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Surprising Colombia!!

"We have travelled widely in South America, but this was our first trip to Colombia"

John from Toronto Canada
Apr 15, 2019

What to do with 24 hours in Nairobi

Martha Hales

Most flights coming and going from Kenya are centred around Nairobi. But the city has far more to offer than just a throughway to safari. Find out what to do in this buzzing city if you find yourself with some time to spare, from visiting an elephant orphanage to sampling the fantastic local food...

CulturalFood & Drink

Brilliant trip

"We absolutely loved our time in China and booking through Travel Local made everything so much easier"

Eleanor from UK

Magical Jordan

"Everything was so easy about this trip, from the booking, to being met at the airport, a super driver (Monther), awe-inspiring destinations, great food and great guides"

Claire from England

Truly wonderful, memorable holiday in Nepal

"My 19y old daughter and I went with Travel Local and their local partner to Nepal in March 2019"

Louise from Oxford, UK
25 days
from £6,280 pp

Ultimate Southeast Asia

JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +5
Boat JourneysAdventureCultural, +6
9 days
from £5,360 pp

Kenya: Ultimate Safari

AprilMayJune, +1
Walking & HikingWildlifeSafari, +2
8 days
from £1,100 pp

Highlights of Costa Rica

Costa Rica
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +5
HighlightsWildlifeBoat Journeys, +1
11 days
from £2,110 pp

Classic Rajasthan

NovemberDecemberFebruary, +1
ClassicCulturalHistory, +2
Apr 1, 2019

Seeking out the Ugly Five

Corinne Homer

You may think - since we're publishing this article on April Fools - that the existence of the Ugly Five is a farce... but you'd be mistaken! Discover which of Africa's unfortunate creatures have made the cut for this less glamorous safari bucket-list, from the warthog to the wildebeest.

KenyaTanzaniaRwanda, +3
Mar 30, 2019

The history of the Caucasus

Kaya Brown

With historical records acknowledging the Caucasus as far back as the 13th century BC, it is one of the earliest known populated areas on the planet. Its history is one of great triumphs, unfortunate losses and many interesting and powerful figures. Discover more about its fascinating past...

13 days
from £2,680 pp

Honeymoon in Kyrgyzstan

Off the Beaten PathHoneymoonWalking & Hiking, +1
13 days
from £2,790 pp

A Honeymoon in India

OctoberNovemberDecember, +3
ClassicCulturalHoneymoon, +2
Mar 28, 2019

National parks of the Caucasus

Martha Hales

Glittering lakes, imposing peaks and peaceful alpine meadows - the Caucasus region shelters numerous national parks, all of which are strikingly beautiful and relatively undiscovered. We've rounded up our favourite ones to let you in on the secret.

AprilMayJune, +4
Cross BorderWalking & HikingWildlife
Mar 25, 2019

A family holiday in Kenya

Martha Hales

There can’t be many children who wouldn’t squeal with excitement at the prospect of visiting Kenya - land of storybook animals, tribal culture, warm seas and volcanic mountains. Here are our top tips for how to ensure you (and the children) have the very best time on your holiday.

FamilySafariWildlife, +1

A truly memorable holiday

"Having a local company in Sri Lanka organise our itinerary resulted in a fantastic experience taking us to a diverse and great range of locations"

Cliff from Birmingham, UK
Sri Lanka
Mar 23, 2019

A guide to hiking in Georgia

Kati Taylor

Whether you want to stick to the walks surrounding Tbilisi or you're ready to explore the country's Upper Svaneti region, take a look at our handy guide to the hiking trails of Georgia - a country renowned for its captivating mountain scenery.

AprilMayJune, +4
Off the Beaten PathWalking & HikingWildlife
Mar 21, 2019

The best time to go to Sri Lanka

Martha Hales

Sri Lanka is a tropical paradise of golden beaches, lush hill country, intriguing culture and impressive wildlife such as elephants, leopards, whales and exotic birds. But when is the best time to go to this magical island? With the help of our local experts, we've gathered all you need to know.

Sri Lanka
CoastCulturalWalking & Hiking, +2
Mar 19, 2019

Why go to the Caucasus

Martha Hales

Discover the lesser-known beauty of the Caucasus, including the ancient monasteries of Georgia and Armenia, the wide open skies of the Svaneti region and the picturesque capitals of Yerevan and Tbilisi.

AprilMayJune, +4
CulturalCross BorderFood & Drink, +5
17 days
from £4,280 pp

A Honeymoon in Brazil

HoneymoonHighlightsCoast, +1
18 days
from £7,560 pp

Birds & Mammals of Uganda

WildlifeWalking & HikingSafari
17 days
from £9,950 pp

A Honeymoon in South Africa and Mauritius

South Africa
LuxuryHoneymoonCoast, +2
Mar 8, 2019

Celebrated women of the world

Corinne Homer

Learn about the celebrated women of the world on International Women's Day! From tyrannical queens to brave revolutionaries, each one fought against the traditions and gender biases of their time to become legendary figures in their own right.

JapanColombiaGhana, +4
CulturalHistoryWonders of the World, +1

Well Organised

"Your local partners in Costa Rica were brilliant and all of the arrangements they booked for us were first class. I will definitely use Travel Local again."

Emily from UK
Costa Rica

Even better than I expected

"Maria, your local partner in Argentina, really helped us plan our trip to Argentina and Chile"

Jim from United Kingdom
Mar 6, 2019

What to pack for an African safari holiday

Martha Hales

If you're planning an African safari holiday but are unsure of what clothes to wear, what devices to bring or what essentials you might not have considered, then take a look at our handy guide for the dos and don'ts of safari packing.

KenyaNamibiaTanzania, +5
11 days
from £1,800 pp

India - A Family Holiday

FamilyCulturalHistory, +1
21 days
from £4,390 pp

Trans-Siberian Railway Adventure

ClassicCulturalTrain Journeys, +1

Lovely country.

"Overall - The trip went very well and was well organised"

richard from Solihull - UK
Costa Rica

Unmissable Luang Prabang!

"Freedom to build your own trip, as we were going to Laos and Hong Kong (and the 3rd person in my group also went onto Australia) so having the flexibility to book our own flights around our own dates was crucial"

Caroline from London