Entries in gap travel (54)
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.
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.
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.
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!
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!!
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 (email@example.com)...
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.
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.
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.
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...
Frontier’s Tanzania Wildlife Tracking and Community Adventure Project in DEFRA’s Darwin Initiative Newsletter
Into the Wild is very pleased to announce that Frontier’s Wildlife Tracking and Community Adventure Project out in Tanzania has been given special recognition in DEFRA’S Darwin Initiative Newsletter. Out on the project our volunteers have been helping local communities preserve their wildlife corridors and playing an integral role in wildlife conservation.