Thailand's street food: In search of disappointment
A frequent traveller to Southeast Asia, Philip Moss is a true enthusiast when it comes to Asian cuisine. Here he explores the food scene of Bangkok, wondering whether it's even possible to find a poor meal in this vibrant city.
The best cities in South America
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?
Wildlife of Zambia
Zambia hosts a rich variety of creatures of all sizes, and quite a few species that can only be found in this little corner of the planet. The country's incredible wildlife is one of the major reasons to visit. Enjoy this brief introduction to Zambia's endemic species.
Thailand's best views
Thailand is not short of stunning scenery - to appreciate the spectacular landscapes consider paying a visit to one (or more!) of these fantastic viewpoints. All our tours are tailor-made to you, so simply speak to our local experts about what you want to do when you enquire.
Twelve of the world's best foodie destinations
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.
Best annual Thai Festivals
What better way to get to know Thai culture than by participating in one of its many colourful festivals? From daring feats involving swords and hot coals to reverential ceremonies to honour the king, there are numerous events taking place annually across this beautiful country.
2021 update from TravelLocal
Our co-founder, Huw, shares some reflections on what has certainly been a tumultuous year for the travel industry. Find out more about how TravelLocal has adapted to weather the Covid storm and some of the exciting projects we've been working on throughout 2020.
Where to go in 2021
Everything feels better with something to look forward to. That's why we've gathered together our top destinations to travel to in 2021. From the spectacular waterfalls of Iceland to the jungles of Costa Rica and the wilds of the African bush, there is a lot of world out there to be rediscovered.
Coronavirus and the effect on our local partners
From Brazil to Borneo, Mexico to Madagascar, our local partners are based in more than 50 countries worldwide! We asked them how Covid-19 has affected their lives, how they're adjusting to the new normal and what positive signs they're seeing of their countries opening up again.
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.
Our fantastic female-led local partners
At TravelLocal we’re proud to support many fantastic female-led local travel companies around the world. In honour of International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month, we thought we’d introduce you to a few of these inspirational women.
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...