#Instagram for days! Our 25 Favorite Overland Adventurers
Instagram is ripe with inspiration for both the traveler and the photographer, and there are some accounts that just do it better. Our best 25 overlanding list focuses on the real travelers and world-class photographers that post (mostly) original content. Not all accounts are overland heavy or filled with perfectly composed images, but all are worth a follow. I am grateful to Sunny Eaton, author of I Can. I Will. for the help with curating this list. Enjoy, and if you have a favorite that we missed, please include it in the comments below.
Automotive illustrators with a penchant for bespoke vehicles
Tobias Hägg specializes in aerial imagery and artwork. The true definition of overland?
A Spanish couple traveling around the world on their Tenere, and more recently in a VW van.
An amazing traveler and Tedx speaker from India, riding her motorcycle from Bangalore to Sydney.
Chris Burkard is one of the most accomplished and admired outdoor photographers of the 21st century. He is an Overland Journal contributor, and his imagery has inspired our team for over a decade.
Ashley and Richard drove from Canada to Ushuaia in their much-loved 1990 Toyota Pickup. They now work with XOverland on their highly successful video series.
For those that love fly fishing, Darcy and Timbre are combining their passion for overlanding and angling.
AJ Van de Water is a professional photographer and adventurer, with a mindful aesthetic for his most recent vehicle project, an AEV Ram.
Graeme and his family are as real as it gets, living and traveling out of their Land Rover Defender for a decade of exploring around the world.
Nicole is an outdoor adventurer that is an advocate for public lands and uses various 4WDs and her two feet to explore the world.
Jake is one of the most prolific adventurers we know, packing every weekend and several sabbaticals a year with everything from mountaineering to overlanding. His images and adventures are an inspiration.
Jillian is an avid overlander and adventurer, and can be seen driving her manual transmission Tacoma throughout the Southwest.
Who doesn’t love dogs and adventure? Follow Nicole and Bear around the country as they trek, hike, bike, and climb.
The ultimate family road trip in a van with two kids to South America. They are currently taking a break from travel in Bali—perfect.
Taisa and Ernesto have been on the road for four years and have explored 23 countries with their Toyota 4Runner. Bravo!
The travelers at Roaming Lost have been exploring on a budget and capturing beautiful images from their Mitsubishi Montero.
Sinuhe is a well-traveled overlander and successful commercial photographer and filmmaker, documenting vehicles for stalwart brands like Land Rover and Toyota. His account is a stunning compilation of vehicle and travel magic.
Stefano has an infectious optimism and passion for travel reflected in all of his images. He has a way of documenting the children of the world that will make you grab your passport and camera and head off into the unknown. I met him at a taco stand in Baja while he was riding north from Ushuaia.
Yve is a talented freelance photographer and adventurer with a penchant for style. Her account runs a broad spectrum of motorcycles, vintage vehicles, and travel.
An inspiring account that showcases their travels through the Americas in an 80-Series Land Cruiser
Karin-Marijke and Coen have explored the world in their iconic yellow Land Cruiser, and there are few travelers as real and inspiring as these two luminaries.
Huang is traveling around the world on her 20-year-old Vespa—nothing cooler (or legit) in our book.
Land Rovers and VW Syncros for days, and a consistent feed of high-quality overlanding imagery.
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Editor’s Note: We intentionally left out industry and manufacturer’s accounts. There are many commercial Instagram accounts worth following, but they are not part of this list.