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32 Top Travel Experiences to have in your lifetime

The world is a treasure trove of natural beauty, unique history and ultimate adventure. Whether you are watching the sunrise over the Taj Mahal, cruising past elephants in the Okavango Delta or marvelling at the breathtaking northern lights, an amazing travel experience will stay with you for years to come, if not your lifetime! In celebration of Tucan Travel turning 32 years old we have compiled a list of the 32 top travel experiences we believe everyone...

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Favourite books that inspire travel

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As expected, we’re an office of itchy-footed travellers who are constantly thinking about the next place on our travel list - and reading is one of the biggest sources of inspiration. Those inevitable 16 hour bus journeys to god-knows-where in the heart of Asia, provide the perfect excuse to bury our noses in travel books! And if travelling isn’t quite on the cards right now, you can be easily transported worlds away through the use of a few pages, a bit of text and a colourful...

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Our favourite books which inspire travel

World book day

As expected, we’re an office of itchy-footed travellers who are constantly thinking about the next place on our travel list - and reading is one of the biggest sources of inspiration. Those inevitable 16 hour bus journeys to god-knows-where in the heart of Asia, provide the perfect excuse to bury our noses in travel books! And if travelling isn’t quite on the cards right now, you can be easily transported worlds away through...

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9 top tips for solo travel in Europe

Solo travel in Europe - Budapest - Hungary - Europe

For some, the idea of solo travel in Europe sounds intimidating, daunting and a little scary. But overcome those feelings and you could have the most thrilling and empowering experience of your life! Don’t be put off by thinking you’ll be lonely, hearing about single supplements, or by worrying you’ll get lost. These are all things that you can overcome with just a little extra planning. 

Think, you can do...

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Where are the best places to see the northern lights?

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One of the most featured bucket list items is no doubt a tour to see the elusive northern lights. Mother nature's own spellbinding performance which has captivated the world for years. People travelling far and wide, just to catch a glimpse of the illuminated sky as the Aurora Borealis waltzes above.

The myths and legends of the dancing lights!

With such a mystical spectacle, it’s no surprise that a...

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20 Trips to Take in Your 20’s

While there is no perfect age to hop on a plane and start travelling, there is something special about experiencing what the world has to offer in your twenties. Maybe you are fresh out of university, eager to tick off your must see destinations before committing to that 9 - 5. Perhaps you’re unsure what career path you want to go down, but what you do know is you must-see...

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Best winter holiday destinations in Europe

Whilst a truly devoted sun worshipper wouldn’t ever dream of going on holiday that doesn’t include a daily dose of vitamin D, if you can bear the Baltic temperatures, you may just have the holiday of a lifetime! Europe is packed with perfect winter holiday destinations made especially beautiful by the delicate dusting of soft, white snow. Picture wandering quaint cobbled streets, sipping Belgian hot chocolate at Christmas market stalls. Imagine being...

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How to stretch your annual leave into 55 glorious days off!

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This blog post relates to the UK calendar, but the theory is essentially the same for other countries.

We all have that one friend who just always seems to be on holiday. Affording them is one thing, but I’m often left wondering how they have the time to fit it all in. 2, 9-day holidays in South America, 5 long weekend breaks in Europe and a tour to Vietnam - bContinue Reading

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Top 10 Alternative Party Holidays

Raving the night away in a sweaty club in Ibiza, throwing back juice-y cocktails in Malia or falling out of nightclubs in Magaluf, these are all classic thoughts you might have about typical party destinations. If the idea of ending up on “Sun, Sea and Suspicious Parents” makes you shudder, yet you still enjoy a good boogie now and again with a cocktail in hand, fear not, you’re not alone! Studies show that millennial's have fallen out of love with...

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25 Places in Western Europe you must see

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The birthplace of some of the most renowned artists, musicians and scientists. The land that built castles rivalling that of any fairy tale. The home of myths, legends and epic histories that has romanticised the hearts of literary geniuses for millennia. Europe has it all. Travelling Western Europe can be a bit more expensive than say, exploring Asia, but it is worth every penny! Western Europe is home to some of the best music festivals in the world and some...

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