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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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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 Tourism for Development, it is no surprise that this year’s theme is “Biodiversity and Sustainable Tourism”. At Buffalo Tours, we are using this day to reflect on how important protecting our natural […]

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5 Most Extravagant Palaces in Asia

The Grand Palace – Thailand The Grand Palace is an imposing yet delicately detailed and elegant structure in the heart of Bangkok. Originally constructed as the royal residence of the Kings of Siam in 1782, the palace is now partially open to the public and has become one of the biggest tourist attractions in Bangkok. […]

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Do’s and Don’ts at Historic Sites in Asia

When exploring historic sites in Asia, it is important to follow a few simple guidelines that will help you get the most out of your visit: Don’t Remove Anything from the Site Perhaps the most important and obvious one: don’t take anything home! Even if it seems small and insignificant, such as a stone or pebble, […]

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Responsible Luxury: Best Nature Lodges and Eco-Resorts in Asia

What could be more enjoyable than a relaxing holiday in a secluded lodge, surrounded by fascinating wildlife and spectacular scenery? If you can have world-class luxury accommodation, that is both eco-friendly and supports animal conservation at the same time, then we think you are off to a good start. That is why we have prepared […]

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15 Facts About Fireworks in Asia

Source It is common knowledge that Asia is the ancestral home of fireworks. Throughout the region, these fabulous displays of light, colour and sound have been an integral part of culture, tradition and religion for hundreds, even thousands of years. With New Year’s Eve fast approaching, Buffalo Tours brings you this list of 15 amazing facts […]

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Responsible Travel Packing: Small Changes that Make a Big Difference

At Buffalo Tours we are committed to responsible travel. Whether we are conducting an audit of South East Asia’s Elephant Camps or choosing to eat in restaurants that go the extra mile, we are always striving to be better travellers to help the places we travel in. And we know that you care about responsible […]

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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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Commonly Forgotten Packing Essentials for Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia can be a tricky place to pack for with different climates, cultures and activities across the region. We’ve put together a list of packing essentials that should be in every suitcase en-route to Asia. You’ve got your sunglasses, swimsuit and flipflops, but what else do you need to pack for a trip to Southeast Asia? We’ve […]

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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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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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Is it Safe to Travel to Asia in 2016?

With many of Asia’s top destinations making it into the news in late 2015 and early 2016, we break down what travellers need to know about safety throughout our destinations in Asia this year. Safety – it’s one of the Buffalo team’s top priorities for travellers who explore Asia with us. Alongside creating culturally-immersive experiences, we […]

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