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Sep 22, 2021

10 of the best things to do in Egypt

Martha Hales

Beaches, river cruises, kind hospitality... and that's before those spectacular ancient cities and pyramids. Egypt has something for every type of traveller, so we've put together these ten highlights to help you plan your Egyptian adventure.

Egypt
HistoryWonders of the WorldHighlights, +4
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
Sep 1, 2021

7 of the best places to visit in Borneo

Martha Hales

Find out what makes Borneo so special. From enormous caves deep in the jungle, to experiences with orangutans and some of the world's most spectacular snorkelling, these are 7 of the best places to visit on this magical island.

Borneo
WildlifeCoast
Aug 26, 2021

Interview with our local partner in France

Georgia Dunkley

From picture postcard mountain backdrops to cultural traditions, and a whole lot of gastronomic delights in between, we caught up with Penny, one of our local partners in France to discover just what makes the Pyrenees so special (and why you won’t find knowledge like hers in the guidebooks).

France
Walking & HikingWildlifeAdventure, +2
Aug 9, 2021

An interview with our local partners in Panama

Kati Taylor

We spoke with Annie Young, our local expert in Panama, who founded her own travel company in 1999. A born and bred Panamanian, she knows every inch of the destination and prides herself on offering off the beaten track travel experiences.

Panama
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
CoastHistoryWalking & Hiking, +4
Aug 8, 2021

9 of the best road trips in the world

Martha Hales

Want to know how to plan the perfect road trip? We’ve rounded up the world’s best self-drive destinations to help get you started.

ArgentinaSpainIceland, +6
Self-drive
Jul 26, 2021

Spotlight on our local partners in Sri Lanka

Kati Taylor

Viraj, our Sri Lankan operator, shares his tips for an authentic and engaging experience. With diverse wildlife, secluded beaches and fantastic food: Sri Lanka is sure to wow even the most seasoned traveller!

Sri Lanka
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
Food & DrinkCulturalHistory
Jul 14, 2021

The best Greek islands to visit

Martha Hales

Many of us dream of an island hopping adventure in Greece, cruising the waters between a clutch of beautiful destinations each with their own flavour and character. Here are just a few of our favourites.

Greece
Boat JourneysUndiscovered BeachesCoast
Jul 12, 2021

Thailand's street food: In search of disappointment

Philip Moss

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.

Thailand
Food & Drink
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?

ArgentinaBrazilChile, +3
CulturalClassicHighlights
Jul 6, 2021

Greek cuisine: Top dishes to try

Martha Hales

There’s much more to Greek food than fish and vegetables, here’s a quick introduction to some of the most mouth-watering dishes you should look out for during your dream holiday in Greece.

Greece
Food & Drink
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
Jul 1, 2021

Zimbabwe's best natural attractions

Martha Hales

From the famous, thundering Victoria Falls to the ethereally balancing rocks of the Matobo Hills, Zimbabwe is a nation bursting with natural beauty. Discover the top attractions here.

Zimbabwe
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
SafariWildlifeHighlights
Jun 23, 2021

Travel Industry Day of Action - Our Stance

Huw Owen

We support ABTA's Day Of Action on the 23rd June, to lobby the UK government for direct financial support for the travel industry.

Jun 11, 2021

Wildlife of Zambia

Martha Hales

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.

Zambia
FebruaryMarchApril, +8
Wildlife
Jun 9, 2021

Thailand's best views

Martha Hales

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.

Thailand
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
Off the Beaten PathHighlights
Jun 3, 2021

Zimbabwe's top national parks

Martha Hales

Read all about the top six national parks to be found within the borders of Zimbabwe. From the waterworlds of Mana Pools and Matusadona to the stunning landscapes of the Matobo Hills, Zimbabwe is a country bursting with natural treasures.

Zimbabwe
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
WildlifeWalking & HikingSafari
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.

MexicoIndiaJapan, +9
Food & Drink
May 19, 2021

Top historical sites in Greece

Martha Hales

Which are the best historical highlights in Greece? As a country with such remarkably well preserved ancient sites, it can be tricky to choose. Here's a round up of some of our favourites.

Greece
CulturalHistory
Apr 30, 2021

UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Zimbabwe

Martha Hales

There are five UNESCO World Heritage Sites in magical Zimbabwe, which range from culturally fascinating to naturally spectacular. Read on to discover more...

Zimbabwe
HistoryCultural
Apr 8, 2021

Thailand off the beaten track

Martha Hales

Venture off the beaten track to experience another side of Thailand. Our local partners have filled us in on the best places in Thailand that have a lower tourist footfall... Let us introduce you to Thailand's most remote and untrammelled areas.

Thailand
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
Undiscovered BeachesOff the Beaten Path
Mar 1, 2021

Best annual Thai Festivals

Martha Hales

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.

Thailand
Festivals
Mar 1, 2021

Best things to see in Zambia

Martha Hales

Zambia is a dazzling destination for safari, but offers so much more besides. Here’s a quick look at some of our favourite destinations in beautiful Zambia.

Zambia
MarchAprilMay, +7
HighlightsWildlifeWonders of the World
Dec 31, 2020

2021 update from TravelLocal

Huw Owen

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.

Unique to TravelLocal
Dec 2, 2020

Introducing Iceland

Samantha Fergusson

We've gathered together some helpful information for travellers planning a trip to Iceland, from the best time to go, to general Iceland facts and tips for food and drink...

Iceland
AdventureClassicHighlights, +2
Dec 1, 2020

Iceland's hiking hotspots

Jon Evans

If you love nothing more than lacing on your hiking boots and setting out into the wilderness, then Iceland is for you. Here, we've picked out some of the hiking highlights to be had.

Iceland
AprilMayJune, +3
Walking & HikingOff the Beaten PathAdventure
Oct 13, 2020

Where to go in 2021

Samantha Fergusson

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.

JapanFranceArgentina, +6
Highlights
Oct 8, 2020

More destinations to dream about - October update

Huw Owen

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.

ItalyFrance
Off the Beaten PathWalking & HikingBoat Journeys, +5
Sep 29, 2020

Coronavirus and the effect on our local partners

Huw Owen

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.

KenyaJapanBrazil, +1
Unique to TravelLocal
Aug 12, 2020

More destinations to dream about

Huw Owen

We've been on the lookout for some fantastic new destinations to add to our offering. Find out which ones have made our top picks and why they are a good choice for those looking to travel again soon.

EnglandGreece
CoastUndiscovered BeachesHighlights, +5