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Best places to escape to the hills this Valentine’s Day!

This time of year can be somewhat overwhelming, especially for the singles out there! With all the fancy dinner promotions flooding into your inbox and friends boasting about THE MOST ROMANTIC PLANS EVER, it can definitely make a single person want to run to the hills! This year escape the fancy nights in the city for exciting, wild adventures trekking in the mountains. Fall head over hills

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20 Trips to Take in Your 20’s

While there is no perfect age to hop on a plane and start travelling, there is something special about experiencing what the world has to offer in your twenties. Maybe you are fresh out of university, eager to tick off your must see destinations before committing to that 9 - 5. Perhaps you’re unsure what career path you want to go down, but what you do know is you must-see...

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Top 10 Alternative Party Holidays

Raving the night away in a sweaty club in Ibiza, throwing back juice-y cocktails in Malia or falling out of nightclubs in Magaluf, these are all classic thoughts you might have about typical party destinations. If the idea of ending up on “Sun, Sea and Suspicious Parents” makes you shudder, yet you still enjoy a good boogie now and again with a cocktail in hand, fear not, you’re not alone! Studies show that millennial's have fallen out of love with...

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10 reasons to visit Sri Lanka

Sigiriya Rock

Tours to Sri Lanka are becoming ever more popular. Until recently Sri Lanka was a tiny, undiscovered island that wouldn’t of usually been included on any ‘must-visit destinations’ lists. But as more people discover this little island packs a big punch, it is fast earning a regular spot on bucket lists. A vibrant friendly culture, charming colonial towns, moorish foods, relaxing beaches and stunning scenery. Sri Lanka is a small piece of paradise on...

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Top 10 beaches in Sri Lanka

Paradise Island, The Pearl of The Indian Ocean, The Teardrop of India. Whatever you want to call it, there is no denying that visiting this magical island is like living in a dream. Until recently, Sri Lanka was a hidden treasure compared to the more widely trodden paths throughout the rest of Asia. However, all that is changing as the world begins to discover this alluring island.

Tours to Sri Lanka are becoming a...

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Travel’s most haunting destinations to visit

Most Haunted Travel Destinations

Do you believe in ghosts or other paranormal presences? For years many have been fascinated by the stories and experiences that people around the world have had with other-worldly beings, often wondering if we’ll ever really find out if they’re real or fake. So whether you believe or not, and with Halloween fast approaching,  let us indulge you in a spooky tale or two on some the most haunted destinations that you could be visiting on a group tour with Tucan Travel...if you're brave...

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Chinese New Year celebrations from around the world

Chinese New Year

With 2018 in full swing and the month of February finally here, it also marks the beginning of Chinese New Year’s celebrations. 2018 is the year of the Dog, and it’s all about getting together with loved ones in a celebration filled with lights, colour and sound.

Ancient Folklore

Legend has it that Chinese New Year was born from an ancient tale about a mythical Ox-like creature named Year who appeared on the night of New Year’s eve with the...

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Why you should visit Sri Lanka

Visit to Sri Lanka | Reclining Buddha

Sri Lanka is increasingly becoming high on people’s travel hit list. This is no wonder why when the Teardrop Island offers history, culture, beaches, wildlife spotting and spectacular scenery in one place. There are very few destinations that allow you to experience so much in one holiday. After touring the country for over 2 weeks last year, here are a few of my top tips not to be missed when you make a visit to Sri Lanka.

Cycle around Polonnaruwa

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

monks in Malaysia

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

Thailand's monsoon season varies depending where you are going. On the side of the Andaman Sea such as Phuket or Krabi it begins in...

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Tips for travelling to Burma

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My adventure to Burma this past year was amazing. I would like to say that there is nothing that I would change,  but there are a few things that I would do differently if I could.  On reflection, I would think more about how my packing for Burma.

Until this trip, I had a very bad habit of assuming that everything will sort its self out. I didn't think I have to rush to get bug spray. I presumed that someone will have some to purchase there. Anyway, English bug spray would probably not...

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