TRAVEL YOUR WAY. SUPPORT THEIR WAY.

Discover locally-curated travel experiences that make a positive impact.

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OUR MISSION

Inspire positive change for our planet by connecting travelers with local communities that provide immersive travel experiences that foster economic and social inclusiveness.

Connect

We strive to bridge the gap between cultures by bringing people together through immersive travel experiences that create meaningful connections and lifelong memories.

Engage

We believe in the transformational power of travel. Immersing yourself in local life promotes cross-cultural understanding and teaches travelers and hosts new global perspectives.

Empower

Travel can transform economies and improve the quality of life in communities worldwide, which is why we aim to empower local people by connecting them with free access to the global travel market.

OUR IMPACT

100% of the moneyasked by locals is directly paid to them

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1.310

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14.500

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OUR DESTINATIONS

We've have chosen our destinations not only because they are stunning, but also because they are locations off the main tourist trail where we can make a difference. We currently create an impact in 19 countries across Africa & Asia.

MEET OUR HOSTS

Across Africa and Asia, we're partnering with some of the most warm-hearted local people and communities who are eager to host you on your next travel adventure.

About I Like Local

I Like Local is an impact travel marketplace where you can directly book authentic travel experiences with local people and community organizations in Africa and Asia. Our organization was born out of our own passion for venturing off-the-beaten-path and making a difference in the world.

OUR NEWEST EXPERIENCES

All of our experiences are small scale, authentic, personal, and have a direct economic and social impact on the lives of the people who provide them. Explore some of our latest local travel experiences below.

"IT IS NOT THE DESTINATION WHERE YOU END UP BUT THE MISHAPS AND MEMORIES YOU CREATE ALONG THE WAY.” — PENELOPE RILEY

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