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Tales from the Trails

Experiential Travel and Three Inspiring Outdoor Adventures in Asia

Experiential travel has been around for a while. And, with more and more travellers looking for ways to delve deeper and experience a destination from the inside, it doesn’t seem to be going anywhere anytime soon. Learn more about the trend and get ideas for your next active Asian adventure. […]

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Explore Malaysia: Guided Tours on Foot

Walking tours are a great way to experience a city’s local side and Malaysia offers numerous fascinating cities that are easily explored on foot. Discover six of the best walkable cities in Malaysia with guided tours to help you maximise your adventure on foot. […]

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The Essential Guide for Solo Travel in Thailand

Convenient, diverse and safe – there are many reasons why this Southeast Asian country is an ideal destination for venturing out on your own. Get inspired by our essential guide to solo travel in Thailand and explore the ‘Land of Smiles’ on your personal adventure. […]

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Eight Unique Activities in Japan You Must Do

From the bizarre and the peculiar to the intriguing and mind-blowing, there are many words to describe Japan but boring is not one of them. Whether you’re looking for an active adventure, a cultural journey or a discovery of the weird and wonderful, here’s a list of unique Japan activities to inspire your next trip. […]

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The Ultimate Guide for Your Borneo Sabah Adventure

From conquering Mount Kinabalu and hiking through remote rainforest to witnessing orangutans and swimming with turtles, the Malaysian state, Sabah, is a paradise for active travellers. Here, we’ve rounded up the best destinations as well as some special insider tips to help you plan your Borneo Sabah Adventure. […]

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Essential Packing List for Your Borneo Sabah Expedition

Planning a journey into the wild can be intimidating. To help you prepare (and ease your mind) we’ve compiled an easy-to-follow packing list, covering all the things you should bring on your Borneo Sabah expedition. […]

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Five Destinations for a Family-Friendly Holiday in Asia

Get inspired to plan your ultimate family-friendly holiday in Asia. Whether you’re travelling with toddlers, teenagers or grandparents, we’ve rounded up a series of destinations and insider tips that will keep the entire family happy. […]

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Engaging Activities for your Vietnam Family Holiday

Plan your Vietnam family holiday and include some fun and educational activities that can be enjoyed by the entire family. From getting to know the local culture and people to learning about the history of the country, travelling with your children provides a valuable learning experience and strengthens family bonds. […]

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Women Travelling Together; Recipe for the Perfect Girl’s Trip

Girl’s trips are a great way to bond and discover a new destination. Plan the perfect getaway in Asia by following this simple recipe. From organising the ins and outs of your next trip to finding unique activities, create a tailor-made experience that caters to the individual wishes of all women travelling together. […]

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Five Fun Ways to Travel Like a Local in Asia

Go beyond the main tourist attractions and delve into the authentic heart of Asia with these five fun ways to travel like a local. For more than 24 years, Buffalo Tours has been offering travellers unique opportunities to immerse in Asia’s local life – read more to find out our expert tips! […]

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Responsible Travel in Laos

In continuation of our ongoing work in responsible travel, we are always focused on tailoring experiences for sustainable tourism. Travelling responsibly is much easier than it seems, with current industry trends focused on community development, wildlife protection and cultural preservation. This is aided by the fact that visitors are seeking out an exploration of the […]

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5 Street Food Tips for Safely Savouring the Flavours of Asia

Street food is an important aspect of anyone’s travels to Asia. Not only is it widespread, locally sourced, produced and consumed, it reflects longstanding culture and culinary tradition. There are a variety of informal instructions that can be followed, or safety rules for keeping a happy tummy, however, we’ve condensed it down to 5 easy […]

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Souvenirs of Southeast Asia: A Little Something for Everyone

Shopping for souvenirs on your journey can be a daunting task, but most major tourist hubs across the continent feature a wide-variety of unique gifts to bring back to your loved ones. If you’re concerned about finding something special, we’re here to help! Here’s a list of souvenirs for each one of our South Asian […]

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10 Tips on How to Haggle in Asia

Travelling to Asia offers many thrills, one particular is the excitement of the barter. Haggling is a way of life throughout the continent, and when travelling through visitors have the unique opportunity to get in on the deals. However, many people get intimidated by the venture, as it can be both stressful and overwhelming if […]

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Making the Most of Asia’s Temples

Whether the beautiful and ancient complexes of Angkor Wat, the pagoda spattered plains of Bagan, or any of the multitudes of temples, shrines and pagodas in the cities or countryside; temples are synonymous with any adventure in Asia. Make the most of your temple tours in this dynamic and diverse region by reading this quick […]

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