Every week we track down a great travel Instagrammer, and this time, it’s Greta’s (@her_yellowbackpack) turn. “No plan is the best plan” is Greta’s travel philosophy, freely she lets her heart brings her to wherever is inspiring. In her photos, Greta showcases not only the picturesque backgrounds but also provides her insights of every destination she’s hit up. Come follow this yellow backpack and see where it leads us to!
Occupation: Quality Assurance
City you call home: Steyr, Austria but deep in my heart there’s my hometown Chelm, Poland
Can you tell us a little about yourself? I’m from a small town in Poland called Chelm. I used to live in London but in 2016 I decided to move to Austria closer to my home country. I workfor an international catering company and during my free time, I love to travel! Most of the time my travels are spontaneous cause no plan is the best plan. I’m passionate about photography, living a healthy vegetarian life and spreading good vibes.
The best advice you have for becoming a popular Instagrammer? I think it’s been always about the quality of your posts and photos. But writing an inspiring and motivating captions is the main thing.
Tell us your 3 most favorite Instagram accounts and why!
Can you name a few of the most instagrammable places that you have been to? Machu Picchu, Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Hallstatt, Lake Bled, Bali
Tell us what your ideal luxury travel is like! There’s nothing luxurious about my travel but if I would have a chance it would be a flight with a good airline in business class, sleeping in some luxury hotel by the beach and driving around in a cool car. However, I love my style of traveling and wouldn’t change it!
What’s the first thing you do when arriving a new city? Looking for a good vegetarian or vegan restaurant
Most embarrassing moments in your traveling? Hard to remember any when you want to forget it ASAP
What are your travel essentials? Sunglasses, body lotion, bikini, watch, comfortable shoes
Favorite hotel: I don’t sleep often in hotels but if I have to choose it would be Bliss Surfer Hotel in Bali
Favorite airline: Emirates
Favorite airport: Barcelona
Favorite item from the hotel mini-bar? Nothing
How do you deal with jet lag? I always try to switch already during my flight, usually, it helps.
Your “happy place” to visit? Of course my hometown!
What’s your pet peeves when staying at a hotel?In the hotel, the main pet peeves would be stains on towels and dirty shower/bath.
Favorite outfit for traveling: Leggings, t-shirt, and hoodies.
Any packing strategies? Most of the time I roll all my clothes, it helps to save place.
Do you use any travel apps? Tripadvisor mostly for where to eat and CultureTrip
Travel destinations on your bucket-list? Wow, there’s a looooot of them but my top is: Greece, Iceland, Jordan, and Alaska
Favorite restaurant (or cafe) in Steyr:Restaurant Minichmayr
Three must-do when visiting Steyr:
One DON’T when visiting Austria: To be honest everything in Austria is great so you should see all!
What’s next? Like I said before “no plan is the best plan” so you never know
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