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Best Places to Experience Halloween

Hallowe'en and Día de Los Muertos, celebrated at the end of October and the beginning of November respectively, are when we celebrate everything that's dark, dire and dead. This year, take some inspiration from some of the scariest and most mysterious destinations in the world, from Dracula's Castle in the depths of the Romanian countryside, to the heart of the Namib Desert where charred trees have stood for over 1000 years in an otherworldly kaleidoscopic setting. Experience Halloween in...

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South America Flyer under the Microscope

Tucan Travel have launched a new Adventure Tour called 'South America Flyer', In just 11 days, you will be able to admire colossal natural wonders and get to know Latin America's most electrifying cities as you travel across the continent from Santiago to Rio de Janeiro. Encompassing South America's principle gastronomic region, you'll have plenty of opportunities to sample world class cuisine and taste some truly exceptional wines.

Day 1 - Santiago

Today, Santiago is a bustling...

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The Viedma Glacier in El Chalten

Today we actually walk on a glacier itself. Our choice for this activity is the Viedma glacier at El Chalten. This glacier is the 2nd largest in South America at over 900 sq km in surface area and 150 to 200 m deep.

First off after being dropped on the bank by the boat is a 30 minute walk to the glacier along a landscape of very smooth colourful boulders of reds, oranges, pinks and browns. We are told that only 22 years ago that landscape was covered in ice, that is how fast this glacier...

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Top 10 most romantic places on Group Tours

Group Tours are not just for solo travellers but are also very popular with couples. On Group Tour's there are as many opportunities to share an intimate moment with your loved one. Here we suggest some of our most romantic destinations.

Rio Dulce, Guatemala

What better place to enjoy a drop of romance than on a rustic island in the middle of Rio Dulce, a peaceful river in Guatemala. The only way to the island is by speedboat, whisking you and your loved one passed...

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Living life on the edge, ice climbing

When I came to Patagonia, I expected to wind down after my travels through Antarctica, after what has been a very hectic year of travel. But Patagonia has forced me to sit up and notice her and continued to challenge me physically, dishing up new challenges and stunning vistas that have left me awestruck at the beauty of this planet we live in. I am on a high. I have just spent the morning with my fellow Tucan Travellers ice climbing Viedma Glacier, Argentina’s largest...

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Visiting Iguassu Falls

Tour Leader in South America, Fabio describes the mighty Iguassu Falls and the power it holds in the region

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