After spending of her life in the rat race, Ferne wanted a change of scenary and to get out into the wild. In addition, the timing of Ferne’s trip meant that she spent Christmas far away from home in the middle of a Costa Rican jungle! Ho ho ho!
Entries in conservation (51)
Having never been to Central America before, Frontier's Ethical Adventure Trail in the region was the perfect opportunity for Sophie to experience whole new cultures, food and landscapes for 10 whole weeks!
Amanda was a Zoo Assistant in Thailand for two weeks this summer and took care of some of the animals at the park. During her experience she encountered a lot of animals and looked after them, and she has plans of going back!
For someone interested in Marine Wildlife and hoping to further her education along the way, the Tenerife Whale and Dolphin Conservation project was perfect for Kat's week long volunteering project.
With a passion for the ocean, Gina travelled to Madagascar to take part on our Marine Conservation and Diving Project hoping to learn much more about marine life. She left with a sense of accomplishment – and some sore legs!
Alison was looking to experience as much as possible during her time away, and the Tanzania project certainly delivered. From cataloguing birds in the jungle to teaching in the local village, Alison really made the most of her time away and is already planning her next adventure.
Jamie spent a week in Tenerife on our whale and dolphin conservation project to gain some practical knowledge of conservation techniques and marine animals – perfect for a wildlife conservation student! A week goes by very quickly… and although she had a unique experience, she would like to go back and stay longer.
Kirsty saw this Sri Lankan project as a perfect combination of her love for Elephants and desire to travel in Asia. She completely adored her time away and was enchanted by the different culture and lifestyle. The work she completed whilst away was totally worthwhile and she is already planning to volunteer again!
Lauren went to Madagascar hoping to see some of the country’s wildlife up close and experiencing new ways of learning. Once she got to the camp, she has been on a number of wildlife walks but has enjoyed meeting the locals.
Polly wanted to gain hands-on experience of working with a variety of exotic animals, as well as experiencing life away from home for the first time—and certainly found trying to sleep with the sound of jackals and lions in the background a new experience!