YouTube Travel Videos: 30 Best Travel Vlogging Channels To Follow

Youtube Travel Videos
Great Travel Video Channels on YouTube

Check out these amazing YouTube travel videos from around the world. YouTube’s best travel channels will inspire you to explore new countries and cultures.

Travel videos are a wonderful diversion during a boring work week. Forget the typical stuff you always find on TV, and tune regularly to watch these funny & inspiring YouTube travel channels!

The following channels (listed in no particular order) are some of my favorites. They are run by individuals for the most part, not big brands. Although there are plenty of cool travel YouTube videos produced by large companies too.

Notably from Lonely Planet, Trip Films, and the Travel Film Archive.

I hope the short travel films you’ll find on these channels will encourage you to start planning your own crazy adventures around the world.

Don’t forget to subscribe for regular updates from these travel vloggers!

Best YouTube Travel Channels For 2019

Expert Vagabond | @ExpertVagabond

Yeah, that’s me! Before I share my favorite YouTube travel vloggers, I wanted to introduce you to my channel first. Shameless self-promotion.

Do you love epic adventure travel from off the beaten path?

Well, you’ll love my channel! I’ve been traveling around the world for the past 9 years — doing things like hitchhiking across the United States, scuba diving around the world, trekking in Afghanistan, photographing northern lights in Iceland, and more.

Let me show you how to travel the world, break out of your comfort zone, and open your mind to new possibilities.

Watch Expert Vagabond On YouTube →


Best Ever Food Review Show

Sonny is traveling the world searching for crazy and weird foods to try while sharing the experience with others. He loves exposing viewers to new cultures, food and customs — and is great at making it very entertaining.

He also just got his own show on the Travel Channel! Congrats buddy!

Watch Sonny On YouTube →


Fun For Louis


I was surprised I hadn’t stumbled upon Louis’ youtube travel videos earlier! He publishes DAILY vlog updates about his life as he explore many corners of the world on fun adventures.

One of his recent adventures took him on a 3 month round the world trip, in a four seater plane through 22 countries! He continued to create videos every step of the way to produce an independent feature-length documentary with footage from the flight, and the vision of driving influential change in the world.

Watch Fun For Louis on YouTube »


Sonia’s Travels


Sonia has one of the most well-produced travel shows on the web. She searches for the “secret code” of a destination, and shares her discoveries with you in these fun & engaging videos from around the world. Her personality shines through in each one.

She uploads fantastic travel tips every other Thursday, from her pro packing advice to the best beaches to visit in Brazil. Sonia is a must-follow if you are dreaming of your next getaway.

Watch Sonia’s Travels on YouTube »


Vagabrothers


Marko and Alex are a pair of travel addict brothers who film their experiences to share with others. Learning about the world through the people in it. Their personality and humor will have you tuning in on a regular basis.

Some of my favourite videos include How to survive long haul flights and Minimalist DIY Travel Essentials. These guys have an endless supply of travel knowledge.

Watch Vagabrothers on YouTube »


The Planet D


Dave & Deb have been traveling the world for 8 years, getting into all kinds of crazy adventures. From cycling through Africa to camping in Antarctica, they record it all on video for us to see.

They live by the motto “Adventure is for Everyone” and their travel videos are filled with fun, humour, inspiration and information. Delve into the culture, and meet the people in 100+ countries on all 7 continents.

Watch The Planet D on YouTube »


Fearless & Far


Another new find for me, Mike is probably putting together some of the best travel videos on YouTube. He’s got a creative eye for video work, and presents topics in a fun & personable way.

He is an extreme adventure travel YouTuber and filmmaker, highlighting the craziest places to go, and the wildest travel experiences out there. To give you a little taste, he has documented Exploding Hammers festivals, frog poison rituals, scuba diving graveyards… to name a few.

Watch Mike Corey on YouTube »


Hopscotch The Globe


The videos you’ll find on Kristen’s channel help you experience a place through her eyes, and it’s often pretty damn funny. She also publishes interesting how-to videos. Like how women can pee standing up. You know you want to watch…

Kristen & Siya are about to embark on the biggest adventure of them all, as they prepare to welcome baby Hopscotch The Globe to their travel team! Congratulations guys!

