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10 Places to visit in Peru that aren’t Machu Picchu

Image of Machu Pichu at dusk

Machu Picchu is the masterpiece of Peru’s beautiful landscapes - with it’s mystical atmosphere, captivating Inca history and ancient ruins. The remote attraction is undoubtedly a highlight of a trip to Peru, but did you know that the South American country has an array of fantastic sites, ranging from natural beauty to historical treasures? Keep reading for our top ten best places to visit in Peru that aren’t Machu Picchu. 

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Top beauty spots in Eastern Europe

Plitvice Lakes Croatia

Have you ever come across a sight so beautiful your jaw drops at first glance? You feel as if you could spend hours in the same spot just looking over the stunning piece of nature. The good news is, if you’re travelling around Europe, these locations aren’t too hard to find. We have put together our top beauty spots in Eastern Europe below.

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Armenia

Top 5 things to do in Yerevan, Armenia

Drenched in history and rolling countryside, Armenia is considered one of the best kept secrets in Europe. Positioned in the Caucasus region bordering Turkey, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Iran, the modestly sized country has a lot to offer the intrepid traveller. Centuries old monasteries sit amidst the verdant countryside, while the impressive Lake Sevan takes the title of the largest body of water in the whole of the Caucasus. The capital...

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Top things to see in Azerbaijan

Shirvanshahs Palace in the Old Town of Baku

Explore the Old City of Baku

The capital city of Azerbaijan lies on the shores of the Caspian Sea and is a remarkable mix of old and new. The old city of Icheri Seher, the historical centre of Baku, dates back to the 12th century. It was the first site in Azerbaijan to be placed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. It contains...

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Dream trips to plan for the future – Part 2

Kyoto - Japan

We hope you are still full of inspiration and wanderlust for your next adventure - after all planning is all part of the fun. We started off our dream trips to plan for the future - part 1 here. Now one of the history lovers, foodies and island worshippers - where’s your dream destination? 

For the history lovers:

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Dream trips to plan for the future – Part 1

Wadi Rum - Jordan

If 2020 has taught us anything it’s that no - we don’t have all the time in the world. The start of the new decade was like any other year - families parted ways after Christmas celebrations and travelled home, adventurers looked ahead to all their exciting holiday plans and many were busy assessing how many trips they could squeeze out of annual leave. Those with constant itchy feet looked back on 2019’s adventures and wondered what was next....

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The best safaris in Southern Africa

Giraffes grazing in Kruger National Park

When considering the prospect of delving deep into the wilderness of a country on a quest to find some of the often fantastical creatures that roam its plains, climb its trees or swim its waters, only one location typically comes to mind - Africa. However, despite its abundant and marvellous wildlife, much of the continent remains relatively untouched by tourism. Few have walked with black rhinos in Zimbabwe, floated alongside hippos...

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10 movies to watch to inspire your wanderlust

Tokyo - Japan

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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Tucan Travel turns 33 years old!

Tucan Travel turns 33 years old!

This week Tucan Travel is turning 33 years old! It’s hard to believe that back in 1987, when a few eager overland travellers decided to start their own company, that we would be where we are today. 2020 hasn’t gone as we all hoped so far, but we look back on our travel memories with such gratitude during this difficult time. And while the world recovers, we want to remember how fantastic travelling is, from helping communities around the globe to educating...

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The best things to do in Wroclaw

Is this one of the prettiest towns in Poland? We sure think so. And one of the hardest to pronounce? Most definitely. Welcome to Wroclaw! (“wrohtz-wahv”). This charming city in Western Poland has an abundance of history and culture, unique architecture and vibrant colourful buildings lining the streets. Krakow and Warsaw are undoubtedly the most popular destinations for tourists in Poland, and both are undeniably fantastic in their...

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