When you go on a vacation, don’t you wonder if you could travel for a living? Well, that’s exactly what these guys do! Meet the people who travel the world and capture the beauty of these places as well as share their experiences on Instagram. Some are bloggers and some are photographers; some have quit their jobs to pursue this passion while some have full-time jobs but still make time to follow their passion. Here are 12 travellers whose Instagram profiles will surely give you major travel FOMO!
1. @bruisedpassports by Savi And Vid
Childhood sweethearts and now married, Savi and Vid go by the name of Bruised Passports on Instagram. Their passports are full of bruises and stamps after travelling for over 12 years. Their profile shows the travel adventures together in unusual spots and forgotten valleys. You’ll find them meandering down forgotten alleys, spending hours in crumbling buildings or days trying to find the perfectly-baked croissant. They believe in romantic and offbeat travel and have visited more than 80 countries!
2. @ravivora by Ravi Vora
Los Angeles-based photographer and filmmaker, Ravi Vora, captures the beauty of every place he goes to in the most magical way. From mountains to waterfalls to dreamy forests around the world, his Instagram account is like his personal travel diary.
3. @unzoend by Zoeb Khan
Zoeb Khan is an experience and travel curator. He loves to travel to exotic destinations and write about his experiences on his Instagram account.
4. @curious_components by Shivi Tandon And Srishti Agarwal
Shivi Tandon and Srishti Agarwal are NIFT graduates from New Delhi. Apart from sharing their travel stories to their audience, blog about the latest fashion trends with their gorgeous outfits!
5. @the_pravasi by Kamaya Sangodkar
The Pravasi, by Kamaya Sangodkar, was started in 2015 after she took a sabbatical from her cosmetic business, hopped in a car with two friends and decided to explore the west coast of Maharashtra. Ever since then, she has been discovering beautiful and local places all over the world. Her travel blog connects you with spots that are part of a community, so that you can make new friends while you travel. Her travel blog recommends what she enjoys doing the most and calls it ‘localism’ instead of tourism.
6. @himalayan_girl by Neha Ralli
Born and brought up in Kullu, Neha Ralli is known by her Instagram name Himalayan Girl. She gathered an interest in hiking when she was in 5th grade. Her school would take the students for a hiking trip every year. Now, she has a full time job in Kullu and travelling is a side business she enjoys doing on the weekends or on holidays. The best part is she loves both these jobs and balances them well.
7. @abhiandnow by Abhinav Chandel
Abhinav Chandel, based in Dharamshala, dreamt of becoming a successful IT engineer some day but gave that up and now has a new passion, travel and photography. He has been travelling throughout the country since 2012 and loves to explore the remote regions of India and meet the locals.
8. @shivya by Shivya Nath
Shivya Nath quit her corporate job in 2011 to become a travel blogger. She has hitch-hiked along Romania’s northern countryside, lived with a Mayan community in Guatemala, journeyed along Canada’s great wilderness by train and swum with black tip sharks on Malaysia’s east coast. She hopes to inspire her followers to step out of their comfort zone and discover the world!
9. @drifterplanet by Sonal
Drifter Planet was started by Sonal, based in New Delhi and her husband Sandro, from Germany, with whom she shares her travel adventures. Sonal loves to travel and do things that scare her. She seeks every opportunity she gets while travelling. They define themselves as a hippie couple who loves travel, adventure and music festivals.
10. @wanderwithjo by Jyotsna Ramani
Jyotsna Ramani is a passionate traveller, wildlife enthusiast, thrill seeker and writer. Her travel blog, Wander With Joe, talks about her travel adventures in all the places she has visited and serves as an inspiration for others to save money and travel.
11. @continent.hop by Lavina
Lavina is a full time engineer and part-time traveller who also loves writing, design and photography. She has visited 25 countries and started her travel blog Continent Hop to not only give honest reviews about the places she visited but also show her audience that you can totally juggle between your profession and passion!
12. @rutaagayire by Rutavi Mehta
After working in the hospitality industry for 7 years, Rutavi Mehta quit her job and went backpacking on a trip to Europe. Ever since then, she became a travel blogger. She creates various travel meet-ups in the city to connect people and to create synergies to experience travelling. That’s how she created Photokatha, which means Photo Stories, where various travellers share their experiences.
These travel enthusiasts definitely make us want to pack our bags and go to a beautiful location! What about you? Let us know in the comments below.
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