Entries in travel (331)

Thursday
Apr262018

Into The Wild Wins Best Travel Blog  2018

Last Friday, three members of the online content team here at Frontier attended the 2018 UK Blog Awards ceremony after our blog, Into the Wild, was nominated for prizes in two categories – Travel and Green & Eco.

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Wednesday
Apr252018

Curbing your carbon footprint during festival  season

Summer is fast approaching and people around the world are going the extra mile, be that sculpting their summer bodies or saving up their cash for the ultimate summer blowout. Festival season is just around the corner.

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Wednesday
Apr112018

Meet Bob Gilbert, Author Of The Green London Way - A Guide That Teaches Us To Appreciate Urban  Walking

Image adapted from original by donchili“Our concern for the environment and for what we are doing to it should stem not from a sense of guilt or from fear, but from a positive celebration of the world around us and a joy in it”

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Monday
Apr092018

Fairytales About Animals From Five  Continents

Image adapted from original by Dawn HudsonThe role of fairytales is much greater than being children’s bedtime stories. Traditional tales and legends are important cultural artifacts that can reveal interesting information about ways of thinking and living in various societies.

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Wednesday
Apr042018

How Public Perceptions Of Hostels Have  Changed

Image adapted from original by Oh-Barcelona.com‘Youth hostels’ have always existed since 1912 playing second fiddle to hotels due to their lack of luxuries. Although they struggled to appeal to the masses hostels have always been popular among backpackers because of their cheap, no hassle accommodation.

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Tuesday
Apr032018

5 Top Locations for Freshwater Diving 

Pexels | Tom FiskThe ocean isn’t the only place where you can scuba dive. Diving in lakes, rivers or even caves is an exciting way to explore different underwater worlds. These locations offer crystal clear waters and unique, mind blowing experiences. If you’re interested in diving, these freshwater sites are a must-see. 

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Wednesday
Mar282018

Three Courageous Women And Their Incredible  Journeys

Flickr | Francesco PasqualettiThe movie industry realizes the current demand for strong female characters. Therefore, several motion pictures have brushed up memoirs of women that have undergone incredible adventurous journeys.

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Tuesday
Mar202018

Pack Your Luggage As A  Minimalist

Flickr | lila510If you want to get the cheapest flights or hitchhike across the continent, then minimising the quantity your travel belongings is necessary. After a while of carrying the rucksack, you will feel every extra gram on your back.

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Wednesday
Mar142018

Melissa Hie: The girl that eats the  world

Flickr | insatiablemunchMelissa Hie’s Instagram account will catch your eye at the first sight. Her food photos, full of colour, capture the unique culture and atmosphere of the place.

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Monday
Mar122018

Top 5 Extraordinary Hobbies around the  World

Flickr | Christian ReuschWith supermarkets on every corner, picking mushrooms in the forest or making pelmeni from scratch isn’t necessary anymore. However, these activities are deeply embedded in cultures and have become a great way to spend leisure time and gather with family and friends.

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Thursday
Feb222018

The Advantages Of Slow  Travelling

Flickr | Iñaki Pérez de AlbénizIf you want to make the most of your holidays, meet a new culture and collect remarkable stories, you might find interesting the concept of slow travelling. It’s less comfortable, it takes more time and you won’t take as many sightseeing pics for Instagram as mainstream tourists.

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Thursday
Feb152018

City Profile:  Hanoi

Flickr | Sam SherrattVietnam has been plagued by the memory of the Vietnam War. Its most famous city, Saigon, became so well known due to its pivotal role in the war and being the centre of the French colonial IndoChina era. It has been hard to establish itself as one of the places to visit in South East Asia. In fact, none of its cities feature in the top 30 South East Asian destinations, yet it has so many unique experiences on offer, especially in Hanoi.

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Wednesday
Feb142018

Books that Inspire an Eco-Friendly  Lifestyle

Flickr | PRORosmarie VoegtlEco-friendly lifestyle brings many new obstacles to daily routines. From struggles with homemade natural cosmetic to arguments with a family about the necessity of recycling or long minutes wasted with searching for the palm oil in the endless ingredients lists. Many bloggers provide great tips on what to do, however, the motivation to change is far more important.

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Thursday
Feb082018

Under the Radar Places to  Visit

Flickr | Roger NelsonWhen planning a trip, people often look up the most popular spots to visit before going. We all rely on reviews, which usually highlight main landmarks or attractions. Visiting common tourist places and ticking them off your bucket list is great, but it sometimes means there are so many missed opportunities to explore the hidden gems.

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Monday
Feb052018

Top 5  Megacities

Flickr | Alexander BaxevanisA megacity is a metropolitan area with a population more than 10 million people. Believe it or not, we are seeing more and more megacities throughout the years; as of 2017, there are 47 in existence and this number is expected to rise! Here are the top 5 megacities in the world.

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