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Aug 9, 2021

An interview with our local partners in Panama

Kati Taylor

We spoke with Annie Young, our local expert in Panama, who founded her own travel company in 1999. A born and bred Panamanian, she knows every inch of the destination and prides herself on offering off the beaten track travel experiences.

JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
AdventureHistoryUnique to TravelLocal, +4
Sep 7, 2019

Best books for travel lovers

Martha Hales

Providing an escape like no other, books about travel can transport you anywhere in the world and inspire your next adventure. We've rounded up some of our favourites including Leo Tolstoy's 'War and Peace', and 'Shantaram' by Gregory David Roberts.

PanamaKenyaBorneo, +6
Great Journeys
Aug 8, 2019

Best active holiday destinations

Martha Hales

We've gathered together our top destinations around the world for active holidays. From hiking to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro to skiing in Kyrgyzstan, there's a trip to suit all adventure lovers and thrill-seekers!

MozambiqueColombiaEcuador, +32
AdventureCoastCycling, +2
Aug 3, 2019

Indigenous people of the world

Martha Hales

In celebration of the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples, we've gathered together our top itineraries which grant travellers the privilege of spending time with, and meeting, native communities.

VietnamEthiopiaKenya, +9
Off the Beaten Path
Dec 21, 2018

Countries with a Coastline

Kaya Brown

From the peaceful shores of Madagascar to the epic waves of Sri Lanka, we've rounded up our top 5 coastal destinations to inspire your next beach holiday.

Sri LankaSouth AfricaPanama, +2
CoastBoat JourneysHoneymoon, +4
Jan 8, 2018

Top 5 destinations for history lovers in 2018

Polly Allen

From the Silk Route's path through Kyrgyzstan to the pirate defences of Panama and the winding streets of Chile's Valparaiso... read on to discover the most exciting destinations for history lovers.

PanamaJordanChile, +2
Dec 24, 2017

Where to go in 2018... and why!

Martha Hales

We've selected 12 destinations from across the globe to inspire your 2018 travel plans - each have something special happening in the month they are paired with...

JordanKyrgyzstanUganda, +9
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
AdventureClassicCoast, +8
Oct 23, 2017

October News from TravelLocal HQ

Tom Stapleton

Our founders, Tom and Huw, update us on the news from HQ, discussing our off the beaten track theme and announcing the imminent launch of new TravelLocal destination, Japan

South AfricaSri LankaPanama, +1
Unique to TravelLocalOff the Beaten Path
Jul 31, 2017

Take the kids to... Central America

Martha Hales

With incredible biodiversity and stunning coastlines, Central America is the ideal location for a family holiday. Here we choose our top kid-friendly travel experiences from across the region - read on to find out more...

GuatemalaNicaraguaCosta Rica, +1
Jul 19, 2017

Our top trips to do by bike

Corinne Homer

Check out our shortlist of the ultimate cycling trips around the world, suitable for all ages and abilities. From exploring rural Chinese villages to meandering through the Angkor Temple complex, these trails are simply unmissable…

RwandaColombiaChina, +5
AdventureCyclingWalking & Hiking
May 30, 2017

May Update from our Founders

Huw Owen

Are there any places in the world that you would love to share with friends? Read on to find out how you can make your dream group tour into reality and to get the latest updates from TravelLocal HQ...

Unique to TravelLocal
May 12, 2017

Between Continents and Cultures: Introducing Panama

Timothy Vivian-Shaw

Often overshadowed by Costa Rica, its better known neighbour, Panama boasts a rich cultural history and opulent biodiversity...

May 10, 2017

Top 5 Hidden Gems

Martha Hales

If you want the holiday of a lifetime (and don't want to share the sites with hordes of tourists) these five destinations should be on your travel list!

MozambiquePanamaColombia, +1
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
Off the Beaten PathCoastUndiscovered Beaches, +1