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Tips from a Tour Guide: Travel Pro Tips for Chinese New Year!

Planning on Chinese New Year travel this year? Here’s what you need to know about travelling in China and Hong Kong during its most significant holiday – from an expert tour guide with the insider tips! Chinese New Year might be one of the coolest times of year to explore Asia, but it can also […]

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What We Mean When We Say "Change Travel, Change Lives"

Change travel, change lives – that’s what the Buffalo Tours team is all about this year. But what is responsible tourism, and what do we mean when we say “changing lives through travel”? Our Managing Director Matt Masson digs into how little changes in our travel decisions make a big impact on local communities – […]

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6 Asia Itineraries With a Responsible Travel Twist

Searching for the perfect itinerary in Asia that you can feel good about? These awesome Asia itinerary choices for responsible travellers puts a premium on feel-good travel. This is our list of top Asia tour alternatives that do travel differently. Asia has gone from the backpacker destination of choice to the perfect getaway for families, honeymoons and […]

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Weather and El Nino: Fast Facts for Travellers to Asia in 2016

With the changes in weather from El Nino in 2015 and early 2016, what will happen to Asia’s weather – and will it affect a visit to the region? We break down the facts about weather in early to mid-2016, and what you should keep in mind before you travel. To many, “El Nino” is […]

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Is it Safe to Travel to Asia in 2016?

With many of Asia’s top destinations making it into the news in late 2015 and early 2016, we break down what travellers need to know about safety throughout our destinations in Asia this year. Safety – it’s one of the Buffalo team’s top priorities for travellers who explore Asia with us. Alongside creating culturally-immersive experiences, we […]

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10 Dishes Worth Travelling to Thailand For in 2016

What Thai dishes taste so good they’re worth a plane ticket? Our very own Thai food addict and expert digs into what to eat in Thailand for your trip in 2016. Thailand isn’t just the land of smiles; it’s also the land of spice. Anyone who’s been to Thailand will tell you that “Thai spicy” […]

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Tips from a Tour Guide: How to Bargain Like a Pro In Thailand

The Buffalo Tours’ team is full of seasoned travellers, destination experts and professed food fanatics – but no one knows travel and tours in Asia quite like our tour guides. That’s why, when it comes to Thailand travel advice, we go to our on-the-ground travel experts. Thankfully, we have a whole team of them! This […]

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[INFOGRAPHIC] A Guide to Travel: Vietnam

Considering a trip to Vietnam? We’ve saved you a bit of time by compiling this list of Vietnam travel tips in an infographic form to help you plan for your trip! Vietnam is a small yet captivating country, offering travellers an exciting mix of adventure and culture. The country’s natural wonders span from the mountainous north […]

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How We Created our Best Bangkok Walking Journey Yet

A look behind-the-scenes of our unique Boutique Bangkok Chinatown walking tour experience in Bangkok – the ultimate in local life on a full-day highlights excursion! Late last year, the Buffalo team proudly announced the introduction of a brand new tour line: Essence. With a careful combination of the highlights and local experiences, Essence was the product of […]

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Stories from the Road: The Making of an Incredible Journey

We all know how the makings for a good journey – proper planning, well-timed arrivals and smart packing. But what takes a good journey to another level? What makes a good journey, a great journey?  Sometimes, the answer to that question is best left to the experts – travel bloggers who spend lots of time […]

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The Places In Between: A Peek at Everyday-Bali

The highlights of a destination –its beaches, temples, mountains, etc, are only one part of the experience that encompasses a “journey”. The thrill of traveling begins and ends, more often than not, in the places that you never think of before going there –the back-street alleys filled with friendly locals, the dusty road-side stops, and the […]

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Buffalo Q&A: Making 2016 a ChildSafe Year in Thailand

In 2011, Buffalo Tours teamed up with ChildSafe Thailand, a Friends International organisation tasked with combating child exploitation in the country. Since then, our team has helped bring awareness to these important issues through guide training and support – but you’re the key to taking their mission to the next level. We sat down with […]

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#ChangeTravelChangeLives – How To Travel Differently in 2016

Our new Year’s Resolutions this year are all about changing travel – and changing lives – for the better. Here’s what we’re committing to doing in 2016, and how you can be a part of it, too! Travel has a way of changing our lives for the better. It opens our minds to new experiences, […]

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Asian Food Adventures: Eating Singapore

Singapore doesn’t often make it on foodies travel to-do list in Asia, but it should! Our foodie writer reminisces about her own experience eating the best food in Singapore – and what she still has on her food bucket list! Singapore may be small, but she is mighty. From towering shopping malls and sparkling harbour […]

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