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8 days
from £2,110 pp

A taste of southern Italy

Off the Beaten PathFood & Drink
9 days
from £2,640 pp

Gourmet food and wine tour of Northern Italy

LuxuryFood & Drink
Oct 8, 2020

More destinations to dream about - October update

We've been on the lookout for some fantastic new destinations to add to our offering. Find out which ones we've welcomed on board this month.

Off the Beaten PathBoat JourneysHistory, +5
7 days
from £1,810 pp

A flavour of Italy: from Rome to Naples

Food & Drink
10 days
from £5,680 pp

Ultimate romantic trip to Italy

Food & DrinkCulturalHoneymoon, +1
8 days
from £1,340 pp

Tranquil tour of Tuscany (Villa Stay)

Food & DrinkHistoryCultural
8 days
from £3,180 pp

The Basque Country: Spain's foodie paradise

Cross BorderFood & DrinkCultural
7 days
from £1,720 pp

Private Escape to Lanzarote (self-drive)

Off the Beaten PathFood & Drink
11 days
from £2,800 pp

Ultimate taste of Thailand

Off the Beaten PathFood & DrinkHighlights
14 days
from £3,120 pp

Total Thailand

Food & DrinkAdventureHighlights
8 days
from £3,700 pp

Cities & Nature: Paris, Provence & the French Riviera

CulturalFood & DrinkHistory
12 days
from £4,460 pp

Culture, Gastronomy & Nature: Paris, Lyon, Annecy & Chamonix

ClassicCulturalFood & Drink, +1
Apr 2, 2020

Recipe | Feijão Tropeiro

Poly, one of our local experts in Brazil, is from Minas Gerais; a stunning, inland region with verdant rolling landscapes, picturesque colonial towns… and delicious food. We thought that we’d ask her what her favourite dish was so that you could try it and enjoy the flavours of her homeland too.

Food & Drink
Mar 9, 2020

What to eat in Vientiane

Laos cuisine is dynamic and varied. Different cities have different dishes, different seasonings and different ingredients. This introduction to dishes you can find in Vientiane from food enthusiast, Philip Moss, will encourage you to expand your culinary horizons...

JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +7
Food & Drink
14 days
from £1,490 pp

Wine, Beach and Wildlife - the Best of the Cape

South Africa
CulturalCoastFood & Drink, +4
10 days
from £3,600 pp

Best of Patagonia and the Chilean Lake District

NovemberDecemberJanuary, +9
WildlifeCulturalHighlights, +4
5 days
from £760 pp

Modern Moscow

MayJuneJuly, +3
ClassicCulturalFood & Drink, +2
Jan 7, 2020

Countries that celebrate Christmas in January

The seventh of January might not seem like a date that brings joy, but for Orthodox Christians, this is the peak of festivities as they follow the Julian calendar and celebrate Christmas on January 7th. Experience double the fun by visiting one of these destinations with our trusted local experts.

GeorgiaKazakhstanRussia, +2
Food & DrinkFestivals
Dec 27, 2019

Unique New Year traditions around the world

Here’s a quick look at some of the quirkiest and most unusual New Year's eve rituals out there, from wearing colourful undies to taking your suitcase for a walk around the block at midnight. The TravelLocal team wishes you all a happy New Year wherever you celebrate!

JapanEcuadorColombia, +5
Food & DrinkFestivals
Dec 10, 2019

Cuisine of Sudan

Sudan's food dishes tend to be relatively simple to prepare but the complexity of flavours comes from deft use of a variety of spices and herbs. Let us educate you on Sudan's food staples, breakfast options, popular dishes, go to drinks and favourite sweet treats.

JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +1
Food & Drink
Dec 6, 2019

Taroudant: an alternative to Marrakech

Taroudant is often called the ‘mini Marrakech’ - and it certainly has the same enticing atmosphere, but it is a far more ‘off the beaten track’ destination so you can enjoy a more authentic version of Morocco. Here are our suggestions of things to do in Taroudant.

JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
Food & DrinkWalking & HikingHighlights
Dec 3, 2019

World's most marvellous markets

Whether you are a browser, a people-watcher or a dedicated bargain hunter, markets are going to be a highlight of any trip. We’ve picked ten of our favourite markets to give you some inspiration for your next holiday.

IndiaGhanaMexico, +7
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
CulturalFood & Drink
Nov 13, 2019

Mouthwatering Peruvian cuisine

Discover the must-eat dishes of Peruvian cuisine, including ceviche, aji de gallina and pachamanca.

Food & Drink
Oct 23, 2019

Morocco's cities

Discover our favourite Moroccan cities and their myriad of highlights. Wander the souks in Marrakech, admire the country's largest mosque in Casablanca and head for the beach in Essaouira.

CulturalHistoryFood & Drink, +1
Oct 18, 2019

Discover Mexico's highlights

Mexico has a lot going for it whatever kind of holiday you have in mind. Cities burst with fascinating culture and colonial architecture, the food is mouth-watering, the landscapes are stunning, fantastically preserved Mayan ruins bring history to life and the beaches are to die for...

CoastWonders of the WorldHistory, +4
Oct 15, 2019

Follow in the footsteps of Ernest Hemmingway

Visit Cuba and follow in the footsteps of Ernest Hemmingway, a prolific and celebrated writer whose travels spanned the globe and inspired his much loved books. Based almost exclusively in and around Havana, visiting his most loved haunts is a breeze!

JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +6
HistoryFood & DrinkCultural
7 days
from £2,760 pp

Santiago, Valparaíso & Skiing Portillo mini-week

JuneJulyAugust, +1
CulturalAdventureFood & Drink, +2
Aug 27, 2019

KwaZulu-Natal: South Africa's hidden gem

Soaring mountains call to hikers, fantastic wildlife and birding opportunities draw wildlife enthusiasts, and ancient rock paintings and memorials to historic battles cry out to culture lovers. Throw bustling Durban and a stunning Indian Ocean coastline into the mix and you have magical KwaZulu-Natal.

South Africa
CoastFood & DrinkWildlife, +2
Jul 17, 2019

Five of the best destinations for veggies and vegans

There are lots of wonderful destinations that can offer great food to vegans and vegetarians! Whether they are simply understanding being part of a fasting culture themselves, or they just happen to have embraced vegetarian cuisine over time, these are our top 5 destinations for veggies and vegans.

MalaysiaJordanIndia, +2
Food & Drink
Saint Gregory’s gate, Echmiadzin
8 days
from £820 pp

Harissa Festival in Armenia

Food & DrinkFestivalsCultural