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.
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...
George Orwell’s Myanmar: Burmese Days
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..
Interview with Pascal Khoo Thwe, renowned and celebrated Burmese author.
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.