Entries in travel (292)

Friday
Feb172012

Animal Survival: Crazy Defence Tactics

This week the Into the Wild team has been looking at some of the craziest and most entertaining animal behaviour out there. Today we’re checking out how animals get themselves out of sticky situations bringing you some of the top survival tips from the animal kingdom. So if you ever get yourself into a spot of bother, think what would the animals do?

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Thursday
Feb162012

Past Frontier Volunteers: Where Are They Now?

Frontier volunteers are a special bunch of people. Whether you've been away with us in the past, heading on a project in the future, or you're currently out there enjoying one of our many amazing trips, you've all got a story to tell. In 'Where Are They Now', we speak to past volunteers who are now involved in amazing and inspirational roles that we think you might find interesting. The question is, where will your Frontier project take you?

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Friday
Jan272012

Into the Wild Meets: Mark Wood - Walking to the Ends of the Earth for Climate Change

Mark Wood considers himself an ordinary guy, but his current situation is about as far from normal as you can get. Mark has completed part one of his attempt to be the first person in history to ski solo – unsupported and unaided, to both the South Geographic and the North Geographic Pole’s consecutively.

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Thursday
Jan262012

Happy Australia Day

Nowadays, Australia Day is all about celebrating what's great about this beautiful country, with a public holiday full of ‘barbies’ and fireworks. So we thought we’d get into the spirit of things and tell you all about our highlights from down under.

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Thursday
Jan262012

VOLUNTEER INTERVIEW: RACHAEL LAPPAGE - COSTA RICA BIG CATS, PRIMATES AND TURTLE CONSERVATION

Today we speak to future volunteer Rachael Lappage who later this year will be heading off to the ever popular Costa Rica Big Cats, Primates and Turtle Conservation project. We asked Rachael a few questions about her upcoming trip, finding out what she’s excited about, what she’s going to pack and a few other bits and pieces.

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Friday
Jan202012

Into the Wild Meets: Dave Cornthwaite

Adventurer Dave Cornthwaite is one hell of a guy. With numerous unbelievable records already to his name, Dave is 4 challenges into his life-time ambition of completing 25 separate journeys of at least 1000 miles using different non-motorised transport for each one. Along the way he’s hoping to raise £1 million for charity and ‘encourage people to look after their own little corner of the planet by thinking big, staying healthy and smiling as much as possible.’

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Thursday
Jan192012

The World's Greatest Journeys: Trains, Boats, and Bikes

As the week comes to a close, so does our feature on the world’s most amazing journeys. We’ve already looked at fantastic road trips and incredible hikes around the planet. We also profiled a few of the craziest adventures ever undertaken, some of which are so epic they haven’t even been completed yet. In today’s ‘best of the rest’ article, we consider 3 more wonderful ways to enjoy some of the most scenic areas in the world.

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Wednesday
Jan182012

World’s Greatest Journeys: By Foot

This week Into the Wild has been looking at some of the all-time greatest journeys out there for budding and seasoned travellers. Today we bring you some of the most amazing and challenging trails from around the world to inspire your next trekking adventure.

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Tuesday
Jan172012

The Most Bizarre and Epic Journeys Ever Undertaken

We’re taking you all over the world this week on Into the Wild, looking at some of the most amazing journeys and adventures out there. Today we profile several of the most adventurous, daring and incredible athletes out there, who have put their lives on the line to push the boundaries of what humans can achieve.

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Friday
Dec232011

Volunteer Stories - The Pescod Family - Costa Rica/Madagascar

Today we meet the Pescods. In July 2010, Richard Pescod and his son Jonathan went out to our Big Cats, Primates and Turtle Conservation Project in Costa Rica. With another Frontier project booked for July 2012 in Madagascar, we caught up with this jet-setting family to find out more about their experiences and what they're looking forward to.

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Wednesday
Nov162011

FRONTIER CENTRAL AMERICA FOCUS: MEXICO

México, home of strong shots of tequila and spicy chili tacos! With fascinating traditions ranging from lucha libre (a form of Mexican wrestling) to Día de Muertos (a national holiday in which families remember the deceased), the country is pervaded with a strong Hispanic culture...Read all about it with Frontier.

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Tuesday
Nov082011

Frontier Myth Buster: What (not) to do when Deadly Animals Attack

Yesterday we looked at the world’s most deadly animals. Today, we’ll be dispelling a few myths surrounding these frightening creatures and what to do if one attacks: Should I really be sucking the venom from this snake bite? Will a well-aimed punch to the nose really save me from this shark attack?

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Monday
Nov072011

Frontier Focus: World’s Deadliest Animals

This week we have an exciting line-up for you on Into the Wild. Building up to a fascinating two-part interview with everyone’s favourite snake-wrangler, Austin Stevens, we thought we would get you in the mood with a week focusing on the planet’s most dangerous and deadly animals.

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Wednesday
Nov022011

5 Weird and Wonderful Celebrations from around the World

A look at some of the strangest festivals and celebrations from around the world, including the running of the bulls in Spain, and night of the radishes in Mexico.

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Thursday
Oct272011

Top 10 Backpacker Gadgets and Apps

Today we look at 10 of the best gadgets and apps for the tech-embracing traveller putting the IT back into ‘getting away from it all’.

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