“What are you looking at now?” asks my husband as I can barely tear myself away from the screen. “Oh, Instagram” I reply as I resume my fixated staring and scrolling. And that’s the thing about Instagram, I am quite literally seeing the world and other’s people’s lives through this social networking app. As much as I love writing and words, there’s a slightly voyeuristic element to Instagram that’s rather addictive. And if you’re a travel fan, then all those beautifully enticing images definitely add to the wanderlust lusting.

It’s probably the one social platform I try quite hard at – I really do love capturing our adventures – and if you’re not following me, you can find my Instagram profile here, I often have photos that aren’t featured on the blog.

I follow thousands of different social influencers and  family travel bloggers, but there are a few that I religiously check in with on a daily basis. These women are great advocates of family travel and inspire me all the time. I hope they’ll do the same for you…

Jenography

Jennifer’s mix of images captures so many different aspects of family travel. Jennifer is a US-born, London -based journalist who celebrates family travel with flair, from camel-riding to cocktails.

We Blog Travel

Amanda, the Tall Fella and their two girls (9 and 16) share images of their family adventures both close to home and further afield.

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Take advantage of the weather and the tide. RUN!

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Wandermust Family

Leona, her husband and daughter love adventure and luxury travel. Her IG grid is full of fantastic family travel inspiration from hiking the Great Wall of China to experiencing luxury in the Middle East with everything in between from their recent Round the World Trip!

Suitcases and Sandcastles

Clare loves telling stories with photos of beautiful places. Her grid is filled with colour and family travel inspiration from Greek islands to UK beaches, European city breaks to fun cultural finds.

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It’s hard to believe that the sea really is this colour on the Greek Island of Koufonisia but I can promise you that this is #nofilter. It’s the first thing you notice when you step off the ferry at this, the tiny harbour. The next thing you notice is the lack of traffic. There’s only one taxi on the entire island. There’s no need for cars here. There are lots of walking trails along the coast so that you can discover some of the incredible beaches here on foot or bicycle. In two days we’ve walked around most of the island. It’s one of the most beautiful islands we’ve ever visited and, as some of you know, we’ve seen our fair share of gorgeous Greek islands. But best of all, Koufonissia, which is part of the little known Small Cyclades, feels like a secret – even in August. @visitgreecegr @discover.greece @discover.greece @cyclades_islands @beautifulcyclades @visit_cyclades #ttot

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Monkey and Mouse

Jenny loves to show her followers the best of Scotland with her two home educated, curly-haired, seven and five-year-olds. Aside from Scotland, they spend time every year choosing several different countries to visit around the world.

Globetotting

Katja, her three children (3, 8 and 11) and her Instagram-shy husband have recently returned to the UK after nearly 12 years living abroad (Australia, India and Mexico). She’s just as likely to share trips from far-flung lands as she is days out in London and is a firm believer that you can – and should! – take your kids everywhere.

Flying with a baby

Carrie shares family days out and travel inspiration both at home and worldwide. She shares plenty of tips to help you plan your trip away.

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Back in Hong Kong after what must be 10 years; this time with kids and hubby in tow. I couldn’t wait to take them on the iconic Star Ferry. I think it features in every movie I’ve seen that has Hong Kong has a backdrop. For the grand price of the equivalent of £1.20 for all of us- a complete bargain and great way to see the skyline. A must do when here. It is pretty hot over here in August but the UK has been surprisingly hotter! Never thought I would say that! #flyingwithkids #familytravelblog #travelblog #starferry #visitHongKong #cityview #flyingwithababy #snaphappyBritMums #travelwithkids #travelmum #travelmom #daysoutwithkids #familyfun #familyvacation #LPkids #familyfuntimes #bringthekids ##jetsetkids #travelkids #HongKong #globetrotter #tmom #familyadventures #familyjaunts @discoverhongkong #discoverhongkong #ukftb #ftb100 #blueskies

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Mini Travellers

Karen shares her adventures on the grid which range from days out in the UK to camping, and five-star luxury villas to African family travel.

One Tiny Leap

Maria shares her adventures with her son Charlie. Her images are always so full of zest and life – from her photos of her hometown in Brighton to her travels all around the world. And if you want to know all there is to know about Lisbon in Portugal, Maria knows it all as that’s where she’s from.

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I can't believe it's already been three years since our round the world trip 😫 Our first port of call was Florida where we spent a month discovering that there's a whole more to the sunshine state than Orlando, including the utterly beautiful (and empty!) St Joseph's peninsula (pictured) and Manatee Springs 😍 Have you been to Florida's less known spots? Which was your favourite? . . . . . . #childhoodunplugged #ukftb #traveldeeper #suitcasetravels #lonelyplanet #abmlifeisbeautiful #abmtravelbug #passionpassport #instatravel #bbctravel #guardiantravelsnaps #travelstoke #passportready #beautifuldestinations #travelmore #beautifulplacesonearth #livetravelchannel #travelphotography #tbin #ftb100 #travelblogger #familytravelblogger#florida

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Travel Loving Family

Lisa’s IG grid is full of travel inspiration for families with young children from camping and music festivals to self-drive boating holidays and luxury family cruises.