Watch Hopscotch The Globe on YouTube »


Travel Yourself


Cailin is a Halifax travel blogger and vlogger who puts together entertaining video-diary pieces full of useful tips & information on popular places & events around the world. She travels by herself, meeting plenty of friendly people along the way.

Once you step into her channel, there is no returning. You will be sucked in by her positive energy and love for new travel experiences. Start here, and prepare to spend the next few hours exploring her content!

Watch Travel Yourself on YouTube »


Tourist 2 Townie


Gareth shares videos from his experiences living like a local in different countries for a few months at a time, as well as his charity projects. Plus the occasional absolutely hilarious international music video.

He believes in traveling deeper to truly understand foreign communities through the people and culture that define them. My favourite video of his has to be the Samurai Training in Kyoto, Japan.

Watch Tourist 2 Townie on YouTube »


Hey Nadine


Nadine’s travel-related channel simply records her having fun exploring different parts of the world. Her energy is infectious, and the videos make you feel like you’re traveling with her.

Her travels have recently taken her to India, where she documented her entire experience to give you everything you need to know before you visit this colorful country. From her top tips on Jaipur, to the realities of traveling in Mumbai, her channel is packed with inspiration that will make you want to book a flight right now!

Watch Hey Nadine on YouTube »


Migrationology


Mark loves to travel, and he loves to eat. But beware, he makes everything look so delicious, so be prepared for hunger to hit you pretty hard!

After graduating from university, he decided to travel for food (why not right?). Along the way, he met his wonderful wife, who now travels the world with him, finding the best food and documenting every delicious bite. The two are now based in Thailand so you can expect to drool over plenty of Thai food videos.

Watch Migrationology on YouTube »


Sam & Audrey TV


Sam & Audrey are full time travelers who share their adventures in markets, eating street food, visiting temples, and much more. My personal favourites are their supermarket shopping videos from different countries.

They also create travel guides highlighting the best places to visit, local foods worth eating and tips on how you can save money on your trip. Their goal is to inspire you to travel and eat delicious local cuisine wherever you’re visiting – and it’s working! These guys have inspired my travels on many occasions.

Watch Sam & Audrey on YouTube »


Gabriel Traveler


Gabriel Morris has been wandering around the world for almost three decades, visiting five continents and more than fifty countries. He posts videos regularly chronicling his adventurous travels and provides practical info and tips for travelers.

He recently celebrated 3 decades of travel over on his Youtube channel, where he showcased some of the wonderful photos he has taken along his journey.

Watch Gabriel on YouTube »


Wolters World


Wolters World Gives Honest 1st Hand Travel Advice to Help Fellow Travelers Get the Most out of Their Travel Experience. He discusses the Best & Worst parts of traveling so that you can be better prepared for your vacation in a way that helps you know more about the culture & people of the city, country, or region you are going to visit.

From The Shocks of Traveling to a new country, to the Do’s & Don’ts of travel, you will love Wolter’s uploads every Wednesday & Saturday.

Watch Wolters World on YouTube »


GRRRLTRAVELER | Christine Kaaloa


Christine is an American solo traveler, sharing video travel guides, foodie adventures, cultural shock and travel tips on how to travel alone and survive travel, one country at a time. Her video on how to use an Asian squat toilet has already brought in almost 400,000 views!

Many travelers have recommended Christine’s informative videos to me, making her one of my go-to Youtubers for travel advice and inspiration.

Watch Christine Kaaloa on YouTube »


Sailing La Vagabonde


This Australian couple had a dream of circumnavigating the globe by sail boat. Now they have sailed over 50,000nm across many oceans!

Through their videos, they hope to inspire others to explore alternative options of living and to spread ocean awareness. They make videos every single Monday, but if you don’t want to wait until then, I recommend starting with this video.

Watch Sailing La Vagabonde on YouTube »


Gone with the Wynns


Jason and Nikki Wynn are perpetual travelers, Sailors, RV’ers and modern day documentarians. They traded in everyday life to satisfy their wear-out-your-shoes sense of adventure.

Their endless positivity will keep you coming back for more as they search, explore, discover, grow, learn out in the open waters. Their hope is to inspire you to find your next adventure; whether it’s a long weekend or a perpetual one like theirs!

Watch Gone with the Wynns on YouTube »


The Endless Adventure


Eric & Allison are a travel couple on a journey to find the most interesting places and unique foods this planet has to offer! They’ve traded in their steady paycheques and permanent home for a life of travel and adventure.

