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Blog & Win Winner Announced

We are delighted to announce that Anna Bauer has won Tucan Travel's Blog & Win competition for 2013. She delighted us all with her account of her Magical Mexico Group Tour describing the days spent exploring Mayan ruins and nights sampling the tequila and mezcal the country is known for. Joining a Group Tour on your own can be a scary and intimidating experience but Anna explains how her Tour Leader, Jacob, and the rest of her fellow passengers immediately put her at ease. Read her entry...

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Tucan Travel attend a Quinceañera

I have been down in this neck of the woods for almost 9 years and unfortunately was never lucky enough to be invited to this special coming of age event of a 15 year old girl in Mexico - until now!

My very good friend Jose Luis (who you would all know as the 'Mayan Sacrifice' guy from the bar in San Cristobal de las Casas who only wears the wrestling t-shirts) thought it would be a great event for the group to experience and share with him.  Truth be told I think he was very nervous and...

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Imagine if we had missed the bus?

An extreme hike up a short hill, Cerro Chato, in Costa Rica makes for a trip of a lifetime for two best friends.

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My Mexican Summer

Anna travelled to Mexico and what she say, exceeded all of her expectations.

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Climbing Volcanoes outside Antigua

As I pulled myself up the steep hill to the next view point, still shrouded in cloud, I wondered really why I was bothering to climb this volcano at all.

The tour had arrived in Antigua, a city in the central highlands of Guatemala. The cooler temperatures were definitely welcomed by the group after nine days of humidity. It's a charming colonial city to wander around, sight seeing and taking in the Spanish Baroque architecture, which was what most of the group had opted to do on our...

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Caye Caulker and Rio Dulce

Kirstie writes about some of the highlights of her once in a lifetime tour!

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Outing the Old el Paso myth

Tour Leader in Central America, Bec takes us on a voyage of culinary discoveries, tickling our taste buds.

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Sunrise at Tikal at the end of the Mayan Calendar

Jess Millett travels on Tucan Travel’s Quetzal Highway and experiences the change of the Mayan Calendar at Tikal on the 21st December 2012.

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Welcoming in a New World

Over the years, many crazies have predicted that the world might end. The Medieval period was populated with apocalyptic theories based on the devil. Some thought that as the clock struck midnight, marking the beginning of the new millennium, in the year 2000, the apocalypse would happen while only last year thousands of people prepared for the world to end in the USA on the back of a crazy conspiracy theorist.

In a week’s...

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