You Need to Follow This Instagram Account Featuring Globe-Trotting Latinas

There’s nothing like an Instagram photo of someone's beautiful vacation to make you feel like you’ve been bitten by the travel bug. The account @travel_latina is full of these kinds of pics and with a couple scrolls through their feed, there’s no doubt you’ll get major wanderlust.

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According to the account’s bio, expect to see “Womxn of the Latin American & Caribbean diaspora traveling the world” and it is compiled of submissions from members of those communities. Women of all shapes, sizes, ages and cultural backgrounds can be seen posing in front of amazing landmarks and scenic views around the world.

Travel Latina was founded by Alexandra Tracy Chavarriaga, a self described bicultural woman of Colombian and Anglo-American backgrounds. Despite these labels, she prefers to consider herself a “citizen of the world” according to She has lived in four different countries but has visited many more in Europe, South America and beyond.

Her hope for the account is “to inspire Latinas to explore outside of their comfort zones,” and with a corresponding Facebook group called “Viajeras: A Travel Latina Community” created for traveling Latinas to network and discuss their adventures, it seems she has done just that and more.

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Photos depict locations across the globe—whether it’s ancient ruins, a tropical island or snow-capped mountains, Travel Latina shows just how far and wide Latina pride can reach. To become a part of this globe-trotting community, be sure to join their Facebook group or submit your own photo to their Instagram account for a chance to be featured. Check out some of the breathtaking photos below:


1. Isla Mujeres, Mexico

2. The Taj Mahal, India

3. Athens, Greece

4. Machu Picchu, Peru

5. Chiriquí, Panama

6. Pingvellir, Iceland

7. The Swiss Alps, Switzerland

8. Sahara Desert, Morocco

9. Praia de Jaricoacara, Brazil

10. Tuscany, Italy