Welcome to Expat Explorers
We don't believe the world revolves around us. We think we should revolve around the world. Travel helps us to understand our place on the planet.
Whether you're an expat, a young family, an intrepid explorer, an armchair traveller or just looking for holiday ideas, this website is for you. We've collected together travel insights and expat advice to get you inspired. Happy travels.
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Singapore restaurant review:
The Tiffin Room, Raffles Hotel
The Tiffin Room at Raffles Hotel is steeped in history. The ghosts of past socialites and fashionistas still echo in the lobby, and sweep down the grand staircase. Where else would you go for tiffin?
But what does tiffin mean? Afternoon tea or a curry lunch?
We went to find out.
Becoming an expat - there an apps for that
Technology has made life a lot easier. Whether you use to for finding your way, finding friends or keeping in contact with the mother country, there is an app for everyone.
Here's our favourites.
Down with Dengue Fever
I've just emerged from the wobbly world of dreaded Dengue Fever.
It's a mosquito-born tropical disease that worries most expats.
Do you know what to look out for and how to prevent it?
Do you live in Singapore?
Here are some new stories for you:
The Telegraph: Globetrotting with kids in tow
Ever wondered what's it's like to to be an expat?
Is expat life a choice or a reaction to the job market?
What are the pros and cons?
What is it like if you have young children?
We've lived in one of the coldest places on the planet, one of the hottest and one of the most humid.
Here's our story.
Three generations travel overland from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap.
Did we survive the journey?
Did we find Lara Croft on the set of Tomb Raider?
Did my daughter work out how to get on top of the elephant?
Find out here.
New Zealand holiday ideas - in video
New Zealand travel insights
The British heir to the throne and his young family are visiting New Zealand this month – a trip we took with our young princesses a couple of months ago. I like to think of it as a royal recce!
If you fancy getting an insight into this fantastic country, here are out latest resources:
Walking on the wild side: New Zealand's West coast
What makes a great walk? The weather? The scenery? The company? Our answer is driftwood, tree tops and murder.
Here's our insights of three great walks on New Zealand's West Coast.
Top tip: take a camera. It’s a photographer’s paradise.
To read more click here.
Free travel advice
How to travel with young children: contact us for our new free Jigsaw Pieces top tips for leaving home without a stroller.
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We're looking for contributors and would love to hear from you. If you have an story, an itinerary or a top tip to share please drop us a line for our contributors' guidelines.
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The Expat Explorers
Have a look at our Expat Suitcase packed with advice for expats.
And what's life like as an expat? Here's an insight into ours:
The Telegraph: Globetrotting with kids in tow
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Singapore: are you happy?
Blogs we love...
Little Steps is a devoted to delivering the inside scoop on what to do, buy and discover in Sinagpore to keep the most hip and happening for parents and their kids up to date.
The Daze of my Life is a day to day look at life in Dubai from the eyes of a young family. It's a soap opera about a small family taking on a big city.
Just smile ;-)
Click here to read our travel joke and quotes of the day.
Congratulation to Dubai on the Expo 2020 win. Can't wait to see what's going to happen.
Travels with my family: ideas...insight...inspiration
Our mission: to encourage families and expats to explore by providing independent insights into travel and expat life.
Our philosophy: The world is a jigsaw and through travel we can explore and discover what the individual pieces look like. We are a part of the jigsaw. As travellers we revolve around the world. The world doesn’t revolve around us.