Entries in #gapyear (78)

Wednesday
Jan072015

Into the wild meets: Travel photographers Andrew & Emily 

Emily and Andrew decided to leave their rainy London life behind to grab their cameras and hit the road. Since then, they have been travelling, taking photos, and writing all about it on their website. City reviews, foodie blog, inspirational quotes, it is a treasure trove for anyone wanting to feed their wanderlust. 

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Tuesday
Jan062015

Travelling on your own: Daunting or freeing?

You’ve been talking about it for weeks, maybe months: you want to travel. You’ve pestered friends and family but no one seems quite committed enough to accompany you, so you have to make a decision. To travel alone, or not travel at all?

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Wednesday
Dec032014

8 funny ways to document your travel experience

You’ve finally made it, your savings account is booming with cash and wherever you turn the smell of freedom seems to follow. In other words: you are going travelling. The question is how you are going to document the great experiences ahead? How will you remember those great months of your life and tell the world about your ups and downs? Let’s take a look at some unusual ways of doing it.  

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Friday
Nov212014

On a budget? 4 cheap destinations to visit in 2015

It doesn’t matter where in the world you live. Some destinations are just cheaper and more extraordinary than others. In this comprehensive guide Frontier aims to deliver the best travel destination guide for those without tons of gold coins in their bank box who get their daily dose of energy from dreams rather than a pay check.  

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Tuesday
Nov112014

The 10 most remote travel destinations on earth

Do you fancy going to places that most people overlook? This travel guide is for those wishing to experience some truly remote destinations, places other travellers often skip as they make their way around the world. A little hint: You might need a warm jacket for many of these adventurous destinations, but don’t let it put you down.

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Monday
Nov102014

Democracy in the Animal Kingdom: Does it exist?

Democracy is a big deal for human-beings these days, but have you ever considered how other animals build up their societies? Most people picture the wilderness as a place where only the strongest survive, a place in which raw power means more than wisdom – but is this really true? In fact human-being are not so different to other animals.

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Friday
Nov072014

work experience abroad: does it ever beat a degree? 

The summer is over and while all your friends have gone off to university with the promise of having the time of their lives, you are now working, taking a gap year or suffering from general confusing about what to do with your life – or maybe you are still at school wanting to escape from the academic world with frequent day dreams about life outside the classroom.

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Friday
Oct312014

Halloween international

Halloween as it is today in western culture is a widely celebrated and popular holiday. Its varying forms and historic origins differ from continent to continent from such festivals as the Chinese Hungry Ghost Festival and Spanish speaking countries’ El Dia de los Meurtos.

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Friday
Oct242014

10 modes of transportation that are anything but boring  

Travelling is fun. Travelling in a bizarre way you’ve never done before is even more fun! If you want to make the most of your journey why not travel in style on some of these awesome, whacky and downright crazy ways to get around abroad!

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Tuesday
Oct212014

Gestures to avoid using abroad

When we don’t speak the local language, most travellers rely on gestures to express ourselves in a foreign country. These can be particularly helpful when you have lost your phrasebook and urgently need to communicate something to a local.

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Friday
Oct102014

Can you be a predator and a peacemaker at the same time?

Today Nobel’s peace prize was awarded, a glorious trophy previously given to people like Gandhi and Nielson Mandela – and now Indian Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistani Malala Yousafzay get to join their ranks.

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Friday
Oct102014

A journey of discovery: part 3

Welcome back. And welcome to the next stage of your adventure. Last week we sailed the Tasman Sea, hitched a ride on an iceberg, came as close to the surface of the moon as almost anyone has and looked in to an abyss. 

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Thursday
Oct092014

Can climate change threaten the Emperors’ way of life?

Emperor penguins are perhaps amongst the coolest, most awesome and charismatic animals living on the planet today. They are majestic and regal.

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Wednesday
Oct082014

Responsible tourism: Animal welfare part 1

Last week Frontier looked into what it means to be a responsible tourist and why someone should consider their trip from an environmental perspective, and try to ensure what they do abroad and how they get there is sustainable.

 

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Friday
Sep262014

A journey of discovery: part 1

Welcome reader. Today you will begin a most epic journey, a journey that will take you far across the world you thought you knew to places mysterious and otherworldly.

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