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This was a gorgeous place to stretch our legs during our loooong road trip on Fri! 💙 We’ve been in the Fylde Coast all week with my sister & my gorgeous nephews and niece. It took us 8 hours to get here from Glos, due to ridiculous speed restrictions along the M5 😔 Luckily I’d downloaded an audio book which kept my boys entertained for nearly half of our journey (cheers Enid Blyton 🙌). Aviva car insurance have asked me to share my tips for road trips with kids… snacks (LOTS of), audio books, Aviva breakdown cover and pit stops to stretch our legs are my four main tips (see website for more!). I’m all ears if you have more tips to share? (We drive back Friday… 🤞🤞 for a shorter journey!) #ad #avivainsurance #roadtripstop

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Picture Taker Memory Maker

Chloe is passionate about showing her three girls (11, 10 and 8) the world and loves documenting their adventures on camera as they travel as a family – the chaos, the calm and all the moments in between.

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The last day of the month means it's time for my most favourite post to put together: a collection of all of the 'moments in between' from the last thirty days. Every month without fail I end up with more images that I love, including this snap (because sometimes a phone selfie is ok too!) of me and my girls on an adventure a couple of weeks ago ❤ The link is in my profile if you fancy a peek. It also seems like a good opportunity to let you all know that I've taken the plunge and set up a separate account for my family photography: @momentsinbetweenphotography. It feels a little* (*a lot!) scary and there are no images on there yet but I'll be starting to add some slowly over the next few weeks. I'd be honoured if you'd be kind enough to follow me over there too ☺ I have a limited number of Autumn adventure sessions available so if you want some photographs that capture you and your family connecting, playing and loving each other honestly & fiercely, send me a message on here and let's set a date. . . . . . #meandmygirls #raisinggirls #iwastheretoo

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Have Kids Can Travel

Laura and her photographer husband document their family adventures across the UK & Europe. With their 3 teens and an almost-teen, you’ll find plenty of outdoor action, big skies and as many mountains as they can walk up.

Pod Travels

Charly shares her overseas travels and UK adventures with her seven-year-old daughter and husband. Always with a camera in hand, her feed focuses on places and people with discovery, exploration and adventure at the heart.

Mum on the Brink

Monika’s account shares their crazy adventures sailing, campervanning and days out, as well as showing how living with less helps them travel more.

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How awesome is this?! Would you leap? This one is totally mad when it comes to trying hairy things: Angelina turns from avid bookworm to adventure junkie in a split second, especially when it comes to water. I wonder who she got that from? 😆 . Today we arrived on an island, after a slightly adrenaline-filled sail, based on a recommendation of a fellow (but seriously more experienced) sailor. This island, Björkö, is in the Archipelago National Park of Finland and has a freshwater lake almost the size of the island itself. With the weather we've been having the water in the lake is lush. The rocks around the lake soak up the days' heat, so it's easy to just sit or swim and watch the clouds go by. 😍 Tomorrow the uncharacteristically good weather is supposed to be changing. Hope it doesn't change too much, as I'm loving this heat. How's your summer going? . . #jump #dive #bjorko #visitarchopelago #visitfinland #nationalpark #sailboat #sailingkids #suomi #travel #vanlife 2 #thisgirlcan #inspiferoo

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Mummy Travels

Beaches worldwide are a favourite but Cathy and her daughter love to chase blue skies around the world. From cities to countryside to coast, her feed is full of bright colours and travel inspiration.

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Sand gets everywhere… but even if I'm shaking it out of bags, shoes and who knows where for months, it still beats a pebble beach. We had a lovely time chilling out on the shingle in Worthing yesterday but sandcastles were on the agenda today so we drove 20 minutes or so to Littlehampton. More of a traditional seaside town than other sandy west Sussex spots like West Wittering, it was also quiet enough today that we could find a patch of sand to build a fortress (see my stories!) and dance in the surf. Home to the UK's longest bench (half artwork/half practical), the town's beaches are split by a river. We stayed in the east side where a little train trundles up and down the front, and there are hot doughnuts between the souvenir shops and ice cream stands. I was very tempted by the East Beach Cafe too after the tide chased us up the beach by late afternoon but there were fish and chips with our name on back in Worthing. And not a cloud in the sky all weekend. That's worth a happy dance!

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Dais Like These

Daisy has three kids and her IG grid is full of pictures of them enjoying anything from a local day out to a trip of a lifetime, and everything else in between! Throw in a pretty destination shot or two, and you have a whole host of family travel inspiration.

Travelynn Family

Jenny and her family aim to push the boundaries of family travel and dispel the myth that adventure needs to wait until the kids are older (her boys are aged 3 and 4). On her grid find inspiration from their epic African road trip, adventures through Asia (particularly India), with a bit of Peak District (their new home) for good measure.

