Entries in asia (15)

Thursday
Dec172015

5 Alternative Ancient Structures You Need To Visit

From the Great Pyramid of Giza to the huge sandstone blocks which make up Stonehenge, there are some ancient structures that have amassed unrivalled levels of fame, but this means some other equally impressive structures have gone largely unnoticed. Here are five that unfairly miss out on the limelight, but are more than worthy of a visit.  

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Tuesday
Sep222015

Quiz: How Travel Smart Are You?

How much do you know of the world? Are you ready to travel to the furthest ends of the earth? Take our quiz!

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Friday
Sep182015

The Red Panda

Tomorrow, Saturday 19th September is International Red Panda Day. This day was initiated by Red Panda Network (RPN) to raise awareness for this endangered species.

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Wednesday
Sep022015

Travel the world as a volunteer

Volunteering at the local food shelter or RSPCA, which is very noble and helps your community. But once you are ready to leave home and travel, you can still volunteer and help out across the world. Whether in a community or with wildlife, or even putting your teaching or medical skills to work, there is always someone who will embrace it and be grateful for your help.

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Wednesday
Sep022015

Where to Travel Based on your Star Sign

Stuck for ideas on where to travel next? Why not let the stars be your inspiration?

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Thursday
Aug202015

QUIZ: Which Continent Should You Travel To Next?

There are so many options of where to travel to! Take this test to find out which continent is your best destination!

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Thursday
Jul172014

Into the wild meets: Ambulanti Team

Venturing through over 13.ooo km, The Ambulanti Team is racing towards an objective to seek freedom, interact and help the local populations – in an ambulance!

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Tuesday
Feb112014

Experience the Whole of Russia on the Trans-Siberian Railway

Russia is the largest country in the world, with 9 different time zones, and as a result there is a lot to see because of its vastness and history.

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Tuesday
Feb042014

Environment News: Whale Shark Slaughterhouse Exposed

On 27 January 2014, a Hong Kong-based NGO named WildLifeRisk released a report describing a three-year undercover operation to expose the illegal slaughter and trade of whale, basking, and great white sharks.

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Monday
Feb032014

Volunteer Photo of the Week: Luis Fuller

Luis Fuller took part in Frontier's South East Asia Ethical Adventure Trail where he took this photography of a downtown street.

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Thursday
Nov072013

Alternative Activities to do in India

What to do in India? Travelling can often be tedious when you go to a country and all you’re seeing is binoculars and tourists. If you’re looking for somewhere to visit off the beaten track and away from prying eyes then look no further than here. Think big, think alternative.

 

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Tuesday
May282013

Volunteer photo of the week: Amy Morrow

Amy volunteered on Frontier's Thailand Elephant Sanctuary project and took this fantastic shot whilst enjoying the Thai nightlife in her free time.

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Monday
Mar052012

Future Volunteer Interview: Rob Quirke - Cambodia Beach Conservation Project

Today we speak to future volunteer Rob Quirke who later this year will be heading off to Frontier’s Cambodia Beach Conservation project. We asked Rob a few questions about his upcoming trip, finding out what he’s excited about, what he’s going to pack and a few other bits and pieces.

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Monday
Feb202012

Photo of the Week

Last week's Photo of the Week, a beautiful shot of the streets of Havana, proved very popular. This week's image comes courtesy of Adde Adesokan. This interesting black and white shot was taken in Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. Congratulations Adde, we love it!

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Wednesday
Sep212011

Indigenous Tribes vs. the expansion of western culture

The indigenous tribal groups based in the Orissa state, Eastern India are called the Kondha. They are said to have descended from the Proto-Australoid ethnic group, an ancient hunter-gatherer society and thus are characterised by their adaptability to the forest environment. However, as is often the case with tribal cultures, they are being forced into more modern ways of life by the numerous development interventions and their traditions, beliefs and social norms are continually and drastically being changed.

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