Tag Archives: Adventures with Passion

Mexican Markets

Magical Mexico

Posted on 02. Jul, 2014 by Emily O Connor.

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Mexico has enchanted me ever since I read about the ancient civilisation of the Maya in history in secondary school. Such a fusion of cultures! The second biggest country in Latin America & so much more than sombreros & tequila! I succumbed to the magnetic pull in March this year & I can honestly say [...]

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Locals on the reed islands of Lake Titicaca

About Lake Titicaca

Posted on 19. May, 2014 by Louisa Gentles.

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Lake Titicaca is undoubtedly on the top of my list when it comes to highlights in South America. Spanning across the border of Peru and Bolivia it is the highest lake in the world. On a full day tour of the lake I had the opportunity to visit three islands in particular, and experience the [...]

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Gabby Lopez

Adventures with Passion Asia Winner

Posted on 07. May, 2014 by Jess Millett.

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Congratulations to Gabby, the winner of Tucan Travel’s Adventures with Passion Asia Competition. Gabby has won a place on the 15 day Vietnam Adventure Group Tour. Tucan Travel are giving away a Group Tour every eight weeks for the rest of the year. To enter the next draw, submit your photo, blog or video here. [...]

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Angkor Wat

My Cambodia or Wat

Posted on 06. May, 2014 by Lidija Radacic.

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One of the best things about traveling to a distant, exotic, foreign countries is meeting the  people who call those countries home. You can see different temples, shopping centers, restaurants or any kind of attractions in every country, but people are what really makes the difference. Cambodia didn’t disappoint – not with temples and definitely [...]

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Rhino in Chitwan National Park

Spotting Rhino in Chitwan National Park

Posted on 01. May, 2014 by Jess Millett.

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It was only a matter of minutes after stepping out of the dugout canoe when our guide, Bishnu came running out of the jungle to say that he had spotted our first rhino. The irony of the situation was not lost on me. Having spent two weeks in eastern Africa on Tucan Travels Gorillas & [...]

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Tents on Camel Safari

Overnight Camel ride in Jaisalmer

Posted on 28. Apr, 2014 by Tony Perdomo.

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There is a lot more to India than just the typical Golden Triangle route, which of course is an epic tour on its own.  If you choose a tour that explores the Rajasthan area, then you will notice many visit Jaisalmer, and there is no denial why.  It is a very beautiful and historic city [...]

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Traffic in Ho Chi Minh

A Taste of Vietnam

Posted on 16. Apr, 2014 by Louisa Gentles.

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On arrival in Hanoi I got my first taste of the sights, sounds and smells of Vietnam. This hustling bustling city will have you on the edge with an adrenaline rush as you simply try to cross a main road. Scooters zip by, cars dodge in between lanes of traffic and pedestrians do their upmost [...]

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Amanda with her umbrella

Tips for travelling to Burma

Posted on 07. Apr, 2014 by Amanda Pezzaniti.

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My adventure to Burma this past year was amazing. I would like to say that there is nothing that I would change,  but there are a few things that I would do differently if I could.  On reflection, I would think more about how to pack properly for Burma. Until this trip, I had a [...]

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Best time to travel to Nepal and India

Posted on 04. Apr, 2014 by Rebecca Thompson.

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Weather As the seventh largest country in the world, defining India’s weather is a tricky task. There are several climatic regions from the tropical climate of Kerala to the arid northwest of the Thar Desert. Neighbouring Nepal also has a mixture of climates; including alpine and subtropical. The most influential weather pattern is the annual [...]

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