100,000+ Followers! UdaipurBlog reaches yet another milestone | Journey so far

From an idea to an ideal, Udaipur’s most loved and talked – about Instagram channel, UdaipurBlog reaches 100K! Yes, UB touches a count of 100,000+ followers on Instagram today. The ride has been an amazing one people!

The UB Journey

On this day, we wanna take you back in time to watch how our ship sailed through the winds!


When we touched 1000+ followers

22 July 2014

It is rightly said that a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. Our journey also started with little baby steps in the year 2014 with a tiny success of getting 1000+ followers on our Instagram handle.

The amazing 10,000

23 June 2015

Soon after a successful herald, we ticked our first box. 10k followers were huge for us and we duly thank Udaipur!

The happiness of 50,000 followers

5 August 2016

This cannot be put into great words, but yes, within a span of two years we gained wishes and support of 50k people over our Instagram. Have you ever experienced climbing a mountain? The feeling is always amazing, we sure do get tired but the view from there is worth all the efforts. Must have experienced it when climbing ‘Bahubali Hill’, haven’t you?

The same feeling comes when all the efforts creating an aesthetically appealing content for the people of the city you love, get appreciated by a loyal followership.

A whopping 100k

23 November 2018

Two years later to a 50K followership, today we have achieved 100K! The road to 100K wasn’t smooth but with the love for the city and its people made us work harder.


UB Food Drives

A new concept initiated by UdaipurBlog and spread to you by our Instagram in Udaipur received a lot of appreciation. We conducted two food drives for our lovely people of Udaipur. The whole concept was to meet new people, explore new eateries in Udaipur and of course taste good food!

UB Style

Coming up with the merchandise of our very own city. UB style is all about keeping the essence of the city alive through our wardrobe! People loved wearing the identity of our beautiful City of Lakes!

UB Photowalks and Workshops

We never forget our photographers and photography lovers! We conducted several workshops and photowalks for our enthusiasts.

Some of them are mentioned below:

Streets of India Photo Walk

UdaipurBlog held an amazing and the only SOI walk in Udaipur on 28th June, 2015.

Learn your DSLR by Pranshu Dubey Workshop

Another workshop held by UB was with Pranshu Dubey, the founder of

It was a 3 days’ workshop and people really enjoyed a lot!

Udaipur Light Festival

The much talked about and much loved festival of Udaipur is the Udaipur Light Festival. Each year, since its inception, people in large number gather at a designated spot to celebrate the festivities of Diwali.

This year we witnessed an enormous crowd of 8000+ people at Shouryagarh Resort and Spa at ULF 2018!


We love promoting and fostering people’s ventures, important events and businesses so that they reach the newer nuances of success in their respective fields. We are there for our people! Our clientele has been very generous and kind to us and we look forward to working with an amazing array of creative people further in the future.

Another vital and loved entity is the UB Life Card which is for our clients of the hospitality & FnB industry so they grow exponentially.

Well, how can we forget #UBLifeTips!

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Last but not least,


We extend our gratitude to everyone who has been a part of this amazing journey and to all those who will continue to be a part of us. Your kind comments, appreciation, positive criticism makes us BIGGER and BETTER with each passing year.

It is not just a celebration for us, but for all our people who constantly support us, who like our content and share it.

A special thanks to Dimpy Chundawat for managing and creating our Instagram what it is today. Three cheers for you!!!

You & We make #UBFamily


Thank you for being with us on this wonderful journey!

Places to Visit

Instagram worthy Places in Udaipur

Being called as one of the most beautiful and exotic tourist destinations in Rajasthan, Udaipur is truly blessed with the presence of mesmerizing lakes, larger than life hotels, temperate weather, and its romantic vibes. Not to forget, it is home to some of the most instagrammable pictures which act as a source of major attraction for travelers and backpackers.

Although there are a plenty of picturesque places in Udaipur, according to me, I have selected some of the best and handpicked locations for awe-striking and Instagrammable Pictures.

1. City Palace-

The top choice and a must visit place in Udaipur, City Palace is surrounded by beautiful balconies, tall pillars and Cupolas towering over the lake. A combination of vibrant blue sky and Golden city Palace gives a perfect click for Instagram.

2. Lake Badi hill-

Lake Badi hill has become a major tourist attraction recently because of its stunning view and the best time to visit is in evening to click the perfect sunset.

