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Tales from the Trails

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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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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The Story of Seuang River, Laos

Some 80 km from the UNESCO listed town of Luang Prabang, sitting between 2 rivers and surrounded by mountains and farmland is the Pak Xeng District. More than 22,000 people call the area home; 70% are native Khmu, while smaller groups of ethnic Lao Lum and Hmong make up the minority. When Graham Harper, who […]

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How to Support Elephant Welfare as a Traveller

Elephants have been a part of Asian culture for millennia and with the recent rise in tourism, issues have been raised about poor conditions, cruelty and lack of regulation in many Asian elephant […]

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Buffalo Q&A: Preserving Cultural Heritage with Ock Pop Tok

When you buy a souvenir on your travels, it usually holds a story or memory of the time and place in which you purchased it. To immortalise our travel memories is often the reason we buy local handicrafts. But the backstory of the souvenirs you buy goes much deeper than this. Local handicrafts are historically and culturally important […]

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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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