Category Archives: Tech & Gear

5 Simple tricks to help you take better travel photos with your smartphone

by on October 13, 2016

Nowadays a smartphone is the first things we pack when heading out on tour. We use it to navigate, to keep contact with loved ones, to translate the local language, but most of all,  we use our camera phones to capture the things we see, eat and experience all day, every day. Yes, smartphone cameras […]

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Suitcase essentials for cold-weather travel

by on September 28, 2016

Travelling to Europe in winter? You’re in for a treat – this time of year the crowds abate and the continent settles back into its natural rhythms, allowing wintertime visitors to drink in the true ambience of each country. However, from October to March you can expect both snow and rain throughout Western-, Eastern- and […]

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Language tips & tools to use when travelling to a foreign country!

by on August 22, 2016

One of the best things about travelling to Europe is that you get to experience a culture that is completely different from your own – you can sample new foods, see new sights and immerse yourself in the various peculiarities of a foreign destination, which is always immensely rewarding. However, the one hiccup that newly […]

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Top Tips! Keep your money safe when travelling in Europe

Money or credit cards being stolen is worse than middle seat or jet lag.  Some people have had to cut short their travel because they have lost a large amount of cash or a credit card, which cannot be replaced or claimed from insurance. In Europe, pick-pockets target tourists and people moving around in crowded […]

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Pro packing advice for your next big adventure!

Everything is sorted – your tour is booked and paid for, visas arrived in time (phew), and the only thing left to do is pack your bags. Fun or not, packing is a significant part of any trip – no matter the destination. Any seasoned traveller will vouch that planning thoroughly and getting organised are […]

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Travel chat with Expat Explore’s ‘Tour Leader of the Year 2015′ – Sarah Langford!

Sarah Langford is one of Expat Explore’s longest standing tour leaders. Originally from the North East of England and currently living in Amsterdam, she’s been to over 50 countries and guided more than 12 different tour itineraries for Expat Explore over the last 4 years. Sarah is not only a true explorer, she’s also a […]

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