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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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5 Most Mysterious Sites in Asia

Since ancient times, the Far East has fascinated visitors with its countless secrets and mysterious monuments. Archaeological and scientific discoveries have explained many of these mysteries, but there are still some questions that go unanswered and sites that invoke feelings of baffling wonderment. Other sites are just so strange and disturbing that visitors cannot help […]

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5 Most Amazing Gardens in Asia

Saihoji Garden, Japan This peaceful Zen Buddhist temple is home to one of the most unique gardens in the world. Said to hold more than a 120 different varieties of moss, the incredible Saihoji moss garden is the result of a lucky accident. At the center of the garden is a lake, containing three islands, […]

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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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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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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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7 must-try Hong Kong Street Eats (and 1 to avoid!)

Hong Kong is known as the “World’s Food Fair” for a good reason. As dining out remains a popular pastime for locals, tourists have now taken to the streets to indulge in the huge variety of eating options that range from roadside stalls to world-class restaurants. As Hong Kong is the cultural and economic heart of […]

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Cuisine with a Dash of Culture – 5 Asian Dishes With a Surprising Origin Story

Think chowing down on local eats and exploring history are mutually exclusive? Think again! We dug into five Asian dishes and drinks with a backstory as fascinating as its origin country. Nearly every dish in every country has a little something to say about culture. Great food, after all, doesn’t happen without a big helping of local flavour. […]

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Hong Kong Then and Now: Kowloon Walled City

Over two decades since Hong Kong’s infamous Kowloon City was demolished, we dug into the history and modern age of what was once the most densely populated place on earth. In March of 1993, eviction and demolition began on what some considered an eye-sore for Hong Kong, and others considered a feat in anarchy. Home […]

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Tips from a Tour Guide: Travel Pro Tips for Chinese New Year!

Planning on Chinese New Year travel this year? Here’s what you need to know about travelling in China and Hong Kong during its most significant holiday – from an expert tour guide with the insider tips! Chinese New Year might be one of the coolest times of year to explore Asia, but it can also […]

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