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[INFOGRAPHIC] A Guide to Travel: Cambodia

Thinking of exploring a land of fascinating history and intriguing culture? Cambodia should be at the top of your list of destinations. Take a look at this illustrated Cambodia guide to help you plan your trip. Cambodia is located in a perfect position for those who want to explore more than one area of Southeast Asia. The […]

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6 Unforgettable Cruises in Asia for 2016

  • Monday, 22 February 2016
  • Asia

The hot way to explore Asia this year is with a cruise! For this year, we’ve got our roundup of the best Asia river cruises for 2016 – and what makes each of them special. Travellers to Asia are usually faced with a conundrum: after making such a lengthy journey to this exotic and fascinating region, […]

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Malaysia's Most Incredible Sealife and Where to Find It

Diving in Malaysia is often overlooked – but with its endless array of marine life and dive sites, it really shouldn’t be. We explored the depths of Malaysia along with its many creatures that call it home. Malaysia is not often considered as a first choice for scuba diving with locations like Fiji, Florida and Mexico earning the top […]

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Bangkok and Beyond: Culture in the Canals of Krung Thep

Hidden deep within Bangkok’s network of klongs, or canals, a small artisan village reached only by longtail boat offers a glimpse at rarely seen urban lifestyles. We dug into the secrets behind our Bangkok canal tour. If you were to mark the Artist’s House on a map of Bangkok, it would appear that this little-explored hideaway […]

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Asia’s Most Unexpected Destinations for Wine Lovers

Italy and France aren’t the only destinations a world-travelling wine lover should have on their bucket list. We explored three of our favourite unexpected Asian wine destinations, with the help of our own wine connoisseur! Earthen-yellow fields sewn with precise rows of grapevines stretch across rolling rock-strewn hills to the horizon. Mere meters away is […]

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Buffalo Q&A: How a Meal in Asia Can Change a Life

Where you choose to eat dinner in Asia can be life-changing for the locals. We sat down with a Vietnam-based social enterprise to talk about how hospitality training are changing local lives for the better – and how you can help! Since 1999, KOTO has trained countless disadvantaged Vietnamese youth in a bid to give […]

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20 Mouth-Watering Malaysian Meals Worth a Plane Ticket

What do you get when you blend the culinary charm of Thailand, Singapore, India and Indonesia into one? Some of the tastiest food you’ll ever find in Asia: Malaysian cuisine. These are our top 20 picks for dishes not to miss in the country! Malaysia boasts one of the most diverse food scenes in Asia […]

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In Photos: Lunar New Year in Asia

No time in Asia is more colourful than the Lunar New Year! For an insider’s look at what the region is like during the holiday, we rounded up some of our favourite photos from our top destinations. Lunar New Year (AKA Chinese New Year) isn’t just a celebration within China. Thanks to shared ancestral and […]

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[INFOGRAPHIC] A Guide to Travel: Thailand

Dreaming of Thailand? You aren’t alone! For the top tips for first-time travellers to Thailand, we’ve rounded up all there is to know in one easy guide. While every country in Southeast Asia has attributes making them both amazing and distinct, Thailand has always been Southeast Asia’s “golden child” when it comes to travel – […]

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Asian Destinations at their Best in July and August

Think Asia is off-limits for travel during the summer holiday? Think again! We rounded up the best holiday destinations for July and August in Asia. In the dreary depths of winter, it’s not so strange that our minds wander to sandy beaches and sunny skies you imagine finding in Southeast Asia. Perhaps that’s why so […]

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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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