If you haven’t come across Lauren Bullen’s wanderlust-provoking feed yet, you most likely haven’t got Instagram or haven’t read our 20 BEST FEMALE TRAVEL BLOGGERS YOU MUST FOLLOW article!
Read our interview below and find out more about the travel girl-of-the-moment!
TAC: Which main tip would you pass on for creating the most coherent Insta feed?
LAUREN: Find your style and stick to it- try to create a unique look so that its recognizable as yours.
Your pictures are breathtaking. What equipment do you usually shoot with and what’s your favorite lens?
We use Canon 5d mk3, 24-70mm, 35mm, 16-35mm. Fav one would be the 35mm 1.4f – such a beautiful lens!
Photoshop, VSCO, Snapseed: there are countless programs to edit your photos these days. Which one is your go-to option?
My go to is Lightroom, on my laptop! They also have an app which I hear is really good, although I stick to using it on my computer.
Which Instagram accounts inspire you?
@doyoutravel – Obvious reasons! He may happen to be my boyfriend, and has inspired me long before we met!
@elsas_wholesomelife – Not only is she my twin sister but she’s always been my biggest inspiration in the Instagram world. She has been at it for longer than me, and showed me how a mix of hard work, creativity and dedication really pays off.
@taramilktea – I just love her qwerky and colourful feed, such a versatile and inspiring page, always making me drool! Plus she is so sweet!
@tuulavintage – My longest idol in the Instagram world! Enough said!
What are your TOP 3 destinations?
SAMOA: It’s just so naturally beautiful and untouched, the people are wonderful, I can’t wait to go back!
TURKEY: I love Cappadocia – it’s like another world, when the sky fills with balloons it’s just like a fairytale, all the landscape is so unique.
GREECE: Every island I visited in Greece was just so beautiful, I plan to go back every summer. It has it all, the insane landscapes, incredible hotels and delicious food!
We’re curious! Name us your most inspirational source – Instagram accounts, blogs, magazines?
Pinterest, I always go on there for inspiration!
When did you realise documenting your travels could move from a hobby to a profession?
When I gained my first job with tourism Queensland.
Where was your first travel collaboration?
First job was around Cairns in North Queensland, but shortly after was my first overseas job to Eastern Europe with Student Flights.
Where do you see yourself in one year from now? Do you have any specific future plans/ dreams?
One year from now I see myself living in our villa in Bali that we are about to rent out. Basing ourselves there and taking trips across the world for clients.
What are some places that are still on your travel bucket list?
Bora Bora is the highest on my list, followed by the Caribbean and Mexico!
Thanks so much Lauren from @gypsea_lust, we cannot wait to follow your upcoming adventures!
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