It is clear that the most successful social network today is TikTok , however, the most abundant videos are not the protagonists of this article, but we will talk about those nomads and inveterate travelers who love to know different cultures and show it. in your videos.
These travel accounts give advice, tell curiosities, and above all they talk about their experience as tourists in the city in which they are, something very attractive for those who cannot leave home or travel to exotic places, and even more so during these previous months due to the health crisis.
Selfie Wrld opens tomorrow! This is the perfect place for a ## photoshoot . Located in Schaumburg Illinois! ## trendy ## instaworthy ## artsy ## illinois
♬ Circus – Britney Spears
Thus was born one of Jack Gillespie’s most popular TikToks , which is a quick tour of Selfie Wrld, a photo studio in Chicago where visitors can take photos of themselves on a golden throne, in a bathtub-shaped ball pit, or in a bright yellow prison cell . If you visit Gillespie’s profile you can find a lot of little secrets and curious places in Chicago .
The Liiffe application allows users to live unique experiences as if they were indigenous to their destination.
TikTok tour guides like Gillespie now seem to exist in every major city, introducing viewers to trendy new shops and restaurants, often in a minute or less.
You can get recommendations for soju margaritas in Manhattan, glass shops in Los Angeles, or burgers in Boston.
These accounts can be great ways to get information on new locations and a boon to future tourists and local businesses who suddenly see lines outside the door.
“I want people to see the city the way I see it,” Gillespie tells The Verge, whose @visualsbyjack TikTok account has amassed more than 300,000 followers. “There is something really special about our city, and you really have to look around you and experience it for yourself to see it.”
Secret Beach in Florida! ## secretbeach @discovermartincountyfl ## visitflorida ## lovefl ## SipIntoSummer
♬ Fantasy – Alina Baraz / Gibberish
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However, these types of people who focus on making you discover everything about a specific city are not the only travelers we meet on TikTok. There are also people like @trustedtravelgirl , who defines herself as a travel expert and who gives advice to people on how to travel cheaper, what places to visit, etc.
Creators also choose to show specific parts of their city to cater to a specific audience . S arah Hodgson , a New York City-based TikToker , says she’s specifically trying to showcase experiences for people visiting the city or who have just moved to the city. “I’m not trying to pretend I know the winery in a dark place in New York,” says Hodgson. “I do not pretend to be that person, and I am definitely not that person because I am not a native and I make it very clear.”
In the hot seat👀 ## nyc ## newyork ## local ## travel ## vacation ## hidden ## secret ## boat ## tea ## GetYourJeansOn ## gossipgirlhere ## partner
♬ Wii – Mii Channel – Super Guitar Bros
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When some travel content creators become extremely famous , such as Luisito Comunica, although he doesn’t make many videos about specific establishments, they know that if they recommend a site, many people will go when they are traveling, which translates into free advertising for the business.
TikTok attracts many very enthusiastic young people to the places that influencers recommend , which can become a business for the company and the content creator, as they may be willing to pay a lot of money to promote their space . However, it seems that most nomads and travelers recommend the places for being really good and not for any benefit in itself.
It seems that TikTok is beginning to emerge in other more interesting areas beyond viral dances and song lipsync, creating more special content for viewers that may be useful in the future . In the same way, it is interesting to follow some of these traveler accounts, since from time to time they have curiosities about the places they visit.