Amanda with her umbrella

Tips for travelling to Burma

Posted on 07. Apr, 2014 by Amanda Pezzaniti.

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My adventure to Burma this past year was amazing. I would like to say that there is nothing that I would change,  but there are a few things that I would do differently if I could.  On reflection, I would think more about how to pack properly for Burma. Until this trip, I had a [...]

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Best time to travel to Nepal and India

Posted on 04. Apr, 2014 by Rebecca Thompson.

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Weather As the seventh largest country in the world, defining India’s weather is a tricky task. There are several climatic regions from the tropical climate of Kerala to the arid northwest of the Thar Desert. Neighbouring Nepal also has a mixture of climates; including alpine and subtropical. The most influential weather pattern is the annual [...]

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Transylvania Tour Leader

Dracula’s Descendant to Lead New Tours!

Posted on 01. Apr, 2014 by Jess Millett.

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With the first departure of their new Transylvania Tale tour only weeks away, Tucan Travel has announced the appointment of a tour leader with a rather gruesome lineage. New Transylvania Tour leader Erik Jelinek can allegedly trace his bloodline back to Dracula himself! Tucan Travel are very happy with the appointment, stating Erik has demon-strated [...]

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Matt Gannan in China

An Interview with Matt Gannan

Posted on 26. Mar, 2014 by Jess Millett.

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To celebrate Tucan Travel’s 27th Birthday, Jess Millett sat down with Matt Gannan, CEO of Tucan Travel. What made you get in to travel? My parents were great travellers. They travelled around the world on their honeymoon. When I was working on a fishing boat in 1986, I asked my parents to book me a [...]

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Suits in Hoi An

Getting clothes tailored in Hoi An

Posted on 21. Mar, 2014 by Sarah Field.

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Vietnam is one of the most colourful and vibrant countries in the world and part of this stunning colour comes from the clothes. The woman are especially elegant in the traditional Ao Dai, a long tunic over pantaloons, made of Vietnamese silk which is simply stunning with its rich colours and patterns. If there is anywhere [...]

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Halong Bay

Vietnam for families

Posted on 17. Mar, 2014 by Lisa Paardekooper.

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Having seen most of Asia in my many years of travelling, I was still yet to visit Vietnam, which has been on my wish list for a long time. With my kids now aged 9 and 7 I thought it was a perfect time to pass on my love of Asian countries on to them. [...]

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Adventures with Passion

Adventures with Passion

Posted on 12. Mar, 2014 by Rebecca Thompson.

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) Our passion for adventure is what motivates us to create amazing holidays to far flung destinations. In our NEW Adventures with Passion video we share with you the special travel moments we’ve had that fuel our excitement for adventure travel! We want to hear about what made you pack your bags, grab your camera, book [...]

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Huacachina Oasis

Huacachina Oasis

Posted on 04. Mar, 2014 by Monika Wilczynska.

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Huacachina is like a landscape from a sandy planet. Located near a quiet little town of Ica, approximately a 4-5 hour drive from Lima. Huacachina is a small paradise where you can take some time to relax while visiting Peru. The Oasis is a mysterious lagoon in the middle of the Ica desert’s white sands. [...]

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