Entries in gap travel (55)

Thursday
Dec082011

Project Focus: Tanzania Wildlife Tracking and Community Adventure

Moving away from Fiji in the South Pacific, today we journey to East Africa to tell you about the amazing community and conservation work being carried out by Frontier in this beautiful part of the world. In this concluding day of our project focus week, you'll learn exactly what we've been up to on our fantastic Tanzania Wildlife Tracking and Community Adventure project and see what you could get involved in.

 

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Tuesday
Nov292011

Hox-Pops: Adrenaline Adventures

Here at Frontier HQ we love nothing more than getting out and about in the streets of Shoreditch to find out what people are thinking. This week’s theme of adventure sports lends itself perfectly to a spot of street-side questioning, and today’s little adventure didn’t disappoint. Here’s what we gleaned.

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Thursday
Nov172011

National Park Profile: Biscayne National Park

Although it’s not in Central America, today’s National Park Profile features an amazing reserve on the southern tip of Florida in the USA. We spoke to Gary Bremen of Biscayne National Park about this beautiful area and the conservation issues it is involved in.

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Monday
Nov142011

Frontier Central America Focus: Costa Rica

In an attempt to take you well away from the gloomy UK weather, Into the Wild will this week be focusing its attention on somewhere far more exotic: Central America. So whether you’re planning a trip to this beautiful region, or even just looking for some inspirational escapism, this is the place to be...We kick things off with Costa Rica.

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Friday
Nov112011

Into the Wild Meets: Austin Stevens – Part 2

Welcome to the second part of our fascinating interview with Austin Stevens.  In this concluding part Austin tells us about his most embarrassing moment when he was bitten by a snouted cobra, his hopes of seeing a snow leopard in the wild and he tells us which Frontier project he would most like to go on!

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Thursday
Nov102011

Into the Wild Meets: Austin Stevens – Part 1

In the latest installment of Frontier Meets…, today we speak to Austin Stevens, a man made famous by his fearless and dramatic adventures in search of some of the world’s most dangerous creatures: snakes. In the first of a two-part interview with Frontier, Austin talks us through how he first became interested in snakes, an enthralling tale from his past travels, and much more. 

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Wednesday
Nov092011

Deadly Animals: The World's Most Dangerous Places

This week has been all about deadly animals around the world, so today we thought we should take a look at the world's most dangerous and deadly regions where you might just find yourself face-to-face with some of these creatures.

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Tuesday
Nov082011

Frontier Myth Buster: What (not) to do when Deadly Animals Attack

Yesterday we looked at the world’s most deadly animals. Today, we’ll be dispelling a few myths surrounding these frightening creatures and what to do if one attacks: Should I really be sucking the venom from this snake bite? Will a well-aimed punch to the nose really save me from this shark attack?

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Monday
Nov072011

Frontier Focus: World’s Deadliest Animals

This week we have an exciting line-up for you on Into the Wild. Building up to a fascinating two-part interview with everyone’s favourite snake-wrangler, Austin Stevens, we thought we would get you in the mood with a week focusing on the planet’s most dangerous and deadly animals.

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Wednesday
Nov022011

5 Weird and Wonderful Celebrations from around the World

A look at some of the strangest festivals and celebrations from around the world, including the running of the bulls in Spain, and night of the radishes in Mexico.

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Monday
Oct312011

Celebrations Around the World: Halloween

Ever wondered how they celebrate Halloween in Mexico? Or where this strange tradition came from? Find out here.

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Thursday
Oct272011

Top 10 Backpacker Gadgets and Apps

Today we look at 10 of the best gadgets and apps for the tech-embracing traveller putting the IT back into ‘getting away from it all’.

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Tuesday
Oct182011

VOLUNTEER INTERVIEW: NATALIE BARRETT – ARGENTINA LEARN SPANISH AND COMMUNITY PROJECT IN BUENOS AIRES

Today we speak to a future Frontier volunteer, Natalie Barrett, to discover what she is anticipating on her upcoming trip to Buenos Aires.

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Thursday
Oct132011

INTERNSHIPS ABROAD - VETERINARY/ANIMAL CARE

With veterinary being one of the most competitive careers to get into, going on a Frontier internship or wildlife-orientated project is a fantastic way to stand out from the competition.

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Wednesday
Oct122011

National Park Profile: Crater Lake National Park

In the latest instalment of our National Park Profile feature, today we speak to William Brock from Crater Lake National Park in Oregon, U.S.A.

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