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Nov 22, 2019

Top 10 scenic journeys

Martha Hales

Our trips include some of the world’s most epic journeys, with all the details and reservations taken care of so you can sit back, relax and enjoy the view. Let our top ten inspire you.

ChinaEcuadorVietnam, +7
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
Great JourneysTrain JourneysWildlife, +1
Oct 26, 2019

Where to go for winter sun

Martha Hales

If you are looking for a winter sun destination, be inspired by the following countries offering a great climate, as well as plenty of great activities to make your holiday extra special. All you need to do is decide where to go!

South AfricaOmanVietnam, +9
SeptemberOctoberNovember, +3
SafariWildlifeCultural, +1
Dec 18, 2018

Birdwatching in Senegal

Martha Hales

Senegal has an easygoing charm which creates the perfect backdrop for a leisurely birding holiday among its myriad avian habitats. The combination of coasts, rivers and semi-arid regions along with the tropical temperatures and the more verdant areas in the south make it an appealing home for a fabulous variety of avifauna.

WildlifeOff the Beaten Path
Sep 10, 2018

Our top birding destinations

Corinne Homer

From the musical depths of Brazil's Pantanal, to the wild shores of the Falkland Islands and the unique habitat of the Galapagos, here are our favourite destinations with birds to be ticked from your bucket list! Discover where to spot everything from Gentoo penguins to blue-footed boobies...

Galapagos IslandsSenegalSri Lanka, +5
JanuaryFebruaryApril, +9
SafariWildlifeOff the Beaten Path
Jan 10, 2018

Aline Sitoé Diatta: Senegal's Joan of Arc

Martha Hales

Aline is a strong symbol of resistance and liberty, having lead and encouraged her people to push back against French colonial rule. Discover her story and how she is still remembered in Senegal...

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.

IndonesiaOmanEcuador, +8
CoastCulturalUnique to TravelLocal, +1
Oct 18, 2017

Where to go in November

Martha Hales

November can be a gloomy month in much of the world. We’ve gathered stunning November holiday destinations to brighten your month, from Oman to Nicaragua.

OmanNicaraguaArgentina, +1
Boat JourneysCoastWalking & Hiking, +1
Sep 11, 2017

Take the kids to... Africa

Martha Hales

Africa offers a wonderland of wildlife and safari experiences that your children will never forget. Read on to discover our top picks for family holidays.

South AfricaMalawiSenegal, +1
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
FamilySafariWildlife, +2
Aug 7, 2017

World Musical Instruments

Kati Taylor

Travelling is only made better with music. Be transported from Senegal to Iran with these incredible musical instruments from around the world.

Aug 2, 2017

Top 5 Music Cities

Corinne Homer

In honour of the BBC Proms, we've drawn up a shortlist of the best cities for live music around the world. Read on to find out more...

ArgentinaIndiaArmenia, +2
Jul 10, 2017

Sensory: Sounds of Senegal

Corinne Homer

From the drumbeats of Dakar to the bird calls of Djoudj Sanctuary; the unique music of Senegal will stay with you long after your trip has ended.

CulturalWildlifeColonial Era
Apr 3, 2017

Africa's Creative Hub: Get to know Dakar

Timothy Vivian-Shaw

Dakar makes a strong case for being the most creative and vibrant city in Africa. Here is our guide to the highlights of this wonderful city.

JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +1
CulturalFood & Drink
Oct 7, 2016

Where to spend New Year's Eve

Kati Taylor

Why not try something different this new year? Senegal and Namibia are sure to give your 2018 a start to remember. Read on to find out more…

SafariWildlifeFestivals, +1
Sep 29, 2016

Coffee Culture: from Bean to Brew

Corinne Homer

Love of coffee extends beyond continental lines and the question of how to take it is a loaded one. Read on to find out about some of the most intriguing coffee customs around the world...

SenegalChinaIndonesia, +3
Food & Drink