Entries in gap travel (55)

Monday
Nov272017

Top 5 Most Toxic Species 

Sometimes we have to face the fact that the world is a dangerous place. Although all species want to survive, some have developed dramatic defenses to scare off others. Below are the top 5 species which have a chemical toxin they use at their own advantage; they are ones to avoid at all cost if you don’t wish to be killed in the worst case scenario…

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Monday
Sep012014

Volunteer photo of the week: Jemma treharne

The mist covered mountains surrounding the City of Katmahndu often look mysterious. Here is a wonderful picture courtesy of Jemma Treharne who spent a month in Nepal on a Frontier project teaching in a school. She's really captured the sense fo a true wilderness here.

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Tuesday
Jan072014

2013: a year of action

2013 was a fantastic year for Frontier, our volunteers and the projects they support.  Frontier has expanded into more countries with more projects and volunteers than ever before.

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Thursday
Dec122013

The world’s weirdest events

The world can sometimes be a really strange place, but what’s so bad about that. When you see something weird doesn’t it bring a smile to your face? We've put together a list of the weirdest events on the planet to inspire you to get out and remember that weird is wonderful.  

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Tuesday
Nov192013

Into the wild meets: Miles of Smiles

We spoke to Miles of Smiles about how sharing happiness can give happiness and why the Miles of Smiles team are so enthusiatic about giving back. An inspiring story of three guys who wanted to combine travelling the world with sharing happiness to those who help them along the way.  

 

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Thursday
Nov142013

Getting the wheels into motion

Organising a volunteering or traveling trip abroad can often take a lot of time, with multiple errands needing consideration. Initiating the wheels, starting the engine and getting the idea moving can be an extremely difficult process; idea to reality is the first hurdle to get over.

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Wednesday
Nov142012

Volunteer of the Month (October) - Harriet Thatcher

Every month we ask staff on one of our Frontier group camps to nominate a Volunteer of the Month. This time it was the turn of our Tanzania camp on Mafia Island, who selected Harriet Smith, a volunteer on our Tanzania Wildlife Conservation Internship. We got in contact to find out what she's been up to and hopefully a little insight into why she is our Volunteer of the Month for October!

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Monday
Sep172012

Photo of the Week

This week's Photo of the Week comes from Tom Bonte, who volunteered on the Cambodia Marine Conservation and Diving project with Frontier. Great colours, lovely setting and some cheeky little kids...what's not to like? Look out for the upcoming poll on the Frontier Official Facebook page where we'll be asking you to vote for your faveourite photo from Spetember!!

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Tuesday
Sep112012

Volunteer Interview: Uldrik Brondeel - Tanzania Construction Internship

Today we speak to Uldrik Brondeel, a recent Frontier volunteer on our Tanzania Construction Internship. Uldrik is from Wondelgem in Belgium and he tells us about his month spent on the project, why he chose this placement, and what he loved most about it. If you've volunteered with Frontier and you fancy appearing in this feature, just get in touch with our lovely press team (press@frontier.ac.uk)...

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Friday
Sep072012

Project of the Week: Cambodia Teaching Projects

After a difficult political history Cambodia is still in need of volunteer aid in its education system. As a result, Into The Wild takes a look this week into why teaching is a great way to get to know a country and what Frontier’s Cambodia projects have to offer.

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Wednesday
Aug292012

Volunteer of the Month (August): Trenah Stauffer - Fiji Healthcare

Congratulations to Trenah Stauffer, our August Volunteer of the Month. We asked our staff in Fiji to pick a stand-out volunteer who had gone above and beyond in their duties. Our Project Coordinator for Suva, Natasha Hope, chose Trenah for the award, a volunteer on Frontier's Fiji Healthcare Project.

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Tuesday
Aug212012

Project of the Week: Tanzania Savannah

Track some of Africa’s smaller wildlife, learn a multitude of surveying techniques, and get involved in an African bush community all on Frontier’s Tanzania Wildlife Tracking and Community Adventure.

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Thursday
Aug022012

Interview with a Pro at Frontier's Tignes Ski Instructor Course 

Frontier is launching a fantastic new Ski Instructor Course at the world famous Tignes resort in the French Alps. Today we speak to James Stewart-Hunter, an instructor at the resort, who tells us all about this amazing opportunity and why Tignes is the place to be to learn your trade as an instructor.

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Monday
Jun182012

Summer 2012 Project Supply Drop

Off on a Frontier project this summer? We’re sending a Supply Drop full of all the things we know you’re going to miss while you’re out there. So get over to the Frontier Official Facebook page and vote for your project now!! Don’t forget to share it with your friends and family as the project with the most votes will win. Find out more info here...

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Thursday
May102012

Adventure Photography Competition 2012 Results

Today we announce the results of our 2012 Adventure Photography Competition. We asked you to submit a picture which screamed adventure from your own personal travels, and you certainly didn't disappoint, leaving us a little jealous of all the amazing places you've been and the incredible things you've done!!

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