Tag Archives: Asia

Uganda

International Happiness Day!

Posted on 20. Mar, 2015 by Rosanna Neophytou.

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Today is international happiness day so to mark this, Tucan Travel have put together some of the places that we have travelled to that made us smile. Laos Kicking off the list is probably one of the happiest places I have ever visited. Although the small South East Asian country has a troubled past, the [...]

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The mud houses of Basari

The small town of Basari

Posted on 15. Jul, 2014 by Michael Fab.

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We had barely met our tour leader when he suggested staying in a heritage listed hotel for a night. It was Day 1 of our 28 day tour of India and Nepal and he wanted to give us plenty of time to think about it. It was an option for Day 18 to replace the [...]

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Kathmandu temples and prayer flags

Preparing for Everest Base Camp

Posted on 10. Jul, 2014 by Monika Wilczynska.

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I’m sure everyone is aware you have to be relatively fit to do this trek. I was told you don’t need to be the ultimate athlete (I’m most definitely not!); you just have to make sure you’ve had some form of physical preparation for a few months before your trek. After speaking to friends who have done [...]

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Orangutans in the Kinabatangan Region

World Land Trust raises £1million for orangutans

Posted on 04. Jun, 2014 by Jess Millett.

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The World Land Trust is an international conservation organisation that takes direct action to save rainforest and other biologically important lands. Since it was founded in 1989, it has helped local conservation organisations to purchase and protect over 400,000 acres of threatened habitats in Asia, Europe Central and South America. Tucan Travel has been working [...]

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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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