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4 Alternatives to ‘Orphanage Tourism’ in Asia

Last year the term ‘orphanage tourism’ made its way deeper into the public conscience when author J. K. Rowling took to twitter to confront...

RTA2016: Student Guides on the Road

In the last Responsible Travel Awards update we followed Marketing Manager Mike Ellis as he visited the Bali office and personally celebrated with our...
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Biodiversity and Sustainable Tourism Day 2017

The 22nd of May is recognized globally as the International Day for Biological Diversity. With the UN’s declaration of 2017 as the Year of Sustainable...

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...

A Day in the Life of a Bali Fisherman

Made and Nyoman wake early to start their day out on the Bali Sea around 7am. They set up with their nets, scoops, oxygen...

RTA2016: Inspiring Social Enterprise in Siem Reap

Buffalo Tours Cambodia won our Responsible Travel Awards last summer for their work in supporting social enterprise through tourism. Content Team Leader Jade visited Cambodia this...
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A Day in the Life of an Elephant Veterinarian

Nissa Mututanont is an elephant veterinarian at the Golden Triangle Asian Elephant Foundation and has dedicated her life to the well-being and happiness of the...

Marine Conservation and Community Spirit in Bali

With over 17,000 islands and the most diverse marine life on the planet, the oceans and the marine habitats of Indonesia are some of...

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,...
elephant tourism in 2017

Elephant Welfare in Asia in 2017

This January is Wildlife Month at Buffalo Tours and we are kicking off a month of animal action with a look at elephant tourism...