Entries in #gapyear (10)

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
Sep062017

Tenerife Hasn't Seen The Last Of  Me

My expectations of Tenerife were far exceeded when I arrived, there's always something different to see in every direction, from picture perfect mountain peaks, rustic villages, tall rigorous cliffs and of course, the open blue sea that surrounds you!

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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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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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Tuesday
May162017

Tenerife - Reconnect With  Nature

“Keep close to nature’s heart…and break clear away, once in a while, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean” - John Muir

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Wednesday
Apr192017

Catching Some  Waves

Surfing is truly one of the most enjoyable things you can do on the water. Everyone's been doing a lot of surfing recently last week because there were good waves for slightly more experienced surfers and this week because the conditions were perfect for beginners.

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Wednesday
Mar222017

You Won't Be Disappointed, Trust  Me

Having applied to volunteer for a project involving sighting and recording scientific data on wild whale and dolphin populations in the vast open Atlantic Ocean, my expectations before coming where; I might see something in the space of two weeks, maybe a single pod of dolphins or a few whales if I’m lucky but I found myself constantly surprised with each boat expedition.

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Wednesday
Aug032016

Top 5 Foods Of The Frontier House 

What is your favourite dish? Mac and cheese, omelette, a Sunday roast? Now imagine trying to cook this for 35 people, in a normal sized kitchen.

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