Entries in backpacking (26)

Wednesday
Apr042018

How Public Perceptions Of Hostels Have  Changed

Image adapted from original by Oh-Barcelona.com‘Youth hostels’ have always existed since 1912 playing second fiddle to hotels due to their lack of luxuries. Although they struggled to appeal to the masses hostels have always been popular among backpackers because of their cheap, no hassle accommodation.

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Tuesday
Mar202018

Pack Your Luggage As A  Minimalist

Flickr | lila510If you want to get the cheapest flights or hitchhike across the continent, then minimising the quantity your travel belongings is necessary. After a while of carrying the rucksack, you will feel every extra gram on your back.

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Wednesday
Mar142018

Melissa Hie: The girl that eats the  world

Flickr | insatiablemunchMelissa Hie’s Instagram account will catch your eye at the first sight. Her food photos, full of colour, capture the unique culture and atmosphere of the place.

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Thursday
Feb222018

The Advantages Of Slow  Travelling

Flickr | Iñaki Pérez de AlbénizIf you want to make the most of your holidays, meet a new culture and collect remarkable stories, you might find interesting the concept of slow travelling. It’s less comfortable, it takes more time and you won’t take as many sightseeing pics for Instagram as mainstream tourists.

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Thursday
Nov122015

Don’t Be A Tourist, Be A Traveller! 

Now, at first glance, you may see little difference between a tourist and a traveller. However, the difference is vast and what you gain from being a traveller is far more than any tourist can experience.  So, what are the differences? Read on to find out...

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Friday
Dec122014

Earn while you travel: 10 tips for money-seeking adventurers

Are you the type who just buy a flight ticket and hit the road without sufficient financial backup? Well, maybe you should consider making some money while you travel. Here are 10 ways to earn some extra cash while you make your way around the world: It’s time to use your creative skills!

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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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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
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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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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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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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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Wednesday
Oct012014

Into the Wild Meets: Jill Inman

When the travel bug bites, it’s hard not to scratch the itch. Today, Into the Wild blog meets Jill Inman, creator of iquitmyjobtotravel.com who decided to leave it all behind and travel.

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Wednesday
Oct012014

Responsible and Sustainable Tourism: How to Travel Conscientiously

Being both a sustainable and responsible tourist is something any would-be traveller should consider, and is most certainly important to the future of our planet.

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