When we don’t speak the local language, most travellers rely on gestures to express ourselves in a foreign country. These can be particularly helpful when you have lost your phrasebook and urgently need to communicate something to a local.
According to Native American beliefs, human beings have 9 animal spirits, also called animal guides, to follow you throughout your life. Some of these come in and out of our lives, while others will stay beside you for your entire lifetime.
Frontier has been lucky enough to discover a genuine page from a sloth’s diary! One of our volunteers while working on Frontier’s Costa Rica Animal Rescue Centre project, found the excerpt while out trekking.
Last week Frontier looked into what it means to be a responsible tourist in regards to animal welfare issues concerning big cat sanctuaries. Today we will be looking at trekking and tours involving animals and their role in responsible travel.
We all know the feeling of being the tourist, the confused person with the camera who doesn’t know about the local customs. But it doesn’t have to be that way. By following a few simple steps you could become a true traveller at one with your new destination.
Today Nobel’s peace prize was awarded, a glorious trophy previously given to people like Gandhi and Nielson Mandela – and now Indian Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistani Malala Yousafzay get to join their ranks.
Welcome back. And welcome to the next stage of your adventure. Last week we sailed the Tasman Sea, hitched a ride on an iceberg, came as close to the surface of the moon as almost anyone has and looked in to an abyss.
Last week Frontier looked into what it means to be a responsible tourist and why someone should consider their trip from an environmental perspective, and try to ensure what they do abroad and how they get there is sustainable.