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The Rise of Solo Female Travel: Who, What & Why?

Did you know that Google searches for ‘solo female travel’ have tripled in the last five years? As more and more women decide to travel on their own, we’ve decided to take a closer look at this booming market segment to find out who these women are and what they are looking for. […]

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Best Places to Travel Solo: 7 Destinations in Asia

  • Tuesday, 26 March 2019

From self-discovery to new challenges, there’re many reasons to go on a solo trip. Spanning tropical islands, lush mountains and bustling metropolis, Asia offers a fantastic diversity of cultures, landscapes and budget options. Here, we’ve rounded up a list of seven of the best places to travel solo in Asia. […]

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The Essential Guide for Solo Travel in Thailand

Convenient, diverse and safe – there are many reasons why this Southeast Asian country is an ideal destination for venturing out on your own. Get inspired by our essential guide to solo travel in Thailand and explore the ‘Land of Smiles’ on your personal adventure. […]

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Responsible Travel in Cambodia with Panya Thin

Take a peek behind the scenes at Buffalo Tours and meet Panya Thin, our Regional General Manager for Japan, Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar. An advocate for responsible travel in Cambodia, he talks about his journey in the industry, successful leadership and shares his thoughts on sustainable, community-based tourism. […]

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Eight Unique Activities in Japan You Must Do

From the bizarre and the peculiar to the intriguing and mind-blowing, there are many words to describe Japan but boring is not one of them. Whether you’re looking for an active adventure, a cultural journey or a discovery of the weird and wonderful, here’s a list of unique Japan activities to inspire your next trip. […]

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5 Fabulous Places to Ring in Chinese New Year

  • Monday, 04 February 2019

Asia’s most vibrant festival is at its best and brightest in certain cities in Asia. These are some of our favourite Chinese New Year festivals in Asia, and where to celebrate Chinese New Year in […]

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Planning a Multi-Country Adventure in Asia

  • Thursday, 31 January 2019

With such a large range of active travel options in Asia, why not combine different highlights into a tailor-made multi-country adventure? To help you plan, we have brought together some of the best active travel destinations in the region, which can easily be mixed and matched into one amazing trip. […]

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The Ultimate Guide for Your Borneo Sabah Adventure

From conquering Mount Kinabalu and hiking through remote rainforest to witnessing orangutans and swimming with turtles, the Malaysian state, Sabah, is a paradise for active travellers. Here, we’ve rounded up the best destinations as well as some special insider tips to help you plan your Borneo Sabah Adventure. […]

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Essential Packing List for Your Borneo Sabah Expedition

Planning a journey into the wild can be intimidating. To help you prepare (and ease your mind) we’ve compiled an easy-to-follow packing list, covering all the things you should bring on your Borneo Sabah expedition. […]

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Educational Travel in Asia

These days more people are on a quest for authentic, off-the-beaten-track adventures. They’re seeking hands-on experience, cultural immersion, and experiential learning all bound together by a desire to give something back. Buffalo Tours’ branch, BET, offers award-winning projects for educational travel in Asia. […]

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Five Destinations for a Family-Friendly Holiday in Asia

Get inspired to plan your ultimate family-friendly holiday in Asia. Whether you’re travelling with toddlers, teenagers or grandparents, we’ve rounded up a series of destinations and insider tips that will keep the entire family happy. […]

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Engaging Activities for your Vietnam Family Holiday

Plan your Vietnam family holiday and include some fun and educational activities that can be enjoyed by the entire family. From getting to know the local culture and people to learning about the history of the country, travelling with your children provides a valuable learning experience and strengthens family bonds. […]

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Women in Travel – Challenges, Change & Chances

We asked four of Buffalo Tours’ female leaders to share their insights on women in travel and discuss the challenges of working in the industry, gender diversity and the empowerment of travelling. Whilst there are still many obstacles to tackle, the travel industry is slowly transforming into a more equal environment. […]

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Women Travelling Together; Recipe for the Perfect Girl’s Trip

Girl’s trips are a great way to bond and discover a new destination. Plan the perfect getaway in Asia by following this simple recipe. From organising the ins and outs of your next trip to finding unique activities, create a tailor-made experience that caters to the individual wishes of all women travelling together. […]

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Supporting Sustainable Development in Cambodia with Community-Based Tourism

Make a trip to Cambodia more meaningful by immersing in the local life whilst helping to support the community. For more than 24 years, Buffalo Tours has been offering travellers unique opportunities to plunge into Asia’s local life – read more to find out about our community-based tourism initiative. […]

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