3. Old City Market-

Old city market consists of amazing handicrafts, artistic paintings, beautiful jewelry and colorful textiles that gives a true essence of the city. This is a can’t miss photo opportunity place when you are visiting the City of Lakes.

4. Fateh Sagar Lake-

The charm of Udaipur is incomplete without a visit to Fateh Sagar Lake. It is a photographer’s paradise and generally, the best shots get captured in the night. You will find at least one picture of Fateh Sagar Lake in every Udaipurites Instagram account.

5. Ambrai Ghat-

Surrounded by a detailed view of City Palace on one side and Lake Palace on another, Ambrai Ghat is undoubtedly the most photogenic place in Udaipur. The best pictures get shot in the daytime as well as night.

6. Footbridge at Pichola lake-

The famous footbridge of Udaipur looks lit in the night and gives you a true feel of a romantic city. Pictures of the footbridge show the beauty of the old city.

7. Peepliya Ji-

A top destination to click pictures, especially if you are a nature lover. Best snaps get captured in the early morning during sunrise. The foggy morning makes u feel trippy and happy at the same time.

8. Gangaur Ghat-

Situated on the banks of Lake Pichola, Gangaur Ghat is a delight for all photographers as one can capture the beauty of the old city in a single frame. The Ghat is also home to some of the famous movies that have been shot here like Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani and Ramleela.

9. Sahelion Ki Bari-

The sprawling garden is a must visit not only for photographers but for every individual who loves flora. The enchanting fountains, lotus pools, and marble pavilions are sufficient to catch the eyeballs of every person. Sahelion ki Bari is an oasis of peace within the city of lakes.

10. Sajjangarh fort-

The Monsoon Palace is home to a great variety of Flora, Fauna and gives perfect Ariel clicks of the city of lakes. You need to be present there to witness the ultimate beauty.

This was just a short list of most camera-ready and Instagram worthy places in Udaipur. Trust me, you will capture the best clicks here!


10 Instagrammers From Udaipur We Must Follow 2018

Here we are with the second edition of Instagrammers from Udaipur we must follow! With the previous list, we got to know 11 people from Udaipur that are doing great on Instagram and making our city’s name proud. Not only this, their feed is really interactive and I feel more people must come in contact with their content. We try to feature people from mixed genres doing impeccable work.

This edition features 10 Instagrammers from Udaipur that every other Udaipurite must follow to get in touch with these talents. Being an Udaipurite, I feel I should know the talent of the city! And what about you?

Have a read!

Lakshyaraj Singh Ji Mewar of Udaipur

10 Instagrammers From Udaipur We Must Follow 2018

Lakshyaraj Singh Ji Mewar of Udaipur is the son of the Shreeji Arvind Singh Mewar- the 76th custodian of the Mewar Dynasty. A free-spirited traveler, a scientific sadhu, a rational philosopher and the prince of Udaipur, Lakshyaraj Singh Mewar is a youth icon to look up to on Instagram. His love for Udaipur can be seen on his Instagram account where he encourages Udaipurites to make a difference in the city.

One of his campaigns ‘Vastradaan Week’, which is a mega cloth donation drive happens every year during the month of January. This year the drive is scheduled to be from 21st Jan-27th Jan.

Find him on Instagram: @lakshyarajsinghmewar

Sakshi Jain

Cute little Sakshi is a student of design and communication and runs an online gift store under the name ‘Friends and Future’. She says that it was just a vague idea but became a turning point in her and her friend Riddhi’s life since her school days. Talking to us about the online store she adds, “Choosing the right gift for your loved one can be difficult, particularly when you’re shopping for somebody who seems to have everything already! The last thing you’d probably want to do is spend money on a gift that’s going to sit on a shelf, unused. But with us, you can get them something special, unique and one of a kind, for every occasion.”

You can find her work at:

Instagram: @friends_and_future

Vaibhav Jain

9 Instagrammers From Udaipur We Must Follow 2018

Vaibhav, born and brought up in the city of lakes, did his schooling from MMPS and then MBA from Ahmedabad. Since childhood, he had a hobby to mark places on the map and read about them. This hobby became his passion and gradually became his profession too. He now owns his own Travel Company, De Toque y Torque, which takes backpack & explorative trips throughout the world giving unconventional local experiences, be it commuting, eating or crossing borders on foot.
Having clientele in Europe & South America, he is now set to take trips from India as well to give Indians the same experience.

