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8 Instagram Accounts for Travel Inspiration

October 1, 2014 Cara Marzilli No Comments

Wanderlust: noun \ˈwän-dər-ˌləst\ a strong desire to travel.

Are you preparing for a once-in-a-lifetime trip? Or a seasoned traveler that always has travel on the agenda? Or maybe you’re an armchair explorer who hasn’t traveled – yet. No matter where you are on the travel seeker spectrum, you’re about to get a dose of wanderlust from our list.

Enjoy your virtual journey around the globe with these Eight Instagram Accounts for Travel Inspiration:

1. Andrew Evans
Andrew is the ultimate digital nomad, traveling the globe and chronicling his journeys for National Geographic. Follow him, you’re guaranteed to feel a bit of job envy mixed with awe.

Andrew Evans


2. Liz Carlson
For a taste of the nomadic lifestyle from a younger perspective, follow Liz as she explores the world. Current location: breathtaking New Zealand.

Liz Carlson


3. The Cultureist
We aren’t limiting our list to just individual travelers; organizations are making the list too. The Cultureist is a digital travel magazine focused on culture and social good, with very inspiring Instagram posts to boot.

The Cultureist

4. Lonely Planet
Following the flow from the Cultureist is another organization with impressive travel shots guaranteed to feed your wanderlust: Lonely Planet. They’ve been in the travel biz for more than 40 years, and their Instagram photos are visually stunning.

Lonely Planet


5. Stacy Reeves Gulledge
What’s better than an American girl chronicling her life in Paris? A Texas girl chronicling her life in Paris! Follow Stacy, a photographer and blogger, for her beautiful adventures in Paris and beyond.

Stacy Reeves Gulledge


6. Kristen Alana
This NYC-based travel photographer is not only a pro when it comes to exploring, she also adds a background story of the places she’s visiting. Follow Kristen on Instagram for gorgeous images with a dash of history.

 Kristen Alana


7. Trip Advisor
We’re back to business(es) with Trip Advisor coming in at number seven. Though they’re in the business of travel planning and reviews, the Trip Advisor Instagram account is full of traveler curated photos from around the world. A definite must on your travel inspiration list.
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Trip Advisor


8. The College Tourist
For another fresh perspective on travel, we give you the College Tourist Instagram account. Their goal is to inspire students to travel, and it’s hard not to immediately research flights after browsing their Instagram.

The College Tourist


ACIS is on Instagram too! We left ourselves off of this list, but can’t resist a little shameless self-promotion. If you’re not inspired enough already, don’t miss our page!

ACIS Tours


Do you have a favorite Instagram account you follow for travel inspiration? Tell us in the comments!

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Cara Marzilli

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