If you are born in 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992 or 2004, then congratulations, it is your year! In Chinese New Year traditions, celebrated on the 8th of February, 2016 marks the Year of the Monkey. Chinese New Year is a time for big festivities, and many destinations around the world mark the event with [...]
The wild, untamed landscapes of Patagonia in the most southern tip of South America may seem like a faraway destination. The region, situated between Argentina and Chile is remote. Famous for its vast national parks and jaw-dropping natural wonders, it is a destination to be conquered and explored. Maybe you are itching to discover Patagonia? [...]
“I have some bad news.” When I had initially found out that the paradise destination of Tayrona National Park was closed for the whole month I was travelling around Colombia, I was understandably devastated. I had been looking forward for those two days on my Colombia Highlights tour and had gazed at numerous images imagining [...]
Do you have a hankering to visit Colombia but don’t know where to start? Perhaps you have always wanted to get under the skin of this feisty country but have been unsure where to begin? Have no fear! We have compiled some top tips that will help if you’re planning an adventure to one of [...]
Our Instagram account this month has been flooded with some of the most exciting, colourful images that have been sent in from your adventures with us! Below are some of the best photos we have received that inspired our wanderlust. Remember to hashtag #tucantravel so we can share yours too! #flying #incaruins #tucantravel #incatrail #machupicchu [...]
From Carnival celebrations in Rio de Janeiro to hiking the Lares Trek to Machu Picchu, there are plenty of places to discover in the second month of the year. We have compiled a list of our top five favourite places to visit and why February is the best time to travel there. Rio de Janeiro- [...]
Posted on 29. Oct, 2015 by Tucan Travel.
With only six weeks till Christmas, the festive season is sooner than you think (the radio has already started playing those all known favourites.) Christmas is a time for loved ones, however, a little known fact, is that it’s also the time for travel, and if you’re anything like us, you’ll want a little sneaky [...]
Posted on 15. Oct, 2015 by Tucan Travel.
Our tour leaders are hard to track down. You may find them hiking up volcanoes in Central America, trekking through the Amazon Jungle or playing “spot the lion” on one of our overland trucks somewhere in Africa. You may even find them at the most southerly tip of South America showing our travellers mammoth glaciers. [...]
Films and books have inspired people to travel for years. Some of the greatest blockbusters and literary classics have been set in iconic destinations that have made people pick up their passports and journey to the corners of the world where their favourite forms of entertainment are made or set. Latin America has a whole [...]