Hello and welcome to Explore with Wonder! I’m Ksenia, a Manchester-based traveller, content creator and digital marketing professional. I started Explore with Wonder to share my passion for travelling, engaging with different cultures and discovering delicious food from around the world.
The ultimate purpose of this site is to help you get the most out of your own travels. Whether it’s a short city break or an extended once-in-a-lifetime adventure in a far-flung location, Explore with Wonder has got you covered. Create your perfect trip with in-depth destination guides, travel planning resources and honest reviews.
Alongside Explore with Wonder, I have a regular full-time job and this gives me an understanding of the challenges of juggling travel with other commitments. I strongly believe that it is possible to see the world while pursuing other personal goals. This blog will show you how to do just that.
About the Author – Ksenia
Travel has been a significant part of my life for as long as I can remember. Growing up, I was fortunate to have spent many family holidays visiting places in Europe, North Africa and the US. These early trips have given me the desire to see as much of the world as possible.
So far I have had the privilege toof visiting more than 20 countries. Although counting the number of places you’ve visited can be fun, I don’t think this is the point of travel. To me, travel is about experiencing different ways of life and learning about our complex world and our place in it. I love exploring new cities, connecting with nature and discovering new flavours.
As for my travel style, I enjoy getting to know a destination at a slow pace to get a more in-depth experience. In other words, I’m after quality rather than quantity. As a result, I have spent extended periods of time living, working and studying in the UK, New Zealand, Canada and Russia.
I have experienced a full spectrum of accommodation types from hostel dorms to luxury resorts. Nowadays I normally opt for mid-range or higher end hotels, if budget allows. Hostels can be fun, but a good night’s sleep is more of a priority at this stage of my life.
I hope this blog will inspire you to make your travel dreams a reality.