Top 20 Travel Micro-Influencers to Follow Around the Globe

Time for a change of scenery? These travel bloggers know just the place you should travel to next.
Updated November 16, 2017

Traveling. It’s something we might want to spend all of our time doing, but can’t do because of work and other responsibilities. That’s why we watch other people do it!

Travel blogs have become a popular trend that people follow to get a little travel fix while they’re sitting in their office chair. Yeah, we’re at work, but we can gaze into the Himalayas or beaches in Bora Bora for a little escape throughout the day.

Here is a list of fabulous travel micro-influencers to follow for all your wanderlust needs.

Victoria Metaxas: Aurora Stories

Aurora Stories is a beautiful blog run by Victoria Metaxas, a London-based photographer who showcases her fashion and travel experiences. Her photos are so stunning that Harper’s Bazaar and Good Housekeeping has asked for her to take photos for them.

Website   |   Instagram   |   Twitter   |   Facebook   |   Pinterest   |   Bloglovin

Michelle Halpern: Live Like It’s the Weekend

It’s a tale we’ve heard before but will never stop loving. Michelle Halpern of Live Like it’s the Weekend was sick of her corporate 9-5 job, so she quit and started traveling. She documents her adventures and shares helpful travel tips with beautiful photos from around the world.

Website   |   Instagram   |   Twitter   |   Facebook   |   Pinterest   |   Bloglovin 

Ed Rex: Rexy Edventures

Ed Rex is an adventure-seeking globetrotter who shares his experiences as a deaf traveler. He inspires others to take a leap of faith and start traveling no matter their situation.

Website   |   Instagram   |   Twitter   |   Facebook

Tyson Mayr: TysonTRAVEL

Tyson Mayr is a popular Youtube star who takes videos of his fun travels. He started traveling in 2009 and has made it his mission to inspire others to experience everything the world has to offer.

Youtube   |   Instagram   |   Twitter   |   Facebook   |   Couchsurfing

Joy Sheehan: A Jaunt With Joy

Next up is Joy Sheehan an upbeat young woman who has traveled to over 25 countries. Packed with photos and helpful tips about backpacking and road tripping, this website and social media travel influencer is a good one to follow.

Website   |   Instagram   |   Twitter   |   Facebook   |   Pinterest   |   Youtube   |  Google+   |   LinkedIn   |   Trover

Georg Papp: Traveled Life

Georg Papp has a long list of titles: world traveler, writer, photographer, scientist, and marketing entrepreneur. This man of many hats and traveling extraordinaire has an Instagram full of beautiful photos and a website packed with travel tips.

Website   |   Instagram   |   Twitter   |   Facebook   |   Pinterest   |   Youtube  Google+

Steve & Jaz: Travel to Blank

Jazmin and Steven of Travel to Blank inspire couples to travel the world together. They both quit their jobs and started to explore everything the world has to offer. You can follow their travel adventures and see their incredible photos and videos on their website.

Website    |   Instagram   |   Twitter   |   Facebook   |   Pinterest   |   Youtube

Courtney: Thirty30Courtney

Courtney has one mission; to see 30 states and 30 countries before her 30th birthday. With less than three years left to accomplish her goal, Courtney has been traveling quite a bit. See her journey through photos and personal experiences written on her blog.

Website   |   Instagram   |   Twitter   |   Facebook   |   Pinterest   |   Google+

Chris Christenson: Amateur Traveler

Chris Christenson is a travel podcaster and blogger. His first podcast started in 2005, way before podcasts were well-known. He is a self-described “podcast junky” and says he keeps up with 70-90 podcasts.

Podcast   |   Website   |   Instagram   |   Twitter   |   Facebook   |   Pinterest   |  Youtube

Michael Hodson: Go. See. Write.

Unlike most of the influencers on this list, Go. See. Write. is a popular travel blog that has its biggest following on Twitter. Michael Hodson travels the world and shares his top must-see locations in each destination.  

Website   |   Instagram   |   Twitter   |   Facebook   |   Pinterest   |   Youtube   |  Google+   |   LinkedIn

Megan Jerrard: Mapping Megan

Though it only has one name in the title, this travel blog is more of a couple’s blog. Megan and Mike Jerrard have been all over the world and they’re here to show you everything they’ve seen. From skydiving to mountain biking adventures, this blog will keep you on your toes.

Website   |   Instagram   |   Twitter   |   Facebook   |   Pinterest   |   Youtube   |  Google+   |   LinkedIn

Virginia Stuart-Taylor: The Well-Travelled Postcard

The Well-Travelled Postcard is a travel blog and social media powerhouse headed by Virginia Stuart-Taylor, a Master’s student that loves to travel. See the world vicariously through her.

Website   |   Instagram   |   Twitter   |   Facebook   |   Youtube

R'el Dade + Marcus Lloyd: This is the Place I Was Telling You About

With it’s clever name, This is the Place I Was Telling You About is a fantastic travel blog to follow for gorgeous photos (taken by a gorgeous couple, we might add). Feast your eyes on stunning pictures and helpful travel recommendations.

Website   |   Instagram   |   Twitter   |   Facebook   |   Pinterest   |   Youtube

Jill & Kyla: Our Wild Abandon

Another blog duo for the list are the makers of Our Wild Abandon. Jill & Kyla are best friends who travel together and take gorgeous photos. This blog has a free-spirit personality and some of the most artsy images of any blog listed.

Website   |   Instagram   |   Twitter   |   Pinterest   |   Youtube

Christian McLeod

It’s easy to get transfixed when visiting Christian McLeod’s blog. His landscape videos are so easy on the eyes, you can’t look away. He shares his mesmerizing travel photography on Instagram and his website.

Website   |   Instagram   |   Twitter   |   Facebook   |   Pinterest  |   Youtube  |  Google +

Gloria Atanmo: The Blog Abroad

This blogger’s travel adventures are chronicled through photos and recounts of her amazing experiences. She teaches you how you, too, can afford a life of travel.

Website   |   Instagram   |   Twitter   |   Facebook   |   Pinterest   |   Youtube

Eric Martin & Kent Johnson: Black & Abroad

This awesome influencer brand is “dedicated to redefining world experiences for the modern black traveler.” Eric Martin and Kent Johnson noticed the lack of representation in the travel industry, so they work together to promote the growth of travel experiences for their community.

Website   |   Instagram   |   Twitter   |   Facebook   |   Youtube   |   Snapchat

Marta Kulesza: In a Faraway Land

Marta takes mouth-dropping photos of her experiences. You can expect striking photos from mountain peaks and dazzling lakes. She also offers photography workshops so you can take your own amazing travel photos.

Website   |   Instagram   |   Twitter   |   Facebook   |   Pinterest   |   Youtube   |  Google+   |   LinkedIn

Sandra Temova: Travelholic Girl

This travel influencer is the essence of cool. No matter the location, Sandra always looks effortlessly put-together. She travels the world in style, making her a must-follow for those looking for a mix of fashion and travel.

Website   |   Instagram   |   Twitter   |   Facebook   |   Pinterest   |   Youtube

Stephanie Ockerman: The Travel Chica

If there’s one thing to take away from Stephanie Ockerman’s blog, it’s to consume less while traveling. She’s a Scrum trainer as well and has multiple Youtube videos where she talks on the subject. Ockerman believes in living simply and traveling often.

Website   |   Twitter   |   Facebook   |   Pinterest   |   Youtube   |   Google+

Travel On

These travel influencers will make planning your next trip a breeze. Visit their sites for tips on picking a destination, budgeting and making the most of each adventure. Happy travels!