Entries in central america (17)

Monday
May092016

The World's Greatest Road Trips

There’s still something very mythical and romantic about a road trip. The spontaneity, the adventure or simply the endless conversation and banter with those dear to us, the whole idea of road trips will always hold a soft spot in our souls. Here, then, are some of the very best you can partake in.

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Monday
Nov022015

Facts About The Three-Toed Sloth

While they may be known as one of nature’s laziest animals, sloths are also host to some very unusual and perhaps surprising attributes.

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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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Tuesday
May272014

Volunteer Photo of the Week: Jenny Dent

A pod of dolphins seen off the coast of Costa Rica. The photo was captured at the opportune moment whilst on a short cruise

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Thursday
Jan162014

Why Central America is the Best Place in the World You Could Travel To

Central America is the bridge that closes the gap between North and South America. But why is it the best place to travel?

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Tuesday
Aug272013

Volunteer photo of the week: Ronan Wilson

Ronan took part in Frontier's Central America Ethical Adventure Trail for six weeks where he travelled from Mexico to Costa Rica and along the way took this stunning shot!

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Friday
May242013

First time travel made less scary

If you are thinking of going travelling, and are thinking of going on your own, it can be a fairly daunting thought.

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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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Thursday
Apr042013

Volunteer photo of the week: Rachel Glendening

Rachel Glendening brings us this great off-duty beach shot from her time on the Frontier Central America Ethical Adventure trail.

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Monday
Dec102012

Volunteer Photo of the Week: Mirlah Thornley

Another portrait theme this week, this time thanks to Mirlah Thornley from Frontier's Central America Ethical Adventure Trail. Capturing a pause on a busy Guatelmalan street, Mirlah makes us appreciate a more traditonal side of life with her portrait of this old man and his bike. Remember to look out for December's volunteer photo of the month album on Frontier Official Facebook to vote for your favourite!

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Monday
Oct222012

Volunteer Photo of the Week

The penultimate Volunteer Photo of the Week for October comes courtesy of Jasmine Nash who volunteered with Frontier on our Costa Rica Big Cats, Primates & Turtle Conservation project. Why not check out more of Jasmine's great photos on the Frontier Costa Rica Facebook page.

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Wednesday
Aug012012

Review of BBC's 'The Dark: Nature's Nighttime World'

Are you afraid of the Dark? If so, the creepy-crawlies and magnificent beasts in the BBC’s new series The Dark: Nature’s Night-time World might be a little too much to bear. Hi-tech thermal imaging and infrared cameras treated the audience to some incredibly rare Central American sights including slow-motion footage of net-casting spiders and never-before-seen behaviour of wild jaguars.

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Thursday
Mar292012

Project of the Week - Costa Rica Big Cats, Primates and Turtle Conservation

Our Project of the Week is Costa Rica Primates, Big Cats and Turtle Conservation so we thought we’d take a look at this beautiful country and bring you all the best things to do, see and eat.

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Tuesday
Mar202012

Future Volunteer Interview: Cathy Bremner - Costa Rica Teaching Project

Today we speak to future volunteer Cathy Bremner who later this year will be heading off to Frontier’s Costa Rica Teaching Project. We asked Cathy a few questions about her upcoming trip, finding out what she’s excited about, what she’s going to pack and a few other bits and pieces.

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Thursday
Nov172011

FRONTIER CENTRAL AMERICA FOCUS: GUATEMALA

Guatemala is slightly more off-the-beaten-track than Costa Rica or Mexico, but boasts arguably the best-preserved Mayan history and the greatest range of activities in Central America. Where else can you watch the sunrise over infamous Mayan ruins, swim through caves by candlelight and tube down turquoise rivers?

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