These days it isn’t just about going on holiday on your own. Wherever you go you have an entourage of people viewing your holiday from the screen of a phone. So why not blow them away this year and visit Europcar’s most Instagrammable cities?
Travelling to different locations is a great way to increase your Instagram followers. People love seeing new things and being inspired by other people’s travels.
We’ve put together a list of cities where you can rent a car and create Instagram reels and highlights to share with your followers.
- London, England
Let’s start with one of the most iconic cities in the world. With the streets lined with iconic monuments like the London Eye (which lights up at night), Big Ben, The Houses of Parliament, and Trafalgar Square you’ve got plenty of perfect Instagram shots to choose from.
London is also crammed with hundreds of the best restaurants and rooftop bars –an Instagrammer’s dream! Head out for an unforgettable dining experience and take a photo with the city’s lights glistening behind you.
- Paris, France
Next, we’re heading south to the most romantic city in the world. When your followers see a photo of you standing in front of the illuminated Eiffel Tower after sunset they’ll want to book their trip immediately!
Paris conveys elegance on every avenue you walk down which presents the opportunity for some fantastic snaps. Paris has been a top photographic location since cameras were first invented. Today, you’ll see people all over the city taking photos and “gramming” the rich culture and history.
- Milan, Italy
We couldn’t leave Europe without visiting the Italian fashion capital. Milan is a paradise for photographers and it’s clear to see why. This is a unique city that offers amazing historic architecture and a trendy and sophisticated vibe.
From imposing buildings to scenic parks and cosmopolitan street cafés, Milan is a cultural mix of Insta-ready opportunities. Don´t forget to take a picture of yourself outside one of the famous designer stores to impress your followers!
From the moment you arrive at Singapore airport you’ll be impressed. You’re greeted by a real butterfly garden which lets you get your Instagram stories online straight away.
Singapore is one of the cleanest cities in the world and there are plenty of places to take photos. From the iconic Raffles Hotel to downtown Orchard Road and the beautiful National Orchid Garden, Singapore is a small country that’s big on variety. Other sights to wow your Instagram fans include the futuristic Marina Sands resort and the tropical feel of Sentosa Island.
- Sydney, Australia
This Aussie destination is on our list for the fantastic photos you can take of the city and the beaches. Sydney Opera House has to be on your list, as well as the famous Sydney Harbour Bridge. Take a boat tour around Sydney Harbour and snap the sights from a different angle, ending up at the Rocks, the lively waterfront market.
There are so many beautiful ocean viewpoints waiting for you to add to your story. Few cities in the world give you access to so much coastline, from the beaches of Bondi and Manly to Palm Beach, the setting for the Aussie soap Home and Away.
- New York, USA
New York is a city that’s on plenty of photographers’ must-see lists and has so many ideal Instagram spots. The Big Apple offers the fountains and arches of Central Park, views from the Empire State Building and the iconic Brooklyn Bridge that joins downtown and midtown.
Get those hashtags posted with views of the skyline at night from the top of the Rock Observatory and a panoramic 360-degree view of the city. And no Instagram feed is complete without a shot of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.
- Dubai, UAE
Dubai attracts Instagrammers from all over the world. The luxury of this Middle Eastern city can be captured through images of the towering hotels and skyscrapers scattered throughout the city.
As the tallest building in the world, the observation deck of the Burj Khalifa offers a bird’s eye view of the incredible Dubai landscape. If you’re into posting nature photography take a visit to the Dubai Miracle Garden, where you’ll find everything adorned in fresh flowers, including a real Airbus!
- Cartagena, Colombia
For a unique Instagram experience, why not visit the Colombian city of Cartagena? Known for being a beautiful historic city, Cartagena has been named a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Cartagena has lots of Spanish-style architecture and is an Instagrammer’s dream.
Colourful and vibrant buildings dominate the streets and coupled with the historic feel of the city make for perfect Instagram shots.
Why not pick some of these stunning cities to visit this year and rent a car with Europcar for stress-free travelling to all the best photo spots?