Travel Influencers on YouTube 2018
Louis Cole is the British travel YouTuber behind the channel “FunForLouis”, which has gained over 1.8 million subscribers on YouTube. Louis creates daily vlogs of his travels, which range from the beaches of South Africa to the spectacular city of Istanbul to the Amazon Rainforest. Louis has partnered on influencer marketing campaigns with Nestlé, London Real Academy, and more.
In 2011, Jack Harries decided to take a very special gap year. One that would not only lead him around the world but also one that he would document and put online for the world to experience with him. Since then, Jack and his identical twin brother Finn have gained over 4 million YouTube subscribers and keep producing spectacular travel content. Jack has collaborated with Skype, Sony, and MyDestination.
High On Life
The mission of High On Life is to inspire its viewers to get outside and explore the world. The YouTube channel is run by three friends: Parker, Ryker, and Alexey. They also have started their own brand “SundayFundayz”. High On Life has worked with Change Heroes and The Vancouver Underwear Affair to do charity projects such as building schools and supporting cancer research.
Devin Graham’s thing is to create extreme stunt videos around the world. His production quality is top notch, and the tricks that he performs are sure to get your adrenaline pumping. Devin’s content ranges from large rope swings in Utah to ziplining in Panama City. Devin has worked with Speed Stick GEAR, Ubisoft, and Mountain Dew.
British filmmaker and photographer Ben Brown frequently travels between London and South Africa, and often stops in Berlin, New York City, Canada, India and many other locations around the world. As well as being a travel YouTuber, Ben is a Kayak world champion. Ben has been sponsored by Nelo, Jantex, and H2ProHydrate.
Originally from Bulgaria, travel YouTuber Raya Encheva moved to New York City and began her YouTube channel, “RayaWasHere”. Raya is in a relationship with Louis Cole and they frequently record their adventures together. Raya has created videos in Singapore, Kenya, Brighton, Panama, Peru, and many more. Raya’s trips have been sponsored by Toyota and Microsoft Windows.
Elayna and Riley
Elayna and Riley are a young Australian couple who share their adventures sailing the world. Their most popular video shows an incredible diving footage of them spearfishing on a deserted island and showing the step by step process of cooking a lionfish. Take a look at some of their recent videos We Crossed the Pacific Ocean! and What Really Happens when you’re Sailing Around the World to get a better sense of their wonderful personalities.
After graduating from Arizona State University, Mark decided to pursue his passion for food and travel. He lives in Thailand with his wife but travels all over Asia to taste and share the best food in the world. Check out his experience in Seoul in this video, or his 25 Things to Do video series (Thailand and Japan)! Mark has collaborated with tourism boards and famous restaurants.