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Which country is the most Instagrammable destination in the world?

Like it or not, Instagram has become a big part of how we travel.

From providing inspo to reviews and travel tips, the photo-sharing app has weaselled its way into the hearts and minds of travellers worldwide.

With that in mind, we’ve got some pretty big news to share with you today: Global travel site Big 7 Travel has put together a list of the ‘World’s Most Instagrammable Countries 2019‘.

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That’s right, folks, they’ve ranked EVERY country in order of their visual allure and popularity on social media, including the seven best spots to visit in each country for a guaranteed amazing Instagram photo.

How did Big 7 Travel choose the winners? Via a comprehensive scoring system that analysed the number of hashtags per destination, survey results of Big 7 Media’s 1.5 million audience, and votes cast by a panel of travel experts.

And guess what? AUSTRALIA WON!

We bloody did it, guys! Everyone give yourselves a big pat on the back.

Check out the top spots in Aus according to Instagram right here.

Here’s the list of the top 10 most Instagrammable countries 2019

1. Australia

2. Hong Kong

3. Canada

4. Indonesia

5. South Africa

6. Maldives

7. India

8. United States of America

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9. Dubai, U.A.E.

10. Singapore

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