Category Archives: Travel Journal

Switzerland is one of the best destinations for a winter adventure!

August 20, 2017

Switzerland and the Swiss Alps offer more outdoor activities than you could ever imagine! Winter in Switzerland equals snow, skiing, night sledding, snowshoeing, steaming warm cheese fondue and so much more! It is one of the top destinations in Europe for outdoor activities in winter. There are many reasons why you should head to Switzerland […]

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Travel story: I travel and explore to help save our rhinos

July 18, 2017

Meet Nisha Padayachee, an avid runner and wildlife activist from South Africa who is using her extensive travels to highlight the plight of the South African rhino. Nisha and her family joined us on our Taste of Italy tour in June 2017, and caused quite a stir with their rhino-related apparel. We caught up with […]

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Travel Story: Take the trip, make the memories – it will change your life

July 16, 2017

Meet Hugh Slater, a 23-year-old adventurer from Newbury in England. Hugh has a yen for all things travel, and recently completed the Europe Jewel tour with his girlfriend Natalie. Along the way, he shot some stellar footage and compiled it into this awesome video to commemorate their trip. We caught up with Hugh to find […]

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9 Ways travel is the best education

July 14, 2017

Travel is a special kind of teacher. It takes you on a journey and makes the world known to you in ways you never expected. If you realise it or not, you start to learn new things from the moment you set foot outside your comfort zone. Sometimes it’s only upon your return that you […]

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Travel Story: Why I quit my job to travel more

July 12, 2017

Meet Jeff Larsen, a 28-year old traveller who lives in Warsaw, Poland. Originally from South Africa, Jeff quit his 9-5 film editing job to teach English and travel the world. He joined us on an Expat Explore trip in 2016, after winning our #BigTicket2Travel competition. Here is why Jeff decided to quit the rat race […]

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Travel story: Solo travel & its unexpected benefits

July 5, 2017

Meet Sanny Rodriguez,  22-year-old traveller from the Philippines who lives and works in Dubai. Sanny completed 2 Expat Explore tours and will be joining us for another in August 2017. This is how he started to travel the world and why he believes solo adventures broaden your horizons… I’ve always wanted to travel. I studied […]

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