Blogging from the Wild

How to prepare for a walking holiday

There's more to preparing for a walking holiday than just having a good pair of boots! Find out what else you should do to prepare for your trek.

Hiking in northern Albania

There are plenty of offbeat destinations in Europe that haven't succumbed to overtourism, and what better way to discover them than by foot? Phoebe from our Client Support team tells us all about her hiking tour in northern Albania.

Cave Dwelling in Vardzia

On a recent Myths and Mountains Georgia Tour, Tour Leader Ryan explores the mysterious caves of Vardzia.

Myths, Mountains...and Wine

Our new tour leader Ryan tells us about his Georgian adventures full of myths, mountains and plenty of wine!

A Little Taste of Georgia

One of the many, many reasons why Georgia is so popular here at the Wild Frontiers office, and indeed with our clients, is the food. Carla Capalbo, award-winning food and wine writer and photographer, shares with us a recipe from her book Tasting Georgia.

How to travel the Caucasus

The Caucasus is one of the hottest travel destinations in the world right now. Here we tell you a little bit more about the region, answering questions about how to obtain visas, when to go and which areas to visit.

How well do you know the Caucasus? Take our quiz and find out!

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.

Q&A: Walking in Georgia's Svaneti Region

Located high up in the Caucasus, Svaneti is one of the most remote regions in Europe which has enabled it to maintain a direct link with its long history. WF's Meike talks us through her experiences of this beautiful place.

Just Back From... Georgia

Meike has recently returned from walking in the breathtaking scenery of the Svaneti mountains, one of Georgia's least visited regions.

Riding in the Caucasus

While leading our Ride the Caucasus tour, Carly describes her time in the pristine landscapes and the hospitality of the locals.

Escaping to Rural Macedonia on Foot

Marc recently visited Macedonia on a recce trip and describes his visit to the town of Galicnik, which only has two permanent residents, and his walk through the area's stunning scenery.

17 Photos That Show Why Georgia is Europe's Hottest Destination in 2018

A selection of 17 amazing photos of Georgia - Europe's hottest travel destination in 2018.

Walking in Northern Albania

Tour Leader Max Wood discusses his recent recce trip to the Accursed Mountains in Northern Albania - from unpredictable weather to stunning views.

Book of the Month: Tasting Georgia

Carla Capalbo’s Tasting Georgia recently won the Guild of Food Writers Food & Travel Award for best food book Tasting Georgia. We thought it was time we reviewed the book.

Just Back From... Siberia

Anna has recently returned from a recce in the wild Altai Mountains of Siberia, a land of stunning natural beauty and ancient traditions. She talks us through some of her highlights including a chance encounter with an animal that many scientists and local believed was extinct, or even mythical.

Just Back From... Georgia

Natalie has recently returned from her trip to Georgia, where she avoided the tourists and headed out into the scenic beauty of the country's mountains and hills. Here she talks about her favourite experiences, views and moments.

Rare Bear Discovered in Siberia

Wild Frontiers is used to exploring wilderness areas. The UK travel company specialises in off the beaten track holidays, from the mountains of Afghanistan to the deserts of Sudan. Yet even they were startled when on one of their wildest recces yet; the discovery of a bear in Siberia, long thought extinct.

Tasting Georgia Wins Award

We are delighted that Carla Capalbo won the prestigious Guild of Food Writers Food and Travel Award 2018 for her book Tasting Georgia on Monday evening.

A to Z of the Silk Road

The Silk Road was one of the world’s most important trade routes, traversing deserts, mountains and plains from China to Constantinople with branches down to India, the Middle East and North Africa. More than just goods, the Silk Road transported religion, culture and ideas between east and west. In our A to Z we take a look at some of the key people, places and events in the history of the Silk Road.

Top Five Places to Visit on the Silk Road

Interest in the Silk Road is growing rapidly, with travellers intrigued by the ancient routes which saw the exchange of goods, religion and ideas between east and west. The routes cover such vast areas that it can be difficult to decide where to visit, so we’ve put together a list of the top five places to see on the Silk Road, from cultural hotspots to incredible landscapes.

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