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10 Malaysian Instagrammers And Bloggers To Follow For Travel Inspiration This 2018

07 September 2018 | Hew Lee Yee

This article was written in collaboration with www.klook.com

Over the years, the travel industry has changed and now everyone is all about free and independent travel! From curating your own unique experiences to hunting down things you want to eat, off the beaten path destinations and undiscovered spots for stunning views, these are all the wonders of independent travelling! To make that process easier, Klook will make your travels one to remember.

For more inspiration on your next travel adventure, keep your eyes peeled on these Instagram accounts and blogs!

1. Neollene

A photographer, filmmaker and content producer, Neollene is evidently one of many talents. Simply scroll through her feed to treat your eyes with surreal photos of destinations from all corners of the world.

Neollene’s eye for aesthetics goes beyond just photos. As a film and cinematography enthusiast, you can find short films of her trips in her Vimeo page bound to invoke a sense of wonder in you!

Where to find Neollene: Instagram | Vimeo

Photos by Neollene.

2. Chanwon


Cute as a button, Chanwon is a travel and beauty blogger as well as the winner of the Top Beauty Influencer Award at Influence Asia 2017! She frequently writes about her trips abroad with useful pointers and her itineraries alongside beauty reviews on her blog.

If you’re a lazy reader, make sure to also follow along her Instagram stories as she often dishes out useful travel tips during her trip!

Where to find Chanwon: Instagram | Blog

Photos by Chanwon.

3. Places And Foods

Made up of duo and parents, Wilson Ng and Rachel Ting, Places And Food is place where they can share their passion of travel. As they jet off across the world or go on a road trip locally with their two boys, you can read all about them on the blog or follow along their journey on Instagram.

You can find sample itineraries to current travel news, useful guides and more on Places And Foods. As the name of their blog suggests, there is also a host of food guides around Malaysia as well as overseas.

Where to find Places And Foods: Instagram | Blog

Photos by Places And Foods.

4. Joanne Ng

You can always find Joanne Ng with her passport in hand, ready for her next adventure. You can bet she’ll always return with plenty of beautiful photos bound to ignite your wanderlust. Her dreamy photos will make you want to book the next flight out tin search for your own holiday adventures!



Look back at her trips to Morocco, Dubai, Bangkok, Seoul, and many more. With outfits that are always on point, you can even get ootd ideas scrolling through her IG feed!

Where to find Joanne Ng: Instagram | Blog

Photos by Joanne Ng.

5. Mei Mei Chu

Mei Mei Chu, or Mei for short, is a writer by trade and a traveller by passion. Having caught the travel bug when she embarked on a four-month Working Holiday stint when she was 18, her fervency for travel has only gotten stronger. Her preferred style of travelling is solo backpacking and she has made her way across Middle East, worked with Orang Asli in Terengganu’s rainforest and more.

Her website is a treasure trove of solo travel tips, empowering personal stories and practical advice. It’s no surprise that she has nabbed the Website of the Year (Personal) title at the Malaysia Website Awards 2017!

Where to find Mei Mei Chu: Instagram | Blog

Photos by Mei Mei Chu.

6. BaBy Akiyo

When she’s not posting videos on her YouTube channel, you can find BaBy Akiyo updating her Instagram feed with photos of her beauty favourites and travel moments! Get inspirations for outfit ideas too because you can bet that this pint-sized beauty always has her looks perfect to a tee.

Where to find BaBy Akiyo: Instagram | YouTube

Photos by BaBy Akiyo.

7. Saimatkong

If you’re a young parent and think that you will need to give up going on holiday for a while, Simon Kong or Saimatkong will prove you wrong. You’ll see him and his wife embarking on trips locally as well as overseas with their two toddlers and documenting them on the blog.

Make sure to check out Simon Kong’s blog and find out all the toddler-friendly places you can visit without sacrificing your sanity! Aside from travel articles, you can also read about must-eat places, food reviews, and more.

Where to find Saimatkong: Instagram | Blog

Photos by Saimatkong.

8. Jessica Chaw

A mix of fashion, beauty and travel, Jessica Chaw’s Instagram feed is filled with dreamy photos that are absolute goals. You can be sure to find inspirations for popular as well as lesser-known destinations that you’d want to add into your must-visit list!

Aside from her Instagram feed, you can also check out her itinerary guides on places that she’s been to over on her blog. Make sure to read up on Jessica Chaw’s Khao Yai itinerary during a Klook collaboration for all the best photogenic spots!

Where to find Jessica Chaw: Instagram | Blog

Photos by Jessica Chaw.

9. Joanne Chan

Aside from being a travel enthusiast, Joanne Chan is also a fashion designer and self-taught photographer. With an extensive portfolio of photography, you can bet her Instagram feed is nothing short of aesthetic goals.

Discover all the best spots to take photos as she takes you along on her travels to Korea, Japan, Thailand, Austria and more.

Where to find Joanne Chan: Instagram | Website

Photos by Joanne Chan.

10. Miss HappyFeet

Self-diagnosed with “itchy feet”, Vivian Lee or better known as Miss HappyFeet is curious about the food, culture, people from around the world. Fuelled by her passion for travelling and also writing, her blog is filled with her stories, advice, tips and learning lessons. Want to keep up with where she’s going. Make sure to check her out on Instagram!

Where to find Miss HappyFeet: Instagram | Blog

Photos by Miss HappyFeet.

About Klook

Founded in 2014, Klook is one of the world’s leading travel activities and services booking platforms. Klook gives travellers a seamless way to discover and book popular attractions, local tours, rail passes, food options, and unique experiences around the world on its website and award-winning app (‘Best of 2015’​ & ‘Best of 2017’ by Google Play and Apple App Store).

With Klook’s innovative technologies, travellers can book after arriving in their destinations and redeem the services by using QR codes or e-vouchers. Each day, Klook empowers countless travelers to indulge in their wanderlust and spontaneity through over 50,000 offerings in more than 200 destinations.

Get inspired by Klook at www.klook.com, the company blog or @klooktravel on Instagram.

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