Traditional Roti

Eating my way around Sri Lanka

Posted on 22. Jun, 2017 by Kris Hadwin.

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After spending two weeks exploring Sri Lanka it’s hard not to indulge in the culture and subliminal food, which you will notice are made with fresh ingredients. One of the main ingredients used in various dishes was coconut and this often would reduce the heat factor in curries or anything containing chillies which is great [...]

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Top Alternative Cities

Posted on 13. Jun, 2017 by Laura Doubleday.

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If you are a city person and a traveller, no doubt you already have more than a few of the world’s capitals ticked off. There’s just as much to discover in cities that often aren’t under the spotlight, here’s our list of our top alternative cities. Thessaloniki – Greece A fusion of traditional and modern [...]

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World Ocean’s Day

Celebrating World Oceans Day!

Posted on 08. Jun, 2017 by Laura Doubleday.

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Whilst we are not deep-sea divers we do love to explore the unknown and care deeply about the welfare of our planet and its oceans. Below you can find the nine of our favourite destinations for visiting the world’s biggest oceans. 1. Pacific Ocean – Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica Watch the Pacific Ocean surf roll into [...]

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tuk tuk outside Bangkok Grand Palace

Top 10 reasons to visit South East Asia in the rainy season

Posted on 25. May, 2017 by Rosanna Neophytou.

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South East Asia, packed with beautiful temples, delicious food, breathtaking beaches and endless rice paddy landscapes. But when is the best time to go? Many people want to avoid the rainy season when making their travel plans, but actually, this can be the best time to visit! When is the rainy season in…..? 1. Thailand [...]

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Tips for visiting Machu Picchu

9 Tips for enjoying a day at Machu Picchu

Posted on 16. May, 2017 by Jess Millett.

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As part of our guide to Machu Picchu we have put together our top tips for making the most of your day. 1. Pack Snacks Apart from vending machines and an overpriced restaurant at the entry to the site, food options are quite limited. Pack a couple of snacks in your daypack for something to [...]

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Opening times at Machu Picchu

Posted on 15. May, 2017 by Jess Millett.

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Machu Picchu is on the top of everyone’s list when they are planning a trip to Peru. Known as the ‘Lost City of the Incas’ it has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1983. It is one of the most impressive archaeological sites in South America and a New Wonder of the World. The [...]

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Time to visit Nepal

Why it’s time to visit Nepal

Posted on 24. Apr, 2017 by Rupan Giri.

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2 years ago today Nepal was struck by a devastating earthquake. Our Nepal supplier, Rupan Giri has given his account on how the earthquake affected Nepal, and why it’s so important to continue travelling to the country. “The ground started shaking at around 11:58 am and it shook for about 72 seconds. At first everybody [...]

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Sail the truck

Interview with the faces of our trucks – Sail!

Posted on 12. Apr, 2017 by Rosanna Neophytou.

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We have been catching up with some familiar faces that are also the faces of our awesome overland trucks in Africa and South America. Sail who used to work with us gave us an interview on all things travel! 1 )  Can you tell us a bit about your time at Tucan Travel? When did [...]

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