Whether you’re looking for holiday inspiration or staring longingly at your phone and wishing you were anywhere but here, there are plenty of beautiful Instagram travel pages to escape through. We’ve rounded up our top ten travel Instagram accounts so that you can enjoy breathtaking scenery, exotic foods and stunning animals – unlimited holiday inspiration, all at the tap of a button.
The official account for National Geographic Travel Magazine, from strings of camels on the horizon of a vast desert to close ups of kingfishers in Borneo, this is a nature lovers’ paradise from all over the world, all on Instagram.
They say “tour the planet with us”, we say “it’s like a gallery of all the best travel shots” – not just photos, spectacular videos, too, taken by travellers everywhere.
After giving up her job to travel the world, Lucy got bitten by the travel bug – and now juggles her own business with part-time travel. Expect plenty of inspiration, whatever your budget. Lucy likes to mix backpacker chic with a touch of luxury.
Oliver grew up surrounded by nature after his parents took him across Spain to visit the country’s most gorgeous national parks. He then went on to study film direction and discovered a passion for photography – his account is where his two loves meet.
From luminous palaces at midnight, to stunning pink sky dawns over palm date groves near the Sahara, you’ll feel like you already know Morocco, even if you’ve never been. A Morocco lovers’ dream offering not just pretty travel photos but lots of design inspiration, too.
Celebrate, explore, engage, with this Instagram page. It’ll inspire you to fall in love with the world. Use #BBCTravel or #LoveTheWorld for a regram of your journeys.
He calls himself Travelin’man Turkey and he’s got 520k followers on Instagram – the photos are stunning and they’re not just of Turkey, although if Turkey’s your favourite destination you’ll love this account! Amazing views, beautiful trees, monuments at sunset and lashings of natural wonders, he shares the best photos he finds, too.
Perfect for anyone looking to travel Asia or South America, this account also follows the writer’s blog, where he shares his tips for travelling the world. There are plenty of breathtakingly beautiful photos to help you pass a dreary Autumn day.
With some of the most stunning pictures we’ve ever seen snapped of Paris, Nathalie is the perfect woman to guide you to the city’s hottest spots. She’s an artistic director in advertising and shares daily images of hidden treasures in the City of Love.
As a full-time travel writer and photographer, you can expect snaps of some of the most beautiful places in the world. His Instagram is packed with inspiring landscapes, mouth-watering food and everyday tips and advice.