wanderloved // inspiring travel photographers for the summer

The second best thing to travelling yourself is to scroll through the stunning photographs of other travellers. We love the inspiring images from these travel photographers, whose images invoke a sense of wanderlust in us. This list of our favourite travelling instagrammers has got us thinking of the places to visit next. 

Read on to discover the accounts that are making us sit back, relax, and dream of summer getaways. Warning, their photographs may inspire you to book flights..



If it's your secret dream to just pack a bag and travel the world, then check out @lebackpacker, as that’s exactly what Johan Lolos has been doing since 2013. Expect majestic scenery and plenty of shots of the great outdoors. Have a scroll through, and transport yourself away from the office and into the wilderness. 




Australian native Emilie Ristevski takes breath-taking photographs of the places that she visits in the Southern Hemisphere, homing in on the little details alongside a series of scenic self-portraits. Follow her if you have a love for the outdoors and escapism.



Elaine and Taylor launched their Instagram account when they quit their jobs to drive down the West Coast of America, subsequently starting their popular travel blog. They aim to share their top tips from the cities that they visit, introducing us to a host of coffee houses, independent shops and relaxing spots, aimed at localism rather than tourism.



Having packed in their jobs and sold their possessions, this couple from Texas have started an adventure around the world, documenting their adventures as they go. Their journeys to norway and beyond are even accompanied by their mahabis. Check out their short clip on the road with our slippers here





Photographer Molly Steele is known for her wanderlust and vagabond spirit, capturing her often solo journeys through the lens of her phone and film cameras. Her Instagram account predominantly focuses on the extraordinary landscapes that she encounters on her drives through the wilderness.


This brand new Instagram account collates the travel photographs of a London-based couple, flitting between scenes from exotic beaches and European cities. Whether you prefer city breaks or nomadic getaways, there’s something for everyone here.



Katie McKnoulty travels the world, documenting her adventures on her Instagram account and blog. Her feed ranges from showing us the best yoga studios in Ubud and seafood shacks in Cambodia, to her favourite bars in Paris and allotments in Berlin.


Escape to America with Alexandra Taylor’s images of stunning scenery from her travels around the Pacific North West. Whether she’s camping in the wilderness or hiking up mountains, Alexandra’s feed will inspire you to dust off your walking boots and get ready to explore.



We challenge you to scroll through Benjamin Heath’s feed and not want to visit the places that he photographs. Destinations range from the wilderness of Newfoundland to the pristine swimming pools of Palm Springs.




Planning a trip to Copenhagen? Viktor Holm offers a unique view of the Danish capital, focusing on interesting architecture and little details of his home city. He’s also recently shared photographs from a trip to Japan.




Eva Tsang travels around the globe compiling stylish online travel guide, Trotter. Her Instagram feed documents the places that she visits along the way, recommending hotels, coffee shops and eateries.





From the South of France to the Pacific North West, Andrea Dabene’s photographs make us want to jump on a plane. We’re anticipating amazing imagery from her upcoming travels around Europe with Alex Strohl.




It’s hard not to be jealous of Aubrey’s job as a travel blogger for both her own website and Condé Nast Traveler. Her Instagram feed is filled with stunning photographs documenting the places that she visits, hotels that she stays in and food that she eats along the way.



We don’t know much about mysterious Instagrammer, Nuria, other than she travels the world with her photographer boyfriend, taking photographs filled with fun and colour that have us daydreaming about visiting far flung destinations.




Jill and Kyla supplement their popular travel blog with an inspiring Instagram account that documents their travels around the world. Whether they’re exploring the United Kingdom, the Southern States of America or the colourful streets of Granada, their travel photographs are always creative.



Michelle Lau is currently at home in Perth, but scroll back over her feed and follow her recent travels to destinations as diverse as Tokyo, Iceland, New York and Santorini. Her stylishly minimal photographs have us dreaming of luxurious globetrotting adventures.



Adventure photographer, Alex Strohl, has captivated us with his landscape photographs of his travels around America and Canada. He’s now embarking on a three month adventure around Europe with Andrea Dabene, and we can’t wait to follow their adventures.



Self-described ‘on the road photographer’, John Bozinov, is currently exploring Turkey and Greece, sharing his travels on his Instagram account. We’ve previously been enraptured by John’s documentation of his travels to places including the Alps, Iceland and New Zealand and can’t wait to see what he shares next.




Californian photographer, Jared Chambers, is currently exploring the rugged otherworldly landscapes of Iceland. His Instagram feed is filled with shots of icebergs, waterfalls and hot springs that perfectly capture this unique country. Scroll back further on his feed to view his adventures around America.



For a fusion of landscapes, buildings and food photography, head to Nicole Franzen’s account. Her most recent images document her travels around Europe, including visits to Scotland, London, Amsterdam and the French countryside.




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