Is the January blues hampering your travel budget? Follow these top South African Instagrammers for some travel inspiration for 2019:
Campsbaygirl, otherwise known as Carlinn Meyer, is one of South Africa’s biggest influencers with a following of 166 000. Campsbaygirl will turn your timeline into a source of travel inspiration and wanderlust. Although she travels the world, she mostly features Cape Town and other South African destinations. Warning: Campsbaygirl’s romantic beach photos will make you want to escape to the seaside immediately – view with caution!
Behind the lens of Unclescrooch sits Ofentse Mwase, an award-winning cinematographer. Bringing a film-like element to his photos, you’ll be taken on a journey on his travels around the world and explorations of South Africa with his family. Get a fun, new perspective of the country with his beautiful shots of people, landscapes and attractions.
If you love wildlife and are already planning a trip to one of South Africa’s many game parks this year, joysafaribay will provide you with much happiness. Join the 95 700 followers already enjoying beautifully curated images of game and wildlife around Africa and the rest of the world. As images by different photographers are shared, you’ll also discover more accounts to add to your timeline.
Kyle Mijlof is one of South Africa’s top landscape photographers i and will leave you longing for adventure. He travels across the country and the globe, capturing beautiful, vibrant landscapes from unique perspectives. Better keep that travel bucket list handy, as you’ll no doubt be adding a few more destinations to your list with Mijlof on your timeline!
With an artistic twist to travel photography, Colorcurated offers photos from across the globe, curated into mini-exhibitions according to colour themes. Be sure to check out Colorcurated photographer and manager Adam Rabinowitz’s personal account for daily travel inspiration.
Andrew Macdonald, the photographer behind a.mac.photo, offers beautiful holiday snapshots. Since he lives in Cape Town, you’ll mostly see striking photos featuring the Mother City, but as he often travels through the country and globally, your timeline definitely won’t become stagnant.
Adventure sport is the name of the game for up-and-coming photographer Ewald Sadie. Think mountain biking, car racing, windsurfing and much more, set against spectacular South African natural backdrops. If you’ve added “being more adventurous” to your 2019 New Year’s resolutions, Sadie will provide you with ample inspiration.
Limpopo-based farmer and photographer Gerdehann Pienaar provides unique visual insights into farm life. Who said you needed exotic destinations to create amazing photos? Join Gerdehann on a beautiful journey through Limpopo and life on the farm.