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10 movies to watch to inspire your wanderlust

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It’s natural to be feeling like life has come to a standstill - because it has! With the majority of borders closed, flights being cancelled and the world staying indoors, 2020 hasn’t exactly been what we all expected. Whether you are working from home, self-isolating or under strict quarantine, now more than ever we need as much inspiration from within our own walls as possible. Thankfully, we are living in a digital age and it’s never been a better...

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33 Responsible Travel Tips

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To celebrate our 33rd birthday in 2020 we have decided to provide 33 tips on how to act responsibly when you’re on the road. Responsible travel is something that we passionately adhere to at Tucan Travel. Travelling responsibly requires travellers to adopt a certain attitude, showing respect to local cultures, economies and the environment. It is our core belief that when travelling in a foreign nation, travellers should do their utmost to give as much as...

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10 reasons why travelling with friends should be your next adventure

Gone are the days when you need to wait for a partner to whisk you away to an exotic destination. It’s 2020, and travellers from all over the globe are embracing new ways of travelling. While solo travel is still on the rise, and something we strongly believe everyone should try at least once in their lifetime, more globe-trotters are now grabbing their mates and jetting off on new-found adventures. Whether or not you are in a relationship, travelling with...

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What to pack for a trip to Patagonia

Patagonia is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful places I have ever visited - in fact I am still longing to return one day! I travelled on the Tucan Travel Patagonia Highlights tour in November 2019 and spent the weeks running up to my holiday gazing at photos of mountains and trying to plan what I should pack. Patagonia has an unforgiving climate, and I read that the weather changes daily (I can confirm - it does!), not to mention the remote locations we...

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10 best places to go in April

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If you’re planning to take a trip in April but you have no clue where to go you’ve come to the right place. Whether you’re looking for some inspiration, you’re after the best beach or you want to see as much wildlife as possible, you’ll find it all in our travel calendar.

1. Jordan

It’s hard for an adventurer not to be tempted by Jordan. Go for a float in the lowest body of water on earth,...

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New Year’s resolutions that should be on every traveller’s list

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We only have one full day left in 2019 before it’s time to welcome a new decade into our lives. Have you settled your New Year’s Resolutions for 2020 already? In many ways it’s an odd tradition the ancient Babylonians have started over 4,000 years ago (although the festivities were quite different back then). Nevertheless it’s a comforting thought, being able to draw a line, a clean slate without hard feelings to become a better version of...

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Top 10 things to do in Croatia

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Croatia is the not-so-secret sparkling Mediterranean destination that offers a stunning coastline, gorgeous ancient cities and lush national parks. Perfect for history buffs, keen foodies, outdoor adventurers and sun worshipping beach lovers, it has everything you could ask for from a seaside European destination. If you’re planning a holiday to Croatia, keep reading for our top 10 things to do in this gorgeous country. 

Explore the Elafiti...

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Travel Trends in 2020

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Less than two months until 2020 - we can’t believe it either. That means it’s time to get moving on your holiday planning for the coming year. To give you a bit of an overview of what's happening in travel we have compiled a list of the best travel trends in 2020 

1.Remote working

The digital-era is making it possible. Not only...

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Do you dare? Check out our scary food from around the world this Halloween!

Are you ready to challenge your palate with some of the world’s strangest food? Different meals from around the globe can be absolutely fascinating to those of us who consider our country’s dishes as safe and normal, but delve a little deeper and you’ll see every place has at least a few strange food choices. From Vegemite in Australia to haggis in Scotland, blood soup in Poland to snails in France - the world’s taste buds have developed quite...

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Why Southeast Asia is the ultimate vegan travel destination

Southeast Asia is one of the most popular backpacking destinations for adventurous and budget-friendly travellers. As well as rich cultures, otherworldly landscapes and some of the best beaches in the world, many flock to this corner of the globe for the unforgettable foodie experiences. While the thought of the Southeast Asian food scene might conjure up images of fried insects on sticks, it actually has a multitude of vegan choices, with plant-based cafes...

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