Entries in history (8)

Thursday
Aug172017

A Brief History of  Environmentalism

Environmentalism isn’t a product of the post-War era and most certainly isn’t limited to Europe and America. Though considered a new concern, an interest in the environment existed centuries before the modern age. Read on to learn a brief history about this fascinating and consistently current theory!

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Tuesday
Aug082017

The History of  Travel

If there’s one thing that has followed humanity through our existence, it’s our need to move around and see new places. From early humans migrating away from their African homeland to gap year students leaving behind their hometowns in search of adventure, one thing is clear: we have always loved to travel.

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Monday
Mar072016

It's A Language Bridge Not A Language Barrier

Learning the language has to be the marmite of the travelling experience. Some hate it, some love it. On the one hand it can be an added stress to the organising of a trip, on the other it’s a way of getting stuck into a country.

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Monday
Feb012016

An Introduction To The Zulu

Travelling is more than just self-formation; it’s about meeting others and the different forms of exchange and interaction that ensues. What draws you to a place may be the fantastic sights, but what keeps you there, brings you back and remains forever in your memory is the people.

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Thursday
Apr172014

The Story of the Easter Egg

Decorated eggs and the consumption of their chocolate counterparts have become the overriding symbol of Easter, synonymous with the perceived role of Santa Claus during Christmas.

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Friday
Dec282012

A Frontier Look Back

It’s that time of year that everyone likes to, or at least feels the need to look back at the past twelve months. Frontier has had a busy year with plenty of new research and a variety of new projects.

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Wednesday
Dec122012

Embracing the Past

Fed up with too many gadgets to shake a stick at? Has the endless amount of technology started to drive you insane? Maybe you yearn for some good old fashioned entertainment? Whatever your reasons for escaping the modern world there are various opportunities to step back in time.

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Tuesday
Sep132011

Back to school with Frontier: Lesson Two

Yesterday, Frontier explored the cenotes of the Yucatán Peninsula in Mexico. Today we are heading south to Guatemala to explore the infamous Mayan ruins of Tikal in our second lesson of the week: History

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