We know about Dancing Bears and tigers or lions needing rescue from circuses, stories of large reptiles wrongly being held in small terrariums and overbred animals – but what about the Slow Loris? Do you know that millions of people have watched a video of this primate being tortured? Maybe you have too, ignorant of what you were seeing.
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One of the great things about taking a gap year is being exposed to new cultures and traditions. It opens your mind. So whilst watching bands at a festival in a muddy field might be your ultimate idea of fun, it is illuminating to expose yourself to all the other types of cool and very different festivals that the world has to offer.
Thailand's islands are some of the most visited on the planet; there is only one reason for this - Thailand’s coastline is the definition of paradise. Wherever you look Thailand is bathed in stunning panoramic views. Wherever you go there are palm trees, sand and beautiful clear blue waters.
The ocean covers roughly 70% of the world’s surface and offers almost limitless opportunities to explore a completely alien environment. Discover intricate marine ecosystems and wonder at the myriad of underwater species you’ll encounter when you learn to dive.
This urban delight comes from Danielle Watts who's currently taking part in Frontier's South East Asia Ethical Adventure Trail, combining the backpacking delights of Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam with volunteering. If you think Danielle's photo deserves this month's Volunteer Photo of the Month crown get ready to head over to the Frontier Official Facebook page at the end of February to vote.
Travelling during the holiday period or over a time of celebration can be a difficult, with more demand for accomodation and special holiday times for transport, but also a fantastic and unique experience.