Tag Archives: Responsible Travel

Elizabeth in black dress and hiking shoes

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

Posted on 11. Aug, 2014 by Michael Fab.

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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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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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Helping Communities near Cuzco

Posted on 20. Jan, 2014 by Jess Millett.

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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 [...]

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Gorilla in Uganda

Gorilla Trekking – is it responsible?

Posted on 09. Dec, 2013 by Rebecca Thompson.

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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… [...]

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Visiting the Pygmy Village

Posted on 13. May, 2013 by Tanya Bertoncini.

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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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Smiling children

Pac Doc Orphanage

Posted on 18. Mar, 2013 by Jen Anderson.

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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

Posted on 10. Dec, 2010 by Cat Grant.

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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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