FABgetaways just turned one, and so, to mark the celebrations, travel influencers from all over India were asked to post a picture/video on Instagram about their most fabulous getaway.
The response from these amazing Instagram travel influencers was overwhelming. And while each of them was remarkable in its own special way, some travel stories and pictures stood out and spoke for themselves!
So, without further ado, here’s a list of the most enchanting pictures that came our way.
Bhoomi Gor (Insta – @bhumygor)—
From the scores of travel influencers who participated, Gor’s stunning entry won her the contest. A fashion, travel, food and lifestyle influencer, Gor talks about her dream to travel to every city and country of the world on her winning post.
Gor’s ardor for this is quite evident from the stunning, sun-kissed picture she posted for the contest. The striking image of her along with her partner sitting right in the lap of nature made for a winning entry!
Shreyanshi Debnath (Insta – @amajesticmind)
This Instagram influencer posted a picture of her fabulous vacay in Kerala. The inviting seashore and the quintessential coconut in Shreyashi’s post makes this exotic location easy to guess.
The image, with a sensational backdrop, is breathtakingly picturesque. You can almost feel the soothing sea breeze and the playful waves toying right on your skin. To sum it up, the picture exhibits a beautiful kind of calm and serenity.
Apart from her love for travel, Shreyashi also loves blogging and vlogging about fashion.
Chandani (Insta – @globetrotting365days)—
Chandani, a travel blogger and photographer posted an awe-striking picture of herself from her trip in Iceland. Taken on the black Diamond Beach shoreline, the ice crystals in the picture glisten like scattered diamonds. But apart from the marvelous imagery, her caption crisply encapsulates the location for her followers as well.
Because her Instagram page documents her journey and travel stories, Chandani’s Instagram feed is a treat for avid travel blog readers. And the fact that she has travelled to 69 cities in 27 countries certainly adds to it!
Akriti Kapoor (Insta – @psychedinthecity)
Akriti’s submission post is a picture from her luxurious getaway in Taxco, Mexico. The open-air Jacuzzi, the glass of Sangria and the stupendous backdrop summarize the opulence of her stay. In her post, Akriti talks about witnessing one of the most gorgeous evenings she has ever seen.
On her Instagram feed, you’ll find a continuous flow of pictures and posts about her luxurious getaways.
Nitish Waila (Insta – @nitishwaila)
Nitish Waila’s submission was undoubtedly one of the most intriguing ones. An adventurer, mountaineer and the Best Adventure Photographer Award (NatGeo MII 2018) recipient, he perfectly captions the dramatic picture from his time in Goa. In the picture, a Godlike silhouette looms against the backdrop of a bright, clear sky and crashing waves. The flying bird’s accidental appearance further gives the image a dramatic turn. Consequently, all these factors come together to make the imagery nothing short of a spectacle.
Nitish has travelled to Bhutan, Hampi, Kargil, Pushkar, Kolkata and many other exciting places. And his Instagram feed recounts his adventures with astounding, high-definition pictures from his journey.
Nivi Selvaraj (Insta -@postcardchronicles)
Nivi Selvaraj’s picture entry shows her at the Coex Mall Starfield Library in Seoul, South Korea. She captures her relationship with books in the caption, written as a message to all the books she has read. It talks about how books have always been with her in times of change, inspired cherished fictional characters and is her constant source of all her knowledge. On her Instagram posts, she bares her heart in the captions, making them all gripping and engaging.
Diksha Ranjan (Insta – @solo_escapist)
A fitness enthusiast, content creator and solo traveller, Diksha’s submission is a picture from her Kullu trip. It shows a vibrant display of women in traditional clothes who seem to be performing an elaborate, festive ritual. The picture captures Diksha who is in turn capturing the entire experience in its prime. In the poetic caption, Diksha highlights the dichotomous realities of city life and a life away from it all. She yearns to live her “dream” by disengaging from monotony and bringing change in the lives of others.
Subhiksha Venkat (Insta – @subhikshavenkat)
The food and fashion blogger posted a picture of her at Times Square from her fabulous New York City getaway. With the bustling crowd, the illuminated digital OOH boards and movie billboards, the picture truly captures Times Square’s essence.
In her caption, Subhiksha quotes the lyrics of Jay-Z and Alicia Keys’ classic “Empire State of Mind,” summarizing the true spirit of New York City. The post inspires awe and mystery; and attempts to capture the untold stories of everyone and everything present in the backdrop.
Ashfina (Insta – @thewickedsoul)
Ashfina is a solo traveller, content creator and a coffee addict. Having covered 40+ cities, she is on a mission to explore the whole of India. Her picture captures the Hawa Mahal regally looming in the backdrop, as she enjoys a cup of coffee with her companion. Order your favourite food, savour a hot beverage with some great company, and throw in a magnificent, scenic background, and your wholesome vacation is happily ready. What more could one ask for?
Nikita Jai (Insta – @themodavoyage)
The travel, lifestyle and fashion blogger sent in an eye-catching picture of her on the Aloha Ubud Swing. The image is not only beautiful but also symbolizes freedom and a release from inhibitions. Capturing the bliss and beauty of the place, her post falls nothing short of being inspirational.
Arnav Mathur (Insta – @theetlrblog)
Arnav is an adventure junkie and a travel content writer. So, it’s only right that his feed is made up of over a hundred images documenting his escapades. And with Kerala, Bhutan, Romania, Bulgaria, Budapest, etc. off his bucket list, it is quite numerous.
His submission picture is from his blissful getaway in Bhutan. It is a delightful image wherein he stands amongst four equally delighted Bhutanese monks. The image captures the ethos of the Bhutan’s and in addition to that, the scenic backdrop adds to the spirit of the place.
It is no surprise that we deal with a lot of spectacular images as well as enticing content on our website and social media as a travel platform. However, we were still overwhelmed to receive the brilliant images and riveting stories from all the travel influencers who participated in the contest.
In fact, we look forward to seeing and reading more travel stories from other travel influencers as well as our followers. We will keep getting back to you with more such contests, trivia engagements and quizzes, in order to create a platform for interaction and engagement.