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Tales from the Trails

Responsible Travel in Cambodia with Panya Thin

Take a peek behind the scenes at Buffalo Tours and meet Panya Thin, our Regional General Manager for Japan, Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar. An advocate for responsible travel in Cambodia, he talks about his journey in the industry, successful leadership and shares his thoughts on sustainable, community-based tourism. […]

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Glamping Asia: 7 Amazing Luxury Tented Camps in Asia

For many, the hotel is one of the most important elements of a trip but choosing one can often be overwhelming. In Asia, there is so much choice at every different level of luxury and we have undertaken the task of finding the crème de la crème so you don’t have to spend hours scouring […]

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3 Amazing Resorts for Families in Asia

Travelling with children is all about creating unforgettable memories and these amazing resorts for families in Asia are guaranteed to provide a lasting impression. Surrounded by outstanding natural scenery, equipped with luxurious rooms, modern amenities, swimming pools and everything else a family could need, they also provide unique and exciting activities for kids. Anantara Golden […]

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Responsible Travel and Child Protection in Asia

While tourism can provide a vehicle for economic growth and positive societal change, it can also have an adverse effect on local communities if we do not act responsibly. Some of the major issues contributing to the endangerment of children include the rise in child labour, begging, orphanage tourism, volunteer tourism and the sexual exploitation […]

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5 Best Hotel Bars in Asia

Deco Bar & Bistro – The Siam – Bangkok This chic and contemporary bar in the heart of Bangkok is worth mentioning for the décor alone. Inspired by Thailand’s Art Deco period, this hip venue screams jazz-era sophistication and decadence. The Deco Bar & Bistro not only serves a wide range of wine and cocktails, […]

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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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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 month and had the chance to experience not 1 but 5 different types of social enterprise in Siem Reap. She left inspired by the creative entrepreneurs and NGOs that are promoting responsible travel in […]

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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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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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Superlative Asia: The Biggest and Best of the Region in One Infographic

At Buffalo Tours we could spend all day discussing how Asia has the best beaches and the most beautiful temples, or the tastiest street food. After all, we have 22 years experience uncovering all this incredible region has to offer and showing the very best of it to our clients. But rather than wax lyrical for 1,000 […]

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10 Lesser Known UNESCO Sites in Asia

UNESCO has been adding sites of historical, cultural and scientific significance to the World Heritage List since 1978. Since then, hordes of tourists have flocked to the most famous among them, such as the Great Wall of China or Angkor Wat, but there are many lesser known sites that are equally worthwhile to visit. We […]

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Buffalo Tours Responsible Travel Awards 2016

Preserving the natural environment and helping local communities is just as important to us as it is to you. That is why Buffalo Tours is constantly striving to come up with new ideas on how we can be better at having a positive impact on the countries in which we operate. In this spirit, Buffalo […]

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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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Buffalo Behind-the-Scenes: Meeting a Master

As the Managing Director of Buffalo Tours, Matt Masson plays an important role in how Buffalo Tours creates unforgettable journeys in Asia – but his passion for travel, adventure and sustainability are more than just company values. Follow his stories – and many others from the Buffalo team – for a closer look at the […]

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Introducing Master Class: Behind the Scenes With an Angkor Conservationist

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. We sat down with Long Nary- the Stone Conservationist who will be giving travellers a behind the scenes encounter with Angkor Wat- to uncover […]

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