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Introducing Monica Mulenga

We are delighted to announce our new partnership with registered charity, The Book Bus. 

Along with David Gordon, Monica is a core figure at The Book Bus. She is the Country Director of the Zambian team which works to provide books to the children here.

Read more about Monica below: 

Monica Mulenga strongly believes that literacy is the cornerstone to a child’s education and that
education can give a child the opportunity to develop themselves and...

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Introducing David Gordon, CEO of The Book Bus

We are delighted to announce our new partnership with registered charity, The Book Bus. 

Founded in 2008 by publisher Tom Maschler, and now run by former overland travel expert David Gordon, The Book Bus operates a fleet of buses in Zambia, Malawi and Ecuador, providing reading schemes for schools in these countries. The charity provides reading material for children of all ages and has both local...

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Africa

Why combining the Serengeti and Zanzibar Island is simply perfect

A leopard lazes on a tree branch in Tanzania

Nothing matches the rush of driving through the open plains and sweltering heat of the Serengeti. Eyes peeled. Heart pounding. Hoping for a glimpse of some of the most spectacular creatures that call this planet home. This is no trip to the zoo. Seeing lions on the prowl, giraffes grazing on high tree tops or elephants leading their calves on the long journey in search of water gives you a deep sense of being part of nature’s most incredible natural...

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Why you should visit the Maramures region of Romania

The landscape of Maramures

Perched on the coast of the Black Sea, Romania is one of the largest countries in Eastern Europe. Famous for the tales of Count Dracula, the fascinating nation is much less visited than many of its European neighbours - yet has an abundance of highlights that should entice the intrepid traveller. The region of Maramures, also known as Land of the Wood, is nestled in the very...

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10 best places to go in April

Local in Nepal

If you’re planning to take a trip in April but you have no clue where to go you’ve come to the right place. Whether you’re looking for some inspiration, you’re after the best beach or you want to see as much wildlife as possible, you’ll find it all in our travel calendar.

1. Jordan

It’s hard for an adventurer not to be tempted by Jordan. Go for a float in the lowest body of water on earth,...

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New Year’s resolutions that should be on every traveller’s list

Woman in yoga pose in the middle of 2020 sign on field

We only have one full day left in 2019 before it’s time to welcome a new decade into our lives. Have you settled your New Year’s Resolutions for 2020 already? In many ways it’s an odd tradition the ancient Babylonians have started over 4,000 years ago (although the festivities were quite different back then). Nevertheless it’s a comforting thought, being able to draw a line, a clean slate without hard feelings to become a better version of...

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Croatia

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Top 10 things to do in Croatia

Overlooking the old town in Dubrovnik

Croatia is the not-so-secret sparkling Mediterranean destination that offers a stunning coastline, gorgeous ancient cities and lush national parks. Perfect for history buffs, keen foodies, outdoor adventurers and sun worshipping beach lovers, it has everything you could ask for from a seaside European destination. If you’re planning a holiday to Croatia, keep reading for our top 10 things to do in this gorgeous country. 

Explore the Elafiti...

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Patagonia

What to expect on a trip to Patagonia

the mountains of torres del paine on a clear day

Patagonia is the wild child of South America, nestled deep in the south of the continent straddling both Chile and Argentina. Coated in mountains, forests, lakes, glaciers and more, the rugged region has been attracting keen hikers for decades. Having just embarked on my own Patagonian adventure for two weeks, I have compiled a list of what you should expect if you're planning a holiday to Patagonia.

The weather really does change by the...

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Why Costa Rica is the perfect family holiday

Costa Rica is known for its natural beauty, unique wildlife and otherworldly landscapes, making it a popular destination for travellers from all walks of life. Our focus today is why Costa Rica is also the perfect holiday destination for families! We speak to Debbie, Tucan Travel tailor-made specialist and mum of two, who recently returned from her family adventure to Costa Rica.

Why did you pick Costa Rica for your family...

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10 best places to go in March

Iguazu Falls at its peak

If you're wondering where is hot in March? or simply need some inspiration for your March holiday then you’ve come to the right place. Keep reading for the 10 best places to go in March.

1. Chile

Chile is 4,270km long which makes it difficult to pin-point a time of year which is pleasant no matter where you are in the country but March might just be the...

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