Their most popular uploads include some of the tastiest food from around the world and their recent adventures will make you want to pack your bags for Japan immediately! Don’t say I didn’t warn you, hunger and wanderlust await you if you tune in to their content.

Watch The Endless Adventure on YouTube »


Rick Steves’ Europe


Rick Steves advocates smart, affordable, perspective-broadening travel. He helps American travelers connect much more intimately and authentically with Europe — and Europeans — for a fraction of what mainstream tourists pay.

Rick is also a best-selling travel author and host of public television’s “Rick Steves’ Europe” and public radio’s “Travel with Rick Steves.”, so there is no end to the information you can get from his content. He dives deep to give you invaluable knowledge for your next trip.

Watch Rick Steves on YouTube »


What Doesn’t Suck?


Half French, half American, this expat couple know a thing or two about travel. They create epic travel videos that highlight the best experiences around the world – or in their words, the experiences “that don’t suck.”

They are currently living in Dubai and highlighting the best this amazing city has to offer as well as the incredible and exotic places you can easily escape to from the UAE. Their love for travel is contagious and their “48 hours in…” series will give you some serious inspiration for new places to visit around the world.

Watch Rick Steves on YouTube »


Aileen Adalid


Aileen Adalid quit her corporate job in the Philippines to pursue her dreams. Today, she’s a digital nomad living a sustainable travel lifestyle (entrepreneur + blogger + vlogger) and inspiring her community to do the same.

I’m not the only one who loves Aileen’s travel videos. She’s been featured in publications like BBC, National Geographic, Business Insider, Cosmopolitan, Lonely Planet and more. Nice work! One of my favourite videos of hers is the Fox Village in Miyagi Zao.

Watch Aileen Adalid on YouTube »


Lost LeBlanc


After quitting his job to travel the world, Christian picked up his camera to tell the story of unconditionally pursuing his passion for filmmaking and travel.

His videography and editing skills are incredible and one look at his Youtube comments will show you just how much of an inspiration he is to his followers. The Lost LeBlanc community is growing rapidly for good reason.

Watch Lost LeBlanc on YouTube »


Kara & Nate


I just stumbled upon Kara & Nate’s youtube travel videos recently and I have so much to catch up on! They share their adventures through daily vlogs on YouTube (making a whopping 6 videos every single week).

This husband and wife duo have been traveling full time for over 2 years and they have goal to travel to 100 countries by 2019 – they’re not far off!

Watch Kara and Nate on YouTube »


Romina


Romina was born to travel and has been exploring the world with her parents since she could crawl. Those adventures instilled in her a passion for trotting the globe and learning about new cultures. Romina’s videos focus on her personal experience and the comedy of traveling while she films, stars and edits them herself.

Romina is a strong advocate in wildlife education and has a personal goal to show her audience that through travel, we can learn about these animals without taking them out of their homes in a fun and interactive way.

Watch Romina on YouTube »


Drew Binsky


Drew first got the travel bug when he studied abroad in Prague and moved to South Korea to teach English, here he started his travel blog (drewbinsky.com). Since 2012, he’s been to 135+ countries and has a goal to visit every country before turning 30!

If that doesn’t convince you to watch his awesome travel videos, maybe the fact that he holds 2 Guinness World Records will! Intrigued? Me too!

Watch Drew Binsky on YouTube »


PsychoTraveller


Originally from Birmingham, England, Aly has been discovering the world for over 4 years straight. She is a psychology graduate with a love for Pho and red wine. Whether she’s throwing herself into a novel or from 14,000ft out of a plane, she looks at adventure big and small and says “Let’s do this!”

PsychoTraveller is more than just travel, its a platform to inform and inspire people of all ages to live the life they want to live. PsychoTraveller showcases through weekly videos her life on the road, the people she meets, the food she tastes as well as the highs and lows behind living as a digital nomad.

Watch PsychoTraveller on YouTube »


The Bucket List Family


The Gee family are just your average young family exploring the planet ;)

When they were faced with the decision on whether or not to take the typical next step in life and “grow up”, build a house and settle into careers, they chose the path less taken! They started their family Youtube channel simply because “We feel like we still have so much to learn about life and happiness before we can set up our future life and home.”

From breakfast with Giraffes in Kenya, to snorkeling with humpback whales in Tonga, this adventure loving family will make you think twice about settling down!

