Blogging from the Wild

Algerian Colours

Tour leader Paul Rock shows off the magnificent colours of Algeria - from deserts to sunsets - on his recent tour.

Just Back From...Iran

After her recent trip to Iran, Clem fills us in on all her best bits.

Djemila: Algeria's Ancient Roman City

Wild Frontiers Tour Leader Carly explores one of the finest ancient sites in North Africa.

Women in Iran's Travel Industry

Wild Frontiers' Mark Steadman recently undertook some guide training in Iran, and wasn't surprised to find so many women in attendance. Here he explains why, for many of us, our perceptions of women's place in Iranian society is wrong.

The Kindness of Strangers in the Middle East

When I work or travel in the Middle East what I notice and love most are the acts of kindness, the unspoken give and take that seems to operate within society here.

Spending the Night on Wahiba Sands

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...

I, Ashurbanipal

Wild Frontiers' Michael recently visited the British Museum's new blockbuster exhibition on the Assyrian Empire and gives us his thoughts on the sprawling new show.

Visiting Algiers and the Sahara

WF tour leader, Hilary, reports from the chic and welcoming city of Algiers, and the edges of the vast Sahara Desert, whilst leading our Algerian Colours tour.

The Sights and Flavours of Iran

Iranian food writer, Simi, led Wild Frontiers' culinary tour of Iran earlier this year - here she recaps on her trip through the sights and flavours of Iran.

A View From Tehran: Tourism, Tensions and Trump

Wild Frontiers Founder Jonny Bealby found himself in Tehran as Donald Trump cancelled the nuclear agreement and vowed to reimpose sanctions against Iran. Here he reports from Tehran.

Just Back From: Israel & Palestine

Middle East expert Dan just returned from a trip around Israel & Palestine. Here he talks about his favourite view, favourite meal and more.

Visiting Iran as an American

I would just like to share what the experience was like for two Americans in this Islamic country, a reputed enemy of America.

Esfahan - Half the World

The last time I was in Esfahan was May 8th 1997. And now I am back again, exactly 21 years later. Has it changed?... 'Half the world', was how one French traveller described the city when passing through in the 16th century, and for good reason.

In Iran, With the World's Most Civilised People

Among the well-informed travelling community, the people of Iran have a reputation as one of the most friendly, hospitable and cultured peoples of the world. And within less than a day in this fascinating country, I had already had first hand experience of these famed characteristics.

Just Back From...Zimbabwe

Head of Marketing Michael is just back from Zimbabwe, where he found a country embracing change and open for business.

A home from home in Jordan

Tour leader Carly shares her experience of a homestay in Jordan, one full of traditional food and hospitality!

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.

Oman Photo Diary

Wild Frontiers' client Steve Rencontre recently returned from a tour of Oman and has put together a photo-diary of his trip, including goat parades, dressing up and lost runners.

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.

First Impressions of Sudan

Tour leader Carly Fillis shares her first impressions of Sudan.

153 blog posts found

Page 1 of 8

Next