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8 reasons you don’t want to visit Colombia

There’s not 5, not 10 but 8 (yes, we went there) reasons you really shouldn’t save up your hard earned cash to visit what was once voted the happiest country in the world. I mean, why would you want to put up with the loud salsa dancing on the streets of Cali, endless mountains and all that coffee? Let us tell you why...

1. Christmas is taken very seriously

Colombian’s love Christmas. So you’ll need to mentally prepare yourself for streets and streets of...

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Getting engaged in South America

iguazu falls panoramic

When we found out that a couple had got engaged on one our tours in South America we had to find out more! Sophie kindly told us her story about her wonderful group tour to Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil!

Sophie & Deiniol's Story

“We did the Buenos Aires to Rio Flyer tour. My partner booked it as a surprise as he knew that Iguazu Falls was on my bucket list. I came across the falls by chance online and ever since then had always wanted to go visit!

The trip was...

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Day Trek to Machu Picchu

Day Trek to Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu is easily one of the most coveted highlights on every avid adventurer’s list. Located high in the Andes, thousands flock to the ancient Inca city to explore the legendary ruins. Getting to Machu Picchu is a huge part of the experience. Many follow the well-trodden Inca Trail, a four day trek which includes camping en route. Others may prefer the quieter Lares Trek, four days travelling through traditional Andean villages along the way. But what if you don’t have time to do...

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Opening times at Machu Picchu

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 site is as impressive as the Great Wall of China and Pyramids of Egypt, hidden in the Andes, far from the nearest town or city. In order to make the most of your time at Machu Picchu, it is...

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An Insider’s View on Patagonia

The wild, untamed landscapes of Patagonia in the most southern tip of South America may seem like a faraway destination. The region, situated between Argentina and Chile is remote. Famous for its vast national parks and jaw-dropping natural wonders, it is a destination to be conquered and explored. Maybe you are itching to discover Patagonia? Or maybe this is the first time the region has crept onto your bucket list? Read our interview with Julia Baulina about an adventure to one of...

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Inca Trek vs Lares Trail

Inca Trek vs Lares trek

Tony Perdomo, Sales Executive at Tucan Travel has hiked the Inca Trail between 12 and 14 times and the Lares Trek once. Here he compares the two and tries to decide which is better.

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