How to Up Your Instagram Game Without Travelling Far

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How To Always Have Instagram Content

In the age of social media and blogging, almost everyone has an Instagram account. Let’s face it, as much as we don’t like to admit it, you’re secretly thrilled when you get more likes than usual or reaching another new follower milestone. But there’s only so many gram’s you can post of your latest holiday or weekend exploring. So what do you do when you’ve scraped through the last of your camera roll and there’s still no content…

Why can’t I always be in the Maldives I hear you cry? As wonderful as that would be for us all, it’s unrealistic. It’s time to look closer to home, and so – here’s why you don’t need to travel far to keep up with content for your Instagram account.

Edinburgh Scotland UK how to up your Instagram game with your local area UK travel blogger
Edinburgh Scotland UK how to up your Instagram game with your local area UK travel blogger
Edinburgh Scotland UK how to up your Instagram game with your local area UK travel blogger
Edinburgh Scotland UK how to up your Instagram game with your local area UK travel blogger

Take Inspiration From What’s On Your Doorstep

When was the last time you went outside in your home city or town and appreciated what’s right on your doorstep? I’ve recently been making the most of re-discover my own city of Edinburgh through tourists eyes, and it’s amazing what you might find.

Discover New Heights

Quite literally, get higher. Climb to a place where you’ve never been before. Is there a hill or building that will provide you with a new perspective on your surroundings? It’s all about discovering new angles and alternative ways of looking at things.

Edinburgh Scotland UK how to up your Instagram game with your local area UK travel blogger
Edinburgh Scotland UK how to up your Instagram game with your local area UK travel blogger
Edinburgh Scotland UK how to up your Instagram game with your local area UK travel blogger
Edinburgh Scotland UK how to up your Instagram game with your local area UK travel blogger

Walk Where Your Feet Take You

We all have the same familiar routes we take each day. From going to the shop, or our commute to work. But how often do you break that routine to take a new route? Let your feet wander where they want to take you, you’re bound to find some hidden gems along the way.

Create a Backlog of Images

I almost always have my camera with me, but if not, it’s a almost a guarantee that will have our camera phones. Instead of rushing by when you see something, capture it. Store it for later and create a backlog of images you can go back to at a later date to weave into your feed. And you never know, maybe it’s not that long until you’re in the Maldives after all.

Walking into the weekend like 💃🏻 making the most of the gorgeous weather, even if I'm working today 🙌🏼☀️

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Welcome to The Little Things, a Scottish travel and lifestyle blog. Written by Louise, a graphic designer, living and working in Edinburgh. Sharing all of the little things in life which make her smile along the way. With her boyfriend Luke, and their cat Gizzy.

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  • That’s so handy.
    And I really like the last picture, such a cute outfit.
    I also like to get up early and capture the sunrise in my city, or late in the day the sunset.

  • Kathi Kamleitner

    I have a huge folder on my phone with photos from recent trips that only wait to be posted 🙂 Need to bring my camera more often when I explore Glasgow!

    • Yes! Always great to have a handy back up of photos 🙂 x

  • Your photography skills are incredible, I love all these photos! And your instagram is full of beautiful photos! Great tips xx

    Valentina from https://psminimalist.blogspot.com