Calling all influencers, explorers, photo lovers, and everyone in-between! 

The Dani The Explorer blog was created as both an educational space for content creators and a hub for folks like you to Explore life’s magic. I write about travel, lifestyle, photo, and social media topics! 


How to Get a Paid Instagram Sponsorship

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Post Summary: How to get a paid Instagram sponsorship, so you can make money to see the world. How to get a paid Instagram sponsorship, you ask? Let’s start with what I do and my story. Table of ContentsThe Story on How I Started Making Money on InstagramThe Terminology for Paid Instagram SponsorshipsWhy Do Brands […]


Best Fall Adventures Near Banff Canada - Pocaterra Ridge


What To Do In Banff This Fall Season: A Foliage Guide

This post is about all the things you need to know about fall colors in Banff National Park! My first time visiting Banff was during the summer of 2016. The only pictures I had seen of the park were of Moraine Lake, and BOY did that blue capture my heart. Summer was great and all, […]


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How to Beat the 2021 Instagram Algorithm – Written by an Influencer

Post Summary: How to beat the 2021 Instagram algorithm, how it works and tips I used to get over 100,000 followers! Table of ContentsMy Experience with the IG Algorithm: As an Influencer2021 Instagram Algorithm: How it Does NOT Work (Please Read)What is the IG algorithm?New Instagram Algorithm: How it Works in 2021Instagram Algorithm Change: What […]


Best Sedona Hikes - girl watching sunset at a Sedona, AZ vista

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16 Best Sedona Hikes for Thrill Seekers & Adventure Lovers

In this blog, we’re going to talk about the best Sedona hikes! We’ll go into what Sedona trails are best for sunset and sunrise, easy hiking trails, and everything you need to know before you go to Sedona, AZ.  Sedona, Arizona, is an oasis for photographers and explorers, full of vortexes, red rocks, and adventures. […]


New England fall road trip itinerary Girl standing on top of Artists Bluff in fall


Jaw-Dropping New England Fall Road Trip Itinerary

This post is about: The only New England Fall road trip itinerary you’ll ever need. It will honestly make a Pumpkin Spice Latte lover’s heart beat right out of their chest. We’ll talk about tips for your New England fall foliage trip and more! Ohhhhh, New England. You’re seriously missing out if you haven’t made […]


Things to do in Kauai Hawaii view of Na Pali Coastline


30 Epic Things To Do In Kauai + 10-Day Itinerary

This post is meant to be your complete Kauai travel guide packed with the top things to do in Kauai, HI AND two different itineraries for you. All written with adventure lovers and explorers in mind! The first time I visited Kauai was back in 2016. I don’t remember exactly how we found the island, […]



Zion National Park Guide: Read This Before You Go

This blog is all about Zion National Park and everything you need to know before you go! Zion National Park is easily one of my favorite US National Parks. It’s full of so many things to do and is easily a desert gem. If you haven’t read my blog on All 5 Utah National Parks […]


Social Media

5 Ways To Make Money On Instagram – Written By An Influencer

Post Summary: How to make money on Instagram in 5 different ways that I use right now! Oh, hayyyyyyy peeps! It feels weird writing new blogs, with most of us being in quarantine and all. What is even more bizarre is that over time, things will become normal again. Eventually, we will all be able […]


National Parks

Things To Do In Yellowstone National Park + What To Know Before You Go

Post Summary: This blog will walk you through the best things to do in Yellowstone National Park and everyyyyyyything you need to know before you go! Oh haaaaaay there, friend. If you follow me on Instagram, then you KNOW how much I love visiting US National Parks. Each of them is unique in their own […]


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21 Ways to Get More Instagram Followers in 2021 – By An Influencer

Post Summary: I’m sharing with you my best tips for getting more Instagram followers in 2021! You won’t want to miss these! Back for more social media tips? Get ready because these are a doozy. People are asking me all the time about how I grew my Instagram following and how they can get more […]


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Hi I’m Dani! Content Creator & Your New Influencer BFF

I was fired from my 9 to 5 and turned that loss into my dream job of being a content creator so I could travel the world on my terms! Started from the bottom now we here, amirite? See how I did it!

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