Entries in travel (331)

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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Friday
Oct212011

AFRICA FOCUS: MADAGASCAR

Located hundreds of kilometres from the coast of Africa and separated from the continent by 165 million years of evolution, Madagascar is unique in its culture and biodiversity.

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Thursday
Oct202011

FRONTIER FOCUS: AFRICAN CUISINE

Continuing our African theme, today Frontier will be looking at African food. As the majority of African ingredients are grown in subsistence farms close to home, African recipes are not only easy to create, but incredibly healthy: over 90% of African food is organic. Check out some of our favourite taste-tingling recipes.

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Monday
Oct172011

AFRICA FOCUS: KENYA

In a week focusing on Africa, today we take you on a whistle-stop tour of beautiful Kenya and all it has to offer the curious traveller.

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Wednesday
Oct122011

National Park Profile: Crater Lake National Park

In the latest instalment of our National Park Profile feature, today we speak to William Brock from Crater Lake National Park in Oregon, U.S.A.

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Thursday
Oct062011

South America: Top 3’s

Three is the magic number today on the Frontier blog. In a week dedicated to the fascinating continent of South America, today we look at some of the most important aspects to consider whilst travelling in this wonderful place.

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Tuesday
Oct042011

Job Jealousy: Mauricio Ugarte-Lewis - Field Biologist in Peru

As a new feature on the Frontier blog, we will be speaking to people around the world working in areas that might induce a little employment envy. So if you’re stuck in an office, or ready for a change, these profiles could be just the inspiration you need to pursue that perfect job you’ve always dreamt of. Today we speak to Mauricio Ugarte-Lewis, a field biologist specializing in ornithology in Peru.

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