He says “I always love to travel the nonconventional way taking in more and more local experience of the place and knowing the culture of places I visit.” He loves collecting souvenirs and currencies from different parts of the world and his collection has been featured in media. Also, he was recognized by South American Media for giving people a new way of traveling (the non-conventional way).

You can find his work at:

Instagram: @mapmyescape

Guru Datt Vyas

9 Instagrammers From Udaipur We Must Follow 2018

Guru Datt Vyas is a 21 years old self-taught Pianist /YouTuber from Udaipur.  He completed his schooling from St.Gregorios School followed by acquiring a bachelor degree in engineering from Pacific college. He started learning piano in 2013 and commenced a YouTube channel in 2016. Simply, within no time he crossed almost 220k views on Piano covers. He regularly posts videos on Instagram and also fulfills his follower’s song requests. He has worked with many artists and has done over 150+ live shows.

He says that his major achievements were when the famous DJ duo ‘The Chainsmokers’ liked his video on Instagram and when Arko Pravo Mukherjee appreciated him for his ‘Tere Sang Yaara Piano cover’. Currently, Guru Datt works as an Assistant Music Director at Baselard Studios and also as a freelance Pianist.

You can find his work at:

YouTube: gurudattvyas

Instagram: @gurudattvyas

Rishabh Lunawat

9 Instagrammers From Udaipur We Must Follow 2018

Studied at the St. Paul’s, Rishabh is currently pursuing CA and He is a part-time teacher as well! His Instagram feed houses micro-tales in Hindi and English and pictures. One special thing about his pictures is that all of them are phone clicks! Randomly starting an account made him find out that he can actually make it more like a blog! He clicks with OnePlus devices and the photographs are something causing utter amazement. OnePlus India featured his photographs multiple times. He adds, “My blog is a blend of Udaipur’s beauty, the undiscovered Udaipur, abstract fictional writing and pictures clicked on my Phone.”

You can find his work at:

Instagram: @lunawat_rishabh

Akshayraj Singh

9 Instagrammers From Udaipur We Must Follow 2018Akshayraj Singh Shaktawat has an interesting Instagram Feed- full of colors and royalty.  Did his schooling from Mayo College (Ajmer), he held the positions of Academics Captain, College Monitor and Editor-in-chief of the School Magazine. He graduated from Hindu College, New Delhi, where he studied Philosophy. After returning back to Udaipur he started working in their brand – Jagat Collection (@jagatcollection) which already had hotels and luxury boats under it.

After gaining some experience in the hospitality line, he started his own brand – Jagat Nikhar, which is a lifestyle brand, under Jagat Collection.

The Jagat Nikhar Store is coming up at Jagat Niwas Palace and is scheduled to open soon.

You can find his work at:


Instagram: @aki1477

Misbah Sabunwala

9 Instagrammers From Udaipur We Must Follow 2018

Born and brought up in the city of lakes, Misbah wants to be a journalist. She is a student in 11th class at St. Paul’s School. She aspires to take mass media or communication for her bachelors. Meanwhile, going through rigorous studies and a tight schedule she manages to put her feelings and notions into words. She calls herself as a ‘Writer in Progress’. Apart from writing, she also has a desire to travel the world and has an extreme wanderlust. She has traveled to Iraq, Jerusalem, Jordan, Dubai, Yemen, and Egypt and is still counting.

You can find her work at:

Instagram: @misbaaahhhh

Ambika Upadhyay

9 Instagrammers From Udaipur We Must Follow 2018

Ambika is a certified cosmetologist and travels across the globe for bridal makeup, fashion makeup assignments. She is trained in skin and makeup from New Zealand – SRA academy and in hair from London-Vidal Sassoon Academy.

She has a luxurious boutique hair and beauty studio in Udaipur by the name Ambika’s Hair and Beauty Studio. It’s little away from the city so that people can relax and enjoy the services from the day to day stressed lifestyles these days. She specializes in giving people customized services and look, whether it’s a haircut,  hair treatments,  skin treatments, spa,  makeup, styling.

