Friday
Oct312014

Halloween international

Halloween as it is today in western culture is a widely celebrated and popular holiday. Its varying forms and historic origins differ from continent to continent from such festivals as the Chinese Hungry Ghost Festival and Spanish speaking countries’ El Dia de los Meurtos.

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Thursday
Oct302014

Halloween Horror Stories

In the run up to the creepiest, scariest and most ghoulish day on the calendar, Frontier brings you 5 spooky stories to rattle your bones!

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Wednesday
Oct292014

5 Personalities Found in the Airport

Airports are bustling places. Filled with strapped-for-time tourists, busy businessmen and women, and hang-about hippies it’s always possible to get lost in the baggage bazaar. We’ve identified some of the common types of luggage louts who call this environment home.

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Tuesday
Oct282014

Horses: The Ultimate Career Changers

Horses have been a part of human history from the very beginning. They have witnessed wars between countries and bled for kings and queens to whom they meant little. Are they the ultimate career changers?

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Monday
Oct272014

Death of a Conservation Icon  

Last week saw the sad news that Suni, a 34 year old northern white rhino, has died at Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya.

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Friday
Oct242014

10 modes of transportation that are anything but boring  

Travelling is fun. Travelling in a bizarre way you’ve never done before is even more fun! If you want to make the most of your journey why not travel in style on some of these awesome, whacky and downright crazy ways to get around abroad!

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Thursday
Oct232014

Madagascan Reptiles are Heading Towards the Brink 

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species reports that, alarmingly, nearly 40% of Madagascar’s reptiles are facing an increased risk of extinction. The survival of these species will only be secured through the successful management of the island’s protected areas. 

 

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Wednesday
Oct222014

Responsible Tourism: Festivals and Cultural Events

Last week Frontier looked into what it means to be a responsible tourist in regards to animal welfare issues concerning animal tours and trekking. Today we will be looking at animal sporting attractions and cultural traditions and their role in responsible travel.

 

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Tuesday
Oct212014

Gestures to avoid using abroad

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.

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Monday
Oct202014

Animal spirits: Your ticket straight to wonderland

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.

 

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Friday
Oct172014

A Day in the Life of a Sloth

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.

 

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Thursday
Oct162014

A Frontier Guide to Dining Abroad

You’re in a strange foreign country, you’re hungry, and there’s not a burger van in sight. What do you do? Well luckily for you, we’ve got the answer.

 

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