These Are Not Beach Instagrams

Models prove that the countryside can be just as glamorous this summer.


Sick of seeing beautiful Brazilians on the beach in Rio? Bloggers in Bali? It girls in Ibiza? Fear not, equestrian lovers and adventurers like Edie Campbell, Constance Jablonski, and Herieth Paul prove that the countryside can be just as glamorous as the beach this summer.

Below are ten destinations to take your mind off sand and surf, from Iceland to the Gobi desert.

Lily Donaldson saddled up at the Polo Club in Saint Tropez.

Constance Jablonski took a trip to Iceland.

Liu Wen went home to China.

Frida Gustavsson rode across the Gobi desert.

Edie Campbell escaped to the English countryside.

Grace Mahary jetted off to Japan.

Herieth Paul went back to Tanzania.

Ruth Bell rode quads through Mechanicsville, Maryland.

Tamy Glauser trekked through the mountains of Switzerland.

And Elsa Hosk made a filter-friendly visit to Daylesford Organic Farm Shop in Notting Hill.