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Why choose YŪGEN to arrange your next holiday?

Iris | Thursday, August 8, 2019 - 10:00
YŪGEN is so much more than just another travel agency. But what is it then and why would you let us create and arrange your...
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Why YŪGEN puts Botswana on hold

Iris | Friday, June 7, 2019 - 16:36
Recently the new government of Botswana has taken the decision to lift the trophy hunting ban in Botswana. This ban was...
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Positive effects of traveling | PART 2

Iris | Wednesday, June 5, 2019 - 10:00
In this second part I would like to focus on the benefits of traveling for your destination and its inhabitants. A nice...
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Positive effects of traveling | PART 1

Iris | Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 10:00
Part one? Yes, once I started listing all the benefits of traveling I soon noticed that there were way too many to sum up in...
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Talk to YŪGEN in person?

Iris | Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - 10:00
Aside from being available online for any questions you may have, there are also several possibilities if you like to talk...
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Why Costa Rica?

Iris | Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 10:00
A question that is likely to sound a bit absurd if you have ever visited this country. With more than 30 National Parks, 8...
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Why The Azores?

Iris | Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 10:00
The Azores are so much more than just a wonderful hikers ‘paradise. Aside from stunning landscapes and well-marked hiking...
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Why Northern Portugal?

Iris | Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 10:00
As I received a growing demand from European travelers to offer a sustainable destination closer to home than Costa Rica and...
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Why Botswana?

Iris | Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 10:00
Often people ask me why I have chosen to offer this peculiar combination of destinations: Botswana, Costa Rica, Northern...
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NEW tours in northern Portugal

Iris | Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 09:00
YŪGEN keeps on celebrating this month! We have created new tours in Northern Portugal and adapted our existing ones. Let our...
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NEW! Island hopping in the Azores

Iris | Wednesday, January 2, 2019 - 11:01
A new year, a new destination! The Azores consist of nine unique islands with a fantastic climate, conveniently situated in...
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Photo competition Botswana

Iris | Thursday, December 27, 2018 - 14:44
Have you already been on a mobile safari with us or are you planning on going on a YŪGEN safari before June 30th 2019? Then...
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From the Nxai Pan to the Victoria Falls

Iris | Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 11:30
The Lion Safari is one of our most famous routes. It forms a 15-day escape into open spaces, the great Okavango Delta and...
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A visit to The Ara Project

Iris | Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 09:30
With so many nice things to see and do in Costa Rica, it is all about making choices when you are on holidays in this...
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Behind the scenes of our Leopard Safari

Iris | Monday, November 19, 2018 - 10:05
Yes I did it and I loved it! Last year I went to test our Leopard Safari in Botswana. This camping trip took me and my...
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A visit to Bribripa Kaneblo

Iris | Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 12:00
The Bribri indigenous communities in Costa Rica are in fact modern Indians who try to protect their believes and traditions...
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Availability 2019 on our new lodge safari

Iris | Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 10:30
As of 2019 we are offering a new lodge safari, named the Zebra Safari. This safari allows you to combine Zimbabwe and...
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Follow YŪGEN behind the scenes in Costa Rica

Iris | Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - 10:00
In only a few days from now YŪGEN will return to Costa Rica, ready for another 6-week investigation trip in this beautiful...
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Visit us at the fair!

Iris | Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 10:00
As a Costa Rica specialist YŪGEN tours will be present at the Verre Reizen Event. We are looking forward to chat to you in...
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Preparing in the dust for rainy season

Iris | Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 10:00
In a few weeks YŪGEN tours will travel to Costa Rica again in order to try out a number of existing and new things. We plan...
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What will I eat on a camping safari?

Iris | Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 10:00
The amazing culinary skills of the camp assistants are often praised by travellers, and rightfully so. Hearty meals are...
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Costa Rica's angels wear rubber boots

Iris | Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 10:00
Despite all the misery and losses which the extreme weather has brought upon many people in Costa Rica in recent weeks, the...
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Heavy rains flood Costa Rica

Iris | Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 10:00
While in Belgium we are enjoying an exceptionally dry and sunny summer, Costa Rica is facing extreme rainfall, even to rainy...
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NEW lodge safari coming up!

Iris | Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 10:00
Starting and ending in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, our new Zebra Lodge safari forms a circular route around the northern parts...
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5 simple steps to more freedom

Iris | Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 10:00
You just know you will regret more not having lived to the fullest then having tried to do so, and having failed once in a...
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Botswana introduces plastic carrier bag ban

Iris | Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 10:00
Botswana enhances its efforts to go green. As of 1st of November 2018 the use of plastic carrier bags and flat bags will not...
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Drive through the Caribbean in Costa Rica

Iris | Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 10:00
Go Caribbean Style! This exquisite new self-drive itinerary brings you from the lush hills and tropical plantations inland...
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Africa is not a zoo

Iris | Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 10:00
Most people understand it is dangerous to jump over a fence in a zoo. But strangely enough, a few seem to feel untouchable...
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Away from the crowds in Portugal

Iris | Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 10:00
When everyone goes South, it is time to go North! From the mountains to the ocean there is an incredible culture and...
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Taste Costa Rica's national dish

Iris | Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 10:00
Because love goes through the stomach, in this blog post we explain how to make Costa Rica’s national dish, called Gallo...
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Nature is therapy

Iris | Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 10:00
In this day and age that initiatives to safe forests and oceans pop-up everywhere, you may wonder what exactly it is that...
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YŪGEN on tour

Iris | Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 10:00
YŪGEN tours is currently running a contest in Belgium and in The Netherlands, called WIN & CHILL. The price is a...
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Going solo on a safari adventure

Iris | Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 10:00
Travelling alone can have many advantages. Being a solo traveller myself, I do realize it is sometimes hard to get a...
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Discover the real gems of Costa Rica

Iris | Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 08:00
Can you imagine being greeted with a big smile by every stranger that passes you on the street? Getting a free "here you go...
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YŪGEN tours: who, what & why?

Iris | Sunday, April 22, 2018 - 17:46
Dear travel enthusiasts everywhere,   Welcome to this first YŪGEN tours blog post in which I will share with you who I am,...
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