Category Archives: Travel Story

Travel Story: Why we should all make the conscious choice to get out into the world and travel

January 23, 2017

We run everywhere all the time. We rush to make our way from home to work and then hurry back home to get rest. This is what life expects from us. Through life, and especially from my travels, I’ve come to realise again and again that we need to slow down. In South Africa, we […]

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Meet Jakes Maritz, co-founder of Expat Explore Travel.

October 6, 2016

When Jakes and Carl paths crossed in the UK early 2000s, their mutual friends already saw it coming. Carl was the entertainer, a true tour leader at heart, and Jakes had the MBA background and organisational skills to give the necessary structure to what was then only an idea at the back of their minds. Expat […]

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Travel Story: The world like I’ve never seen it before

August 23, 2016

Like many of us, Lisa Holstein has an incurable case of wanderlust! Since 2014 she’s been to 40 countries on 4 continents! For her, travelling is about art, the thrill of new adventures and making friends. Lisa tells us  her travel story and shares more about her experiences as she trotted around Europe on 7 Expat […]

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Travel Story: How traveling solo changed my life

August 17, 2016

Anita is a 22 year old South African who absolutely loves exploring! She is currently a veterinary science student, and impulsively decided to join one of our Irish Explorer tours. She contacted us on social media, and instantly we wanted to know more about her story! She agreed to share her thoughts on why she […]

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15 Questions with Tiziana, local tour guide in Florence, Italy

July 29, 2016

Known as the ‘cultural capital’ of Europe and attracting over 10 million visitors a year, Florence has proven to be one of the highlights for all those travelling to Italy. One definitely needs a local tour to give you a special in-depth look at the Italian traditions, customs and the different ways of life. The best […]

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Travel Story: Why we decided to travel Europe for our honeymoon

May 6, 2016

My husband Matthew and I met during a shared quest to assassinate our enemies with hidden blades and smoke bombs by the docks of Venice, Italy. To call us “passionate” would have been an understatement. We were both avid gamers, and our love for the Assassin’s Creed franchise brought us together in an online multiplayer […]

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