Big Bus winners
Our Big Bus Tours Dubai & Abu Dhabi and Big Bus Tours Muscat winners have been pulled out of a hat. Thanks to everyone who took part, and congratulations to:
Nona Mihtieva (Dubai)
Shada Nazeer (Muscat)
Srividhya Ajitmanghat (Abu Dhabi)
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Have children, will travel: Expat Explorers warns the travel industry not to ignore the needs of families. To read our article, click here.
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Welcome to Expat Explorers
If you have young children and want to travel, but want some insight before you go, this blog is for you.
Whether you're an expat, an intrepid explorer, an armchair traveller or just looking for holiday ideas, I hope you enjoy my musings. Happy travels.
Who are we?
This branch of the McClure family started its travels in the leafy lanes of Surrey, UK. Although running around the countryside kept us out of mischief, the wider World beckoned. This blog comes with a little health warning. While our travels might seem exciting, you might not want to follow us. We honeymooned in Cuba - and faced Hurricane Wilma, almost losing our rented Toyota Yaris in a mudslip. We backpacked around Vietnam and Morocco - both trips required thermals. At five months pregnant we made our final trip BC (before children) to Venice, where we found we'd booked our two hotels concurrently, instead of consecutively and were homeless at midnight. We're jinxed. But we learn and have fun. Now we're grown up and have two young girls. We want to show them the wonderful World we live in - not what muppets we are. Our travels are now centred around the countries we've lived in. But we're not nomads. The support of our family and friends anchors us, and provides a central point for us to spin around. Before we pull on our wellies and head back to our leafy country life, we're making the most of wearing flip flops, hiking boots or just chilling in our bare feet. This blog home to my observations, and will hopefully provide you with some travel inspiration.
I hope you enjoy it.
PS My views are my own. Travel and holiday are our middle names. For more information on trips to Indonesia, Jordan, the UAE, the USA (and the list goes on!) please visit the blog by clicking here.
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Our mission: to encourage families and expats to explore by providing independent insight into researched holiday and travel destinations.
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.