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The 15 Breakout Travel Influencers

The 15 Breakout Travel Influencers To Watch Out For In 2019

Travel marketing takes on many guises, but there can be no doubt that the arrival of travel influencers has changed the dynamic in recent years. A well-timed photo or video from the right person to the right audience can do wonders for a venue, resort or even an entire country.

While many travel influencers have millions of followers, we wanted to focus on the next generation of influencers – the ones most likely to really hit the big time in 2019.

You’ll be hearing and seeing a lot more creative content from these wonderfully talented folks…

1. Oneika Raymond

Oneika is a travel journalist who has already visited an impressive 112 countries. She’s also a host on the Travel Channel, and shares beautiful bright and vivacious photos from all over the globe.

You’ll find her here.

 

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2. Elona Karafin

A Ukrainian cancer survivor who’s a busy woman running a charity, a travel blog and a jewellery line. Elona is usually found sharing glamorous outfits with the world’s best destinations as her backdrop.

You’ll find her here.

 

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3. Sanja Grohar

Sanja publishes a mixture of fashion and glamour, with travel as a constant theme and bright backdrop to the photos. Based in London, she recently shared the journey of her pregnancy so her posts will be no doubt be in for some exciting changes with baby in tow.

You’ll find her here.

 

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4. How Far From Home

Chanel and Stevo Dirnberger are a couple with a huge passion for travel. They share an incredible amount of content across all the main social channels and continue to make everyone very jealous of their lives.

You’ll find them here.

 

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5. California Through My Lens

Unlike many of the influencers in the travel space, this is account is not personality driven but rather lets the subject do the talking. And when the subject is none other than California – which happens to be one of the most beautiful places in the world – you know they’re onto a good thing. There’s also a huge website that’s incredibly useful.

You’ll find them here.

 

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6. Wanderreds

Alvaro Rojas has an ambitious goal of full-time traveling in order to become the youngest Spaniard to visit every country in the world. He’s already on 150 countries, and following his journey is super engaging.

You’ll find him here.

 

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7. Celinne Da Costa

Celinne is a brand consultant who’s managed to figure out how to do her day job while also spending all her time hitting up the world’s most iconic locations. Prepare to feel very envious flicking through her wonderful feed.

You’ll find her here.

 

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8. Adventerous Kate

Kate McCulley is on a mission to see as many countries in the world as possible as a female solo traveller and that number currently sits at 99. You’ll find here amazing content on Instagram here and her blog here.

 

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9. Salty Luxe

Already well established with gorgeous shots from tropical locations, Salty Luxe is set to get even bigger in 2019. The feed is the stuff that dreams are made of, with epic hotels, paradise islands and lovely styled city shots.

You’ll find her here.

 

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10. Salt In Our Hair

Hannah and Nick are a couple who take some of the richest and most visually stunning shots you’ll ever see. Their Instagram is super strong but they also make longer videos which are incredibly immersive – well worth a watch.

 

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11. Your_Passport

Lara Kamnik, from Slovenia, has combined a passion for writing with a job as a flight attendant to create the wonderful social feeds of Your_Passport, as well as a blog. A wonderful journey to follow and one that’s only going to accelerate as the year goes on.

You’ll find her here.

 

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12. Mynextwanderlust

Anais Tori spends most of her time in America showing off LA (where she lives) and other states with her unique hippy style photos. A great look into places in the USA you wouldn’t have otherwise thought of visiting.

 

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13. Samevanslife

This DJ has a job that lets him travel the world, and he fuses that into a wonderful Instagram profile that has us super envious. Lots of action shots in his jam-packed lifestyle.

You’ll find him here.

 

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14. Eljackson

Married to Hildegunn, they showcase their life traveling around the world and give us all serious couple goals. Always sharing the outdoors life, although a recent baby for the couple could change their content,  as hopefully the new arrival will be coming with them on their travels.

You’ll find him here.

 

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15. Kevinberruuu

This French man travels the world while working on his tote bag company… Basically, living the sort of lifestyle with ease that we all wish for. The designer and photographer often involves his glamorous girlfriend and the content comes from many far flung locations.

You’ll find him here.

 

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