Watch The Bucket List Family on YouTube »


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I hope you enjoyed my choices for some of the best YouTube travel channels to follow! Feel free to share your favorites in the comments, and remember to check out my channel too: YouTube.com/expertvagabond

Thanks so much for reading, and happy travels! ★

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77 thoughts on “YouTube Travel Videos: 30 Best Travel Vlogging Channels To Follow”

  1. Did you hear about this guy who is doing an amazing job of reviewing Israeli street food? An hilarious show – just search for AMIR RIMER on YouTube!

  2. Are you interested in informative videos about the Philippines hosted by a real life Filipino dude? Well check out That Filipino Dude on YT. You won’t regret it.

  3. Hiya Matthew! If you’re interested in the geeky history and culture side of travelling, here’s my educational London to Sydney travel vlog: Youtube.com/user/garlenlo

  4. How many more subs do I need to make your list?
    YouTube.com/jessestlouis

    Appreciate any feedback you want to offer me, thanks.

  5. Getting a chance to see the Beauties around the world is amazing but more than the look the most important and greatest experience with meeting the people from different cultures check out my videos Around the World on my YouTube page… @ TheFlyBoyWay

  6. you are missing Lostleblanc the canadian yotuber …there are others i like, but him make me feel i´m really there…maybe is not the best photographer, or video maker but is guetting there

  7. Thank you so much for making this list! I have recently began living vicariously through travel vloggers on YouTube and was itching for some more interesting people to follow! Great list and shoot, even the comments have some good folks! Cheers!

  8. Hey! This is a great list, thanks for the post, it will help me improve my videos! My girlfriend and I are traveling Australia, check us out, and give me some feedback is all I ask! Thanks a lot, will return the favor. I’d love to find a sub for sub buddy who the sole purpose is to watch each others videos and critique

  9. Hi! We are 2 sisters who just started blogging, we love to share our adventures and we have recently been in Sydney, check out our vlog if you’re curious :D Xx Hippsetters

  10. From this list I was only subscribed to hey Nadine, but some of my favorites are also High on Life and Alex Chacon. Check them out! ;D

  11. Thanks for this list expertvagabond. I was only following Hey Nadine from this list, but now have subscribed to many more from the list. Always love to read your posts. They are inspiring and motivating.

  12. Nice list – many of those channels are on my “Best Of List” as well. If you find time, would be an honor if you’d check out my travel vlog as well. Keep the great work up!

  13. Hey Matt, thanks for the awesome & dense list, very helpful :)
    Do you know of anyone focusing particularly on UNESCO World Heritage Sites ?
    Very nice channel by the way !

  14. Have you heard of this guy who does a comedy/food review show of foods around the world? It’s called BEST EVER FOOD REVIEW SHOW. Easy to find on YT.

  15. Just stumbled upon 2 new channels I love – IkigaiTravel and Mather and Brown Travel. I think they should be in the list next year :)

  16. Awesome list Matt! Not sure if you have seen a lot of the RV channels that are on YouTube but those are pretty cool too. I added all of these to my list of subscriptions. Thanks for the list :)

  17. it is only a matter of time before DF starts to appear on these lists. I am quitting my job to chase the dream and become a full time travelling youtuber. Stay tuned! Regards DF

  18. This is such an awesome list! I follow a ton of these youtubers :)! I just recently started my own travel youtube channel if anyone could stop by and say hi <3!

    Youtube.com/CupofTJ

  19. Hi, we’re a group of videographers and blogger from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and we document some of our travel stories whenever we have the chance to. Check out our Youtube channel: Youtube.com/whatevertherewas

    Let us know if you’re ever in Kuala Lumpur ;)

  20. Great list, thank you :) Good to see some food vloggers in the list too. I do some food vlogging too, not only filming the locals cooking, but mentioning the recipe in the voiceover.

  21. I love this list!
    I discovered this last year, and it help discover SO MANY amazing creators.
    I was so inspired by these people that I’ve started out my own travel/adventure channel. youtube.com/+houstonpaquette

    I’ve been putting in a lot of hard work, and it’s being to pay off! I would be honoured to be considered for the inevitable 2015 update :)

    Thank you Matthew!

  22. Great! Just stumbled across this article, and found a lot of new fellow vloggers to follow on Youtube. Love it! :) Thanx!

