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Wanderlust: 10 LUXE Travel Instagram Accounts To Follow

March 25, 2020

The world may be grounded for now, but that doesn’t mean you can’t satisfy your wanderlust from the comfort of your own home. Take a virtual trip around the world with these 10 travel Instagram accounts to follow for the ultimate in armchair travel.


We might be biased, but our in-house team of savvy travelers and global community of 30+ resident editors and #LUXEInsiders know their cities inside out—and want to share all their intel with you. From our Hong Kong HQ to London, New York, Bali, Istanbul and more, follow @luxecityguides to get daily inspiration on the world’s best-kept secrets and insider go-to’s.


Sister account to @somewhereiwouldliketolive, this travel Instagram account is curated by Barcelona-based interior designer Katty Schiebeck and photographer Ruben Ortiz, the co-founders of Katty Schiebeck interior design studio. With an eye for uncovering otherworldly destinations, expect to be wow’ed by places you thought only existed in dreams.


Besides bringing your attention to the world’s most ‘beautiful destinations,’ this travel Instagram account is all about promoting sustainable travel and wildlife conservation. Don’t forget to follow @beautifuldestinations’ CEO and co-founder Jeremy Jauncey @jeremyjauncey for up-close-and-personal vlogs from his adventures on the road. 


A community of explorers, creators and storytellers, @passionpassport is all about sharing impactful travel stories around the globe. Don’t miss their weekly Instagram challenges, where you can post your own travel pics onto Instagram and join the conversation—no passport required.


With over 16 million followers, @earthpix went from being one of Twitter’s most viral feeds to one of the largest travel Instagram accounts ever. Besides showcasing our planet’s most incredible places, shot by photographers around the world, we’re also fans of the regular smattering of animal pix.


Whether you’re after a Victorian home in Oxford, cosy stone cottage in Greece or Tuscan villa in Italy, @luxuryretreats will give you plenty of inspo for your next home away from home. Mi casa su casa!


See the world through a network of photographers all over the world at @flytographer’s feed. From heartwarming proposals to family portraits shot against some of the most iconic and amazing locations on the globe, here’s where to start planning your future travel snaps with a pro.


Get some major desti inspo from @smallluxuryhotels, a global network of over 500 luxury hotels in more than 80 countries. Created for the independently minded traveller who appreciates the unique charm, character and quirks of modern globestrutting.


“Worth travelling for” (WTF)  is the motto at @travelcurator and their IG feed is jam-packed with pic-pretty ideas on where to go, post-virus. Created by ex-Voguester Melanie Brandman who has made global gallivanting her expertise. WTF, indeed.


If your dream trip involves a beach, follow @theluxenomad for tips on where to go next. Their collection of stunning properties and villas in Bali, Koh Samui and Phuket will have you reaching for your swimmers, while the Niseko chalets (and their hot tubs) are equally tempting.

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