Archive for 'Destinations'

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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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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Interviews with the faces of our trucks – Sue!

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. Sue 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 you [...]

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Tucan Travel Stories – Charlotte Gardiner

Posted on 09. Mar, 2017 by Tucan Travel.

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As  part of our 30th Birthday  celebrations we are collating stories from Tucan Travellers.  Charlotte’s story shows how travel can make for the best friendships! Read her story below. “I met a very dear friend when I went to Vietnam. Within half an hour we were joint at the hip! After the tour was over [...]

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Uyuni Salt Flats

Tucan Travel Stories – Vicki Copping

Posted on 09. Mar, 2017 by Tucan Travel.

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As  part of our 30th Birthday  celebrations we are collating stories from Tucan Travellers. Vicki has  been on  a huge amount of adventures with us, and you can read all about them here. “We first travelled with Tucan in 2010 as part of a longer trip to western China and central Asia. To fill out [...]

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