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A Mexican Love Affair

As I scooped up the last morsels of my Chiles en Nogada, I couldn’t help feeling a wave of sadness. This was my last night on our 13 day Magical Mexico tour and I was sitting in a restaurant in downtown Cancún, away from the garish hotel zone, feasting on a deliciously hot habanero coated in a walnut sauce - traditional of the Yucatan region.

I am a self-confessed ‘foodie’. Eating out is a way of life. Even before I have...

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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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Reasons to visit Central America in September

Escape to the tropics of Central America next month for the ultimate colourful getaway. September is known as the “green season” and although it has some rainfall, it also brings out some of its most famous wildlife. There are also festivals throughout its regions which will delight travellers wanting to see Central America away from the crowds.

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From July-October, giant sea turtles come and hatch on the beaches of Tortuguero National Park. Female turtles...

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