11 gorgeous Instagram accounts to inspire your next trip

Looking for travel inspiration? Scroll through a selection of the dreamiest travel Instagrams and escape to the most magical corners of the earth – all from the comfort of your home. 

1. Italy Segreta (Secret Italy)

This dreamy Italian account has soared in popularity during lockdown and it’s not hard to see why. It invites Instagrammers to enjoy the real Italian experience and savour delicious snapshots of la dolce vita. Mouthwatering plates of fresh pasta, beautiful views of the Tuscan hills, sparkling blue waters of the Mediterranean and so much more awaits.

For more idyllic Italian imagery, follow #italyfromawindow

 

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2. Travel and Leisure

New-York based publication Travel and Leisure offers ‘all the visual inspiration you need to kick your wanderlust into high gear.’ Sweeping sunsets, fairytale castles and majestic waterfalls from every corner of the world feature on the delightful grid. Check out their Stories and Highlights for top quality travel reads and guides to the most beautiful travel experiences.

 

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3. minogiannivalantis (Valantis)

Missing your summer getaway to Greece? This glorious feed will transport you to the most beautiful corners of Greece and its many islands, one colourful photo at a time.

 

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4. The Thinking Traveller

Each of the elegant snapshots of Sicily, Puglia and the Greek Islands is accompanied by an insightful caption about the area, its food, history and stories from the locals. Make yourself a coffee and take some time to scroll and read for plenty of inspiration for your next getaway.

 

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5. Ana Linares

Step into Ana’s stylish world of travel and scroll for stunning shots of Lisbon, London, Barcelona, the Amalfi coast and more.

 

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6. Slice of Pai

For a taste of life in Paris, don’t miss food and travel photographer Joann Pai’s sumptuous selection shots.

 

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7. Marina Comes

Get swept away by the adventures of this Spanish travel blogger. From Catalonia to the Cinque Terre, Venice to Mykonos, there’s no shortage of inspiration on Marina’s fabulous feed.

 

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8. Brian and Noelle (Wandering On)

Irish couple Noelle Kelly and Brian Barry have been busy exploring the world together for the past ten years. Check out their amazing adventures on their honest and inspiring account.

 

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9. BBC Earth

Stay in and explore with the always alluring posts from BBC Earth. Then hop from Instagram to Netflix and catch up on Planet Earth and more from BBC Earth.

 

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10. Madeline Lu

From hidden gems along the French Riviera to balcony views over Lake Como, this magical account will give you a major case of wanderlust.

 

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11. The Shopkeepers

Dreaming of retail therapy on your next holiday? Discover the world’s best independent shops and cafés via The Shopkeepers of Instagram.

 

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