Community-based tourism is a form of responsible travel that is gaining in popularity across the world. It denotes a type of excursion that is created with local communities, often in…
off the beaten track
Off the beaten track experiences don’t necessarily have to be remote and adventurous. Just being an inch off the well-trodden path can lead to an incredibly unique and personal experience that seems like it’s a world away from well-known sights.
Here you’ll find out about ETG’s favourite off the beaten track memories, experiences, locations and accommodation options.
What we love most about taking the path less trodden are the random encounters which simply can’t be planned but end up becoming lifelong memories. And we believe that just one such encounter really can elevate the entire trip, and give a destination a special place in your heart. After all, famous sights are famous for a reason, but by pushing yourself just a little further afield we think you’ll take away a different and unique memory.
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Co-founder of Experience Travel Group, Tom Armstrong, discovered the hidden riches of Malaysia. On an in-depth research trip, he found some fantastic experiences you could include in your holiday, the Suka Suka Homestay is but one example. Here he reviews his time with Aziz and family, the hosts – I hope you’ll feel inspired.
The first time I saw Lucknow was on route to Varanasi – a fleeting visit while I waited for a delayed train – and all I saw of the city was its beautiful railway station. I’m really glad I got the opportunity to experience it a second time. We love the city so much here at Experience Travel Group that we have created our very own signature experience there.