The best gay travel Instagrammers you need to be following!

We love Instagram, especially for travel inspiration. Whether it's ideas for the next thirst trap, planning where to visit or general travel tips, it's always our favourite app for inspiration.

We follow many of the #gaytravel related hashtag galleries as well as a number of LGBTQ accounts. We've taken all these and put together our top 10 favourite gay travel Instagrammers we think you should also be following along:


Rox and Maartje are a lesbian couple from Holland. They started their digital nomad career in early 2017 after leaving behind their lives in Amsterdam.

We absolutely love following their adventures through their Insta Stories and Instagram posts. Check out Rox and Maarje's gay travel blog: Once Upon A Journey.

Rox Maartje gay travel instagrammers


Barry is a gorgeous Canadian hunk from Toronto. He has some of the best inspirational travel moments in his feed, and his Insta stories beautifully compliment this. We met Barry in London and then in Toronto where he helped us shoot our video about the gay scene of Toronto. Barry also has a blog called Asian Maple Leaf.

Barry gay travel instagrammers

Ravi Round the World

Ravi is a cutie from Pennsylvania, now living in New York. We met in St Petersburg, Florida in 2017, and have been following him since.

His profile gives an interesting insight into the different gay cultures around the world, and his Insta Stories are hilarious. Ravi also has a blog called Ravi Round the World.

Ravi gay travel instagrammer

Arielle Scarcella

Arielle is one mighty out loud and proud lesbian vlogger you need to know. With her cheeky smile and her in-your-face humour, you'll quickly fall in love too. Also be sure to check out her YouTube channel.

Arielle Scarcella gay travel Instagrammer
Arielle Scarcella vlogger and terrific gay travel Instagrammer


Juan is the cute Colombian guy behind this awesome Instagram account. We met him during our travels in Colombia in Medellin and then in Bogota.

We love Juan because as well as being a really sweet, genuine guy, his account beautifully showcases the highlights of not only his home country Colombia, but also from his other trips around the world.

Juan gay travel instagrammer

The Gay Globetrotter

Bailey Mills is the Canadian cutie behind this Instagram account. He's only 21, but already covered a fair chunk of the world.

Bailey is also passionate about cooking, knitting and good wine. His travel blog is The Gay Globetrotter.

Sam gay travel instagrammer

Meg Cale + Lindsay Cale

Meg and Lindsay are one of our favourite lesbian travel bloggers and we adore following them. Their blog is Dopes on the Road but on Instagram they have separate accounts, so double the fun!

Meg and Lindsay gay travel Instagrammers
Meg and Lindsay are the power team behind the awesome lesbian travel blog Dopes on the Road

The Globbers

Luca and Alessandro are the handsome Italian couple giving us serious wanderlust. If their sultry Italian accents don't get you, their beautiful pics are sure to! Using your Google Translate, be sure to check out their Italian blog, The Globbers.

The Globbers one of best gay travel Instagrammers

The Travelling Gays

Doug and Sanj are a gay couple from the UK, taking us around the world with their adorable and super romantic couple pics.

The Travelling Gays Instagrammers
Doug and Sanj are The Travelling Gays

The Globetrotter Guys

Sion and Ben are a gay couple from the UK travelling the world. They did a really interesting guest post for us about 5 unexpected gay scenes they discovered on their travels.

We love their Instagram posts – you just keep scrolling through their feed thinking “awwwww”. The boys also write about their travels on their gay travel blog: The Globetrotter Guys.

Sion and Ben gay travel instagrammers

For more inspiration, check out our guide to the best gay travel bloggers.

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Stefan Arestis

Stefan is the co-founder, editor and author the gay travel blog As a travel nerd, he has explored more than 80 countries across 5 continents. What he loves the most about travelling is discovering the local gay scene, making new friends and learning new cultures. His advice about LGBTQ travel has been featured in Gay Times, Gaycities, Pink News, Gay Star News, Attitude and Towleroad. He has also written about gay travel for other non-gay specific publications including Lonely Planet, The New York Times, The Guardian and The Huffington Post. Stefan is also a qualified lawyer, having practised as a commercial property litigator in London for over 10 years. He left his lawyer days behind to work full time on Nomadic Boys with his husband Sebastien. Find out more about Nomadic Boys.

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