Top 20 Travel Micro-Influencers to Follow Around the Globe
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In This Guide
- Victoria Metaxas: Aurora Stories
- Michelle Halpern: Live Like It’s the Weekend
- Ed Rex: Rexy Edventures
- Tyson Mayr: TysonTRAVEL
- Joy Sheehan: A Jaunt With Joy
- Georg Papp: Traveled Life
- Steve & Jaz: Travel to Blank
- Courtney: Thirty30Courtney
- Chris Christenson: Amateur Traveler
- Michael Hodson: Go. See. Write.
- Megan Jerrard: Mapping Megan
- Virginia Stuart-Taylor: The Well-Travelled Postcard
- R'el Dade + Marcus Lloyd: This is the Place I Was Telling You About
- Jill & Kyla: Our Wild Abandon
- Christian McLeod
- Gloria Atanmo: The Blog Abroad
- Eric Martin & Kent Johnson: Black & Abroad
- Marta Kulesza: In a Faraway Land
- Sandra Temova: Travelholic Girl
- Stephanie Ockerman: The Travel Chica
- Travel On
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
This guide was published on November 16, 2017, and last modified on November 16, 2017.