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09 January 2020
Find out more about travelling with Explore as a solo female traveller. From where to go and how to stay safe to cultural differences to be aware of.
19 December 2019
Make 2020 an unforgettable year with a once-in-a-lifetime small group tour. Check out our top 20 trips for 2020, from trips to up-and-coming...
06 December 2019
We’ve outlined some of our top sights in two of China’s most popular cities, which you can fit into an afternoon at leisure or on the...
27 November 2019
2019's photography competition winners have been announced, with incredible travel photographs capturing beautiful moments around the world...
04 November 2019
See the world in a whole new light in April. See Japan's famed cherry blossom, walk the Great Wall of China or come face-to-face with...
04 November 2019
Expand your horizons with an unforgettable adventure in March. Cycle along backroads in Cambodia, explore fishing villages in the Algarve or walk...
01 October 2019
Visiting Sri Lanka for the first time? Lucky you! We’ve answered some of your most-asked questions about this fascinating and beautiful country.
01 October 2019
Sri Lanka is one of those countries that gets under your skin. Discover what to see and do in Sri Lanka.
01 July 2019
Step back in time and explore the ancient cities of Uzbekistan, cycle through Cuba’s dramatic Viñales Valley or camp in the wild nature...
01 June 2019
Looking for the best places to visit in Morocco? Discover our highlights of Morocco, from markets and souks to mountains and deserts.
29 April 2019
Fire-filled mountains capped with ice, black sand beaches and thundering waterfalls... this wild, rugged country is one of exceptional natural...
07 August 2018
Offering cultural diversity, a rich history, awe-inspiring landscapes and mouth-watering cuisine, it’s not difficult to see why Vietnam is...
26 July 2018
The best time to visit India is between October and March. Once the monsoon season has passed, the milder weather is perfect for sightseeing and...
26 July 2018
They say a picture tells a thousand words, and with snaps like these it’s hard to disagree. Letting the pictures do the talking, here are...
20 April 2018
To celebrate National Coffee Week, we have put together a few interesting facts about one of the nation's favourite hot beverages. From how the...
04 April 2018
We wanted to know why Explore Leader Vincent chooses to lead The Wild Cape trips and why he thinks that any chance to see the Cape’s flowers...
26 February 2018
As part of a new feature, we asked our Facebook followers to submit their burning travel questions to Explore’s Managing Director, John...
02 February 2018
The wildlife in Africa is so much more than the Big Five it’s famed for. If you are seeking an alternative African safari or want to...
02 February 2018
We are proud to boast a variety of trips to West Africa, including Senegal, The Gambia, Ghana, Sao Tome and Benin. For many, West Africa is the...
02 February 2018
North Africa is very different to the rest of the continent geologically, culturally and politically. With flights as short as four hours, North...
23 January 2018
Iceland’s volcanic landscape, dramatic waterfalls and geysers coupled with the chance to spot the Northern Lights have seen it become...
15 December 2017
Portugal’s stunning scenery, attractive cities, blissful beaches and quiet coastal walks have been impressing travellers for centuries; visit...
14 December 2017
Portugal’s stunning scenery, attractive cities, blissful beaches and quiet coastal walks have been impressing travellers for centuries, so...
05 December 2017
In Belize’s wetlands, rivers, jungles and reefs, you’re only a few moments away from a wildlife encounter.  
09 October 2017
Our Customer Sales & Support Executive, Charlotte, recently experienced her first trip with Explore! Discover her trip from the beautiful...
14 September 2017
A holiday to Costa Rica can only mean two things – adventure and wildlife. The unique geography of the country has created diverse ecosystems...
14 September 2017
Thanks in part to TV shows like Planet Earth II and Escape to Costa Rica, the tiny country bordered by Nicaragua in the north and Panama in the...
14 August 2017
There’s no getting away from it: India is enormous, and you’d never get to see the whole country on one trip. If you’ve already...
04 August 2017
Worldwide Programme Manager Hannah travelled on a whistle-stop trip to Peru to meet with some of our partners where she found that the highlights...
26 July 2017
So, you have 12 spare hours in South East Asia, what could you do with them? Take a look at some of our tips from our Asia Product Manager, Chris...
18 July 2017
Product Executive Caroline and Customer Sales Executive Mandy had the enviable task of travelling to the Seychelles to recce the islands and find...
14 July 2017
Head of Product Simon Grove shares his experience of exploring Sudan, Africa's third largest country. Experience Sudan for yourself on our...
01 July 2017
Europe Product Manager Clare shares her favourite experiences from Chernobyl and Kiev, a trip she first put together as part of our Explore Beyond...
23 June 2017
The last remaining monarchy in Africa, Swazlinad offers it's visitors a unique opportunity to spot black and white rhino in quieter Game...
22 May 2017
Jordan has been romancing its visitors for centuries, with its compelling blend of ancient sites, desert vistas, mouth-watering cuisine and...
05 May 2017
Customer Support Executive Belinda put her worries of overland travel to one side and headed off on our Indochina Encounter trip across Thailand...
12 April 2017
Our very own HR manager Claire recently stepped out of her comfort zone and travelled to India for the first time on our Rajasthan - Land of...
16 March 2017
Media Production Executive Nick - the man in charge of creating our videos recently embarked on his first group trip, travelling on our Buddha...
07 March 2017
If you’ve heard of the Balkan countries but that’s about it, take an exciting trip to see for yourself why an increasing number of...
06 March 2017
After recently returning from our Blue Nile and Lalibela Ethiopia trip find out more about Product Executive Caroline’s experience...
