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Posted on 02 November 2016 by Martha Hales
Visit Kenya: Top 9 Experiences
Kenya
Africa
Coast
Cultural
Off the beaten track
Wildlife
The Kenyans have a saying: ‘Treat the earth well. It was not given to you by your parents. It is loaned to you by your children.’

Posted on 04 July 2016 by Huw Owen
Why Fairtrade Is Important In Travel
Asia
South America
Central America And The Caribbean
Middle East And North Africa
Africa
When we founded TravelLocal we wanted to find a way to give locally-owned travel companies a greater share of the money that we all pay to see the world (by 'locally owned travel companies' we mean those domiciled in the country you're travelling to - so if you're travelling to India, an Indian travel company with offices in India).

Posted on 04 July 2016 by Huw Owen
What Is "Authenticity" In Travel
Asia
South America
Central America And The Caribbean
Africa
Middle East And North Africa
Cultural
Authenticity is something of a buzzword at the moment, but its actual meaning can be tricky to pin down within the context of travel. Does it mean staying in smaller hotels that are built/furnished in the local style? Travelling only on local buses? Only eating in restaurants that have no menu in English, and where you don't recognise any of the dishes?

Posted on 04 July 2016 by Huw Owen
A Home Away From Home - Tips For Choosing The Right Hotel
Asia
South America
Central America And The Caribbean
Middle East And North Africa
Africa
Choosing which hotels to stay in whilst you’re away can be a little daunting. Many places, especially cities, have a plethora of choices, and it’s hard to know which is the best area to be located in. In lesser developed countries there can also be worries about safety and security.

Posted on 14 June 2016 by Huw Owen
Putting The Travel Into Travel Tech
Asia
Africa
South America
Central America And The Caribbean
Middle East And North Africa
When we started this blog we decided that we weren't just going to blog about travel; we wanted to blog about what it was like starting up and running and online travel business. Now that we're launched we wanted to reflect where we fit into the huge online travel spectrum, and perhaps why we're slightly different.

Posted on 14 June 2016 by Huw Owen
Reflections On ITB - The Most Important Travel Trade Show You've Never Heard Of
Asia
Africa
Middle East And North Africa
South America
Central America And The Caribbean
In the interests of explaining one of TravelLocal's founding principles - that we only partner with locally-owned travel companies - we thought it would be useful to reflect on our recent visit to ITB (International Tourism Bourse). ITB is one of the biggest and most important trade shows in the travel industry, held every year in Berlin.

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