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Sep 2, 2021

Interview with one of our local partners in Morocco

Kati Taylor

One of our local partners in Morocco shares her tips for an authentic and engaging experience. With an incredible food scene, diverse landscapes and colourful souks, Morocco deserves a place on your travel bucket list!

Morocco
MarchMaySeptember, +1
Food & DrinkCultural
12 days
from £2,200 pp

China at a slower pace with Yangtze Cruise

China
CulturalWonders of the WorldHistory, +3
Jul 12, 2021

The best cities in South America

Martha Hales

Whether you seek the 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 head for on your next South America trip?

ArgentinaEcuadorBrazil, +3
HighlightsCulturalClassic
Jul 1, 2021

Local Spotlight: Interview with our local partner in China

Kati Taylor

This month we caught up with our local China experts, to talk favourite places and unforgettable experiences.

China
ClassicUnique to TravelLocalCultural
Butre Beach
10 days
from £1,610 pp

Heritage Tour of Southern Ghana

Ghana
HistoryColonial EraCultural, +1
10 days
from £1,440 pp

Family Holiday to Rio de Janeiro | Private Residence Stays

Brazil
Boat JourneysCoastFood & Drink, +5
7 days
from £1,130 pp

Andean Getaway

Ecuador
Off the Beaten PathCulturalWildlife
23 days
from £4,420 pp

Unforgettable South America

ArgentinaBoliviaBrazil, +3
Colonial EraWonders of the WorldCultural, +4
May 28, 2021

Twelve of the world's best foodie destinations

Martha Hales

We've gathered together our top 12 foodie destinations, and it's up to you whether you choose show-stopping sushi in Japan, fresh tacos in Mexico, the delicately spiced dishes of the Middle East or the fiery flavours of India and southeast Asia... A whole world of flavour is yours to discover.

MexicoMalaysiaChina, +9
Food & Drink
8 days
from £700 pp

Explore Bahia's History and Nature

Brazil
Walking & HikingCulturalClassic
11 days
from £2,530 pp

China Food Tour

China
HistoryFood & DrinkWonders of the World, +2
15 days
from £1,320 pp

Brazil Road Trip: from Minas to Rio

Brazil
HighlightsCulturalOff the Beaten Path, +4
10 days
from £830 pp

Kerala - Nature and Adventure

India
AdventureWildlifeCultural, +1
14 days
from £2,720 pp

An adventure through India & the Maldives

IndiaMaldives
CoastCulturalWildlife, +2
14 days
from £3,300 pp

Community Tour of the Amazon

Brazil
Off the Beaten PathUnique to TravelLocalWalking & Hiking, +4
14 days
from £2,860 pp

Brazil's African Legacy Tour

Brazil
Cultural
Apr 2, 2020

Recipe | Feijão Tropeiro

Samantha Fergusson

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.

Brazil
Food & Drink
11 days
from £2,060 pp

Classic Rajasthan

India
NovemberDecemberFebruary, +1
CulturalClassicWonders of the World, +2
8 days
from £650 pp

Festival of the Roses

Morocco
May
CulturalUnique to TravelLocalFestivals
Woman selling flowers in India
11 days
from £1,960 pp

Classic Tamilnadu - South India

India
OctoberFebruaryMarch, +3
Colonial EraClassicHighlights, +1
5 days
from £690 pp

Modern Moscow

Russia
MayJuneJuly, +3
CulturalHistoryFood & Drink, +2
Jan 7, 2020

Countries that celebrate Christmas in January

Martha Hales

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.

ArmeniaEthiopiaGeorgia, +2
January
FestivalsFood & Drink
Dec 27, 2019

Unique New Year traditions around the world

Martha Hales

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!

PhilippinesArmeniaEcuador, +5
JanuaryDecember
Food & DrinkFestivals
6 days
from £1,240 pp

Moscow and Tula: Urban and Rural Life

Russia
JuneJulyAugust, +2
Off the Beaten PathCulturalClassic, +1
10 days
from £1,490 pp

Beach Break in Mexico

Mexico
DecemberJanuaryFebruary, +2
HighlightsUndiscovered BeachesClassic, +3
Dec 6, 2019

Taroudant: an alternative to Marrakech

Martha Hales

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.

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

World's most marvellous markets

Martha Hales

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.

MoroccoMexicoIndia, +7
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
Food & DrinkCultural
13 days
from £2,680 pp

A Honeymoon in India

India
OctoberNovemberDecember, +3
ClassicLuxuryWonders of the World, +2
Nov 8, 2019

Ultimate holiday destinations

Martha Hales

We have some inspiration for a selection of the best ‘trip of a lifetime’ destinations to help you narrow down your options. Our handpicked local partners are based in their destination, and if anyone can arrange that special bucket-list trip, they can.

Sri LankaKenyaJordan, +13
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
Great JourneysAdventureWildlife, +3
Nov 2, 2019

Where to go for Winter Wonderlands

Martha Hales

We’ve picked out some of our favourite Winter Wonderlands to inspire you to pack those thermals and embrace the chill. Winter brings added sparkle and romance, and often the colder season brings fewer people and lower prices,

GeorgiaArgentinaChina, +3
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +6
CulturalWildlifeAdventure, +1