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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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Wednesday
Oct152014

How to be a responsible tourist: Say no to Animal Trekking & Tours  

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.

 

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Tuesday
Oct142014

Too Little Too Late: The Maldives

Situated off the south coast of India the 1000km long archipelago of the Maldives consists of almost 1200 islands and 26 atolls forming a truly stunning exotic location.

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Monday
Oct132014

7 Ways to blend in with the locals when you 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.

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Friday
Oct102014

Can you be a predator and a peacemaker at the same time?

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.

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Friday
Oct102014

A journey of discovery: part 3

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. 

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Thursday
Oct092014

Can climate change threaten the Emperors’ way of life?

Emperor penguins are perhaps amongst the coolest, most awesome and charismatic animals living on the planet today. They are majestic and regal.

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Wednesday
Oct082014

Responsible tourism: Animal welfare part 1

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.

 

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