How to take good Instagram photos when you travel

Story highlights

  • CNN's Jethro Mullen gained over 800,000 Instagram followers
  • He shares some tips for improving pics when you travel
  • Get up high, get lost and use editing tools are just some of his suggestions
  • Instagram has around 150 million active users

(CNN)With about 150 million active users, the mobile photo-sharing app Instagram has become a popular way for people to document their lives.

It lends itself particularly well to travel, when even the most reluctant photographer can be tempted to take a few pictures.
The most Instagrammed places in the world last year included an airport, amusement parks and a Las Vegas casino.
    CNN journalist and avid Instagram user Jethro Mullen has racked up more than 800,000 followers on the app.
    Here are his tips for getting the best out of your phone camera when you travel.

    1. Get high