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Preparing for long trips or how to stay sane for a year in just two outfits

Michael & Elizabeth Fab have travelled for extended periods of time around the world, and here they offer their advice for long-term adventure travel.

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World Land Trust raises £1million for orangutans

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 to raise money for the World Land Trust since 2009 by adding a further 10% of all money raised in their Carbon Offset Scheme...

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Helping Communities near Cuzco

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For the last ten years, we have been visiting local communities around Cuzco bring chocolate and gifts to the children and families. Here, Jess speaks to Keiko, who works in Tucan Travel's Cuzco Office.

When did we start doing La Chocolatada? We started giving chocolate and gifts to the children around 10 years ago. The first time was at one of the hotels we regularly used .

Why did we start doing this? There are lots of causes we can...

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Gorilla Trekking – is it responsible?

I decided in this post I would discuss one of the increasingly popular activities for travellers in Africa and how it affects the region. Gorilla trekking in Uganda is a remarkable experience. You are surrounded by rainforest looking at an animal with expressions so human-like you’ll later swear you shared a ‘moment’ with the silverback… and there’s a chance you may have.

With fewer than 900 mountain gorillas left in the world and roughly half of those living in the Bwindi...

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Visiting the Pygmy Village

Every few weeks, Tanya takes her passengers to one of Uganda’s pygmy villages. Each time she visits she notes their improvement.

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Pac Doc Orphanage

Jen Anderson, Tour Leader for Tucan Travel in South East Asia, takes her group to the Pac Doc Orphanage in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

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Tucan Travel raises £30,000 with its Carbon Offset

We are thrilled to announce that in the two years since we introduced our carbon offset scheme, we have raised £34,000 through clients and our own donations for the World Land Trust and its work restoring and protecting rainforests.

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