Insta-Jealousy: 7 Canadian Instagrammers That Will Inspire Your Next Global Voyage
Let’s face it, nothing gives people more travel envy than a good Instagram photo. These seven Canadian instagrammers, whose jawdropping travel photos are the stuff of dreams, will have you yearning for your next photogenic adventure. Whether it’s a snap from a rooftop over looking a city skyline or a beautiful shot of the Northern Lights, the filter, caption and scenery all matter when it’s worth a thousand likes.
To satisfy your insta-jealousy – Booking.com has pulled together the most awe-inspiring accommodations that will have you travelling like these social media pros. Check out these snap-worthy digs and succumb to your wanderlust, you won’t be able to resist booking your next adventure!
Callum Snape -@CalSnape
Professional travel and adventure photographer, Callum Snape’s jaw-dropping Instagram makes you want to explore nature. Based out of Banff, Alberta – or what he refers to as the most beautiful place on earth – Callum snaps scenic views most of us could only dream about. If you find yourself stuck on his Instagram page, check out ocean-view tent accommodations offered by Rockwater Resort, in British Columbia, and become one with the outdoors.
Jillian Mann and Kyla Trethewey -
In 2013, nomads Jillian Mann and Kyla Trethewey quit their big city jobs, sold their things and began a road trip across the United States. Known online as Our Wild Abandon, their Instagram account has become a hub for aspiring wanderers, boasting scenes from their urban and rural adventures. If these two have inspired you to take off on a road trip adventure of your own, stop in at the Wigwam Motel in California, a landmark along the iconic route 66.
Tom Ryabol - @Roof_Topper
The saying a picture is worth a thousand words, rings especially true when you stumble onto the account of Toronto based photographer Tom Ryabol – more commonly known as Roof Topper. Tom captures cityscape views from unprotected heights that would make most peoples’ hearts stop. If you’re looking for an escape with picturesque rooftop views, check out Hotel Urban in Spain, where the rooftop unveils a breathtaking sight of the entire Madrid skyline.
Jake Rosenberg - @jakerosenberg
As creative director and co-founder of The Coveteur Magazine, you can expect some pretty wild adventures from Toronto based photographer Jake Rosenberg. Cooking with Oprah, gallivanting through the cobblestones streets of Paris, and boating across the Oceans of Capri are just some of the lavish moments captured on Jake’s Instagram. If you want to travel in the lap of luxury, stay at the Burj Al Arab in Dubai, where guests arrive by helicopter and each visitor is offered the use of a 24-karat gold iPad.
Christian Leblanc -@Christian_Leblanc
Vancouver couple Christian Leblanc and Laura Reid, have gained Instagram momentum with their rendition of this back-turned, hand holding pose. The exotic locales and vast adventures Leblanc captures will undoubtedly infect you with the travel bug. Yearning for a tropical paradise escape like the ones these two frequent? Try the Villa Viceroy Bali in Indonesia – the property’s uninterrupted jungle views and infinity pools are guaranteed to garner Instagram popularity.
Mike Corey - @KickTheGrind
This breakdancing marine biologist truly exemplifies his ‘experiences over possessions’ philosophy. Mike’s knack for translating his local encounters to his Instagram account will have you lusting over his culture rich experiences. Feeling inspired to consume yourself with culture? Stay at the Gallery Hostel in Portugal housed in a century old building that boasts its own art gallery.
Raymond Walsh - @ManOnTheLam With his Instagram handle literally meaning to make a getaway, Raymond has fixated his followers with unique shots from his many travels. The escapades of Man on the Lam explore it all - from ancient ruins to traditional ceremonies and wildlife adventures. Delve into history yourself and escape to this 1000 year old castle turned Burg Colmberg Hotel in Germany.