Entries in travel (320)

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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Wednesday
Nov282012

Tourism - A Necessary Evil? 

Tourism will always be seen by some as a necessary evil. If it’s given too much thought, it becomes clear that there will always be negative aspects to the travel industry. People have always wanted to visit new countries but as it becomes easier and cheaper to do so, more people are flocking to the smaller, once unknown or unreachable areas.

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Tuesday
Nov062012

Job Jealousy: Elizabeth White - Filmmaker BBC Natural History Unit

Here on Into The Wild we love to speak to people with inspiring and envy-inducing jobs linked to wildlife or travel. As a filmmaker for the BBC Natural History Unit, Elizabeth White certainly fits the bill. Having worked on the incredible Frozen Planet, we thought it would be nice to speak to her and ask her all about it...

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Monday
Oct292012

Find your Perfect Trip with the Frontier Project Selector

Frontier offers over 300 projects and placements, so deciding on your trip of a lifetime can be a tricky task. If you're struggling, why not let our project selector give you a few ideas by answering a few questions about what kind of person you are and what kind of project you're looking for. It won't give you all the answers, but hopefully it will help you narrow down your options!!

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Monday
Oct222012

Volunteer Photo of the Week

The penultimate Volunteer Photo of the Week for October comes courtesy of Jasmine Nash who volunteered with Frontier on our Costa Rica Big Cats, Primates & Turtle Conservation project. Why not check out more of Jasmine's great photos on the Frontier Costa Rica Facebook page.

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Friday
Sep142012

Plan, Pack, Explore - Travel Advice from the Foreign Commomwealth Office

You may be dreaming of the Thai beaches or Costa Rican rainforests you’ll see on your project but in reality you face a preparation nightmare!!! Don’t stress though, Into The Wild is here to bring you a breakdown of the Foreign Commonwealth Office’s latest advice on how to prepare for any trip. The key to any successful trip is planning and researching  before you go, so follow these handy tips and get set for your latest adventure!

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Wednesday
Sep122012

How to Embrace ‘Social Travel’ and Travel Smarter

We all want to find ways to make our travels cheaper, greener and more memorable – the answer could lie in social travel…Social travel is part of the rapidly expanding collaborative consumption movement – peer-to-peer sharing, lending and borrowing – that is exploding in popularity thanks to social media.

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Friday
Aug312012

How to Avoid Packing Nightmares

To some, packing is the exciting build up to your trip, for others it is nothing but a dreaded nightmare. Travelodge UK recently carried out a survey which revealed that 26% of people find packing stressful; so much so that at least this many people don’t actually pack for themselves, getting their partners or parents to do so instead.

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Wednesday
Aug292012

Volunteer of the Month (August): Trenah Stauffer - Fiji Healthcare

Congratulations to Trenah Stauffer, our August Volunteer of the Month. We asked our staff in Fiji to pick a stand-out volunteer who had gone above and beyond in their duties. Our Project Coordinator for Suva, Natasha Hope, chose Trenah for the award, a volunteer on Frontier's Fiji Healthcare Project.

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Tuesday
Aug212012

Project of the Week: Tanzania Savannah

Track some of Africa’s smaller wildlife, learn a multitude of surveying techniques, and get involved in an African bush community all on Frontier’s Tanzania Wildlife Tracking and Community Adventure.

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Tuesday
Aug212012

Into The Wild Meets: James Ketchell

Is there enough adventure in your life? James Ketchell is on a mission to inspire people to be more adventurous by setting and achieving difficult goals, as well as raising awareness for the ELIFAR Foundation. His Pushing Limits project will take him rowing across the Atlantic (again), climbing to the top of Mt Everest (again) and cycling around the world.

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Tuesday
Aug072012

1, 2, skip a few... 99, 100! How many of the World’s Top 100 places have you seen?

AbsoluteVisit.com have put together their list of Top100 places to experience in the world and the result is really quite overwhelming! From epic animal migrations to astounding natural scenery, the list’s creators, Will and Brad, have thought outside the box in an attempt create an inspiring resource for keen travellers or even just those looking to daydream.

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Thursday
Aug022012

Interview with a Pro at Frontier's Tignes Ski Instructor Course 

Frontier is launching a fantastic new Ski Instructor Course at the world famous Tignes resort in the French Alps. Today we speak to James Stewart-Hunter, an instructor at the resort, who tells us all about this amazing opportunity and why Tignes is the place to be to learn your trade as an instructor.

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Thursday
Jul122012

Top Travel Reads

Every journey has the potential to be one of self-discovery as our top travel reads show. We’ve chosen a range of classic and contemporary novels to illustrate what makes a good travel read, so whether home or abroad this summer indulge your imagination with these tales and get inspired for your own travels, spiritual or otherwise.

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Wednesday
Jun202012

Into The Wild Meets: It's on the Meter

It took 15 months of driving but the attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the longest ever taxi journey has finally been broken. Over 43,000 miles, 8,000 litres of diesel, 50 countries, four continents and 15 months later the dedicated driving enthusiasts have made a safe return to Blighty.

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