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Three days into our #poonhill trek and we had made it to 3100m. Only to then trek down a few hundred, before another climb the next day 🙈. I may look a bit worse for wear here, but the boys were totally fine as they had the dokos to climb into when they got tired and lolly pops for fuel 😂 🍭🍬 .. .. #fearlessfamtrav #himalayas #ghorepani #annapurna #himalayasnepal #nepalisbeautiful #trekkingnepal #trekkinghimalayas #pottyadventures #showthemtheworld #worldschooling #lpkids #lppathfinder #adventurekids #toddlertravel #pblogger #uktravelblogger #parentswhowander #familytravel #travelwithkids #lpfanphoto #explorerkids #tinytravels #goexplorenow #snaphappybritmums #ourtribetravels #wearetravelmums #tmom #travelmadfam

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A modern mother

Susanna ‘s Instagram is full of travel inspiration for families with teens. From California to Cornwall and everywhere in between.

Sorry About The Mess

Chloe documents family travel with her 3 boys aged 7 and under. Her forte is her visually engaging travel videos that capture the essence of why we treasure family holidays so much – the special moments and the memory making.

Pigeon Pair and Me

Nell has an eye for the scenic and beautiful. She prefers landscapes to family snaps, but you might just catch the occasional picture of her eight- and six-year-old sneaking into her feed.

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Relaxing after our journey here to Jutland, west Denmark. The living room of our 2-bed self-catering cottage is on the 1st floor – good old Scandinavian design! We’re staying near the sea, #hosted by Landal GreenParks at their Seawest resort. It’s about an hour’s drive from Legoland, and we’re so excited to be heading there one day this week. Not today, though! It was a long day yesterday, with a 4am start, so today we’ll be mostly exploring the resort’s water pool complex and play areas. Perhaps a run to the sand dunes, or a trip to the gym, for me. And: relax. . (ad) . . . . . #landalgreenparks #landalseawest #travel #familytravel #denmark #jutland #holiday #familyholiday #travelkids #tmom #travelfamily #snaphappybritmums #ukftb #candidchildhood #awanderfulchildhood #kidsthattravel #travelmore #parentbloggersuk #ukparentbloggers #ftb100 #travelmore #wanderlust #guardiantravelsnaps #bbctravel #culturetrip #fivestarkids #scandinaviandesign #livingroom

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Otis and Us

Katy loves to travel and share her family adventures. Her IG grid is all about life outdoors, camping, glamping, adventures and family travel, oh and maybe a beach and a pretty door thrown in for good measure.

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We have been to @justsofestival for the last five years and I still think it is one of my most favourite festivals. It is magical, creative, imaginative and beautiful. If you are thinking of heading to a festival next year, Just So festival is one to add to your diary. Have you headed to a family friendly festival this year? . . #ad #justsofestival #festival #travelmadfam #mycolourfulkids #funseekingkids #lifeisoutdoors #countrykidsfun #myhappycapture #moretoexploreoutdoors #worldoflittles #magicofchildhood #enchantedchildhood #lionessmama #beyondthewanderlust #cameramama #runwildmychild #explorerkids #myhappyviews #lifewithinfourcorners #lovelifeoutside #littlestoriesofmylife #documentyourdays #littleandbrave #dearestviewfinder #naturelearners #littlefamiliesofig #thesincerestoryteller #wheremywelliestakeme #borntovoyage

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Tin Box Traveller

Claire fills her grid with moments captured during her travels and family adventures in the UK and Europe. There’s also a good helping of fun at home in gorgeous Devon in the South West of England. The cheeky smiles of her two daughters, aged five and three feature a lot, but Claire is also partial to an epic view.

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Hands up if you love an Italian sunset? We made the most of ours at Camping Eden on Lake Garda last night with cocktails on the roof top bar and panoramic views of the lake. 🇮🇹 This morning the uninterrupted sunshine we’ve been enjoying since Sunday has turned to thundery showers. Fingers crossed it will stop mid-morning so we can make the most of our last full day here with @alfresco_hols #hosted 🇮🇹 🇮🇹 🇮🇹 🇮🇹 #LakeGarda #LoveItaly #lakegardaitaly #campingeden #italy_ig #italygram #Explorerkids #tinytravels #curiouslittleexplorers #travelwithkids #snaphappybritmums #alfrescoholidays #lpkids #ftb100 #travelmomentswithkids #igersitaly #travelmadfam #ukftb #welovetravel #exploretheworld #pottyadventures #wearetravelmums #beautifuldestinations #wetravelgirls #familytravel

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Like Love Do

Donna loves a bright coloured photo and has an eye for seeing something different. You will be sure to find snaps from all over the world as well as plenty of London historic sights, bars and restaurants.

Extraordinary Chaos

Sarah is a travel and lifestyle blogger with a passion for new adventures, travel, interiors and fashion. Her images range from her two sons to amazing Cricut artwork, to yummy food and trips around the world.