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Best of Patagonia and the Chilean Lake District

NovemberDecemberJanuary, +9
WildlifeCulturalHighlights, +4
Nov 2, 2019

Where to go for Winter Wonderlands

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,

ChileGeorgiaChina, +3
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +6
FestivalsAdventureWildlife, +1
7 days
from £2,710 pp

Santiago, Valparaíso & Skiing Portillo mini-week

JuneJulyAugust, +1
CulturalAdventureFood & Drink, +2
Aug 8, 2019

Best active holiday destinations

We've gathered together our top destinations around the world for active holidays. From hiking to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro to skiing in Kyrgyzstan, there's a trip to suit all adventure lovers and thrill-seekers!

South AfricaMoroccoMyanmar (Burma), +32
Walking & HikingCoastCycling, +2
May 28, 2019

The best cities to visit in South America

Whether you seek the life affirming 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 visit on your next holiday?  

PeruBrazilChile, +3
Apr 26, 2019

Our favourite tailor-made honeymoon ideas

A honeymoon has got to be a holiday to remember, and how better to make that happen than to have one personalised to you? We've gathered together our favourite tailor-made honeymoon ideas to inspire you, whether you fancy stargazing and safari in Namibia or exploring the highlights of South America.

KyrgyzstanChilePeru, +5
HighlightsLuxurySafari, +2
Apr 24, 2019

Where to see the world's most endangered species

The Earth and its animals are precious and some of the most endangered species are teetering of the edge of extinction - only we can help. Here we've looked at the reasons for why so many species' populations are in decline, and where you can ethically go to see these incredible animals in the wild.

LaosMozambiqueMyanmar (Burma), +22
SafariOff the Beaten PathWildlife
Feb 28, 2019

Best places to go stargazing

There are few things more spectacular to witness than a truly dark night sky. Take a look at our top six stargazing destinations, ranging from the remote deserts of South America to the isolated national parks of Nepal.

South AfricaNamibiaChile, +3
Off the Beaten PathLuxuryHoneymoon, +1
Jan 2, 2019

Where to go in 2019... and why!

Here at TravelLocal HQ, we are dreaming of the wonders that the world holds in store for 2019. And we aren’t simply thinking of destinations we’ve not been to before, but also the unique events happening there that make them an even more exciting prospect! Discover which countries are hosting exciting festivals, featuring wonderful seasonal events or simply celebrating an anniversary, from Armenia to Tanzania...

UzbekistanLaosMorocco, +8
Great JourneysCulturalAdventure, +8
Dec 31, 2018

The best places to spend New Year's Eve

New Year is celebrated all over the world in all sorts of ways. The Spaniards eat 12 grapes, the Danish smash plates, but what about the more spectacular festivities? We've picked out our favourite destinations from all over the world where the New Year celebrations will blow you away...

RussiaChinaSouth Africa, +2
Oct 26, 2018

Enter our Patagonia competition

COMPETITION CLOSED - With soaring peaks, sprawling grasslands and wide open skies, Patagonia offers wilderness experiences in their truest form. If you are longing to see its alpine beauty for yourself, enter our competition for your chance to win a nine day trip to the region for you and a friend (international flights included).

JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
AdventureWalking & HikingHighlights
10 days
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Wine regions of South America

Cross BorderFood & DrinkHighlights
Oct 5, 2018

Where to see big cats

With their majestic and dignified natures, big cats have captivated the popular imagination for decades. The mere thought of a Bengal tiger emerging from the forest at dusk, or a pride of lions padding across the open plains is enough to send shivers down the spine of even the most seasoned wildlife enthusiast. Find out the best destinations in which to see these incredible creatures, as advised by our local experts.

South AfricaBrazilTanzania, +3
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
AdventureOff the Beaten PathSafari, +1
Oct 1, 2018

Into the Wild: Patagonia

Patagonia is heaven for wilderness lovers. With one of the lowest population densities on the planet, it gives visitors a unique sense of isolation and peace which is unmatched anywhere else in the world. Spread across Chile and Argentina, Chilean Patagonia is a maze of watery inlets, channels, bays and islands, while Argentinian Patagonia is a sprawling wilderness dotted with ranches...

