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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.

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.

Just Back From...The Balkans

Marketing Manager Michael recently returned from our Into the Balkans trip and here he shares some of his favourite memories.

Beautiful Bosnia: A Photo Blog

WF Marketing Manager Michael recently returned from Bosnia on our Into the Balkans tour. As well as the fascinating history, Michael was left impressed by the stunning scenery of Bosnia...

Vardzia: A Cave Monastery in Georgia

Despite being easy to miss on a map Georgia is home to one of the most visually impressive and culturally rich destinations in Europe- the labyrinthian Vardzia Cave Monastery, an entire city carved within the very side of the Erusheti mountain in Georgia.

Tito's Legacy

Michael is currently on Wild Frontiers' Into the Balkans tour. Here he reports on Tito's Mausoleum and an unusual exhibit...

A Day in the Life of Viscri, Romania

Carly explains everyday life in the idyllic village of Viscri in rural Romania - from ancient churches and handmade wares, to fields of cows and rolling hills.

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