Tuesday
Jan312017

5 Tips For First Time Travellers

So, it’s your first time leaving home for a long period of time. You may be super excited or you may be a little apprehensive about the journey ahead. Either way, this trip is a big deal and will be such an amazing and fun part of your life! Here are a few tips to clear up any of those first time traveller doubts…

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Tuesday
Jan242017

Camp Friendlies

On our Costa Rica camp we have a whole host of wild and wonderful animals sharing our space. As the camp is situated just outside the Corcovado jungle, animals and insects are in abundance. Some we see rarely and others we are lucky enough to see regularly. Here are 5 cool creatures we consider our camp friends!

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Friday
Jan202017

The Life Of A Tour Guide

In the whole of the Osa Peninsula a lot of work and income revolves around tourism. Now that the rainy season is over, high season has started and tour guides are busier than ever and hostels and hotels are fully booked. So what is it like to be an actual tour guide?

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Monday
Jan162017

My First Time Seeing A Sea Turtle And Her Nest!

I’ve never seen a turtle close up before, only swimming in the sea from afar or unfortunately, in zoos. However on my very first turtle patrol with Frontier I saw a gorgeous adult female laying a batch of perfect little eggs!

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Tuesday
Jan102017

Camp Critters

When you consider living in the jungle, there is something that seems to hold most people back…the critters. But once you learn what they are and undertsand their boundaries, you can start to embrace jungle life.

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Monday
Jan092017

First Impressions

Frontier's Costa Rican jungle camp is incredibly picturesque and situated just outside the Corcovado national park. The camp is a real oasis in a chaotic and crazy jungle. However, it's perfect location for surveying wildlife and really getting a rare picture of how this jungle works. 

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Tuesday
Jan032017

Puma Gate

Costa Rica is one of the most bio-diverse places on earth and here on our project in Carate, we spend our days scouring our many trails for any signs of this incredible wildlife. It can often be a difficult task but sometimes, just sometimes, the unthinkable happens and the wildlife comes to you…

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Friday
Dec232016

Christmas Week At Camp Osita

Everyone on camp will be away from their families on Christmas – which means we had to work hard to create the ultimate Christmas feeling in the jungle!

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Friday
Dec232016

An Interview With: Assistant research Officer, Rebecca

Read this interview with Assistant Research Officer Rebecca to find out what life is like working in Costa Rica and why she chose to go there:

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Friday
Dec232016

Turtles Were Here First!

Having spent several years working with turtles I might be a bit biased but, for me, sea turtles are one of the most incredible animals there is. I don’t think I’ve ever felt more amazed and privileged than when I’m watching the intimate act of a sea turtle nesting or a hatchling taking its first steps.

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