She believes that ‘knowledge destroys fear’ and adds, “education is most important when you are working on people’s hair and skin. If you have a good cosmetologist, you don’t need to go to a dermatologist (exceptional cases).”

Upon stating her achievements she says, “Whenever a client goes happily from my studio, it’s an achievement for me.”

She has worked with different celebrities like Mr. India 2015, supranational 2016 Jitesh Thakur and with brands like “Angrish”. Her work has been featured by Mr. India official organization on Facebook by “Angrish”.  She will be starting soon with cover shoots and films.

You can find her work at:

Instagram: @amby_upadhyay1510

Vishnu Nair

9 Instagrammers From Udaipur We Must Follow 2018

The idea was to create a page on Instagram where we can regram the beautiful frames of Udaipur which were clicked by the localites and travelers and showcase it to the world. Vishnu Nair, the founder of Instaudaipur, studied at the Kendriya Vidyalaya and completed his college from UCCMS, Udaipur.  Currently, heading Indian Operations for “Indiapictures”, he left his 3 years old job in Banglore and moved to Delhi to attain his passion.

He says that even though he is a Malayali, born and bought up in Udaipur, he always wanted to do something for his city. He adds, “Udaipur is one place where I can pay to die for. I mean this is a place where I can explore a new spot every day. I can never get bored of this place.” He gives special thanks to his team Jai, Mithun, Ronak, Aman, Jaideep, Kashish, Nukul, Hardik, Shehdil, Varsha, Manisha, Riya, and the cofounders Jai Soni and Mithun Vyas who help him in some of the other ways.

For him, the biggest achievement he had was when he met one of the greatest travel photographers of the country in Pushkar and was amazed to see him acclaim instaudaipur in the middle of their conversation.

You can find his work at:

Instagram: @instaudaipur

Krishnraj Soni

9 Instagrammers From Udaipur We Must Follow 2018

KrishnRaj completed his schooling at St. Paul’s school. A young YouTuber and a pianist, he aims to do something in music only. Just like any other social media platforms he started his account and saw people posting their works and talents. “I thought of giving it a try on my YouTube channel”, he says. And with his try, he has now accomplished around 26 million views on his videos and 21k subscribers. “Keep doing what you think you’re good at and have faith and patience in what you do, it takes time and dedication but the outcome is cherishing”, he added.

He makes covers of famous songs and also composes new music with his friends under the band name “Jack of All”.

You can find his work at:

YouTube: Jack of All

Instagram: @krishnraj.soni


These people are a real talent of the city. If you happen to know more people around you that exhibit and impart unimaginable talents, do mention their Instagram Handles (username) in the comments below or you can simply DM at @fouziamirza on Instagram 🙂

Help us to know more about such inspiring people!


11 Instagrammers from Udaipur You Must Follow!

Are you an Instagram enthusiast and can’t get enough of it!? Then you are at the right spot! Keep reading to find out about 11 Instagrammers from Udaipur who are making it big on Instagram. Instagram is a platform where people express their feelings, emotions, their profession and everything else that falls in between these.

There are people from the city of lakes who do oodles of amazing work but we are unknown to them. These people have an influential profile and can change the way you perceive people of Udaipur. From various fields I have summed up people; from artists, business persons, designers to models and bloggers. Instagram is a great platform to showcase your skill and trust me these Udaipurites are creating a buzz.

Have a look at these Insta-stars from Udaipur.


Princess Bhargavi

11 Instagrammers from Udaipur You Must Follow!
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A beautiful lady, an inspiring personality, the daughter of the king of Udaipur Shri Arvind Singh Ji Mewar; Princess Bhargavi of Udaipur is a lady to look up to. She runs a lifestyle store by the name ‘Aashka’.  At Aashka, they transform traditional & modern art forms into deftly crafted merchandise. You can find the Instagram page of the store @aashkabhargavi

You can visit her profile on Instagram: @bhargaviudaipurofficial 


Bhuvnesh Ojha

11 Instagrammers from Udaipur You Must Follow!
Source: Instagram

Bhuvnesh Ojha is an activist whose prime aim is to make the society greener and the atmosphere cleaner. His profile’s bio tells how passionate he is about his work. He devotes his time in plantation and calls himself as an ‘Earth warrior’, Tree planter, Change maker. He has come up with his organization known as Pukaar and works for making the environment better. UdaipurBlog had previously taken an initiative to make the locals aware about Pukaar by creating a very resourceful video about Bhuvnesh’s organization.

