Highlights of India

Posted on 22. Oct, 2014 by Michael Fab.

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The view of an Indian desert dune from the hump of a camel would have to be one of life’s supreme travel moments. The textures and colours of the dunes in the late afternoon light are quite wondrous, as is the tranquility of rolling along on the backs of these gentle beasts. Matched only by [...]

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South America Flyer under the Microscope

Posted on 10. Oct, 2014 by Marcus Hunt.

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Tucan Travel have launched a new Adventure Tour called ‘South America Flyer‘, In just 11 days, you will be able to admire colossal natural wonders and get to know Latin America’s most electrifying cities as you travel across the continent from Santiago to Rio de Janeiro. Encompassing South America’s principle gastronomic region, you’ll have plenty of opportunities [...]

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Sunrise over the Namib Desert

Posted on 25. Sep, 2014 by Jac McPherson.

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One of our most travelled Tucan Travel team members shares her thoughts on her favourite place in Africa: Working at Tucan Travel, I have been fortunate to see many countries but Namibia definitely has to be one of my favourites. It is packed full of wonderful things to see and do. One of the best [...]

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Serengeti & Ngorongoro Crater Safari

Posted on 19. Sep, 2014 by Iain.

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There is something very primal and exciting about setting off on safari. Seeing Mother Nature in its natural and comfortable environment, in its most pure and raw form; free from external influencing human factors. The animal kingdom – where every animal and everything for that matter knows its ranking and adapts to survive. I have [...]

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Inside a traditional Masai home

Meet the people of Africa

Posted on 10. Sep, 2014 by Jess Millett.

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Most people who visit Africa do so to safari and see the big five in their natural habitat. While elephants and rhinos are fascinating and watching lions and leopards laze out in the sun all day is mesmerising, it is the people in east and southern Africa with the stories to tell. With ancient roots [...]

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Permanent tents in the Masai Mara

Entering the Masai Mara

Posted on 04. Sep, 2014 by Jess Millett.

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The ground ran red as the rain mixed with the dust that had stained our feet only hours earlier forming a rich paste matching the Masai’s clothes. It was a bumpy ride to the Masai Mara, down dirt roads, littered with rocks and holes. Grazing lands rolled out, as far as the eye could see [...]

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Kelly and Jerry on their truck

Kelly & Jerry’s Tucan Travel Jingle

Posted on 26. Aug, 2014 by Jess Millett.

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Big congratulations to Kelly and Jerry Stewart, winner of Tucan Travel’s Adventures with Passion Competition. Kelly and Jerry have won a place on our Transylvania Tale Group Tour through Eastern Europe! Our next competition is now open and you can win a place on our Kruger to Vic Falls Overland Tour through South Africa, Botswana [...]

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Rio de Janeiro – The Marvelous City

Posted on 22. Aug, 2014 by Marcus Hunt.

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With its perfect beaches, dramatic peaks and year-round sunshine, Rio de Janeiro is surrounded by such outstanding natural beauty that this alone would make it worth the trip. But add to this iconic sites, colonial splendour and bustling nightlife, and you’ll come to know exactly why it’s called a Cidade Maravilhosa – the Marvelous City. [...]

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