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In Search of Transformative Travel Experiences with Richard Ludwig

Travel can be more than simply visiting new sights. Travel can be a truly transformative experience which can offer entirely new perspectives on life and the world we live in. We chat with Buffalo Tours’ Product & Marketing Director, Richard Ludwig, to gain insight into the transformational effects of travel. […]

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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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A Guide to Interesting Neighbourhoods in South East Asia

A Quick Buffalo Tours Guide to Interesting Neighbourhoods in South East Asia Off the beaten track travel doesn’t just mean donning hiking boots and finding yourself surrounded by nature, without another soul in sight. We’re here to tell you how to get off the beaten track in some of South East Asia’s largest cities, where […]

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Offbeat Experiences in Off the Beaten Track Places

Off the beaten track travel is quickly being overtaken by an all new travel trend: offbeat experiences. While continuing to focus on the themes of uniqueness and exclusivity, offbeat experiences can be found in even the busiest of tourist centers. Think cocktail-bar-hopping in Siem Reap or rock-climbing in Halong Bay. But what about offbeat experiences […]

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Epic Journeys to Take in 2017

While it often seems that New Year’s resolutions were made to be broken, the goals we always seem to reach are those involving travel. I’m sure just like us in the Buffalo Tours Travel Team, you have a wish list of destinations and experiences just waiting to be realised. So, why not add a few […]

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Buffalo Dispatch: Recipe for a Perfect Food Tour

Last month content team leader Jade took a trip to Bangkok to eat and to wander. We followed her trip on Instagram and now let’s hear about experiencing the perfect recipe for Bangkok food tours. The young chef spilled a ladle of whipped egg into the smoking hot pan, quickly threw the noodles on top and within […]

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5 of Our Very Best Local Life Experiences, as Chosen by You

The numbers speak for themselves; these tours are our some of the best local experiences in Asia. From street eats tours in the back alleys of Asia’s biggest cities to countryside excursions to tiny villages, these are the tours that highlight real lives within each of our destinations. Local Life in Thailand Bangkok Street Eats […]

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Diwali – The Festival of Lights

Source Diwali (also known as Deepavali) is an ancient festival of light, celebrated in Hindu communities across the world. Commemorating the victory of good versus evil and light versus dark, millions of lamps are lit in windows and doorways. These lights also line the streets and decorate the temples, giving the whole celebration an auspicious […]

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Buffalo Behind-the-Scenes: Responsible Tourism in Action

Responsible tourism isn’t just something we talk about here on the Buffalo Tours blog but something we practice in all that we do as a company. We sat down with Regional Product Manager, Ed Pettitt, to discuss how responsible travel practices are considered when creating our unique range of tours across Asia. As both a long-term […]

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Buffalo Behind the Scenes: The Client Experience

Here on the Buffalo Blog we use our expert knowledge to help you seek out the real Asia. Whether that’s through telling the story of our tours or giving you insight into the travel tips we’ve learnt along the way. But what does it really feel like to travel with Buffalo Tours? We sat down with one of our […]

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11 of Asia’s Best Wellness Retreats

With thousands of years of experience in traditional healing practices and some of the most beautiful natural landscapes in the world, Asia is truly a special place to take a wellness retreat. Whether this means a total body cleanse, a yoga course or simply spending every day in the spa, it’s up to you. We’ve created this […]

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Discover the Best of Autumn in Asia

Many people think only of soaring temperatures and tropical rain forest when they dream of travelling in Asia. Yet, in many regions, there are distinct seasonal changes that transform the landscape and inspire celebration. A general cooling down from the sweltering heat of summer is just one reason to spend autumn in Asia, but the […]

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6 Reasons Ipoh Should Be on Your Malaysia Bucket List

Between the metropolis of Kuala Lumpur and the bustling island of Penang lies an oft-overlooked city with a whole lot to offer. Often regarded as little more than an easy stopover on the way North or South, or as a gateway to the much loved Cameron Highlands, Ipoh has begun to catch the eye of […]

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Buffalo Q&A: What Makes a Great Tour Guide?

We’ve all been there. You are wandering through a museum abroad and reading the badly translated English signs, understanding very little about what you are seeing. If only you’d thought to hire a guide. The next time you go to a historical site you do take a guide, and you stand there, just as confused, […]

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Introducing Master Class: An Exclusive Look at the Hanoi Art Scene

Inspired by the masters of Asia and with a goal to give travellers truly unique memories, the Buffalo Tours team is excited to introduce a brand new line of exclusive travel experiences. Master Class connects in country experts with travellers eager to leave Asia with awareness, familiarity and skills. Resident writer Jade discovers what makes […]

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