Social Media Marketing Awards 2019 // Finalist for Travel Influencer of the Year

World Youth Travel Awards 2017 // Best Youth Travel Blogger

Flight Centre UK Travel Blog Awards 2017 // Finalist for Established Travel Blogger Catagory

TBC Asia Travel Blog Awards 2018 // Bronze Award for Best Social Media Optimization Catagory

TBC Asia  Travel Blog Awards 2016 // Silver Award for Best Upcoming Travel Blogger Catagory

Bupa Blog Awards 2016 // Finalist for Lifestyle Catagory

Australia’s Top 50 Influencer Awards 2017 // Top 50 Nominee

Bachcare’s Top 50 Travel Bloggers 2018// Number 1 on Top Travel Blogger List

Bachcare’s Top 50 Travel Bloggers 2017// Number 2 on Top Travel Blogger List



New Zealand Herald // 5 Kiwis You Should Follow on Instagram

Cultural Trip // Travel Blogs to Follow in 2018

Home To Go // Top Travel Bloggers of 2017

Queensland Tourism // 24 Travel Blogs to Follow in 2016

AWOL //Australia’s 21 Most Interesting Young Travelers

Matador Network // 25 Travel Bloggers Killing it on Instagram

HotelClub // Australia’s Top Travel Blogs to Watch in 2016

Luxury Escapes // 11 Australian Travel Blogs to Follow Now 

The Examiner // Travel Instagram Accounts to have on your Radar in 2015

PreTraveller // Top Australian and New Zealand Travel Blogs for 2016

M2Woman // 5 Travel Blogs to Fuel Your Wanderlust

Travelettes // 5 Instagrammers That You Need to Follow

OpenWorld Mag //  The Top 30 Adventurers Under 30

BoB Around the World // Top 100 Travel Blogs 2015 

Wanderlust Scout // Australia’s Best Travel Blogs

WhereTraveler // 10 Instagrammers to Inspire Your Wanderlust in 2016

The Well Worn Passport // 8 Travel Bloggers to follow in 2015

Mister Weekender // Top 20 Travel Bloggers on Instagram in 2015

BouBouTeaTime // 10 Most Inspirational Travel Blogs in the World

Adventuring Out // 25 Professional Travel Bloggers You Need To Watch Today

A Brit and A Board // Our Favourite Bloggers for 2017

Journalist on the Run // Top 25 Adventure Travel Photographers on Instagram

Roam Fitness // Our 10 Favourite Travel Accounts on Instagram Right Now

Venuelust // Best Instagram Accounts: Top Venuelusters to Follow

The Common Wanderer // Top 10 Travel Instagram Accounts to Follow in 2016

Columbus Direct // The World’s Most Inspiring Travel Photography

Matador Network // The 16 Most Inspiring Travel Photos this week

Travel Payouts // Top 20 female travel influencers to follow on Instagram

Husskie// The top 100 female travel influencers to follow on Instagram

Classy Career Girl// 20 Successful Women to Follow on Instagram

Published Articles:

Daily Mail // Brisbane travel blogger Nicola Easterby turned gap year into 4 years abroad

Lonely Planet // Meet the 22-year-old Australian who turned her gap year into a four-year trip

News.com.au // My gap year turned into my dream career

News.com.au // Instagrammer Shares Harsh Reality of Being Instagram Star

Daily Mail // Woman Shares Reality of Instagram

Culture Trip // What it takes to become a travel photographer

Mamamia // How to Save Money Whilst You Are Travelling

Livingly// 6 Travel Photo Tips by Polkadot Passport

Cosmopolitan // 4 simple tips to save money when traveling in Europe

Yahoo Travel // 7 Tips for Solo Travellers To Get The Perfect Shot

Lifestyle.com // How to Take Perfect Travel Photos

Livingly // Livingly Travel Spotlight- Meet Nicola Easterby

G Adventures // What it’s like to trek through Thailand

The Cusp // Snapshots of Northern Thailand

The Cusp // Our Guide to a More Authentic Overseas Experience

She Said // This is What It’s Like to Get Paid to Travel

Dame Traveller // Top 4 European Destinations for the Budget Traveller

Tripzilla // Regular Contributor for Tripzilla Magazine

Topdeck Travel // Regular Contributor for The Collective

HF Holiday // 5 Most Scenic Hiking Trails in Europe



Skeeter and Scout // Blogger That You Need to Know- Nicola from Polkadot Passport

In Bed With // Guest of the Month- Nicola Easterby

Cava for Lunch // Travel Talk with Polkadot Passport

The Freedom Travellers // Break the Rules and Follow Your Dreams

VegeTARArian // Inspirational Interview- Fab Five with Polkadot Passport

Fresh Heather // Polkadot Passport Gives Us Travel Envy

Sea Salt Secrets // Travel Blushes- Fearless Females

Folklore Collective // Meet Nicola

Polka Dot Bride // The Polka Dot Travel Lounge with Nicola from Polkadot Passport

Supernomad // A Q & A with Nicola from Polkadot Passport

The Wandering Lens // Photographer Profile: Nicola Easterby of Polkadot Passport

Nuffnang // Featured Blogger for the Month of February 2016



Traverse // Speaker at Traverse Conference 2017

Girls VS Globe // Panel for GVG Meet Up 2017

Christchurch Tourism Board // Keynote Speaker Instameet Up 2018

Guest Speaker on Podcast // Your Life of Impact 2019

Massey University// Guest Lecturer- Social Media for Business