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Mar 13, 2020

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.

BrazilUzbekistanKenya, +7
Unique to TravelLocal
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
Mar 8, 2019

Celebrated women of the world

Learn about the celebrated women of the world on International Women's Day! From tyrannical queens to brave revolutionaries, each one fought against the traditions and gender biases of their time to become legendary figures in their own right.

ColombiaJapanIndia, +4
Wonders of the WorldCulturalColonial Era, +1
Mar 6, 2019

What to pack for an African safari holiday

If you're planning an African safari holiday but are unsure of what clothes to wear, what devices to bring or what essentials you might not have considered, then take a look at our handy guide for the dos and don'ts of safari packing.

South AfricaNamibiaRwanda, +5

The most amazing three weeks

"We spent three weeks in Ghana, Togo and Benin with Samuel, our driver and guide and we cannot speak highly enough of him and of the itinerary that your local partners prepared for us"

Susan from New Zealand
Nov 23, 2018

Travelling in West Africa: Ghana, Togo and Benin

Ghana, Togo and Benin offer the perfect opportunity for an exciting African getaway at the fraction of the usual price, and without the hordes of tourists you find at better well-known destinations. We've rounded up our top tips and insider knowledge to bear in mind whilst travelling the West African coast.

NovemberDecemberJanuary, +2
Walking & HikingGreat JourneysSafari, +10
Nov 17, 2018

The gorgeous beaches of Ghana

Ghana has an incredible stretch of coastline with some truly beautiful beaches as well as some cultural coastal hotspots... From Cape Coast with its historic castle to the remote wilds of Cape Three Points, find out which beaches we think are most worth a visit.

HistoryCoastUndiscovered Beaches
Nov 14, 2018

Why you should go to Ghana

The West African jewel of Ghana is bursting with things to do, see and experience. We've rounded up all the top reasons why you should head to this destination, including amazing wildlife, exciting festivals and tranquil beaches.

NovemberDecemberJanuary, +3
Colonial EraFestivalsWildlife, +9
Nov 2, 2018

Off The Beaten Track in Ghana

Hike to Ghana's highest waterfalls, sample historic village life, explore colonial forts, walk rope bridges high in the jungle canopy. Find out more.

OctoberNovemberJanuary, +2
AdventureWalking & HikingWildlife, +1

Fantastic trip to Ghana, Togo & Benin

"We did a 9 day trip in Ghana, Togo and Benin organised by TravelLocal's Ghanaian partner. We had a great trip the trip being made by our driver who was outgoing, fun, friendly and knowledgeable. He also seemed to know everyone and facilitated so many interactions and experiences that would have been impossible without a local conduit."

alan from Australia
16 days
from £2,910 pp

Luxury Ghana

JulyAugustDecember, +3
ClassicFestivalsUndiscovered Beaches, +5

Suzanne's trip to Ghana

"It was an amazing experience with a very reliable and helpful tour guide."

Suzanne from America (lives in Niger)

Great visit to southern Ghana, Feb 2018

"Very good introduction to the country, which is not really set up for tourism yet"

Peter from UK

A West African Adventure

"Very good itinerary with all the sites, smells and sounds I expected to see and experience"

Carl from Virginia, USA
Nov 2, 2017

Your Ultimate Guide to Ghana

This is the ultimate guide of what you need to know before you go to Ghana. We've put together a brochure of information about currency, highlights, when to travel... if you have a question, we've answered it.

JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
Unique to TravelLocalWildlifeHistory, +6
Sep 11, 2017

Take the kids to... Africa

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.

MalawiSouth AfricaSenegal, +1
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
AdventureFamilyWildlife, +2
Sep 6, 2017

Get to Know Accra

Ghana’s capital is a buzzing city full of great street food, rambling markets and historical monuments. Read on to discover more about this under-explored city.

JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
Food & DrinkHistoryOff the Beaten Path, +1
Aug 4, 2017

Interview with our local operator in Ghana

Interested in the diverse scenery, wonderful food and warm-hearted people of Ghana? We interviewed local expert, Cindy, on what makes this West African gem so fantastic.

CulturalUnique to TravelLocal
Jun 2, 2017

A taste of Ghana

From exotic tomato stews, peanut soups and spicy pepper sauces - we take a look at the wonderfully complex flavours of Ghanaian cuisine.

Food & Drink
17 days
from £1,960 pp

All around Volta Lake

MarchAprilOctober, +7
Nov 30, 2016

The Jetsetter’s guide to Christmas shopping

As Christmas draws nearer, this is the ultimate jetsetter’s guide to festive shopping...

EcuadorLaosOman, +3
Off the Beaten PathCultural
8 days
from £910 pp

Highlights of Ghana

MarchAprilOctober, +9
Nov 28, 2016

Learn a new skill: cooking, upcycling and more

Why not pick up a new skill on your travels? From cooking classes to upcycling, there are opportunities all over the world. Here are our top creative experiences for your next trip…

LaosMoroccoIndia, +1
Food & DrinkOff the Beaten Path
Nov 23, 2016

Thanksgiving around the world

With Thanksgiving fast approaching, we thought we’d take a look at other prominent food-centric festivals around the world. Read on to find out more…

ArgentinaGeorgiaChina, +2
CulturalFestivalsFood & Drink

Varied, busy schedule just as we wanted

"Ghana was hot friendly, laid back and to see it with a relaxed quitely organised guide was great"

Tony from UK

Fantastic Ghana trip

"The travel was absolutely fantastic"

Bobby from London
22 days
from £2,290 pp

Ultimate Ghana, Togo and Benin

MarchAprilOctober, +9
Cross BorderWalking & HikingWildlife, +1
Music in Ghana
12 days
from £1,110 pp

Nature, art and village life

MarchAprilOctober, +9
Off the Beaten PathCulturalWalking & Hiking
Aug 10, 2016

Nine breakfast dishes from around the world

From savoury rice pudding to raw white fish, breakfast couldn't be more varied between countries. Yettio guest blogs for us about the weird and wonderful morning meals eaten around the world.

IndiaJordanThailand, +5
Food & Drink
Jun 28, 2016

Mole National Park, Ghana

Watch elephants cool off at watering holes, then spot some of 350 different species of birds or 91 other mammals... Here is our guide to Mole National Park.

SeptemberOctoberNovember, +5
Walking & HikingWildlifeSafari, +1