OctoberNovemberJanuary, +1
Walking & Hiking
Oct 1, 2018

Strange beasts and where to find them

The world is home to some weird and wonderful creatures, and here at TravelLocal we often come across them as we research destinations with our local experts. From the rarely seen pink fairy armadillo to the alien appearance of the snub nosed monkey, find out our favourite strange beasts and where to find them...

ChinaTanzaniaMalaysia, +12
WildlifeUnique to TravelLocalOff the Beaten Path
Jul 19, 2018

Our top 25 UNESCO World Heritage sites

There are over 1,000 UNESCO World Heritage Sites found all over the globe. It is therefore rather difficult to decide which ones to prioritise visiting - whether that's the ever popular Taj Mahal or the lesser-known segments of the Great Wall of China. We've picked out some of our favourite UNESCO recognised sites to help narrow your search.

ArgentinaBrazilJapan, +15
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
HighlightsHistoryClassic, +1
Jun 24, 2018

Following in the footsteps of Marianne North

One of the most extraordinary women of the Victorian era, Marianne North was a botanist and artist who travelled wherever she needed to in order to paint plants in their natural environment. Discover where her desire to document these incredible specimens took her...

BorneoIndonesiaJapan, +5
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
Unique to TravelLocalHistoryOff the Beaten Path

Great holiday, fantastically arranged with only very minor items of feedback

"Holiday destinations, arrangements and transfers were amazing."

elizabeth from Portsmouth, UK
Jan 8, 2018

Top 5 destinations for history lovers in 2018

From the Silk Route's path through Kyrgyzstan to the pirate defences of Panama and the winding streets of Chile's Valparaiso... read on to discover the most exciting destinations for history lovers.

KyrgyzstanChileJordan, +2
12 days
from £3,130 pp

Best of Chile

SeptemberOctoberNovember, +3
ClassicAdventureCultural, +1

Fabulous South American trip

"An absolutely superb trip. First time in South America and really opened our eyes to what a great part of the world it is."

Jon from Kent, England
9 days
from £1,170 pp

Highlights of Patagonia

Walking & HikingWonders of the WorldAdventure
Nov 20, 2017

An interview with Mark Savage

We sat down with Mark Savage of Savage Selection to discover more about his passion for wine. Read on to discover where his love of finding fine wines began.

ArgentinaGeorgiaSouth Africa, +2
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
Food & DrinkLuxuryUnique to TravelLocal
Nov 3, 2017

Best places to visit in Chile

We've gathered together some of the top spots to discover in Chile, a country full of exhiliarating activities and beautiful scenery. Read on to discover more.

DecemberJanuaryFebruary, +2
CulturalOff the Beaten PathAdventure
Oct 4, 2017

Top 5 Wine Destinations

There is something rather special about drinking wine in the country that it was produced, surveying the vines that grew the grapes... Here are our top 5 destinations to travel to if you have a deep-rooted love of viticulture.

ChileGeorgiaChina, +2
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
Food & Drink
Sep 27, 2017

Take the kids to... South America

South America is great for families, particularly with older children. Horse-riding through dramatic landscapes, ziplining through jungles, whale-watching by paddleboard... South America has it all.

BrazilGalapagos IslandsChile, +4
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
16 days
from £3,240 pp

Chile, Bolivia and Peru

JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
CulturalCross BorderWalking & Hiking
Aug 14, 2017

Where to go in: September

Planning a trip? Here are our top recommendations for your dose of sunshine...

JordanCosta RicaIndia, +1
Jun 12, 2017

Best places to visit in South America

Exciting and diverse, there’s no shortage of wonderful places to visit in South America. Read on for our top 5, carefully selected by Natasha Colyer at Seen in the City...

ColombiaEcuadorArgentina, +1
Off the Beaten PathWalking & Hiking
16 days
from £2,900 pp

North of Argentina, Chile & Uyuni salt flats tour

AprilMarchDecember, +9