Blogging from the Wild

Meet the Locals - Hong My

The extraordinary Nguyen Hong My is one of the many special characters you can meet with Wild Frontiers in South East Asia. For Hong My went from being a student to becoming one of Vietnam’s first fighter pilots in the Vietnam War. We met up with Hong recently and he told us a little bit about his extraordinary life.

Meet the Locals - Manuel Choqque

Meet Manuel Choqque, the 'Potato Whisperer' from Peru, who after his studies, went on to create over 70 potato hybrids...

What Is Egypt Known For

  • 19th November 2019

When thinking of Egypt, your thoughts might easily walk like an Egyptian straight to the sandy entrance of a pyramid.

Best Things to do in Armenia

Located in the heart of the Caucasus, this beautiful mountainous land is yet to be touched by mainstream tourism. Whilst its neighbouring countries, Georgia and Azerbaijan grow in popularity, Amerian stayed quiet, but maybe not for long. Here we look at the best things to do in Armenia.

Music and Travel Quiz

  • 15th November 2019

Coldplay are launching their new album on November 22 in Amman, by playing the album back to back live in two concerts in the Jordanian capital, to be streamed on YouTube. The band apparently “chose Jordan for its natural beauty and historical and cultural significance”. This got us thinking about other musicians who had been inspired by some of the world’s wonderful places. We’ve put together a quiz, so step this way and test your musical and travel knowledge…

How Expensive is Colombia to Travel?

Are you curious about how expensive Colombia is to travel? We've put together a guide for you to understand the prices in Colombia so you can plan your trip.

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 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.

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.

Book of the Month: Wild Women

  • 23rd July 2019

July's book of the month is Wild Women, a compendium of travel tales curated by Mariella Frostrup.

What Does An Ethiopia Travel Itinerary Look Like?

Unsure what an Ethiopian trip entails? Here's what an Ethiopia travel itinerary looks like with some of the scenic highlights that you can expect to see. We are highlighting these 6 scenic areas:

Walking Holidays in Africa

  • 26th June 2019

Africa is a destination that will exceed your expectations for trekking & hiking holidays. Here are our picks for the best walking holidays in Africa.

Best Trekking Holidays in the World

  • 13th June 2019

Scenery, people, wildlife are entirely more accessible when you’re on foot, and each of these 5 incredible walking tours by Wild Frontiers gives you a complete trekking, sightseeing, and accommodation package.

Why You Need To Visit The Silk Road

The 'Stans of Central Asia' have an allure like no other place in this world. For most people these countries are rarely thought about and even more rarely traveled to. Which is why we are here to tell you that the Silk Road, specifically the area through Central Asia should be at the top of everyon…

What Does a Mongolia Trip Itinerary Look Like?

  • 24th May 2019

Unsure what a Mongolia trip entails? Here's what a Mongolia trip itinerary looks like with some scenic highlights you can expect from this remote nation.

What To Eat in Mongolia

  • 24th May 2019

Traditional Mongolian meals are hearty, highly calorific and heavily meat and dairy-based. Animals (mutton, beef and goat) are the main source of sustenance for Mongolians, so meat, fat, milk, cheese and cream feature highly in dishes.

The First Ever Streetchild Cricket World Cup

  • 8th May 2019

Yesterday teams from around the world took part in the finals of the Streetchild World Cup at Lords Cricket Ground, London. Wild Frontiers was delighted to support our friends and charity partners the Hope Foundation in bringing a team from North India to the UK for the tournament.

Georgian Street Food

  • 26th April 2019

The rich cuisine of Georgia is one of the best-kept secrets in the world. The dishes are hearty, flavorful and draw from the varied cultural influences from Greece, Rome, Persia and Turkey that have shaped the history of this European gem.

Armenia and Georgia Tours

  • 19th April 2019

Georgia and Armenia have often been overlooked as travel destinations. This makes traveling through the Caucasus Region and uncovering legendary landscapes, ancient churches, and military outposts, a very rich experience.

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