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5 reasons to spend this holiday season in Southeast Asia

Looking for a Christmas with a difference? Here are five reasons you should spend the holiday season in Southeast Asia.

The Palmyra Hotel, Baalbek

Baalbek’s Palmyra Hotel is a time warp with a history almost as rich as the Roman site of Baalbek itself. The hotel was originally established by a Greek businessman in 1874. He recognised the appeal of the stunning ruins, which sit just across the road, long before the site was first excavated in 1884. Since then, the Palmyra Hotel has seen two world wars and a brutal fifteen-year-long civil war.  Amazingly though, it has never closed its doors for a single day.

The Good Soldier

On our recent Ukraine and Moldova tour, Peter Heywood scoured Lviv's Old Town looking for 'The Good Soldier Svejk'...

The 8 Best Places To Visit in Jordan

With numerous fascinating UNESCO World Heritage Sites to visit, incredible food to sample and heaps of amazing culture to get to grips with, there has never been a better time to visit Jordan. Here at Wild Frontiers, we have highlighted the best place to visit in Jordan.

The Best Places to Visit in Pakistan

Since the birth of Wild Froniters,we have travelled to the furthest regions of Pakistan in search of new adventures and experiences. From those numerous travels, we have pulled together what we think are the best places to visit in Pakistan

What Does an Oman Travel Itinerary Look Like?

If rugged 4WD desert treks, ancient spice cities, nomadic Bedouins and wild camping under the stars appeal to you, then you’ll love the vast desert scapes in Oman.

The Road to Moscow

Before joining our Ukraine and Moldova tour, frequent Wild Frontiers traveller Peter Heywood went big taking the road to Moscow...

The Megaliths of Baalbeck

  • 11th September 2019

Just a mile to the south of Baalbeck lies a quarry from which many of the megaliths used in the building of the Roman site were carved. The size of these megaliths is mind-blowing, with one reckoned to tbe the biggest carved stone in the world. Yet the site was until recently in disrepair until the efforts of one man...

Best things to see and do in Lebanon

With the launch of our destination of Lebanon, we look at the best things to see and do in this Middle Eastern gem.

Revolution through Photography - Roberto Salas Interview

Iconic photos of iconic leaders. Pictures that shaped generations. The images of photographer Roberto Salas include many Cuba classics that will never be matched. Having seen his work in books, magazines and on the internet for years, I was very excited to speak with him.

Where was Roma Filmed?

Latin American expert Richard talks about a new tour which takes in Mexico City (where Roma was set and filmed), and offers a glimpse into the life of indigenous communities in Oaxaca, the most diverse of Mexico’s 32 states.

Demining Cambodia, one rat at a time

Meet the "Hero Rats" that are helping to demine Cambodia's landscape by 2025.

The Underground Wine of Bulgaria

Tour leader Spike enjoys some wine fit for a Prime Minister on the Epic Landscapes of Ancient Thrace tour.

What to eat in China

Knowing where to start your culinary journey in China is easier said than done. Luckily, Travel Consultant Alice has some handy tips to make getting your real Chinese food fix a doddle.

Just back from...Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan

After Natalie's recent recce trip to Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan, she tells us all about her highlights.

Here’s What a Guatemala Travel Itinerary Looks Like

  • 14th August 2019

If you're planning a trip to Guatemala and want to understand what a Guatemala travel itinerary looks like, we've put together an example plan for you.

How to avoid the crowds while visiting Costa Rica

Latin America expert Richard Leonardi explains how it's still possible to visit Costa Rica but avoid the crowds in this popular tourist destination.

Taking the Long View at the Lost Canyon Nature Reserve

Ecotourism in Nicaragua flourishes. In part, thanks to Lost Canyon Nature Reserve, a private conservation effort to restore tropical dry forest and support endangered species.

Is it safe to visit Nicaragua?

Nicaragua has had its fair share of turmoil in the past, but we explore if it is safe and right to visit this country in the current climate.

De-escalating Tensions above Medellin

Medellín's most notorious and dangerous area, Comuna 13, has been transformed with the help of...escalators?

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