Blogging from the Wild

Blue IS the Warmest Colour: Blue Monday, the Most Depressing Day of the Year

  • 21st January 2019

Blue Monday is upon us. Of course, January couldn’t be a more fitting month to house the most depressing day of the year, but it got us thinking. Surely one, unassuming day of the year can’t be burdened with a title such as the ‘most depressing day of the year’. Rather sets you up for failure, does it not?

Pakistan: North vs South

Pakistan is one of those countries that receive very bad press in the West, and yet I have to say, having visited the country twice, both the north and south, I have been met with nothing but kindness and hospitality by the people, and never felt anything other than a warm welcome.

Just back from Bali…

Southeast Asia expert April Cole has just got back from sunny Bali and she couldn't wait to share the highlights of her trip with us. From best of's to tips for travellers, here are some things you just won't want to miss.

Choosing The Best Antarctic & Arctic Cruises

Expedition cruising to Antarctica and the Arctic is becoming more and more popular, and with growing popularity comes the growing choice of cruise ships. The options can be overwhelming and with the high cost of cruising (you need at least £5,000 to go to Antarctica!), you want to make sure you make the right choice.

Wild Things - Gorillas in Africa’s Midst

“You’re going where?”

Best Arctic Accommodation for Viewing the Northern Lights

The Aurora Borealis is a huge draw to the Arctic region for many people and will often feature on plenty of bucket lists. This majestic natural spectacle is a once-in-a-lifetime experience, so it’s no surprise people want to make sure they have the optimum chance of seeing it.

Cartagena and the Caribbean Coast

After a lovely couple of days in Tayrona National Park, where we explored the thick rainforest and wandered on endless deserted beaches, we headed along the coast to one of the county's most special tourist highlights.

Where to Visit in 2019

  • 4th January 2019

We take a look at the best places to visit in 2019 for every month of the year, to help you get the most out of your trip.

In Colombia’s Coffee Region

Colombia is the third largest producer of coffee in the world, sitting just behind Brazil and Vietnam. However, if you are talking quality rather than quantity, most people here will tell you Colombia is number one.

In Bogota: First Impressions of Colombia

Arriving into a country for the first time is always exciting, carrying as it does an air of expectation, and entering Colombia was no different.

Alternatives to Cruising in Svalbard - Land Experiences

Svalbard, as you may know, is most commonly associated with polar bears and expedition cruising, which is undoubtedly the best way to see polar bears during the summer months. But, this inevitably means most tourists rarely venture out of Longyearbyen, where the cruise ships depart.

What Does a Silk Road Itinerary Look Like?

We put together a Silk Road Itinerary to help you visualize what it's like to travel along the silk road and the things you can expect to experience.

India – A First Timer’s View

As someone who hasn't visited the Indian Subcontinent at all during my travels, I thought the best place to start and explore this vast and varied continent was at the largest country in the region, India.

Sufism & Southern Pakistan

Wild Frontiers' Jane explores the influence of Sufism in Pakistan following her recent visit on our Southern Pakistan tour.

Two Feet

Two Feet. It’s not far. The distance between your eyes and the screen you’re reading this is probably less. Two feet or 610mm is the distance between the rails, that is the gauge, of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, also known as the DHR.

Just Back From... Indonesia

Southeast Asia specialist Nathan discusses his recent recce to Indonesia, a destination very close to his heart.

Timur and Uzbekistan

After his recent trip to Uzbekistan, Josh takes a look at Timur, their national hero and a 14th century warlord who conquered much of Asia.

Making an Impact in the Congo – Pole Pole Founder's Feedback

As part of our Gorillas in Africa’s Midst tour to Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo, a group of seven Wild Frontiers clients, and their tour leader Jez visited the Pole Pole Foundation in November. There they met with its Founder and gorilla conservationist, John Kahekwa.

Wild Frontiers Staff Recognized for Travel Expertise

  • 19th December 2018

Recognized by Condé Nast Traveler, Travel & Leisure, and the Wendy Perrin WOW list… at Wild Frontiers, we're proud to have so many recognized travel planning experts.

Join Wild Frontiers as we tour the U.S. Travel Show circuit

  • 13th December 2018

Join Wild Frontiers as we take a break from the Silk Road, South America and Southeast Asia and spend some time traveling around the U.S. for three great travel shows in Chicago, New York City and Los Angeles in early 2019.

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