About us

We exist to help you connect to the real side of travel – the stories, people, places and cultures that make an impact on your life long after you return home.

What is The Real Word?

The Real Word from Trafalgar, is your one stop shop for all things travel advice, news and inspiration. We want to help you discover all that is real in the world of travel, so we create stories that we think you’ll find genuinely useful, interesting or insightful when planning your next great escape.

For us, travel is so much more than a ‘been there, done that’ experience. Instead, it’s education, enlightenment, understanding, and genuine connection. It’s about the people you meet, and the way an experience makes you feel. And it’s about feeling informed and confident in every travel decision that you make.

So, if you want to get to know the real side of travel, why not stick around for a bit?

Who are Trafalgar?

Trafalgar is the company that helps you tour differently. With over 300 trips in 72 countries across all 7 continents, we specialise in dream holidays without the stress of the ‘what ifs’.

Our tours are designed so you can experience the world differently. You’ll get the personal service, attention to detail and ease you’re looking for, while enjoying the unmissable experiences you’ve always dreamed of. Trafalgar tours have been trusted by 5 million happy past guests (and counting), and are proud to deliver the very best experiences that you’ll cherish for years to come.

Tour Differently isn’t just what we promise, it’s what we deliver.

About Trafalgar

Why we’re loved by more than 5 million happy guests

Get in touch

Want to talk to us? Get in touch with our team at hello@therealword.com, and we will get back to you as soon as possible. Or, if you would rather speak to a Trafalgar Travel Expert, hit the ‘Get in touch’ button below.

Meet our team

Ginny Smith

Global Editor

Katie Birtles

Contributing Writer

Irina Gorskaia

Contributing Writer

Steve Cook

Contributing Writer

Ollie Poole

Contributing Writer

Daniela Sunde-Brown

Contributing Writer

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