyfully colourful snaps of her holding up local treats like Trdelník pastries in Prague, halo-halo ice dessert in the Philippines and taiyaki in Japan.

9) @ExpertVagabond

No terrain is too tough for thrill-seeking blogger, Matt Karsten. He’s camped out in Nevada’s Valley of Fire, sand-boarded in the Sahara and hitchhiked on a yak in Afghanistan. Follow him when you really do need that #MondayMotivation.

10) @photobyshannon

Photographer Shannon Hammond combines her love of photography, architecture and design in her glorious Instagram feed. You’ll discover beautiful quirky home and cafe interiors as well as sumptuous beachscapes.

Make your own Instagram memories by clicking here to discover a spellbinding Trafalgar trip.

Image Credits: Main image © Chaiwalla Allan Hinton.

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