Instagram has become a widely popular social media platform for everyone to share their pictures. The app lets users take pictures and share them with followers, all while being able to add a filter, crop, and edit the picture in just a few seconds. By December 2010, the app had 1 million registered users. Now, the app not only allows users to share pictures, but videos as well. The best part is that now everyone can share travel photos and videos with followers of their adventures abroad by using this app.

For all you travel and social media obsessed, Travel Freak mentioned a Twitter hotel awhile back. Now,  an Instagram Hotel just opened in Sydney, Australia.  The 1888 Hotel recently launched this social media hotel mashup, and has a revolving digital mural of Instagram pictures, a selfie spot to take a picture of yourself during check in, and Instagram shots decorate the spaces rooms. Rooms start at $140 dollars a night, and those who exceed 10,000 followers get a free nights stay. Now, travel and social media have finally found the perfect match in this Sydney hotel. Check out #1888Hotel on Twitter to find out more.

We’ve found some of the best travel photos of London that were taken by Instagram user’s adventures around the city, and maybe taking some shots of your favorite city will get you enough followers to stay at the 1888 Hotel in Sydney.

1. The London Underground

Instagram User: vanesskajm

Underground

photo via Instagram

 2. The London Eye

Instagram User – lukegwinter

The London Eye

photo via Instagram

3. The British Museum

Instagram User: nazlibenna

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photo via Instagram

4. Big Ben

Instagram User: clare_yo

London

photo via Instagram

5. Portobello Road

Instagram User: mvcarvajal86

Port Rd

photo by Instagram

6. London Bridge

Instagram User: iyahcheers

London Bridge iyahcheers

photo via Instagram

7. London Graffiti

Instagram User: marcussmith1994

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photo via Instagram

8. Autumn in London

Instagram User: promiseslikepiecrust

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photo via Instagram 

9. St. Paul’s Cathedral

Instagram User: ploypollyy

St Pauls

photo via Instagram

10. Red Phone Box

Instagram User: sabinaemeritstylist

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photo via Instagram

What city do you want to see Instagram pictures of?


Rebecca is (secretly Linda Belcher) a senior at Iona College, studying Mass Communications. She loves to travel, coffee, and her dog. Fan of boy bands, big hair, and everything bagels. Professional shade thrower and wearer of beanies.

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