Blogging from the Wild

Celebrating Holi Festival in India – Why and Where?

The Spring festival of Holi, a religious Hindu celebration originating in India, is becoming a popular event around the world, thanks in part to the Indian diaspora. But why is it such a huge festival? And where is the best place to celebrate it?

International Women's Day: The Amazing Women who are Changing the World

  • 8th March 2019

It’s International Women’s Day, and while here at Wild Frontiers we believe we should celebrate women every single day of the year, but sadly, this isn’t always the case.

Alternative Pancakes for Shrove Tuesday

  • 5th March 2019

Are you tired of the standard flip it and drop it, squeeze of lemon, dusting of sugar pancakes to mark your pre-lent celebrations? This Shrove Tuesday, treat yourself to something a little more exotic while keeping that pancake-passion alive.

Book of the Month: The Famished Road

The Famished Road, by Nigerian writer Ben Okri, explores poverty in an unspecified African city, the community's relationship with the spiritual world and the effects of post-colonialism and capitalism.

Six of the Best Rare Animal Sightings

  • 4th March 2019

When it comes to rare animal encounters, all you need is to be in the right place at the right time and a little bit of luck never hurts. We've summed up the best rare animal sightings we've had here at Wild Frontiers in honour of World Wildlife Day.

An Insider's City Guide to Old Delhi

Local resident, Riya Sarkar shares with us her insider secrets of how to navigate the frenetic city of old Delhi. Whether you're a first-timer or a frequent visitor, there's nothing like the recommendation of a native Delhiite to sink your teeth into this culturally fascinating and historically rich city.

Six of the Most Unusual Dishes from Around the World

  • 21st February 2019

Far be it for us to judge the ‘unusual-ness’ of a dish as a country that eats black pudding, haggis and jellied eels. Honestly, how could we?

Building a Future for the Children of Gendit, Ethiopia

For most of us travelling is, at the very least, thought-provoking and inspiring, but for some, it can be the catapult that sets them on an unexpected path.

Guide and Seek: Tulga, our Man in Mongolia

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.

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?

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.

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.

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