The Vessel, the centrepiece of New York’s newest neighbourhood, Hudson Yards, opened to much fanfare on March 15th. The brainchild of British designer Thomas Heatherwick, the Vessel is an interactive art installation consisting of 80 landings and 154 intersecting flights of stairs and is quickly becoming the most Instagrammed building in New York. At 150-feet tall, it dominates the newly developed area and offers those energetic enough to climb 2,500 steps superb views over the Hudson River and surrounding areas
It has long been believed that the Silk Road got its name from the trade in the highly-sought after fabric that travelled along routes from China to the West in the first millennia. Archaeologists working in China however have unearthed evidence of an actual road made from silk, which they believe stretches over 4,000 miles from Xian to Istanbul. They believe the silk rug-like road was laid in the 5th century to help traders and merchants navigate their way across the dangerous route.
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.
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.
We put together a Silk Road Itinerary to help you visualize what it's like to travel along the silk road and the things you can expect to experience.
India is one of the most fascinating countries in the world. The name evokes visions of lonely mountains, lush rainforests, exotic creatures and more. Spice markets, vast gardens, elephants and peaceful monasteries are all staples of this culture-rich subcontinent.
David Attenborough returns to screens in November 2019 with what is sure to be another natural world blockbuster. As the title suggests, the series will follow families of animals, namely chimpanzees, emperor penguins, lions, tigers and painted wolves (or African wild dog as they are also known). Here we look at how you can see all of these animals with Wild Frontiers