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Happy holidays!

The Local Travel Movement platform and blog will be taking a break from today, December 24, until January 2, 2012. Until then… …on behalf of Local Travel Partner (and co-initator) Spotted by Locals, I wish you a wonderful new year with lots of local experiences. Cheers! Bart van Poll             […]

Local Travel Quotes

Lately, I’ve been gathering some nice “Local Travel Quotes”. I’m sure there must be many more, so invite you to share them! “It is not down in any map; true places never are.” – Herman Melville “The whole object of travel is not to set foot on foreign land; it is at last to set […]

Happy local holidays!

Whereever you are in the world, we wish you happy “local” holidays. Thank you for supporting Local Travel in 2010! View Local Travel in a larger map If you have any interesting stories about Local Travel to share, we’d love to hear from you in 2011. We’ll take a short holiday break from 24 December […]

This Is My City

“Every week we find a stranger to give us their take on their town. Together, we film everything — and we don’t say “no” to anything…”. Cool concept for a TV series! The trailer for the This Is My City series above was shot in 2009 already, but if they ever make more videos, I’ll […]

Go local in Iceland initiative

North of Iceland, Dalvík – a small fishing village with 1500 inhabitants hidden in the longest fjord of Iceland, Eyjafjordur. It is a peak of the summer season, middle of July with long days, and the sun hardly setting down….and one wonders, how come that there are only very few tourists, who make it all […]

Some first figures

Some first figures, exactly 2 weeks after our launch: 32 partners! (check the list in the right side column) 850 unique visitors from 89 (!) countries in the world …Interested visitors , because they checked out about 3 pages per visit, and stayed online for an average of 3 minutes. 24 comments, on 12 postings. […]