TOP 5 MOST INSTAGRAMED COUNTRIES OF ALL TIME!

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If you know me well enough you would know that I am a big fan of Instagram. Nothing excites me more than sharing my adventures with you all and Instagram would have to be one of my favourite ways to do so.

But I was curious (given that my feed is purely Australia & New Zealand at the moment) to know which countries were the most Instagramed of all time?

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  1. United Arab Emirates (36.5 Million)

It’s no surprise to see the home of cities including Dubai and Abu Dhabi on this list. With sights such as the Palm Islands, Dubai Mall, Ferrari World and of course the world tallest tower the Burj Khalifa the United Arab Emirates offer everyone the opportunity to take an Instagram worthy shot.

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  1. United States of America (45.2 Million)

A country I’ve had the absolute pleasure of Instagraming, the good old USA. Over 45 million shots on Instagram are dedicated to this country and with good reason. From the Statue of Liberty to the Grand Canyon there are plenty of picture perfect snaps ready for your followers to like and comment on!

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  1. Indonesia (45.4 Million)

If I could pick any country that I think would make for a stunning Instagram shot Indonesia would definitely be up there in the rankings, and so it is here. From classic favourites such as Bali to more emerging destinations such as Lombok, Sumatra & Gili Air – Indonesia will always deliver that perfect #nofilter shot for your feed.

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  1. Japan (54.7 Million)

The land of the rising sun graces our list in the number two position. This island nation is home to sights such as Mt Fuji, the Imperial Palace and of course Tokyo which itself racks up an impressive 21 million tags on Instagram! With its beautiful scenery and modern cities Japan definitely earns its place on this list!

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  1. Italy (55.1 Million)

The winner, you ask? It may come as a surprise to some but the number one all time Instagramed country title belongs to Italy! The Colosseum, Pantheon and Leaning Tower of Pisa are a mere drop in the ocean of the iconic sights and stunning views that visitors descend upon year after year.

Tell me in the comments below which countries have been your favourite to Instagram and and if you could pick any place to go right now to find the perfect shot where would it be?

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HOW TO PACK JUST CARRY ON

G’Day folks! This year I’d really like to branch out and do different types of videos including tips, tricks, travels hacks and how-to videos! I thought i’d throw together a little vid for you all to check out how i pack and the process i go through – there might be a handy hint or two in there for you as well!

If you have some cool travel hacks or anything i might have missed be sure to leave a comment or link below so everyone can check them out!

ROAD TRIP DOWN UNDER!

G’Day Guys! I started the new year off with an awesome road trip across Australia! We traveled from Brisbane, in South East Queensland, down into New South Wales – somewhere between the Great Dividing Range & the Outback.

Travel days can easily be days from hell – waiting around at airports, waking up before the sun to get to a bus stop or train station, finding there’s no coffee shops open and you’re lugging around what all of a sudden has become the heaviest backpack in the world – you get the picture 🙂

But the awesome thing about doing a road trip is you can go at your own pace, stop and start whenever you like, explore little picnic areas or lookout points if you chose to and the most fun of all: exploring little shops or streets or towns along the way.

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This was a pretty ambitious road trip – we estimated we would be on the road about ten hours – and aimed to be at our destination before sunset. Out in the country side after dark there’s a real threat of hitting kangaroos skipping across the road, which of course runs the risk of not only hurting them but also possibly hurting your car – big time!

We left Brisbane as early in the day as we could (we needed to be caffeinated of course!) and spent a total of eleven and a half hours driving until we reached the picturesque country town of Gulgong. Check out the travel vlog below to join the adventure!

A DAY IN DUBBO, AUSTRALIA

Happy New Years! I’ve been busy spending the first two weeks of the new year exploring the Mid West region of New South Wales – Australia!

A number of small country towns dot the landscape between here and the outback, each one with its own little story & charm. Today I got the opportunity to do a day trip to one of them – Dubbo.

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The first European to step foot in Dubbo was John Oxley, a surveyor from Yorkshire, England. Dubbo was originally settled by Europeans as a sheep and cattle ranch area around the 1820s.

By the 1860s Dubbo was well on its way to establishing itself as regional hub with the government building a court house & police station as well as the gold rush era attracting many settlers to the area.

Today Dubbo draws tourists visiting attractions such as the Old Dubbo Gaol – originally built and opened in 1871 but then closed by the 1960s. Also the Taronga Western Plains Zoo, which is an open range adventure that runs a successful breeding program for a number of endangered species as well as being home to many animals including white, black and Indian Rhinoceros’.

Although i only got to spend a day here it’s somewhere i’ll definitely return to one day to explore more!

HAPPY NEW YEAR!


Looking back on this year past I know that I didn’t get to travel anywhere near as much as I would have liked to – but I am thankful for this year as it really fueled the fire for me to go big next year.

2017 is going to be absolutely amazing and I’ll be working hard everyday to not only explore this planet as much as I can but ensure it’s the best year ever!

I’m wishing you all an awesome New Years – be safe and party hard and I can’t wait to share my adventures with you all in the new year 😀😀😀