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Buffalo Q&A: Creating Change with Animals Asia

As far back at 1998, Animals Asia has been a major player in the lives of animals in Asia. Over the years, the organisation has gone from rescuing bears in China to now advocating for the protection of elephants and even dogs. So when the Buffalo team wanted to share the best tips for animal-friendly […]

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Travel Update: Indonesia’s New Visa Waiver for Australians

Curious how Indonesia’s new visa waivers will change your travels? We answered your questions about the change, and what you need to know before your next trip! As of the 21st of March this year, Indonesia will allow citizens of Australia, and many other nations, to enter Indonesia visa-free for up to 30 days. This means that there is […]

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Buffalo Behind-the-Scenes: A Year in Responsible Travel

When you really break it down, what does a year in responsible travel look like for a company like Buffalo Tours? Well, the results are in! Here’s what we accomplished in 2015. The Buffalo team is always hard at work making our tours, initiatives and strategies as sustainable as they can be. When we’re busy making […]

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Why Asia is a Business Traveller’s Prime Destination

Heading to Asia on business? Here’s why booking a few extra days as an Asia business traveller is well-worth the effort!   Imagine for a moment your last business trip. Where were you? What was it like? How much time did you spend working? And, perhaps most importantly, how much time did you spend doing anything […]

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Buffalo Q&A: Empowering the Next Generation with BaliWISE

Part of the R.O.L.E. (Rivers, Oceans, Lands, Ecology) Foundation, BaliWISE has supported the continued growth and empowerment of women in Bali, Indonesia since 2007. From hygiene to administration and even environmental sustainability training, the BaliWISE program offers women in disadvantaged situations the resources they need to begin their fulfilling, lifelong careers with a commitment to environmental […]

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Buffalo Broadcast: Introducing the Buffalo Selfie Challenge!

Show your tour guide how much you loved exploring Asia with them! Throughout the month of March, a selfie with your tour guide could win you and your guide great travel prizes. We love our tour guides – and we know that our travellers do, too. After your trip and your review on TripAdvisor, it […]

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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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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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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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