loclpal

loclpal is a a unique travel community. A community that you can be a part of either as a traveler or an expert local, or even both! We strive to revolutionize the way you travel, by enabling you to experience a city truly like a local, on your own terms.

London Westminster

London: The boutique side of the story

Even if you claim to be this type of traveler who has an aversion to shopping (do you?), you may …

Armenia

Armenia: Things to do beyond the top ten

Armenia boasts religious sites such as cathedrals and monasteries, stunning nature, and 6,000 years of history. It’s also the place …

tapas in Barcelona

Barcelona: Local tapas bars uncovered

When we hear tapas, we think about the communal culture of Spain, deep conversations among friends, and a carafe of …

Istanbul building

Istanbul historic buildings: Reimagined

Istanbul is where the East meets the West. And, where the people have melded traditional values with modern everyday habits. …

Cape Town aerial view

Offbeat Cape Town: A day in the Mother City

Cape Town is at the top of every avid traveler’s wishlist. First, the Table Mountain, which is overlooking the lively …

Standup Paddle Board Yoga

Lynn invites you to yoga in Athens: Namaste!

Hi Lynn, can you tell us a few things about you? I moved from San Francisco, California to Athens, Greece …

Wine bar

Discover Greece’s wine roads in the finest wine bars of Athens

Let’s take a journey back to ancient Athens when intellectuals’ favorite pastime was sitting around big tables and having heated …

Lisbon city houses and sea view

Christmas in Lisbon: How to pull it off like a local

We may not have satellites and radars, but we have the eyes and ears of our loclpals. Today, we make …

Disabled travelers - Blow past your limits

Disabled travelers: Blow past your limits

Other’s perceptions of our possibilities may define our choices to such an extent that they set the limits of our …

Walls of the Old Town of Dubrovnik, Croatia

3 days in Dubrovnik

Known to be the film location for huge productions such as Game of Thrones and Star Wars, Dubrovnik is a …