Gone are the days when you need to wait for a partner to whisk you away to an exotic destination. It’s 2020, and travellers from all over the globe are embracing new ways of travelling. While solo travel is still on the rise, and something we strongly believe everyone should try at least once in their lifetime, more globe-trotters are now grabbing their mates and jetting off on new-found adventures. Whether or not you are in a relationship, travelling with...
Unspoiled by tourism
The Inca believed Lake Titicaca to be the birthplace of the sun. When you look at the stunning scenery of the lake, it is easy to understand why. We have compiled some of the answers for frequently asked questions when planning a trip to Lake Titicaca.
How big is Lake Titicaca?
At over 8000 square kilometers Lake Titicaca is the...
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. :)
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 locals are the most genuine friendliest people I have ever met and you will always be greeted with a smile. It’s a peaceful country with French colonial...
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...
With its perfect beaches, dramatic peaks and year-round sunshine, Rio de Janeiro is surrounded by such outstanding natural beauty that this alone would make it worth the trip. But add to this iconic sites, colonial splendour and bustling nightlife, and you’ll come to know exactly why it’s called a Cidade Maravilhosa - the Marvelous City.
Blessed with a tropical climate with average highs of 25-30°C throughout the year, it’s no wonder why cariocas (residents of...
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 it is an adventure that has altered me. How can you capture the essence & soul of such a charming country & life-changing holiday? Well, here it goes...
I landed in...
Huacachina is like a landscape from a sandy planet. Located near a quiet little town of Ica, approximately a 4-5 hour drive from Lima. Huacachina is a small paradise where you can take some time to relax while visiting Peru. The Oasis is a mysterious lagoon in the middle of the Ica desert’s white sands. There are a few places to stay and charming little restaurants which overlook a stunning lagoon but more importantly, it’s surrounded by large sand dunes. You can relax by the lagoon or...