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8 Bizarre Easter Traditions from around the world!

Posted on 30. Mar, 2015 by Rosanna Neophytou.

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Easter, the Christian celebration of Christ’s resurrection is fast approaching but for some countries it’s not all about attending mass, and eating your bodyweight’s amount in chocolate. We have put together some of the most bizarre traditions undertaken around the world – see if you can spot some of our destinations on the list! Slovakia [...]

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Top 7 dishes of Central America

Posted on 25. Mar, 2015 by Marcus Hunt.

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During Marcus’ adventures across Central America he rounded up some of the best dishes for all the eager foodies out there! Try and get through this post without salivating- we dare you! Guatemala 1)The local speciality when you’re near the coastal areas of Guatemala is a rich seafood stew called ‘tapado’ made from fish, shrimp, [...]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Belize

Posted on 24. Mar, 2015 by Marcus Hunt.

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If you’re looking for that perfect combination of adventure activities, beautiful tropical scenery, authentic local culture and some down-time on the beach, look no further than Belize.

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Julia in Rio

International Happiness Day!

Posted on 20. Mar, 2015 by Rosanna Neophytou.

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Today is international happiness day so to mark this, Tucan Travel have put together some of the places that we have travelled to that made us smile. Laos Kicking off the list is probably one of the happiest places I have ever visited. Although the small South East Asian country has a troubled past, the [...]

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Oops I did it again…. Some common traveller mistakes I made so you don’t have to.

Posted on 17. Mar, 2015 by Rosanna Neophytou.

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Not packing enough clothes Picture this. You have just touched down in Bolivia wearing your finest outfit and no one told you about the altitude. Packing for travelling is a fine art- the first problem is fitting it all in the backpack! Make sure all weather conditions are spoken for – especially if you’re going [...]

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Farewell Natalia- and good luck!

Posted on 11. Mar, 2015 by Rosanna Neophytou.

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Our very own Natalia who has worked at Tucan Travel for a number of years is undertaking an exceptional challenge. She and the rest of the Coxless Crew are a four woman team who are attempting to achieve a world first by rowing 8,446 miles across the Pacific Ocean unsupported. They will be rowing out [...]

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7 of the best ways to save up for the trip of a lifetime

Posted on 09. Mar, 2015 by Rosanna Neophytou.

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You have researched your top 10 destinations, earmarked your favourite pages in the travel brochures, and even started learning some basic Thai but here comes the tricky bit- how do you save up for the trip of your dreams? Travelling can be expensive, but luckily for you we have come up with 7 top tips [...]

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The Sambadrome

Video diary: Day 5 at Rio Carnival

Posted on 16. Feb, 2015 by Jess Millett.

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Day 5 of the Rio Carnival weekend and it is the night of the Sambadrome, when thousands of revellers flock to the purpose built stadium to watch the samba schools parade passed the judges, in spectacular costumes and on top of spectacular floats. You have to be there to believe it but until next year, [...]

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