10 Black Travelistas That'll Inspire Your Next Escape

Create the ultimate vacay moodboard with dreamy snaps from these fabulous jet-setters.

BY  ALESHA BAILEY   /   MAR  28  2021,  8:00 AM GMT



Although there's no doubt that the on-again-off-again lockdowns and blessed WFH opportunities we've experienced over the last year have provided a much-needed reprieve from the hustle and bustle of daily life in the big city, I think it's safe to say that we're all feeling a little bit of wanderlust at the moment. While the UK begins its journey back to regularly scheduled programming and that next international adventure begins to seem more possible, we're not only eagerly updating our summer wardrobes but also getting our travel inspo all the way together! If the pandemic has taught us anything it's to make your dreams happen while you can so here's a round up of our favourite travel accounts on Instagram to remind you that your "happy place" can become real.



Cue the beautiful black-owned looks and luxurious Caribbean landscapes. Skylar Marshai produces some of the most editorial travel shots on the Gram. If you love beachy vacations and epic date nights, she's got just the feed to make you swoon!



We can't get enough of Shang's effortless and fun aesthetic. This travelista is all about relaxing with a beer and a book for the ultimate chill vibe. Plus, her food and beverage game is on point!



Raven is an award-winning influencer with a penchant for colour. She's an equal opportunity traveller leaving no region undiscovered. And her hair  and makeup skills and ability to hit the splits is enviable to say the least!



This jet-setting beauty loves a staycation just as much as a tropical adventure. With an arsenal of swimsuits at her disposal, you'll never want for beachwear inspo. We're loving all the girls trip pics as well #hotgirlsummer.



Asiyami's feed is heavily inspired by her cultural heritage. Her bougie looks and picturesque picnic set ups are the perfect inspiration for your next garden party or beach day. This glam girl definitely knows how to travel in style.



As one of the most reposted (and pinned) travel influencers on the internet, there's no doubt that Lee Litumbe makes this list of dreamy voyagers. Not only does she visit some seriously amazing locations, she also documents her incredible adventures with an editorial eye which means every post will have you yearning to grab your passport and your sunscreen.



It's safe to say that we're pretty obsessed with Lydia's Baecations. Solo travel is super fun, but sometimes sharing your new experiences with a loved one is just unbeatable. Like us, she loves a tropical backdrop and documents her travels via Youtube so you can follow her excursions in vlog form!



This matcha loving travelista knows just how to keep it light and fresh. We're loving her natural hairstyles and comfy chic style! With a mix of travel and wellness content, her feed is the perfect inspo for the healthy holiday explorer.



Chidi is the ultimate itinerary planner who loves to share travel videos so you can take note of all her hacks and advice. An expert in adventuring in Asia, Chidi's content will have you immersing yourself in diverse cultures and fantasizing about your dream squad trip!



If you aren't yet acquainted with this natural beauty then you thank us later. From Chelsea's ultra glam outfits to her artsy photography style, her feed is sure to impress. This Ghanaian born gal is also an accomplished artist with an eye for the afro-chic.


Don't forget to explore our Travel Essentials Edit for more vacay inspo and Black-owned must-haves for the Summer.

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