Friday
Nov212014

On a budget? 4 cheap destinations to visit in 2015

It doesn’t matter where in the world you live. Some destinations are just cheaper and more extraordinary than others. In this comprehensive guide Frontier aims to deliver the best travel destination guide for those without tons of gold coins in their bank box who get their daily dose of energy from dreams rather than a pay check.  

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Thursday
Nov202014

Universal Children’s day: What You Can Do To Help

Today we celebrate the International Children’s day to mark an important event in history. In 1959 UN adopted ‘the Declaration of Children’s rights’ and in 1989 ‘the UN Convention of the Rights of the Child’ came to be, signed and recognised by almost every country on the planet.

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Wednesday
Nov192014

40 years later and the Big Blues Bounce Back!

Despite the horrific exploitation of Blue Whales since the 1930s; hunted for their meat and blubber by Russian fleets, recent research has shown that numbers are on the rise again, reaching around a mere 97% fight back from their previous numbers (500). This said, there is still cause of concern towards the probability of ship strikes that would directly impact upon cherished numbers and therefore populations may remain unstable still.

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Tuesday
Nov182014

5 types of female travelling companions

Travelling on your own can be really fun but there’s so much more to enjoy when you feel the warmth and security of a travelling companion, egging you on. Without that friendly face by your side suggesting places to go and things to see, that trek through South East Asia just wouldn’t have been the same. So how does that travelling experience change if you’re a guy, when your companion is a girl?

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Monday
Nov172014

Extraordinary Newborns: their first steps put to the test

‘The greatest challenges any animal faces are within the first few hours/days when they are smallest and most vulnerable’- Sir David Attenborough. Many animals have instinctively adapted to their first experiences of the world, but some have it harder than most!  

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Friday
Nov142014

The profile of a cliché backpacker: Are you one of them?

“I just want to find myself and discover new sides to life” says 20-something… We all know the drill, we all know the backpackers. So how do you know if you are a cliché backpacker? Here are 10 warning signs that you are heading towards a cliché!

 

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Thursday
Nov132014

Four successful reintroduction programmes

Once a species becomes endangered, it is critical to work to preserve its habitat and remaining individuals, lest it disappear from our world. Occasionally, wildlife conservation projects and organisations can be so effective so as to reverse the process and reintroduce a species into the wild, where it will no longer need human intervention.

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Wednesday
Nov122014

Rich, famous – and animal-lovers.

Famous people are often associated with scandals, glamourous events and parties, but there is also another site to fame – a more uplifting one. Some people donate huge amounts for animal charities with a passion for preserving wildlife and their habitats.

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Tuesday
Nov112014

The 10 most remote travel destinations on earth

Do you fancy going to places that most people overlook? This travel guide is for those wishing to experience some truly remote destinations, places other travellers often skip as they make their way around the world. A little hint: You might need a warm jacket for many of these adventurous destinations, but don’t let it put you down.

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Monday
Nov102014

Democracy in the Animal Kingdom: Does it exist?

Democracy is a big deal for human-beings these days, but have you ever considered how other animals build up their societies? Most people picture the wilderness as a place where only the strongest survive, a place in which raw power means more than wisdom – but is this really true? In fact human-being are not so different to other animals.

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Friday
Nov072014

work experience abroad: does it ever beat a degree? 

The summer is over and while all your friends have gone off to university with the promise of having the time of their lives, you are now working, taking a gap year or suffering from general confusing about what to do with your life – or maybe you are still at school wanting to escape from the academic world with frequent day dreams about life outside the classroom.

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Thursday
Nov062014

Coral Reefs are rising from their graves

Even though coral reefs only cover 2% of the ocean floor, it’s estimated that they support 25% of ocean life and also feed around one billion people, as these habitats are a lifeline for many species, including us, it is saddening to say that they are severely affected by human activity.  Within recent decades coral has vanished at alarming rates due to pollution, overfishing, disease and climate change. 

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