You can visit his profile on Instagram: @pukaarwala

Aikarth Purohit

11 Instagrammers from Udaipur You Must Follow!
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There are a lot of people who love music but there are only a few of them who turn their mere love for music into a celebrated career. Aikarth is the director and owner at the Baselard Studios in Udaipur. He is a music producer, composer, and a guitarist. He has recorded many songs, sung many covers, worked with eminent artists and so much more. Now, he has come up with an inspiring concept of taking new and budding local talents, who do not get a chance to feature or get their songs recorded, to the mainstream of Indian music industry.

You can visit his profile on Instagram: @aikarth

Bhawani Singh Chandel

11 Instagrammers from Udaipur You Must Follow!
Source: Instagram

Bhawani Singh Chandel is the director and co-founder of Lets Trip Cycle Tours. He takes cycle tours to Jaipur, Udaipur, Panchgani, Pushkar, Leh. So if you are a fan of bike tours then surely you can click on @letstripcycletours which is on Instagram to get an insight of the fun and adventurous track of a cycle tour! You can also go to his website

You can visit his profile on Instagram: @chandela556

Aashna Shaikh

11 Instagrammers from Udaipur You Must Follow!
Source: Instagram

Aashna Shaikh is a young girl in her twenties, studying designing from Gandhinagar. She is an aspiring lifestyle and accessories designer who boasts an amazing Instagram profile. Her photos are appealing and have a placid theme all over. She is audacious in her pictures and aspires to follow the same career path in the future as well.

You can visit her profile on Instagram: @aashna_skh

Rahul skull

11 Instagrammers from Udaipur You Must Follow!
Source: Instagram

The most celebrated tattoo artist is here. Rahul Skull has been in the fashion and tattoo industry in Udaipur for more than a decade. He is one of the most known and famous tattoo artists, Stylist, Piercist in the city. He runs the Skull Fashion Studio and is a major fashion icon and inspiration to a lot of guys in Udaipur. An intimidating persona, his love for his work can be seen as he has tattoos and piercings all over his skin.

You can visit his profile on Instagram: @skullfashionstudio 

Meghna Nahar

11 Instagrammers from Udaipur You Must Follow!
Source: Instagram

She is a young entrepreneur from Udaipur and deals in greeting cards, art prints, stationery, gifts and so much more. The Mixtape Store is the name of her page and has some very quirky, inspirational themed frames; something you would love having in your room. The collection is colorful and eclectic, and a must-have for your living space.

You can visit her profile on Instagram: @mixtapestore

Anurag Mehta

11 Instagrammers from Udaipur You Must Follow!
Source: Instagram

Anurag Mehta is an eminent and undoubtedly amazing watercolor artist. He draws and colors his surroundings, heritage buildings, and monuments. His profile has awe-inspiring watercolor paintings that feature Udaipur’s beauty at its best. The paintings are inspiring as they show experience and his love for the city of lakes.

You can visit his profile on Instagram: @anurag.watercolor

Saurabh Patwari

11 Instagrammers from Udaipur You Must Follow!
Source: Instagram

Saurabh Patwari is a well-known Instagrammer in Udaipur. A pioneer in drone photography and levitation photography in Udaipur, Saurabh is known for his unique and eclectic angles. If you are a budding photographer you must visit his profile to gather some immense inspiration. He shoots portfolios, portraits, pre-wedding, landscape and so much more. A chartered accountant by fate and a photographer by passion, Saurabh Patwari is a person to look for on your Instagram.

You can visit his profile on Instagram: @casaurabhpatwari 

Shadab Khan

11 Instagrammers from Udaipur You Must Follow!
Source: Instagram

Earrings, chokers, bun-sticks, rings, hair bands, rubber bands, headband, leashes, hair clips and so much more. Shadab Khan is making fabowlous bows and shipping it to your doorsteps where ever you are in India. The bows at Fabowlous are handmade and are quite versatile. For all the pretty girls who love cute things, Shadab’s bows are something to swoon over.

