Entries in thailand (17)

Thursday
Nov122015

The Slow Loris Trade

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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Wednesday
Sep302015

Quiz: Where should you Volunteer in 2016?

Thinking about volunteering next year, but stuck for ideas? Take our quiz and find out where you should be heading!

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Monday
Jun162014

Volunteer photo of the week: Ellen Mackenzie

This stunning shot of Angkor Wat captures a serene moment at dawn perfectly. Well done to South East Asia Ethical Adventure Trail volunteer Ellen Mackenzie for winning this week’s volunteer photo of the week.

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Thursday
Feb062014

Must See Festivals with a Difference

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.

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Tuesday
Jan282014

Top 5 Backpacker Dive Sites

It’s not just what’s on the surface that counts when you're travelling.  From incredible corals to sharp-toothed monsters, there is a whole other world to experience below sea-level.

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Monday
Jan202014

Volunteer Photo of the Week: Kerri Onotera

This incredible underwater shot was taken on a dive in Koh Tao, Thailand, by volunteer Kerri Onotera, whilst taking part in our South East Asia Ethical Adventure Trail.

 

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Wednesday
Dec042013

Mini guide to thailand’s islands

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.

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Tuesday
May282013

Volunteer photo of the week: Amy Morrow

Amy volunteered on Frontier's Thailand Elephant Sanctuary project and took this fantastic shot whilst enjoying the Thai nightlife in her free time.

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Wednesday
Apr032013

The best places to dive around the world

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.

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Thursday
Mar212013

Thai buddhist leaders pray for elephants

Thai Buddhist leaders prayed for poached elephants and call for an end to the use and trade of ivory.

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Monday
Feb112013

Volunteer photo of the week: Danielle Watts

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.

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Thursday
Feb072013

Learn to scuba dive in Thailand

Frontier is pleased to announce a new opportunity for volunteers to learn to dive on the famous island of Koh Tao, situated in the tropical waters of the Gulf of Thailand with the Thailand Learn to Scuba Dive project.

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Thursday
Jan242013

Top cultural festivals to see around the world

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.

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Wednesday
Jan162013