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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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Five Fun Ways to Travel Like a Local in Asia

Go beyond the main tourist attractions and delve into the authentic heart of Asia with these five fun ways to travel like a local. For more than 24 years, Buffalo Tours has been offering travellers unique opportunities to immerse in Asia’s local life – read more to find out our expert tips! […]

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Romantic & Responsible Holidays in Asia

This Valentine’s Day, couples of all walks of life are looking for that perfect getaway. Among gifts of chocolates, flowers and nice dinners, booking your first holiday together or that dream escape to Asia is bound to inspire romance. Here at Buffalo Tours, we offer a wide-range of tours for a romantic journey, but are […]

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Is Tourism Doing Enough to Help Fight Poverty?

While environmental protection and cultural preservation are always high on the responsible travel agenda, there seems to be a lack of focus on what really makes sustainable tourism work: the well-being of people! International organizations are often expounding on the benefits of tourism for host countries, the economic rewards, as well as the potentially positive […]

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Responsible Travel in Laos

In continuation of our ongoing work in responsible travel, we are always focused on tailoring experiences for sustainable tourism. Travelling responsibly is much easier than it seems, with current industry trends focused on community development, wildlife protection and cultural preservation. This is aided by the fact that visitors are seeking out an exploration of the […]

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Sustainable Tourism & Responsible Travel – A Year in Review

On the 3rd of January 2017, the UNWTO officially declared the beginning of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development. Under the slogan TRAVEL ENJOY RESPECT, tourism organizations, government agencies and private businesses alike committed themselves to creating positive change within the travel industry. As a leading tour operator and destination management company in […]

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Buffalo Tours Awarded Travelife Partner Status

Buffalo Tours is always striving to help improve standards for responsible travel and sustainable tourism in Asia. We are committed to working with international organizations and regional partners to continually develop strategies for improving environmental protection, social equality and economic empowerment in our local communities. For this reason, we are happy to announce that Travelife […]

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The Ultimate Dim Sum Guide

Source Travelling to Hong Kong or Shanghai in the near future? Despite their many differences they have common threads, particularly the ever popular brunch mayhem that’s best known as dim sum. A longstanding tradition of many branches of Chinese cuisine, this meal consists of a variety of small plates served with a hot pot of […]

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5 Street Food Tips for Safely Savouring the Flavours of Asia

Street food is an important aspect of anyone’s travels to Asia. Not only is it widespread, locally sourced, produced and consumed, it reflects longstanding culture and culinary tradition. There are a variety of informal instructions that can be followed, or safety rules for keeping a happy tummy, however, we’ve condensed it down to 5 easy […]

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Souvenirs of Southeast Asia: A Little Something for Everyone

Shopping for souvenirs on your journey can be a daunting task, but most major tourist hubs across the continent feature a wide-variety of unique gifts to bring back to your loved ones. If you’re concerned about finding something special, we’re here to help! Here’s a list of souvenirs for each one of our South Asian […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Luxury Travel in Vietnam

If you are looking for the perfect combination of culture, relaxation and adventure, then Vietnam offers one of the most unique luxury travel experiences in Southeast Asia. From the elegant heritage hotels of Hanoi and Saigon, to the exotic mystique of Halong Bay and Vietnam’s exclusive island resorts, luxury travel in Vietnam provides the perfect […]

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10 Tips on How to Haggle in Asia

Travelling to Asia offers many thrills, one particular is the excitement of the barter. Haggling is a way of life throughout the continent, and when travelling through visitors have the unique opportunity to get in on the deals. However, many people get intimidated by the venture, as it can be both stressful and overwhelming if […]

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Making the Most of Asia’s Temples

Whether the beautiful and ancient complexes of Angkor Wat, the pagoda spattered plains of Bagan, or any of the multitudes of temples, shrines and pagodas in the cities or countryside; temples are synonymous with any adventure in Asia. Make the most of your temple tours in this dynamic and diverse region by reading this quick […]

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Responsible Travel in Cambodia

The sights of Cambodia are mighty to behold! From the majestic temples of Angkor, warm communities and lush landscapes, Cambodia has a great deal to offer any traveller. However, we at Buffalo Tours think it’s essential to note the importance of a responsible mindset and attitude when travelling to this dynamic nation. Responsible travel is […]

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Famous Foods of Asia: Legendary Dishes

Source Whenever anyone travels to Asia, a top priority is making the most of the array of impressive and famous dishes of the continent. Whether humble street food enjoyed squatting on the sidewalk, or world famous plates at a Michelin star restaurant, everyone comes to Asia ready to feast! Let’s take a quick gander at […]

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