8 Bloody perfect female travel videographers to inspire your next adventure
International Women’s Day is just one day of the year, but we know there’s incredible *women out there doing amazing things every.damn.day of the year!
When it comes to travel, and particularly who’s behind the lense, this part of the travel industry is often skewed towards dudes. And, while insta isn’t short of mega babes creating wanderlust on the daily—and we thank them for their contribution—we wanted to make special note of the lady Vloggers out there, many of them travelling solo and showing the world that, Sisters Are Doin' It for Themselves!
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In no particular order, we present to you the nominees for UTRAV WOMEN IN TRAVEL VLOGGING AWARDS… (just kidding—it’s just a blog—but you’re all winners in our eyes…)
1. Brooke Saward
Making a living out of living out of a suitcase look good—that was a mouthful—but Brooke does it with style and ease. Tune in for far off destinations and tips on how to travel like a professional.
2. Hey Nadine
Going strong since 2016, and still totally ruling her YouTube channel with new videos every week. Nadine gives out real talk travel advice and knows how to have a laugh when life gets in the way of best-laid plans.
This lovely lass originally from Birmingham, England, has been travelling for over 4 years straight. A psychology graduate with a love for pho, red wine, and big adventures! Tune in to the highs and lows of life as a digital nomad.
Food, food, glorious food. If you travel for food and plan your trip around your next meal, TJ has your back. From ‘Feast It or Leave It’ reviewing the world’s most viral foods, to ‘Will Travel For Cute’ exploring quirky things to do around the world, TJ has the goods!
5. Leanne Melody
Hailing from Sydney, this vivacious citizen of the world is all about digital storytelling. Cutting her teeth as a winner of the Busabout ‘Best Job In the World’ competition, Leanne is all about how to travel like a girl and dance up a storm.
6. GRRRLTRAVELER | Christine Kaaloa
Follow Christine as she cracks the code of solo travel, and takes you along for the journey. Her motto? “Before taking that vacation, you have to survive it!” because traveling alone doesn't always feel easy. But it doesn't have to be hard either.
7. Backpacking Bananas
Bananas for travel? Yep. Subscribe for “adventure, backpacking tips and round the world weirdness.” Christianne Risman is not only a Travel Vlogger & Video Producer, she’s also the side-hustle on the go with her Travel clothing brand, SOLO. Bum-bags for the win!
8. P.S. I'm On My Way
Big on insta, still gathering that YouTube fam, Trisha the full time traveller has some serious tips from her 10 years on the road. Her latest travels in Latin America are well worth the watch!
*Universal Traveller recognises that International Women’s Day should include all women – whether lesbian, bisexual, trans, intersex or queer.
Editor note: This post was originally published on 3 January 2018 and has been revamped in 2020 for accuracy and timeliness.
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