You can visit her profile on Instagram: @__fabowlous__ 

Hurratul Maleka Taj

11 Instagrammers from Udaipur You Must Follow!
Source: Instagram

Hurratul Maleka Taj is a young entrepreneur, fashion blogger, stylist from Udaipur. She is a well-known face in the city and runs her own organization named Chics Connect with an objective to connect women across the globe in a trusted network and help them grow personally as well as professionally. Her website can be visited for a detailed know-how of what Chics Connect is,

You can visit her profile on Instagram: @hurratul


Amazed, aren’t you? Yes, these people belong to the city of Udaipur and live amongst us. Looking for an inspiration- well, inspiration is all around us, we just need to keep our eyes open.

If you know any of these people, do thank them for making a difference. Also, if you feel that you or your friend can be a part of this list and I have missed out on you; do tell us in the comment section below. We would love to know you!


Top 5 Travel Apps For Exploring Udaipur

Top 5 Travel Apps For Exploring Udaipur

India, a world within itself, is full of adventure, charm and beauty. One such destination that adds mysticism into any traveler’s diary for India is Udaipur. Udaipur is considered to be one of the most romantic places in India. Surrounded by three lakes, the city converges beauty with royalty in more ways than one. If Udaipur has been lingering in your travel bucket list for a while, this year you must make it a point to visit it. Along with your backpack, don’t forget to carry your internet travel bag, which can easily fit into your pocket. A smartphone with the right apps will help you enjoy your Udaipur trip to the hilt. Here are few apps— all free —that you must install on your smartphone, even before you book your flight.



Google Maps:

When in Rome, do as the Romans do. Ditch your car when you are exploring Udaipur. The best way to enjoy the mesmerizing city, after camels, is by auto-rickshaws. Autos-rickshaws are one of the most affordable and convenient modes of public transport available in the city. But the last thing you want is to be disoriented as far as the routes and directions are concerned. An app that has your back for navigating through the beautiful streets of Udaipur is Google Maps. This app provides comprehensive, accurate and easy-to-use maps, with built-in Google local search, voice-guided, turn-by-turn navigation, and public transport directions. It will also come handy if you are planning a road trip to the city. There are no meters for auto-rikshaws in Udaipur, so be sure to bargain & keep Google Maps handy before you actually get on board. (Available across all platforms)




Accommodation options in Udaipur are quite varied. You can choose to stay in anything from royal havelis to modern 5-star hotels. TripAdvisor is a great way to check out new hotels, B&B, inns and hostels in Udaipur. With this app, you can compare prices offered by various travel portals such as or, check availability and book your room in Udaipur. This app can also help you plan your day with suggestions about places to visit, activities, shopping, etc. It has millions of traveler reviews and opinions to help you plan that perfect holiday. (Available on iOS, Android, Windows and Symbian)


Opera Mini:

The ingredients of a successful trip include saving money while enjoying whatever the place has to offer. Traveling can cause your mobile bill to soar, since accessing mobile internet while roaming can prove to be quite expensive. Yet, browsing the web with your mobile phone can be useful when you want to learn more about Udaipur’s City Palace on Wikipedia or to share your updates with friends on Facebook and Twitter. With the Opera Mini browser, you can make your web browsing experience faster and cheaper. Opera Mini shrinks webpages by up to 90%, so your phone processes little of what you see on your screen. This translates into cost savings, especially while roaming, and less processing also brings along battery savings. (Available across all platforms)


Evernote Food

Evernote Food:

Experiencing food in Udaipur is like basking in the Rajasthani culture. From street food to the delectable shahikhana, you can have quite a gastronomical journey here. But how many of us actually remember the names of the traditional dishes that we relish on our trips. With Evernote Food, you will be able to discover, collect and share your favorite dishes. You can also use the app to take down the famous Rajasthani recipes and try them when you go back home. So, from finding great new restaurants to documenting how to make authentic recipes, Evernote Food gives you one place to discover, collect and remember your life’s memorable moments in food. (Available on iOS and Android)




The beauty of Udaipur lies in its picturesque landscapes, beautiful forts and the gorgeous lakes. This destination is a photographer’s delight. Even though you might carry a separate camera for photography, there will be some breathtaking sites you might like to share with friends and family in realtime. With Instagram, you can pick from one of its several gorgeous filtered effects or use tilt-shift blur to breathe new life into your mobile photos. Transform your travel moments into works of art before sharing with friends and family on social networks. (Available on iOS and Android)