22 February 2017
To celebrate our Balkans & Greece offer we've found out the most interesting facts about the region - did you know any of these?
17 February 2017
Graphic Designer Jamie embarked on a journey of firsts to Thailand and Burma – first group trip, first solo adventure and first...
13 February 2017
Customer Relations Executive Jasmine took a step out of our comfort zone and headed on a cultural trip of Moscow and St Petersburg. How did it...
13 February 2017
Keen photographer and Specialist Travel Consultant Andy Jackson travelled on our Oman Arabian Sands trip where he enjoyed a technology...
25 January 2017
On the 21st August 2017, millions of people across the US will be witnessing the astronomical phenomenon of a total solar eclipse – here...
12 December 2016
Explore customer Dale Fehringer, recently travelled on our Cycle the Baltic States, he enjoyed it so much, that he felt compelled to write about it...
28 November 2016
Travelling on our bestselling Highlights of Iran trip, Customer Sales Manager Melissa Garland was excited at the opportunity to explore such a...
10 November 2016
Fresh from her adventures on our Highlights of Central America trip, Product Manager Carmel Hendry talks to us about how it feels to traverse 5...
04 November 2016
Digital Marketing Executive Holly recently travelled on her first group holiday and first Explore trip to Jordan. With a hint of trepidation after...
30 August 2016
Why not spend this Christmas in the tropical rainforests of Costa Rica? Or how about exploring the temple plains of Bagan, Burma? We've got a...
15 June 2016
We have partnered with Reevoo, who independently collect and verify our customer's reviews once they return from their trip. Each customer is...
25 May 2016
The Balkans Peninsula is located in the south-east of Europe stretching down from Romania to the tip of Greece and is one of the few relatively...
05 April 2016
Explore are delighted to announce that we have recently made an agreement with a new small jungle lodge run by an indigenous community in Tambopata...
01 February 2016
Morocco...a country of contrasts - from the hustle and bustle of Djemaa el-Fna Square, to the desert surrounding the High Atlas Moutains and the...
14 January 2016
Explore's Head of Finance, Eileen, travelled to the beautiful coastline of Croatia to discover the ancient towns of the Dalmatian Coast. Find...
13 January 2016
The rugged and rainforested Central American country of Costa Rica has both Pacific and Caribbean coastlines and is known around the...
19 November 2015
Andy Stenning usually spends his days as part of the Explore I.T. team, but recently he swapped this for almost three weeks exploring Armenia,...
06 October 2015
Nick Langridge was the September winner of our blog competition with his article about his experiences on our Belarus Explorer trip.
08 September 2015
South Africa is an extraordinary country, home to a huge scope of landscapes, people and activities. From the vast nature reserves to the...
11 June 2015
Explore's Head of Customer Relations and Governance Margaret McEwan recently had the chance to fulfil a lifelong dream to visit Japan. Here she...
05 June 2015
When it comes to festivals in China and Japan, we have a selection for you to choose from. There's the Harbin Ice Festival which Explore...
15 May 2015
Recently Product Manager Clare Collins travelled to Sicily on a roundtrip of the island taking in all the sights that can be discovered on our...
23 April 2015
After being off limits for so many years, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office relaxed restrictions on travel to Kashmir in November 2012. While...
19 March 2015
There are no words to describe the feeling you get as you set foot in an ancient ‘lost city’ for the first time. Knowing that amongst...
16 December 2014
Gill Stafford is the November 2014 winner of our. She tells of her experiences on our Golden Triangle tour and gives some useful hints and tips to...
04 August 2014
India’s diversity is staggering - a true visual treat, alive with colour, charm and culture. Where modern high-rise buildings tower over low...
17 February 2014
Helen Lloyd Jones is the winner of our blog competition for January. Helen spent some time exploring the Highlights of Andalucia in Spain...
09 December 2013
In October 2013, Explore’s Cat Morrissey travelled to India on our Moghul Highlights tour to fulfil her dream of seeing the Taj Mahal. But...
30 July 2013
The small town of Pushkar is a place of huge religious importance to Hindus and has one of only three existing Brahman temples in India.
20 February 2013
To Hannah Methven, our Product Manager for Asia, one week in Tokyo sounded fantastic.  'I had a picture of what I expected from the city...
31 January 2013
We've all been glued to our screens watching David Attenborough's latest documentary. Daniela Pontis, Product Manager for Africa and our...
24 January 2013
We've all been glued to our screens watching David Attenborough's latest documentary. Daniela Pontis, Product Manager for Africa and our...
09 October 2012
Norway is a country bathed in myths and legends. From the battle-hungry Norse gods and Vikings to the trolls and ‘hidden people’ that...
18 July 2012
Daniela Pontis is our Africa Product Manager. Here she relives the moment she met a family of gorillas and gives us ten reasons why you should...
29 June 2012
In a utopian world all on its own, Peru is awash with once-in-a-lifetime experiences that really take some beating.
14 June 2012
Winding its staggering way along over 5,000 miles, the Great Wall of China needs little in the way of introduction. It’s long, seriously long...
14 June 2012
The sight of this ancient citadel, unfolding beside soaring mountains and low-hung cloud at the end of the four-day Inca Trail trek, is as...
14 June 2012
The towering statue of Christ, peacefully stretching his arms across Rio de Janeiro, is as iconic to this Brazilian hub as football and Copacabana...
18 April 2012
Egypt, Cuba and Burma are among some of our most popular destinations; they’re those places that everyone knows we visit. But there are also...
01 March 2012
Travel journalist and photographer, Amar Grover - who writes for the Financial Times, Independent on Sunday and Geographical Magazine, to name but...

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