  23. LOVE THIS!
    I just spent a good part of my afternoon being inspired by all of these channels.
    Thanks for the post (:

  24. What is missing here is serious third-world travel adventures as documented in the book series “And There I Was”.

  25. And here is mine. I traveled the world with no money for 3 years. By working in advertising agencies as a designer I managed the survive and travel the world. Still many places to discover.

    Youtube.com/designerontheroad

  26. Great list of Travel videos. I’ve been making my own travel videos on YouTube for the last few years in the Philippines, mainly in the island of Cebu. This is beautiful underrated tropical island with amazing beaches. Hope you can check out my YouTube channel: Youtube.com/beyondcebu

  27. This list is great! Been looking for fellow travel vloggers for a while…
    I create DAILY travel vlogs, so make sure you check me out and subscribe. Here’s the link:
    Youtube.com/theglobepotterer

  28. Trying to develop a new style for people to really see and enjoy travel destinations. Tired of gimmicky travel videos

  29. Great list! I follow all of these channels (yours included!)! Feel free to come check out mine when you get the chance: youtube.com/withoutlicense

  30. We would love to be on here as well! We have a travel YouTube called Shut Up and Go, where we…well, tell people to drop all their excuses of not having enough time or money and to just shut up and go! We also make language guides like “How to Sound Cooler in French” and “How to Hit on a Brazilian in Portuguese” that tend to be big hits with international audiences!

    Anywho, our channel is DamonAndJo! Would love to get to know you all!

  31. Lots of great channels out there!!!
    I just started travelling 3 months ago, and I will keep travelling for the rest of my life…
    My job is to travel so every week I upload videos about the cities that I visit.

  32. Great list, thank you for putting it together, planning on launching a Travel Video channel on Youtube, most helpful for inspiration

  33. Dude, thanks for this awesome list. You definitely have cooler choices than the mashable list. I applaud you. That guy that lost his rig in Bangladesh is the best. Thanks for sharing!

  34. The funny thing about You Tube is I dont regularly watch it on my travels, as any net time I get is spent on my blog so sadly a lot of these I’ve never heard of or seen. I basically log in, upload my own videos and log out. Will hit the 5,000 mark this month for YouTube travel uploads incidentally but probably nobody watches them!! Jonny

  35. An interesting list you’ve compiled here. I’ve had the pleasure of speaking with most of the members of the list over the years and have enjoyed watching them develop into successful filmmakers. I’m looking forward to seeing what they all come up with next.

  36. :P I just saw this too, through Kristen no doubt. Thanks for the include on the list! I’m excited to check out some of these channel I haven’t seen before.

    • No problem Nadine! There’s a ton of interesting stuff out there. I love how yours are unscripted and fun. Keep it up! :D

  37. Nice List. You’ve gotta check our channel out dude, Youtube.com/8milesfromhome
    We’ve been working hard this year to get noticed, hopefully you can spread the word.

  38. This is a great list. I’m glad to see some of my personal favourite channels listed here along with a few that I’ve never heard of before.

  39. Fantastic list. Have watched most of their stuff but there are a couple there I didn’t know about. Amazing how many views some of them have!

  40. Ha, I love it when somebody does the work for me – as in making a list of YouTubers worth watching, so Thank you! I haven’t gotten into watching TravelVideos on a regularly basis yet – while travelling, the Internet connection is unfortunately often not up for it, plus YouTube can be quite the jungle when it comes to finding the hidden gems… But now I’ve bookmarked this and am looking very much forward to check these channels out (some I even know:)) – yay!

    • My pleasure Vera! Luckily I’ve got decent internet for a while, and was able to spend a few days watching hours of great stuff to put together this list.

  41. An awesome list! Thanks for including us. We were wondering why we had a sudden spike in subscribers. We’re pretty sure it’s because of this post. :)

    • haha. Good! I hope everyone here gains a few new subscribers.
      You two make great videos. Looking forward to many more. :D

  42. Hands down Monkee Time is my favorite! Emil’s self made movie (it’s like 12 parts on YouTube) is freaking funny as hell. It had me rolling every episode!

      • Yes, JCV Dude – YouTube’s -#7 Most Viewed (All Time) – Directors Canada(www.youtube.com/JCVdude) is an inspirational story of an ex construction worker making travel videos into a full time career.