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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
May 28, 2019

The best cities to visit in South America

Martha Hales

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?  

ChilePeruBrazil, +3
Jul 19, 2018

Our top 25 UNESCO World Heritage sites

Martha Hales

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.

KyrgyzstanArgentinaBrazil, +15
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
HistoryClassicWonders of the World, +1
Feb 28, 2018

Exploring Ecuador

Martha Hales

Wondering what to do when you visit Ecuador? Here are some of our top recommendations, from hiking around Cuicocha Lake to exploring the historic towns of Quito and Cuenca.

JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
HistoryWildlifeTrain Journeys, +2
Jan 12, 2018

Take your family to the Galapagos Islands

Martha Hales

Take the family to the Galapagos archipelago to unwind whilst following in Darwin's footsteps, learning about some of the world's most fascinating wildlife.

Galapagos IslandsEcuador
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
CoastLuxuryAdventure, +3
Nov 23, 2017

November News from TravelLocal HQ

Huw Owen

Huw and Tom, TravelLocal's founders and MDs, give an update on what we have been up to in November, including awards for Ecuador at The Savoy and the launch of Japan.

CambodiaEcuadorJapan, +8
CoastWildlifeCultural, +1
Sep 27, 2017

Take the kids to... South America

Martha Hales

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.

BrazilPeruColombia, +4
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
Sep 13, 2017

September News from TravelLocal HQ

Huw Owen

Catch up with the latest news from the TravelLocal headquarters as we look towards extending summer for as long as we can, and announce a fabulous new country to be featured on the site...

Jun 12, 2017

Best places to visit in South America

Natasha Colyer

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...

ChileColombiaEcuador, +1
Off the Beaten PathWalking & Hiking
Apr 13, 2017

Top 5 Wildlife Wonders

Kati Taylor

With so many wildlife experiences on offer around the world, it can be hard to know what to prioritise! Check out our list of the top 5 animal wonders to help you choose your next destination....

IndonesiaEcuadorUganda, +2
Nov 30, 2016

The Jetsetter’s guide to Christmas shopping

Martha Hales

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

EcuadorLaosOman, +3
Off the Beaten PathCultural