Influencer marketing campaigns are becoming increasingly powerful for many businesses, earning $6.50 for every $1 spent. Intelligent, entertaining influencers work in all industries, and the allure of a jet-setting lifestyle makes travel and tourism a particularly popular subject. If you want a woman’s perspective on international travel, here are 25 solo female travel influencers you should follow.
1. Where’s Mollie?
Mollie enjoys adventures across the globe and shares them with over 67,000 followers on Instagram. She also created the Where’s Mollie Global Travelers group on Facebook, where adventurous souls share ideas.
2. Pip and the City
3. The Blog Abroad
Gloria Atanamo has visited 73 countries over five years of traveling. She writes about her experiences on her blog and has been featured on Oprah and Forbes.
4. Young Adventuress
The young adventuress in question is Liz, a girl living her “biggest, messiest dreams” and blogging about her experiences. When you visit her site, you immediately have the chance to subscribe to her fun and informative newsletter.
5. Adventurous Kate
From being shipwrecked in Indonesia to taking a small role in a German movie, Adventurous Kate lives up to her name. Her blog is witty and insightful, and her vibrant Instagram page has attracted over 99,000 followers.
6. Rocky Travel
Some influencers want to thrill with stories of adventure, amuse with witty anecdotes, or delight with stunning photography. Others take a more educational stance by providing tips and advice. Michela of Rocky Travel wants to help people “plan simpler, travel smarter.”
7. Girl vs. Globe
Sabina from Girl vs. Globe is inspiring women to take on world travel just as she does. She has over 92,000 followers on Instagram.
8. Hey Nadine
Nadine is a popular travel vlogger with over 445,000 subscribers on YouTube. She also has over 98,000 Instagram followers and over 30,000 Twitter followers.
9. The Blonde Abroad
The “blonde” is Kiersten Rich, a bubbly, outgoing traveler who took off to see the world in order to escape living “someone else’s dream.” Her award-winning brand covers travel tips, fashion, festivals, and photography.
10. Bucket List Journey
Annette of Bucket List Journey calls herself an “experience collector” who is living her bucket list as a way to deal with anxiety. Sign up to her newsletter for inspiration in your inbox.
11. Frock Me I’m Famous
Hayley is a solo traveler, but her diverse blog also covers fashion, lifestyle, and beauty. She has 32,000 followers on Instagram.
12. A Dangerous Business
Amanda is a former journalist turned award-winning travel blogger. She wants to see as much of the world as possible and shares tips on how to have a life filled with travel and adventure.
13. Runaway Juno
Juno Kim left her job as a mechanical engineer in 2011. She now travels the world sharing her inspirational stories.
14. Clutch & Carry-on
Sabrina Chakici’s Instagram page features images of her looking fabulous in gorgeous locations all over the world. She has over 48,000 followers enjoying her blend of fashion and travel tips.
15. Globetrotter Girls
Most travel influencers seek to inspire and post content that is predominantly about grabbing life with both hands. Globetrotter Girls is no exception. The slogan of “one globe, no regrets” is a statement of intent for Dani Heinrich, who turned a one-year trip into an ongoing journey that spans the world.
16. Alex in Wanderland
Alexandra Baackes started her blog in 2009 as an outlet for an incurable case of wanderlust. She has been permanently traveling the world since 2011, picking up over 77,000 Instagram followers on the way.
17. Otts World
For many travel influencers, the origin story is the same: After working a regular, nine-to-five job, they decide to ditch everything and head for the open road. Sherry Ott is no different, calling herself a “corporate cube dweller turned nomadic traveler.” Her content focuses on the life experiences associated with being a solo female wanderer
18. Follow Your Sunshine
Travel influencers love to inspire others to see the world and live their best lives, a sentiment perfectly captured by the name of Polly’s blog, Follow Your Sunshine. Polly has worked with some of the biggest names in luxury travel and hotels, including Hilton, Marriott, and Four Seasons.
19. Wanderlust Chloe
This blog is for anyone who loves adventure, food, and luxury travel, and is run by someone who is “happiest when holding a mojito.” Chloe Gunning has been a professional jetsetter since 2014 and has over 24,000 Instagram followers.
20. Absolutely Lucy
Lucy Ruthnum quit her old life for a new one filled with adventure as a travel blogger. She now has over 2,600 followers on Instagram and a growing audience on Facebook and Twitter.
21. Vicky Flip Flop
While Vicky prefers to travel with friends, she won’t let being a solo female stop her getting where she wants to go. She now has over 7,000 Instagram followers joining her on her trips to far-flung destinations.
22. The Travel Hack
Despite being a mom, Monica of The Travel Hack still finds time for the occasional solo voyage of discovery. Of course, she’s never truly alone with 21,000 Instagram followers along for the ride.
23. Emily Luxton Travels
Emily Luxon is a U.K. travel blogger and freelance writer with over 5,000 followers on Facebook and over 15,800 followers on Instagram. With that many devotees, it’s no surprise she’s a self-confessed social media addict.
24. Twins That Travel
Claire and Laura aren’t exactly solo female travelers, but how can you tell twins to go it alone? Once upon a time, they were too anxious to travel, so they forced themselves to become travel bloggers. The influencers now have over 61,000 followers on Instagram and have a popular podcast series called Twin Perspectives.
25. Mari Andrew
Mari Andrew uses travel to inspire her art and creativity. Her Instagram page doesn’t feature photographs and landscapes or tips on where to eat in famous cities. Instead, she fills it with artistic scribbles, splashes of color, and handwritten thoughts on where she is and where she’s going.
Flights of Fancy
Solo female travel influencers operate on more than flights of fancy. Follow them on their travels, and you’ll get their unique perspective on the world. And if you’re in the travel industry, you may find the perfect partner for collaborating on a marketing campaign that helps your business soar.