Entries in #explore (25)

Wednesday
Dec062017

2 Weeks in  Tenerife

I  have grown up near the seaside and lived near the sea all my life. Having a full-time  job as a scientist in human genetics, I try to do my best to spend my free time either by sailing trips or by diving.

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Thursday
Nov162017

Eco-Tourism

Dolphin and Whale watching are highly popular tourist activities in Tenerife, but did you know that there are both national and international laws to govern how these activities should be conducted?

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Wednesday
Nov012017

Finding a new home away from  home

Have you ever seen a blindfolded woman climb into a horse drawn carriage?

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Wednesday
Oct182017

6 Important Tips For The Tenerife  Heat

When working and spending free time in Tenerife it’s very important to be aware of the intense insolation over here. Even on cloudy days or when temperatures aren’t as high as usual, the sun is still very powerful and can cause sunburns or heat strokes if you’re not taking care of yourself.

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Wednesday
Oct042017

From Volunteer to Staff  Member

I first joined Frontier as a volunteer in early October 2016. At the time I was studying Exotic Animal Management and was required to complete 300 hours of work experience in an animal based sector, and I tell you what, the 133 hours I gained from frontier was some of the best life experience I have ever had.

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Thursday
Sep212017

8 Essential Travel  Items

Who doesn’t know this problem: You’ve got lots of stuff that you want to take with you on your next trip, but only limited space in your suitcase. When it comes to deciding what to bring and what to leave at home, the following list of essential items might help you with your decision.

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Wednesday
Aug302017

Island of  Variety

It's no wonder Tenerife is one of the most popular destinations for European tourists: 350 days of sun and a subtropical climate are the reasons that the largest of the Canary Islands is also called the “Island of Eternal Spring“.

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Tuesday
Aug222017

My Time In  Tenerife

To be honest, I had never heard of Tenerife or the Canary Islands before coming here with Frontier. Being from Australia, it is not a regular holiday destination, but after finishing my studies in Zoology and Ecology, I decided it was a perfect place to gain more research experience. So, I made the 35-hour trip over in May for 3 weeks.

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Thursday
Aug172017

The First Time I Rode The Ocean  Waves

Waves crashing could be heard from a distance as we carried our surfboards across the sandy beach of El Medano. We stopped midway along the beach where the white foam of waves could be seen forming from the horizon

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Wednesday
May312017

The Atlantic Spotted  Dolphins

Three times I’ve seen Spotted dolphins in the last two weeks. In the stretch of water between La Gomera and Tenerife there is a huge group of over 100 individuals who have paused here whilst on their migration from the Bay of Biscay and the Bahamas to equatorial waters and back.

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