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  • Sep 18, 2018
What to do in the Philippines

Article by Martha Hales

There are so many islands in the Philippines that if you visited a different one every day it would take you almost 20 years to see them all. Not all of us have this much time... so we've picked a few of our favourite things to do when visiting the Philippines.


  • Philippines
  • JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +4
  • AdventureCoastCultural, +3
Amazing Sri Lankan Adventure

– Louise from Harrogate

Travelled to Sri Lanka


  • Sri Lanka
  • August
A dream come true!!!

– Katy from Bristol, UK

Travelled to India


  • India
  • September
  • Sep 14, 2018
Top five spots to explore along the Trans-Siberian Railway

Article by Martha Hales

The Trans-Siberian railway takes you from the glory of Moscow to the eastern beauty of Vladivostok, carrying you through Russia's stunning landscapes whatever the season. With the help of our local experts, we've picked out our top five places to hop off on your journey to have an explore...


  • Russia
  • MayJuneJuly, +5
  • ClassicCulturalHistory, +2
Thoroughly enjoyable trip - all made really easy by TravelLocal's partner in Namibia!

– Hendrik from England

Travelled to Namibia


  • Namibia
  • August
  • Sep 10, 2018
The best beaches in the Philippines

Article by Martha Hales

With lush vegetation, white sand beaches and azure waters, the Philippines is a wonderful destination for those who love the coast. Here, there is ample opportunity for kayaking, paddle boarding, surfing, swimming, snorkeling, diving... the list goes on. Discover our favourite beaches in the Philippines.


  • Philippines
  • JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +4
  • CoastUndiscovered BeachesHoneymoon, +1
Just totally brilliant

– phill from UK

Travelled to Kyrgyzstan


  • Kyrgyzstan
  • August
  • Sep 6, 2018
Perfect winter getaways: from golden sands to frozen wonderlands

Article by Martha Hales

If you are looking for somewhere to escape to for sun soaked sands, or a place where you can feel the magic of winter in earnest, then look no further. We've selected our favourite destinations that are perfect for winter breaks from November through to February.


  • CambodiaRussiaKyrgyzstan, +6
  • JanuaryFebruaryNovember, +1
  • CoastCulturalFamily, +2
Excellent choices

– Robert from UK

Travelled to India


  • India
  • August
Brilliant trip with great support from TravelLocal

– Kate from Dorset

Travelled to Colombia


  • Colombia
  • June
Fantastic trip to Costa Rica. TravelLocal planned the perfect trip for us - even better than we had imagined

– Liz from Reading, England

Travelled to Costa Rica


  • Costa Rica
  • August
  • Sep 5, 2018
Why you should go to Kenya

Article by Samantha Fergusson

There’s something about Kenya that gets under the skin… Perhaps it’s the vastness of the blue sky, the epic scale of the savannahs, the charm of the local people, the pure whiteness of the beaches or the majestic wildlife that calls this nation ‘home’ that does it...


  • Kenya
  • JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
  • AdventureClassicWildlife, +3
Very well organised trip with a variety of types of hotels, climates and guided tours

– Jane from London. UK

Travelled to Costa Rica


  • Costa Rica
  • August
  • Sep 2, 2018
Top things to do in Moscow

Article by Martha Hales

Moscow is a cultural force to be reckoned with. Colourful and gilded domes pierce the sky, the museums are crammed full of fascinating artwork and exhibits, the Bolshoi Theatre houses some of the world's finest ballet and opera, and everywhere you look there are architectural gems to ogle... Here is our guide to the top things to do in Russia's capital.


  • Russia
  • JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
  • ClassicCulturalHistory, +1
Best ever family holiday.

– Richard from UK

Travelled to Costa Rica


  • Costa Rica
  • August
  • Aug 31, 2018
The food of the Philippines

Article by Martha Hales

The food of the Philippines is wonderful and varied. Here, we explore the most well-known Filipino dishes, from rice and marinated seafood, meat or vegetables, to a rainbow desert of fruit and evaporated milk...


  • Philippines
  • JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
  • Food & Drink
Activities we booked were first class !

– daryl from London

Travelled to Indonesia


  • Indonesia
  • August
Great Trip

– Grant from London, UK

Travelled to Georgia


  • Georgia
  • September
Excellent Trip

– George from St Albans

Travelled to Georgia


  • Georgia
  • August
Great tour of this amazing country

– Gabrielle from London

Travelled to Georgia


  • Georgia
  • August
Fabulous trip

– Rupert from London

Travelled to Kenya


  • Kenya
  • August
  • Aug 29, 2018
Where to walk in the Falklands

Article by Martha Hales

Possessed of a windswept beauty that calls to mind the Scottish Isles, the Falklands archipelago is a true ‘back to nature’ destination, cast adrift in the Southern Ocean around 600 kilometres east of southern Patagonia. The clean air, wide skies and abundant wildlife are the major draws, and naturalists will rejoice at the many opportunities to escape human influence and find a little piece of untouched wilderness for themselves.


  • Falkland Islands
  • OctoberNovemberDecember, +4
  • AdventureCoastOff the Beaten Path, +2
  • Aug 28, 2018
Our top birding destinations

Article by Corinne Homer

From the musical depths of Brazil's Pantanal, to the wild shores of the Falkland Islands and the unique habitat of the Galapagos, here are our favourite destinations with birds to be ticked from your bucket list! Discover where to spot everything from Gentoo penguins to blue-footed boobies...


  • BrazilGalapagos IslandsUganda, +3
  • JanuaryFebruaryApril, +9
  • SafariWildlifeOff the Beaten Path
  • Aug 25, 2018
The best things to do in Vietnam

Article by Kati Taylor

From exploring the forests and sampling the cuisine of the Mekong Delta to cycling round Ha Noi and taking boat trips round Lan Ha Bay, we have worked with our local experts to pick out the very best experiences to be had in Vietnam. Read on for more inspiration...


  • Vietnam
  • FebruaryMarchApril, +3
  • ClassicCulturalFood & Drink, +6
  • Aug 22, 2018
Where to spot jaguars

Article by Martha Hales

Many nature-lovers dream of seeing the dappled bulk of a jaguar slinking through the forests of its natural habitat... We've had a look into where the best places are to spot these stunning big cats, whether that's the Pantanal wetlands of Brazil or the reserves of Belize.


  • Costa RicaBelizeBrazil
  • JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
  • SafariWildlife
Just returned from a fabulous two weeks in Sri Lanka. Thanks so much to Viraj at TravelLocal for putting together our itinerary

– Deborah from England

Travelled to Sri Lanka


  • Sri Lanka
  • August
Private trip to Georgia

– Xenia from Switzerland

Travelled to Georgia


  • Georgia
  • August
  • 25 days
  • from £6,040pp
Ultimate Southeast Asia
Trip idea in Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam

  • CambodiaLaosVietnam
  • JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +5
  • Boat JourneysAdventureCultural, +6
  • Aug 19, 2018
Nepal's National Parks

Article by Martha Hales

From soaring snow-capped mountains prowled by endangered snow-leopards, to rivers surrounded by jungle filled with tigers, one-horned rhinos, rare crocodiles and elephants... Nepal's National Parks are strikingly varied yet each as exciting as the other. Here we've picked out the best ones to explore on a holiday to this wonderful country.


  • Nepal
  • JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
  • AdventureCulturalOff the Beaten Path, +2
Excellent organising by Poly

– Karunakaran from UK

Travelled to Brazil


  • Brazil
  • August