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The Top 8 Experiences In Costa Rica

Posted on 29. Mar, 2016 by Tucan Travel.

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Costa Rica is the country on everyone’s lips at the moment. Direct flights from London to Costa Rica are just around the corner, so whether you’re trying to beat the rush or take advantage of the direct service, this laid-back Central American country has something for everyone. When Tucan Travel asked me to write about [...]

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5 Instagram Travel Photography Tips

Posted on 22. May, 2015 by Mark Douglas.

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Hey there fellow adventurers. This is a blog for all you guys and girls travelling around the world (and even those who don’t), to help get a little more from your Instagram account and editing your photos. These aren’t set rules or anything, just friendly tips and an insight into how I edit/prepare and go [...]

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Permanent tents in the Masai Mara

Entering the Masai Mara

Posted on 04. Sep, 2014 by Jess Millett.

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The ground ran red as the rain mixed with the dust that had stained our feet only hours earlier forming a rich paste matching the Masai’s clothes. It was a bumpy ride to the Masai Mara, down dirt roads, littered with rocks and holes. Grazing lands rolled out, as far as the eye could see [...]

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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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Rhino in Chitwan National Park

Spotting Rhino in Chitwan National Park

Posted on 01. May, 2014 by Jess Millett.

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It was only a matter of minutes after stepping out of the dugout canoe when our guide, Bishnu came running out of the jungle to say that he had spotted our first rhino. The irony of the situation was not lost on me. Having spent two weeks in eastern Africa on Tucan Travels Gorillas & [...]

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Overnight Camel ride in Jaisalmer

Posted on 28. Apr, 2014 by Tony Perdomo.

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There is a lot more to India than just the typical Golden Triangle route, which of course is an epic tour on its own.  If you choose a tour that explores the Rajasthan area, then you will notice many visit Jaisalmer, and there is no denial why.  It is a very beautiful and historic city [...]

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Lions feeding in the Masai Mara

The beauty of the Masai Mara

Posted on 17. Feb, 2014 by Daniel Ward.

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Imagine that it is 6am, the Sun is just rising and your jeep is in the middle of the African Savannah. So many beautiful creatures surround you and this is the perfect time of day to see them. Giraffes and zebra make their way to watering holes where they are joined by elephants, buffalo and [...]

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Jess Millett on the Gorilla Trek

What to pack for a Gorilla Trek

Posted on 16. Dec, 2013 by Jess Millett.

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I loved every minute of my Gorilla Trek, a trip I did last month with Tucan Travel. It was a true privilege, hiking through the jungle to spend an hour with such special creatures. I’m not going to lie, it wasn’t a breeze. It was hard, made tougher by the adverse weather conditions which we [...]

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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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