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Top 10 things to do in Croatia

Overlooking the old town in Dubrovnik

Croatia is the not-so-secret sparkling Mediterranean destination that offers a stunning coastline, gorgeous ancient cities and lush national parks. Perfect for history buffs, keen foodies, outdoor adventurers and sun worshipping beach lovers, it has everything you could ask for from a seaside European destination. If you’re planning a holiday to Croatia, keep reading for our top 10 things to do in this gorgeous country. 

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Patagonia

What to expect on a trip to Patagonia

the mountains of torres del paine on a clear day

Patagonia is the wild child of South America, nestled deep in the south of the continent straddling both Chile and Argentina. Coated in mountains, forests, lakes, glaciers and more, the rugged region has been attracting keen hikers for decades. Having just embarked on my own Patagonian adventure for two weeks, I have compiled a list of what you should expect if you're planning a holiday to Patagonia.

The weather really does change by the...

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Why Costa Rica is the perfect family holiday

Costa Rica is known for its natural beauty, unique wildlife and otherworldly landscapes, making it a popular destination for travellers from all walks of life. Our focus today is why Costa Rica is also the perfect holiday destination for families! We speak to Debbie, Tucan Travel tailor-made specialist and mum of two, who recently returned from her family adventure to Costa Rica.

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10 best places to go in March

Iguazu Falls at its peak

If you're wondering where is hot in March? or simply need some inspiration for your March holiday then you’ve come to the right place. Keep reading for the 10 best places to go in March.

1. Chile

Chile is 4,270km long which makes it difficult to pin-point a time of year which is pleasant no matter where you are in the country but March might just be the...

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Travel Trends in 2020

years 2019 and 2020

Less than two months until 2020 - we can’t believe it either. That means it’s time to get moving on your holiday planning for the coming year. To give you a bit of an overview of what's happening in travel we have compiled a list of the best travel trends in 2020 

1.Remote working

The digital-era is making it possible. Not only...

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10 best places to go in February

yala national park in sri lanka

From Carnival celebrations in Rio de Janeiro to the white sand beaches of Zanzibar, there are plenty of places to discover on your February holiday. We have compiled a list of the ten best places to go in February and why it’s the best time to travel there.

1. South Western Sri Lanka

Confusingly Sri Lanka’s southwest and northeast coasts have different dry and...

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Do you dare? Check out our scary food from around the world this Halloween!

Are you ready to challenge your palate with some of the world’s strangest food? Different meals from around the globe can be absolutely fascinating to those of us who consider our country’s dishes as safe and normal, but delve a little deeper and you’ll see every place has at least a few strange food choices. From Vegemite in Australia to haggis in Scotland, blood soup in Poland to snails in France - the world’s taste buds have developed quite...

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Why Southeast Asia is the ultimate vegan travel destination

Southeast Asia is one of the most popular backpacking destinations for adventurous and budget-friendly travellers. As well as rich cultures, otherworldly landscapes and some of the best beaches in the world, many flock to this corner of the globe for the unforgettable foodie experiences. While the thought of the Southeast Asian food scene might conjure up images of fried insects on sticks, it actually has a multitude of vegan choices, with plant-based cafes...

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One Minute Brief – #gosolo

Quarter-life crisis blog

We teamed up with One Minute Briefs for a fun Twitter campaign all about solo travel! Creatives were encouraged to design their own poster for Tucan Travel with solo travel being the main theme.

We had 124 amazing entries making it really tough to pick one winner. We narrowed it down to a fantastic shortlist of 10 entries which you can view below. The winning poster was created by @ClareWords for her strong copy which resonated with all of us! See Clare's winning entry...

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Earth’s greatest stargazing hotspots

Strlight over a lake in Patagonia, Chile

There aren’t many things more mesmerising than gazing up at the Milky Way during a clear night sky and gaining a greater scope of the unimaginably colossal scale of our solar system. Whilst the stars can be witnessed regardless of where you are, some places on earth provide astronomical views with such clarity that gazing at the stars will leave you breathless. This Saturday, 5th October, we are celebrating the majesty of our night skies in honour of...

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