Instagram can be a double-edged sword. Sure, it’s annoying when you turn up somewhere only to discover the pic that inspired your whole trip was a trick of the light (we’re talking about you, Lempuyang Temple in Bali) or is crammed full of fellow wanderers seeking the perfect snap. But it does provide plenty of ace travel ideas.
Enter this selection of charming destinations. These petite places are the most Instagrammed inhabited villages on the planet, ranked based on the number of live hashtags associated with each of them.
Like what you see? Get plotting your next adventure. Prefer the path less travelled? Now you know to swerve these places in favour of their lesser-known neighbours.
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