The Caucasus...a region of amazing cheesy breads, spectacularly located mountain-top monasteries, valleys carpeted with wildflowers and friendly homestays. But just how well do you know this area sandwiched between the Black and Caspian Seas and made up of Russia, Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia? Take our quiz and find out whether you're confused by the Caucasus or a Georgia genius.
Here at Wild Frontiers HQ, we were lucky to receive a visit from our friend and local guide in Mongolia, Tulga, who happened to be in London ahead of the Travel and Destinations Show and stopped by for a chat.
If you speak to anyone who has been to Kyrgyzstan they will probably tell you that it's one of their favourite places in the world. Exactly why this is, can be quite difficult to narrow down but I've managed to whittle it down to the five below...
It’s a big year for films. Particularly because it’s throwing us back to the early 90’s with the likes of a live-action adaptation of Aladdin hitting screens in May, followed by The Lion King in July. This got us here at the Wild Frontiers about films that have inspired us to travel.
A Monday in the Wahiba Sands of Oman is probably the best Monday you will have. After breaking our first night wild camping, shaking the dew from the tent we packed up and headed to the coast over miles and miles of dunes...
Loi Krathong is one of the most well-known Festivals in Southeast Asia and has been documented everywhere from National Geographic to Instagram many times over. It had long been on my wish-list and last November, I was lucky enough to be in Chiang Mai to see Loi Krathong for myself.
Siem Reap’s old French quarter is on its way to becoming one of the city’s fastest growing districts. Now known as Kandal Village, it's home to newly opened shops, cafes and eateries expanding the idea of what it means to be downtown Siem Reap.
The travel world can be full of confusing insider lingo that’s difficult for ordinary people to understand. Two questions we get asked quite often are, what’s the difference between a Tour Operator and a Ground Operator? And, why would a traveler want to work with a Tour Operator vs. a Ground Operator?
Bangkok is such a large metropolitan hub that it has two major airports – Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) and Don Mueang International Airport (DMK). Most International flights (and many domestic flights) arrive into Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK), so we’ve focused this blog on helpful hints for this particular airport:
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?