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Jun 15, 2019

India's Golden Triangle: The highlights and hidden gems

Martha Hales

If you trace a line from Delhi via Agra and Jaipur and back to Delhi you will have drawn the Golden Triangle. Many of the stunning sights on the route are amongst India's most popular tourist hotspots... but not all. Here’s our introduction to the highlights and hidden gems of the Golden Triangle.

ClassicOff the Beaten PathHistory, +3
Jun 12, 2019

Get to know Havana

Martha Hales

Overflowing with charm and soul, Havana is a city with attitude. Culture, coast and Cuban beats add up to a fantastic holiday destination ripe for discovery. Soak up the captivating atmosphere, take a spin in a vintage car, dine with the locals and learn to dance the salsa...

Jun 7, 2019

The wonders of Costa Rica's wildlife

Martha Hales

You are truly in for a treat when you visit the natural paradise of Costa Rica. Discover the wonderful wildlife to be found within its borders, from fluffy anteaters to sedate sloths and colourful birds to thousands of fluttering butterflies.

Costa Rica

A unique and wonderful holiday

"Our whole experience with TravelLocal, and Inga in Armenia, was a delight"

Linda from England

Amazing trip

"We travelled to Bhutan from Kathmandu in March/April this year"

Jacqueline from Wales UK

Costa Rica on our own terms

"We have now been back for a week and it has taken us that time to settle back home and appreciate the truly amazing, brilliant trip that you organised for us"

Nicky from United Kingdom
Costa Rica
Jun 1, 2019

Off the beaten track in Japan

Martha Hales

From the wild coastline of the Noko Peninsula to the breathtaking scenery of the Diamond Route, Japan has a lot more to see than just the highlights of Tokyo and Kyoto. Leave the famous cities for now, and step foot off the beaten path to explore the lesser known areas of Japan.

Off the Beaten Path

Mind Blowing

"From initial enquiry, through planning, booking and managing the process, TravelLocal were exceptional! They really understood what I was looking to get out of my holiday and exceeded all expectations"

Chris from Bristol, UK
May 28, 2019

The best cities to visit in South America

Martha Hales

Whether you seek the life affirming buzz of a metropolis or the solitude of an edge of the world port, you can find it in South America. The myriad nations each have exciting cities to discover, every one with its own distinct character and culture. Which will you visit on your next holiday?  

ChilePeruBrazil, +3

Wonderful - amazing guide and driver!

"We've just returned from the most amazing trip to Georgia"

John from London

Fantastic Trip to an exciting destination

"We have just returned from a 6 day trip to Georgia"

Anne from England
May 23, 2019

Our top 10 destinations for the summer holidays

Martha Hales

From the blissful beaches of Zanzibar, Cuba and Malaysia, to the epic sights of Russia and the wonderful wildlife of Costa Rica and the Galapagos Islands.... discover which destinations we think are perfect for the summer holidays!

South AfricaTanzaniaMorocco, +7
JulyAugustJune, +1

A superb holiday enhanced by the excellent guide and driver

"We flew to Kutaisi, met the guide and driver and headed to Svaneti where we enjoyed four days of serious walking in the Caucasus"

Richard from Staffordshire and Suffolk, England

Costa Rica Wonderful

"This was our first visit to Costa Rica, not only are the Ticos very friendly it is a wonderful country to visit"

David from England
Costa Rica
May 17, 2019

Take the family to China

Martha Hales

China is a vast nation, filled with exciting things for all generations! Here we've gathered some of the top things to do with a family here, from visiting the giant pandas in Chengdu to cycling through the fairytale surroundings of Yangshuo - ‘finest landscape under heaven’.

MayAprilSeptember, +3

Amazing china

"We booked with a little trepidation as we were dealing with a local travel agent ,all bookings through the internet although if there were questions we could speak to the UK team"

gill from hampshire

Amazing trip, very well organised.

"We were provided with an amazing experience and the package was indeed value-for-money, without cutting corners on quality"

Georgios from Greece
May 1, 2019

Where to find the best beaches in Cuba

Martha Hales

Whether you want to lounge on perfectly manicured shores or explore the reefs and mangrove forests fringing lesser travelled islands, we've gathered together a list of some of Cuba's best beaches. Speak to our local experts if you wish to incorporate any into your holiday to Cuba!

CoastUndiscovered BeachesHoneymoon

Great trip and very nice people

"Dear Olga We returned yesterday morning from our 8 day trip to Uzbekistan that was organised by your company"

niovi from Greece / UK

Costa Rica with Travel Local

"Our first experience of Travel Local and they were brilliant"

Sue from Plymouth England
Costa Rica
Apr 26, 2019

Our favourite tailor-made honeymoon ideas

Martha Hales

A honeymoon has got to be a holiday to remember, and how better to make that happen than to have one personalised to you? We've gathered together our favourite tailor-made honeymoon ideas to inspire you, whether you fancy stargazing and safari in Namibia or exploring the highlights of South America.

PeruIndiaBrazil, +5
HighlightsLuxurySafari, +2
Apr 24, 2019

Where to see the world's most endangered species

Martha Hales

The Earth and its animals are precious and some of the most endangered species are teetering of the edge of extinction - only we can help. Here we've looked at the reasons for why so many species' populations are in decline, and where you can ethically go to see these incredible animals in the wild.

LaosSouth AfricaMozambique, +22
SafariOff the Beaten PathWildlife

It was an amazing experience, I will never forget it

"Right from the planning, to the arrival - where we were personally and warmly received inside immigration - to all the arrangements of car, hotels, etc, it was a high class job"

Ali from Mumbai, India

A Great Introduction to India for First Timers

"From the moment we were met at Delhi airport until the end of our trip all the arrangements worked perfectly and our driver and local tourist office staff were super efficient and very caring"

GEOFF from Newark on Trent England

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...

Food & DrinkCultural

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
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Ultimate Southeast Asia

JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +5
LuxuryHistoryHighlights, +6