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Learning about Pablo Escobar in Medellín, Colombia

Posted on 27. May, 2016 by Laura Wozniak.

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When I decided to pack-up my bags and spend 9 months travelling around South America, exploring Colombia and more specifically Medellín was my no.1 priority. Medellín was of course home to the most legendary cartel kingpin of all time – Pablo Escobar. Thanks to the hit Netflix series Narcos, we’re all aware of his excessive [...]

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The Top 8 Experiences In Costa Rica

Posted on 29. Mar, 2016 by Tucan Travel.

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Costa Rica is the country on everyone’s lips at the moment. Direct flights from London to Costa Rica are just around the corner, so whether you’re trying to beat the rush or take advantage of the direct service, this laid-back Central American country has something for everyone. When Tucan Travel asked me to write about [...]

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Things to do in Vienna

Posted on 02. Mar, 2016 by Rosanna Neophytou.

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The city of culture, classical music and of course cake, Vienna is a jewel in Central Europe. It’s not hard to image the imperial Habsburg family calling it home, as the whole city looks like something straight out of a fairy tale. Each building, even if it was a just a basic shop front warranted [...]

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Myths and Legends from around the world

Posted on 23. Feb, 2016 by Rosanna Neophytou.

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From ancient ruins steeped in history, to natural wonders that hide hidden beasts, there are plenty of myths and legends that surround some of our favourite destinations. Some have been told through the years to scare misbehaving children whilst others are engrained in historical textbooks – below are just some of the most interesting tales [...]

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The Festivals of Asia

Posted on 19. Jan, 2016 by Rosanna Neophytou.

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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 [...]

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An Insider’s View on Patagonia

Posted on 07. Jan, 2016 by Rosanna Neophytou.

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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? [...]

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Tubing in Colombia

Posted on 29. Dec, 2015 by Rosanna Neophytou.

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“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 [...]

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Top tips for an adventure in Colombia

Posted on 02. Dec, 2015 by Rosanna Neophytou.

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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 [...]

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