Posted on 07 December 2016 by Martha Hales
Top 5 Natural Wonders you Never Knew Existed
The most famous sites in the world are jaw-dropping and unmissable. From the Machu Picchu to the Taj Mahal, they have an other-worldly grandeur and allure. However, if you like some solitude with your scenery, seek out these five lesser known natural wonders. The best travel destinations for anyone who is bowled over by the beauty of our planet, these unique spots are still under the radar (and not yet bristling with selfie sticks and souvenir sellers.) Enjoy!
Posted on 26 October 2016 by Martha Hales
Islands and beaches of Madagascar
Madagascar is bursting with unique species and unusual landscapes. You could lose days investigating a single corner of this fascinating island and the welcome is perpetually warm and effusive. But did you know that Madagascar is also an amazing beach destination? The options for grabbing some time oceanside are many and varied - each one more heavenly than the last. Here are seven TravelLocal favourites among the countless islands and beaches of Madagascar.
Posted on 04 July 2016 by Martha Hales
The Whales Of Ile St. Marie
Ile Sainte Marie is blessed. Not only is it blessed with bone-white beaches and swaying coconut palms, but it is also blessed with whales. Schools of humpback whales leave their feeding grounds in the Antarctic and make the journey to the warm waters around Ile Sainte Marie, just off the northeast coast of Madagascar, to calve and rear their young. Every June to September they can be found in large groups within a relatively small area, making them easy to spot on a whale-watching trip.
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