I didn't always love Instagram. I opened my account about 2 years ago after hearing it was the new social media channel, but didn't too much with it right away. I didn't want to waste time on yet another social media account, especially one that didn't seem as if it would drive much traffic to my blog.
Yet, here we are. Instagram has weaseled itself into my heart, and slowly moved itself into my second most beloved social media channel (just behind my forever love, Pinterest), and I'm starting a brand new series devoted solely to the wonders that I find on my Insta-feed. (Is that a phrase? If not, I'm making it one starting, oh, right about now.)
Each week, I'll feature a series of Instagram pictures centered around a particular theme as a way to inspire your next set of travels and to feature some of my favorite big--and not-so-big--accounts. [If you're on Instagram and would like to submit a post for consideration in a future round-up, check out the themes and project spreadsheet here.]
This week's theme is Spring Break. If you're not on a Spring Break adventure, you're probably wishing you were. So, let's see what the rest of the Instagram world is doing--and dreaming over--right now!
#London is so beautiful in the #Spring - I went for a walk across #GreenPark to go from #StJamesHotel to the #IrishEmbassy for the @BordBia #SpiritofSharing event. I could have just stayed in the park till the sun went down. It was lovely to stay @stjameshotelandclub for the night - a rare #Staycation for me with a wonderful dinner at #SevenParkPlace. More about that to come. I just wanted to share this picture of #SpringFlowers #Daffodil #Crocus and the stunning architecture along #Piccadilly. #LoveLondon #LondonBlog #LondonIger #LookupLondon
Travel Photo Discovery
Dish Our Town
Soon it will be spring in Amsterdam. This picture of a canal house facade was taken last May, when the wisteria were simply going crazy all over the city and my camera finger was also going nuts. I love the Dutch word for wisteria-- "blauweregen"--which translates literally as "blue rain." Isn't that lovely? I so hope to be back in Amsterdam this summer, even though the Blue Rain will be over by then. There will be other flowers and charms to be had. #rsa_doorsandwindows #tv_doors #kings_doorsandco #icu_doorsandwindows #ir_doorsandwindows #portaseportoes #portasejanelas #loves_europe #euro_shots #igersverybest #doorsandwindows_with_bars #hiddenbeauty_summerwalls
The Travelling Lindfields
Mum on the Move
I am unexpectedly back in England in the Spring - for the first time in 8 years. The weather may not feel very Spring-like but the Spring flowers are amazing! I had forgotten how beautiful they can be. I didn't have to travel far to see these either - this was taken in my mum's garden this morning! #spring #springtime #springflowers #flowers #daffodils #garden #england #englishcountryside #familytravel #instatbn #instatravel #traveltheworld #bbctravel #tlpicks #yorkshire #westyorkshire
Cosmos Mariners: Destination Unknown
Disney in Your Day
The Wandering Weekenders
Known as The Grand Canyon Of The Pacific, Waimea Canyon is not to be missed during your trip to the Hawaiian island of Kauai. The beautiful canyon is a place that you could stare at for hours! Check out the blog for full details on what you can expect for your trip to Waimea Canyon! #kauai #hawaii #waimeacanyon #grandcanyonofthepacific #aloha #seekadventuredaily
Where are you headed on your spring break? If you're not going anywhere, where do you wish you were?
P.S. Don't forget to submit your own Instagram photos for future weeks! See the upcoming themes and add to the spreadsheet here.
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