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Sep 7, 2019

Best books for travel lovers

Providing an escape like no other, books about travel can transport you anywhere in the world and inspire your next adventure. We've rounded up some of our favourites including Leo Tolstoy's 'War and Peace', and 'Shantaram' by Gregory David Roberts.

RussiaBorneoKenya, +6
Great Journeys
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 AfricaPanamaMorocco, +32
Walking & HikingCoastCycling, +2
Aug 3, 2019

Indigenous people of the world

In celebration of the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples, we've gathered together our top itineraries which grant travellers the privilege of spending time with, and meeting, native communities.

BrazilIndonesiaGuatemala, +9
Off the Beaten Path
Dec 21, 2018

Countries with a Coastline

From the peaceful shores of Madagascar to the epic waves of Sri Lanka, we've rounded up our top 5 coastal destinations to inspire your next beach holiday.

PanamaMadagascarPhilippines, +2
HoneymoonLuxuryWalking & Hiking, +4
19 days
from £5,050 pp

Luxury Panama

NovemberDecemberJanuary, +4
HoneymoonCoastLuxury, +4
8 days
from £1,580 pp

Luxury Family Holiday Panama

JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +4
Boat JourneysCoastAdventure, +4

Excellent short introduction to Panama

"We enjoyed our three days in and around Panama City very much. "

Lauraine from Australia

Tour of Panama - Great!

"It was everything we wanted and more"

Carol from Brooklyn, NY
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.

ChileJordanNamibia, +2
Dec 24, 2017

Where to go in 2018... and why!

We've selected 12 destinations from across the globe to inspire your 2018 travel plans - each have something special happening in the month they are paired with...

ArgentinaIndonesiaPanama, +9
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
HistoryCulturalFestivals, +8
Oct 23, 2017

October News from TravelLocal HQ

Our founders, Tom and Huw, update us on the news from HQ, discussing our off the beaten track theme and announcing the imminent launch of new TravelLocal destination, Japan

South AfricaPanamaArgentina, +1
Off the Beaten PathUnique to TravelLocal
Oct 13, 2017

An interview with our local experts in Panama

We spoke with Annie Young, our local expert in gorgeous Panama, who founded her own travel company in 1999. A born and bred Panamanian, she knows every inch of the destination and prides herself on offering off the beaten track travel experiences.

JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
Wonders of the WorldWalking & HikingAdventure, +4
Jul 31, 2017

Take the kids to... Central America

With incredible biodiversity and stunning coastlines, Central America is the ideal location for a family holiday. Here we choose our top kid-friendly travel experiences from across the region - read on to find out more...

PanamaCosta RicaGuatemala, +1
Jul 19, 2017

Our top trips to do by bike

Check out our shortlist of the ultimate cycling trips around the world, suitable for all ages and abilities. From exploring rural Chinese villages to meandering through the Angkor Temple complex, these trails are simply unmissable…

IndiaCambodiaColombia, +5
AdventureCyclingWalking & Hiking
May 30, 2017

May Update from our Founders

Are there any places in the world that you would love to share with friends? Read on to find out how you can make your dream group tour into reality and to get the latest updates from TravelLocal HQ...

Unique to TravelLocal
May 12, 2017

Between Continents and Cultures: Introducing Panama

Often overshadowed by Costa Rica, its better known neighbour, Panama boasts a rich cultural history and opulent biodiversity...

May 10, 2017

Top 5 Hidden Gems

If you want the holiday of a lifetime (and don't want to share the sites with hordes of tourists) these five destinations should be on your travel list!

ColombiaPanamaMozambique, +1
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
Undiscovered BeachesCoastOff the Beaten Path, +1
9 days
from £2,070 pp

Power Women adventure tour

MayJuneJuly, +3
CoastAdventureWalking & Hiking, +1
9 days
from £1,860 pp

Romance in the Highlands

DecemberJanuaryFebruary, +4
AdventureHoneymoonCultural, +2
8 days
from £1,660 pp

Sea Turtle Conservation Program

MayJuneJuly, +4
5 days
from £1,080 pp

Discover Darien National Park

JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
Off the Beaten PathCulturalWalking & Hiking, +1
8 days
from £2,090 pp

Culinary Crossing

JanuaryFebruaryApril, +9
AdventureCulturalFood & Drink
10 days
from £1,590 pp

The Panama Panorama

JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +4
Walking & HikingAdventureCoast, +1
12 days
from £2,630 pp

Wildlife Experience

JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +4
WildlifeCoastCultural, +1
6 days
from £920 pp

Biking Adventure

JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +4
AdventureCyclingColonial Era
12 days
from £2,180 pp

The Panama Journey

JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +4
WildlifeCoastCultural, +2