Entries in adventure (80)

Wednesday
Jul172013

6 questions you need to ask yourself before embarking on an adventure travel experience

From looking into the eye of a whale shark as you scuba dive in the Indian ocean, to reaching the peak of Mount Kilimanjaro, or capturing the perfect photograph of Angkor Wat - adventure travel means something a little different for everyone.

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Monday
Jun172013

Volunteer photo of the week: Erin Christiansen 

Erin is currently volunteering on Frontier's Costa Rica Learning Spanish, Teaching English and Sports Coaching project where she took this atmospheric shot of the country's volcanic landscape. You can find out how she's getting on with her volunteer journal.

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Friday
Jun142013

How to pick your perfect project

With so many fantastic global locations and projects to choose from, it can be hard to narrow down the shortlist and actually make a decision. Here at Frontier HQ, we have developed a systematic way that you can choose the project and location that will be perfect for you.

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Friday
Jun142013

Competition: Where would you most like to travel to?

We’re currently giving away a fantastic travel essentials kit courtesy of the Gap Year Travel Store worth over £60! You can enter the competition for your chance to win over on the Frontier Official Facebook page now.

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Wednesday
Jun122013

Bucket List: Emma Gardner, Research and Development Intern

Emma is currently interning at Frontier London HQ in the Research & Development department.

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Wednesday
May082013

Volunteer photo of the week: Sarah Watson 

Madagascar Teaching, Wildlife & Diving volunteer Sarah Watson captures the idyllic calm of the Indian Ocean in this stunning shot.

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Friday
May032013

Top 5 foods to try in Central America

Travelling provides ample opportunity to stroll your taste buds through some exotic culinary delights.

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Tuesday
Apr162013

Are we born with the genes of an adventurer?

Humans have always been explorers in one form or another, but some are more prone to finding new places than other, it now appears. Scientists now believe that there is possibly a gene that means that some of us are more programmed to be explorers than the rest of the population. 

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Thursday
Mar282013

5 most extreme places to travel to

Want to test your limits of travel? Here the extremes – hottest, coldest, highest, lowest – of where you could travel to.

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Tuesday
Feb122013

Get flipping - it's Pancake Day!

Food is a huge part of a country’s culture, and is always a key element in what you will take away from a place. One familiar dish that is found in many countries worldwide, but in very different formats unique to the tastes and history of each country, is the humble pancake.

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Thursday
Sep062012

Into The Wild Meets: Chris Scott - Adventure Travel Writer

Chris Scott is considered the man in the know when it comes to adventure travel in the Sahara desert, and with over 30 expeditions under his belt since 1982, it’s no mystery as to why. Motorcycle, taxi, camel caravan, 4WD, Mercedes saloon…he’s done it all and that’s why his books are considered bibles for anyone pursuing similar adventures. Into The Wild caught up with Chris to find out what brings him back to the Sahara and what his adventures are all about…

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Tuesday
Aug212012

Into The Wild Meets: James Ketchell

Is there enough adventure in your life? James Ketchell is on a mission to inspire people to be more adventurous by setting and achieving difficult goals, as well as raising awareness for the ELIFAR Foundation. His Pushing Limits project will take him rowing across the Atlantic (again), climbing to the top of Mt Everest (again) and cycling around the world.

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Friday
Aug172012

Q + A with Frontier's Tanzania Terrestrial Project Coordinator 

Today we speak to Adam Brown, Project Coordinator on Frontier's Tanzania Wildlife Tracking and Community Adventure project. He tells us what volunteers can expect from the project, what camp life is like and why it's a great place to spend some time abroad.

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Tuesday
Jul102012

Job Jealousy: Justine Curgenven, expedition seakayaker and film maker

Warning! Jealousy inducing interview and pictures to follow. This instalment sees Into The Wild catch up with expedition seakayaker and film maker Justine Curgenven who founded and runs Cackle TV, and creator of highly acclaimed seakayaking DVD series 'This is the Sea'. Justine regularly completes seakayaking expeditions around the globe, as well as giving talks at explorer and adventure travel shows around the country. 

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Wednesday
May022012

TED talk of the Month

In this new feature, we'll be bringing you one interesting and inspirational talk  courtesy of TED every month. TED is a nonprofit organisation dedicated to Ideas Worth Spreading. TEDtalks was initially designed to share the work of the organisation online, and has gained in popularity massively due to the their broad range of engaging content as well as the inspirational speakers themselves.

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