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Mar 13, 2020

Our fantastic female-led local partners

Kaya Brown

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
Aug 8, 2019

Best active holiday destinations

Martha Hales

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 AfricaPanamaMorocco, +32
Walking & HikingCyclingBoat Journeys, +2
Apr 24, 2019

Where to see the world's most endangered species

Martha Hales

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.

LaosSouth AfricaMozambique, +22
SafariWildlifeOff the Beaten Path
Oct 1, 2018

Strange beasts and where to find them

Corinne Homer

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...

ChinaMyanmar (Burma)Tanzania, +12
WildlifeUnique to TravelLocalOff the Beaten Path
Nov 22, 2017

Six fascinating temples in Asia

Heather Gursky - Ecophiles Magazine

Some of the world's most beautiful temples can be found in Asia. Here, discover which to visit from the mountains of Burma to the forests of Japan...

JapanMyanmar (Burma)China, +2
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
CulturalWonders of the WorldHistory
Aug 10, 2017

Take the kids to... Asia

Corinne Homer

Prepare in advance and Asia makes for a magical destination to bring your curious, adventurous kids. Read on to learn about countries to choose and tips to consider when planning a memorable family trip to Asia.

Myanmar (Burma)IndonesiaSri Lanka, +1
FamilyCoastAdventure, +1
Apr 5, 2017

Local Spotlight: Interview with our local experts in Myanmar

Timothy Vivian-Shaw

This month we caught up with our local experts in Myanmar to talk favourite memories, family values and holidays with princesses.

Myanmar (Burma)
Mar 6, 2017

Loveliest Lakes

Martha Hales

Check out our guide to the most scenic and charming lakes around the world

EthiopiaUgandaMyanmar (Burma), +4
Off the Beaten Path
Feb 22, 2017

Yangon with a Local

Timothy Vivian-Shaw

Get an insight into Burma’s largest city and see its vibrant charms through local eyes…

Myanmar (Burma)
Feb 13, 2017

In The Spotlight: Justin Marozzi

Kati Taylor

In this month’s spotlight, we chatted to historical travel writer Justin Marozzi about his latest book and the experiences that have shaped his work...

Myanmar (Burma)PhilippinesUzbekistan
Feb 10, 2017

Top 5 Unexpected Sunshine Spots

Martha Hales

Think outside the box and try one of these unexpected sunshine destinations - read on for our top, off-the-beaten-track recommendations…

GuatemalaUgandaPeru, +2
Undiscovered BeachesOff the Beaten Path
Jan 23, 2017

Back Roads of Burma: Off the Beaten Track

Martha Hales

Get off the beaten track and see Burma through local eyes, read on for our top tips...

Myanmar (Burma)
JanuaryFebruaryOctober, +1
Off the Beaten PathCultural
Jan 18, 2017

The Best of Burma

Timothy Vivian-Shaw

Burma, also known as Myanmar, is an incredibly diverse destination which has remained unchanged for hundreds of years. Read on for our top recommendations...

Myanmar (Burma)
JanuaryFebruaryOctober, +1
Food & DrinkOff the Beaten Path
Oct 24, 2016

George Orwell’s Myanmar: Burmese Days

Kati Taylor

George Orwell’s first novel, Burmese Days, offers an insight into colonial life and also a snapshot of rural Myanmar. Almost a century later, Katha is a tapestry of colourful history and wildlife which simply waits to be explored. Read on to find out more..

Myanmar (Burma)
HistoryColonial EraWildlife
Aug 5, 2016

Interview with Pascal Khoo Thwe, renowned and celebrated Burmese author.

Penelope Edwards

Born into a minority tribal community in deepest Burma, Pascal Khoo Thwe’s story has an immediate hook. Tales of his childhood reverberate with strong familial ties, spiritual influences and the poignant detail of a daily life lived according to nature.

Myanmar (Burma)
Jul 11, 2016

Sunset At Bagan, Burma (Myanmar) - How, When and Where To See It

Martha Hales

Where better to watch a Burmese sunset than over some of the 2000 temples at Bagan. Here are a few tips for getting the best view for a stunning sunset experience.

Myanmar (Burma)
Wonders of the World
Jun 13, 2016

Stopping over in Dubai

Huw Owen

Dubai is the perfect stopover destination, serviced by some of the best airlines in the world, and is almost certain to be sunny. We've put together a few ideas for 24 hours in this unique city so you can make the most out of any stay.

EthiopiaIndiaSouth Africa, +8
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9