Following our fascinating interview with Mark Wood a couple of weeks back, Into the Wild caught up with the explorer as he prepares for the second leg of his epic solo and unaided journey to the North and South Poles.
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A gap year is about doing something new and exciting; experiencing new cultures and societies, experiencing new sights and attractions, and even experiencing a new way of life. By Marcus from Gapyear.com
Lucy Irvine epitomises the kind of adventurous spirit that we love here on Into the Wild. Reaching celebrity status back in the 1980's after her incredible story was made into a Hollywood film, Lucy continues to live life the way she likes it best...isolated and truly happy. Today, Into the Wild speaks to Lucy about her extraodinary past, her fulfilling present, and her exciting plans for the future - something you could play a significant role in yourself.
This week the Into the Wild team has been looking at some of the craziest and most entertaining animal behaviour out there. Today we’re checking out how animals get themselves out of sticky situations bringing you some of the top survival tips from the animal kingdom. So if you ever get yourself into a spot of bother, think what would the animals do?
Frontier volunteers are a special bunch of people. Whether you've been away with us in the past, heading on a project in the future, or you're currently out there enjoying one of our many amazing trips, you've all got a story to tell. In 'Where Are They Now', we speak to past volunteers who are now involved in amazing and inspirational roles that we think you might find interesting. The question is, where will your Frontier project take you?
Mark Wood considers himself an ordinary guy, but his current situation is about as far from normal as you can get. Mark has completed part one of his attempt to be the first person in history to ski solo – unsupported and unaided, to both the South Geographic and the North Geographic Pole’s consecutively.
Nowadays, Australia Day is all about celebrating what's great about this beautiful country, with a public holiday full of ‘barbies’ and fireworks. So we thought we’d get into the spirit of things and tell you all about our highlights from down under.
Today we speak to future volunteer Rachael Lappage who later this year will be heading off to the ever popular Costa Rica Big Cats, Primates and Turtle Conservation project. We asked Rachael a few questions about her upcoming trip, finding out what she’s excited about, what she’s going to pack and a few other bits and pieces.
Adventurer Dave Cornthwaite is one hell of a guy. With numerous unbelievable records already to his name, Dave is 4 challenges into his life-time ambition of completing 25 separate journeys of at least 1000 miles using different non-motorised transport for each one. Along the way he’s hoping to raise £1 million for charity and ‘encourage people to look after their own little corner of the planet by thinking big, staying healthy and smiling as much as possible.’
As the week comes to a close, so does our feature on the world’s most amazing journeys. We’ve already looked at fantastic road trips and incredible hikes around the planet. We also profiled a few of the craziest adventures ever undertaken, some of which are so epic they haven’t even been completed yet. In today’s ‘best of the rest’ article, we consider 3 more wonderful ways to enjoy some of the most scenic areas in the world.
This week Into the Wild has been looking at some of the all-time greatest journeys out there for budding and seasoned travellers. Today we bring you some of the most amazing and challenging trails from around the world to inspire your next trekking adventure.
We’re taking you all over the world this week on Into the Wild, looking at some of the most amazing journeys and adventures out there. Today we profile several of the most adventurous, daring and incredible athletes out there, who have put their lives on the line to push the boundaries of what humans can achieve.