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Nov 19, 2019

The world’s most breathtaking landscapes

Martha Hales

We’ve picked out fifteen of our favourite breathtaking landscapes to brighten your day and get you dreaming of your next adventure. 

ChinaVietnamJapan, +11
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
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!

NepalArmeniaMozambique, +32
AdventureWalking & HikingCycling, +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.

ChinaGuatemalaEthiopia, +9
Off the Beaten Path
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.

NicaraguaSri LankaTanzania, +22
Off the Beaten PathWildlifeSafari
10 days
from £4,460 pp

Cruising West Papua and the Spice Islands

SeptemberOctoberNovember, +3
LuxuryUndiscovered BeachesOff the Beaten Path, +1
Nov 20, 2018

Our top 10 snorkelling destinations

Martha Hales

Trying to decide where to go on holiday with the best snorkelling? We've gathered together 10 of the best snorkelling (and diving) destinations, from the sparkling waters of Raja Ampat in Indonesia to the Great Blue Hole and epic coral reefs of Belize.

Galapagos IslandsPhilippinesMozambique, +6
Undiscovered BeachesWildlifeCoast, +1
Oct 19, 2018

Where to see birds in Indonesia

Martha Hales

The 17,000 islands of Indonesia are home to an unrivalled number of bird species, many of which cannot be found anywhere else in the world. From the untouched corners of West Papua to the populous island of Java, we'll give you the run down of the top birding highlights in Indonesia.

MayJuneSeptember, +1
Walking & HikingWildlife
Oct 1, 2018

Strange beasts and where to find them

Corinne Homer

The world is home to some weird and wonderful creatures, and here at TravelLocal we often come across them as we research destinations with our local experts. From the rarely seen pink fairy armadillo to the alien appearance of the snub nosed monkey, find out our favourite strange beasts and where to find them...

ChileMalaysiaMyanmar (Burma), +12
Off the Beaten PathWildlifeUnique to TravelLocal
Jun 24, 2018

Following in the footsteps of Marianne North

Samantha Fergusson

One of the most extraordinary women of the Victorian era, Marianne North was a botanist and artist who travelled wherever she needed to in order to paint plants in their natural environment. Discover where her desire to document these incredible specimens took her...

JapanChileSouth Africa, +5
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
HistoryUnique to TravelLocalOff the Beaten Path
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...

Costa RicaIndonesiaBrazil, +9
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
CoastClassicUnique to TravelLocal, +8
Dec 18, 2017

Your Ultimate Guide to Indonesia

Martha Hales

From where to find the orangutans to which are the best beaches, this guide gives you all the information you need to know before you go to Indonesia.

JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
Unique to TravelLocalUndiscovered BeachesHistory, +6
Nov 23, 2017

November News from TravelLocal HQ

Huw Owen

Huw and Tom, TravelLocal's founders and MDs, give an update on what we have been up to in November, including awards for Ecuador at The Savoy and the launch of Japan.

IndonesiaSouth AfricaCambodia, +8
Unique to TravelLocalCoastWildlife, +1
14 days
from £1,240 pp

Culture & Adventure in South Sulawesi

MayJuneJuly, +2
Walking & HikingCyclingFood & Drink
14 days
from £1,690 pp

Flores Overland

MayJuneJuly, +2
9 days
from £1,030 pp

Kalimantan: Orangutans & Village life

MayJuneJuly, +2
Boat JourneysOff the Beaten PathWalking & Hiking, +1
16 days
from £1,130 pp

Wild & Wonderful Sumatra

MayJuneJuly, +2
Walking & HikingCulturalAdventure, +1
10 days
from £1,550 pp

Raja Ampat: Rural Life

OctoberNovemberDecember, +4
CyclingWildlifeFood & Drink
14 days
from £1,560 pp

Taste of Indonesia

MayJuneJuly, +1
CyclingWalking & HikingFood & Drink
Oct 9, 2017

In search of Birds of Paradise

Samantha Fergusson

These heavenly birds, with their colourful plumage and eccentric dances, are on many a bird-watchers bucket list. Here's a quick guide to where to find them.

MayJuneJuly, +2
Off the Beaten PathWildlifeWalking & Hiking
Sep 15, 2017

Following in the footsteps of Alfred Russel Wallace

Samantha Fergusson

Follow in the footsteps of Alfred Wallace through Borneo and Indonesia, and catch a glimpse of the species that helped to prove the Wallace Darwin Theory of Evolution.

Great JourneysHistoryWildlife
20 days
from £7,590 pp

Luxury tour of Misool, Komodo & Sumba

OctoberNovemberDecember, +4
HoneymoonAdventureUndiscovered Beaches, +4
14 days
from £4,510 pp

Luxury tour through Kalimantan & Java

MayJuneJuly, +3
AdventureHoneymoonCoast, +4
Aug 10, 2017

Take the kids to... Asia

Corinne Homer

Prepare in advance and Asia makes for a magical destination to bring your curious, adventurous kids. Read on to learn about countries to choose and tips to consider when planning a memorable family trip to Asia.

IndonesiaVietnamSri Lanka, +1
FamilyCoastWildlife, +1
Jul 24, 2017

Off the Beaten Track: Borneo

Corinne Homer

With elusive orangutans, towering mountains and acres of dense rainforest, there is so much Borneo is famous for. We take a look at some alternative excursions when visiting Asia's biggest island.

WildlifeOff the Beaten Path
Jun 14, 2017

In Search of Orangutans

Kati Taylor

Gentle and endlessly fascinating, seeing orangutans in the wild is one of the most incredible wildlife experiences in the world. Read on to find out when, where and how to see these wonderful animals...

Apr 13, 2017

Top 5 Wildlife Wonders

Kati Taylor

With so many wildlife experiences on offer around the world, it can be hard to know what to prioritise! Check out our list of the top 5 animal wonders to help you choose your next destination....

JordanUgandaNicaragua, +2
Mar 22, 2017

Follow in the Footsteps of Sir David Attenborough

Timothy Vivian-Shaw

There is no voice more synonymous with wildlife documentaries than Sir David Attenborough’s. Join us as we explore the life of Attenborough and the animals and locations in his programmes...

IndonesiaGalapagos IslandsIndia
Mar 13, 2017

Top 5 Travel Experiences

Timothy Vivian-Shaw

Experiencing new foods, marveling at natural beauty and immersing yourself in new cultures are a few moments that make travelling so magical. Here is our recommendation on the top 5 travel experiences to look out for when exploring the world…

ArgentinaIndonesiaIndia, +2
CulturalWildlifeOff the Beaten Path
Oct 28, 2016

Top 5 Adventure Holiday Experiences for 2017

Kati Taylor

Looking for some inspiration for your next trip? Check out our list of adventures for 2017 and embrace your wild side…

MoroccoIndonesiaNicaragua, +2
WildlifeAdventureOff the Beaten Path