Travel Explorer Blog 2020

World Water Day

World Water Day

22 Mar 2020

Clean drinking water is something we can often take for granted, the ability to turn on the tap without concern for sanitation or water quality is a true luxury. Not all countries around the world have this comfort, in fact, currently there are 785 million people who do not have access to safe drinking water. It’s important that together we address the ways in which we can all help out. Read more »

Things you should know before travelling to Ireland

Things you should know before travelling to Ireland

17 Mar 2020

Luscious countryside, mythical legends, upbeat music and world-renowned beer - a trip to Ireland will undoubtably impress, leaving you wishing you could stay. Irish traditions and culture are well known around the globe, including world famous St Patricks Day, but not everyone will be aware of where, when and how they started. Read more »

World-Class Wildlife Experiences

World-Class Wildlife Experiences

02 Mar 2020

World Wildlife Day is a day dedicated to celebrating all the amazing animals and plants that live with us on this beautiful earth. One significant way that you can support a happier, healthier planet on your travels is to give your tourism dollars to exciting wildlife experiences. If we can show governments around the world just how much money they stand to make from protecting their environments, it can have a huge impact. World-class wildlife experiences aren’t just good for the planet, they make for truly exciting, once in a lifetime stories for you too. Read more »

The True Meaning of Carnival

The True Meaning of Carnival

20 Feb 2020

Labelled as the ‘Greatest Show on Earth’, Rio Carnival 2020 is upon us. Carnival is best known for its street-parties, extravagant costumes and of course, plenty of samba. The event brings in millions of visitors each year and forces the entire country of Brazil to a standstill. But what is it all about? Why do we celebrate it and what is the true meaning of Carnival? Read more »

Volunteer Travel - Why & How to Choose

Volunteer Travel - Why & How to Choose

17 Feb 2020

With the dawn of Random Acts of Kindness Day, what better way to give back and offer kindness than volunteering your time and energy into the many volunteer opportunities worldwide. A volunteer experience abroad is an extremely rewarding and enriching thing to do. Not only will you visit a part of the world you might not normally travel to, but you’re also making a big difference to areas that need help the most. Not to mention, influencing the lives of people within the community you’re visiting. Volunteering abroad also offers a great opportunity to gain a plethora of skills that will benefit you hugely after you have returned home. So, if you want to travel responsibly and make a difference, perhaps volunteering abroad might be the adventure for you. Read more »

Last Minute Trip Ideas for Valentines Day

Last Minute Trip Ideas for Valentines Day

07 Feb 2020

Valentine’s Day is a fun and exciting holiday that is full of possibility, and it’s right around the corner. If you’re celebrating with someone special and want to blow them out of the water with an incredible Valentine’s Day, why not show them just how much they mean to you with a surprise trip? No matter what kind of travellers you and your loved ones are, it’s not too late to book your perfect, romantic getaway. Read more »

The 8 Benefits of Family Travel

The 8 Benefits of Family Travel

03 Feb 2020

This year, from 3rd – 9th February, the U.K celebrates Children’s Mental Health Week. The annual event draws attention to the importance of children and young people’s mental health. The theme this year is 'find your brave'. Bravery can come in all shapes and sizes, no matter the age. We can think of no better way for children to find their brave by gaining self and social awareness, increased confidence and self-esteem than the act of travelling. Read more »

6 Fabulous Festivals in India that Bring us Together

6 Fabulous Festivals in India that Bring us Together

28 Jan 2020

India is synonymous with vibrant food, elaborate architecture, and awe-inspiring landscapes. Not to mention, home to one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the Taj Mahal. One thing that makes India so unique is the sheer volume of different religions and religious festivals celebrated each year. The religious harmony that occurs within India is what makes the country so enjoyable for everyone. Read more »

There's More to Slovenia Than Ski Slopes

There's More to Slovenia Than Ski Slopes

22 Jan 2020

As Eastern Europe grows in popularity as an exciting, opportunity-filled European adventure without the high price tag, Slovenia is making a name for itself as one of the ultimate ski destinations in the region. With varied mountains, beautiful sites, and affordable lift tickets, how can you resist? While many ski lovers are flocking to Slovenia’s slopes, there are tons of other hidden gems around the country that are going nearly unnoticed. Whether you love to ski or you prefer to stay off the mountain, Slovenia has so much more to offer you than snowy slopes. Read more »

The Ultimate Eco tours for 2020

The Ultimate Eco tours for 2020

13 Jan 2020

A new year means a new opportunity to start fresh. This is the perfect time to start that gym membership, join a book club, or plan your next trip. In 2020, it is clearer than ever that climate change is already having a massive effect on our planet. Travel is really hard on the environment, so if you’re traveling this year, consider choosing an eco-tour as your next trip so you can experience nature in a new way, or do some conservation work in order to give to the planet as much as it’s giving to you. Read more »

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