We’ve all been there. A short scroll through your recent Instagram feed and you feel bored already. While it may be comforting to see images of old school friends and long lost family members, you’re missing out on a whole series of global ‘grams and wonderful wanderlust. So ditch the repetitive baby photos and tiresome memes, and discover the Instagrammers travelling the world and taking sensational photos of their experiences.
Warning: Their daily updates may make you want to jump on a plane and start your own adventure.
Eight years ago, Julie Falconer left her hedge fund job, got a visa and moved to London. She’s been blogging ever since, having visited over 100 countries while sharing her awe-inspiring travels on A Lady in London. Follow her on Instagram @aladyinlondon
Kirsten Alana uses her talent as a professional photographer to document her travels around the globe on her stunning blog. She inspires her 170,000+ followers on Instagram to see the world differently every day. @kirstenalana
A self-confessed travel obsessive, Lucy Dodsworth wants the people who visit On The Luce to be encouraged to travel. She used to be a backpacker, but now her journeys around the UK, Europe and further afield tend to include a touch more luxury. @lucydodsworth
Love the idea of luxurious adventuring? Holy Smithereens has this in spades. Jean Carmela, the brains behind the popular blog, says the name comes from an expression she often shrieks during exciting expeditions! Follow her @jeanholysmithereens
Urban Pixxels is where Jacintha Verdegaal shares her amazing travel photography, videos and thoughts on a daily basis. As well as a travel enthusiast, Jancintha is also a keen foodie. Don’t be surprised to find her Instagram feed filled with pictures of exotic dishes @urbanpixxels
As the London correspondent for a digital city guide, Andrea Magrath loves getting away from the English capital to ‘quench her insatiable thirst for travel’. Some Kind of Wanderlust is where the writer brings together all of her stories. Follow her @somekindofwanderlust
Brooke Saward of World of Wanderlust (WoW) started blogging three years ago as a way of sharing her travelling experiences. Today, a team of six writers contribute to WoW, helping to inspire its readers to travel more places, more often @worldwanderlust
One part dirty hippy, one part girlie girl: Rachel Jones’s blog Hippie in Heels is one of the more unique on the net. The former American nurse is currently travelling around India in the most glamorous way her budget will allow. Keep an eye on her journey @hippieinheelsblog
Candice Walsh is a nomadic writer who loves reading good books and drinking beer whenever she feels like it. A couple of years ago she threw off the shackles of a 9-5 career and moved to Berlin, where she’s actually living life. See her story unfold at Free Candie @candicewalsh
Anna Lysakowska is literally everywhere. Her story is a rousing one (read it for yourself on Anna Everywhere). She’s been living all over the world for the last decade, and now balances her time between London, Mexico City and Los Angeles @anna.everywhere
The Blonde Gypsy isn’t your average travel blog. Larissa Olenicoff hasn’t sold all of her possessions or given up her home to travel; it’s just in her blood. Larissa has recently travelled across Europe, spending time in the Balkans. See where her next trip takes her @theblondegypsy
Girl Eat World is the place where people who love to eat and travel should visit every day. Melissa Hie (the ‘Girl’ behind the popular site) moved to Singapore on her own in 2009 and is trying to visit at least one new place every year. Join 213,000 others following Melissa on Instagram @girleatworld
An innovative hybrid luxury and culture blog, The Cultureur looks to fuse style with authenticity. Follow @thecultureur on Instagram, but don’t be surprised to see images of Michelin-starred meals alongside colourful street markets in Asia. That’s how Nyssa rolls.
Jenna and Micah quite literally wander the map as a couple, searching out exciting escapades all over the world. The philosophy behind Wander The Map is to motive its followers to see the world themselves. Sound like something you’d like? Let’s get things started @wanderthemap
Singaporean travel writer and blogger Nellie Haung is a born adventurer. Over the years, her blog Wild Junket has flourished into one of the best travel sites in the world. She’s a veteran of over 90 countries during her time on the road, along with her husband (and photographer) Alberto. Watch Nellie document their journeys @wildjunket