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The Top 8 Experiences In Costa Rica

Costa Rica is the country on everyone's lips at the moment. Direct flights from London to Costa Rica are just around the corner, so whether you're trying to beat the rush or take advantage of the direct service, this laid-back Central American country has something for everyone.

When Tucan Travel asked me to write about the highlights of my experience on their Costa Rica Encompassed tour, I jumped at the chance. Read on and...

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Best of Instagram for November!

Our Instagram account this month has been flooded with some of the most exciting, colourful images that have been sent in from your adventures with us! Below are some of the best photos we have received that inspired our wanderlust. Remember to hashtag #tucantravel so we can share yours too!

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Top 5 places to go in February

From Carnival celebrations in Rio de Janeiro to hiking the Lares Trek to Machu Picchu, there are plenty of places to discover in the second month of the year. We have compiled a list of our top five favourite places to visit and why February is the best time to travel there.

Rio de Janeiro- Carnival

A party that needs no introduction is Rio Carnival. An annual world celebration, Rio de Janeiro becomes a flood of colour, music and dance as the streets come...

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Six Weeks till Christmas- Enjoy Christmas Day with a Difference

With only six weeks till Christmas, the festive season is sooner than you think (the radio has already started playing those all known favourites.)  Christmas is a time for loved ones, however, a little known fact, is that it’s also the time for travel, and if you’re anything like us, you’ll want a little sneaky trip away.  Father Christmas will be visiting our group tours at a whole host of amazing destinations, below are just some of the tours which are celebrating Christmas...

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Tour Leader Insights: An Interview on Central America

Our tour leaders are hard to track down. You may find them hiking up volcanoes in Central America, trekking through the Amazon Jungle or playing “spot the lion” on one of our overland trucks somewhere in Africa. You may even find them at the most southerly tip of South America showing our travellers mammoth glaciers.

As a special treat, we have managed to pin down two of our amazing Central America tour leaders for a short interview on a lowdown of their favourite continent,...

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