2017 was a year of great change and great trips. So many great trips.
Even if you didn’t go on a great trip yourself in the past 12 months, you mostly likely followed along virtually with someone who did (thank you, Instagram).
In a sea of #wanderlust Instagram posts and paparazzi photos from places near and far, a few travelers go above and beyond the rest. These are people who constantly inspire others to just book that ticket; who travel so often, they’re spotted in airports multiple times a week; who quite literally define the term “jet-setter.”
Below, see who made our list of the 20 most influential travelers of 2017. We have to warn you, though, you’re about to endure some major destination envy.