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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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Beating the Heat in Bali

Bali enjoys warm temperatures year round, which can be a welcome retreat for those from colder climes. But the heat and humidity can also be a shock to the system. So, let us help you discover some fun ways to beat the heat in Bali that don’t include air-conditioned hotel rooms! If you’re planning a […]

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Bali’s Fresh Water Crisis and How We All Can Help

Previously on the Buffalo Tours blog, we shared the issues facing Bali’s marine life and coastal communities. Today, we are going inland to understand more about Bali’s fresh water crisis; an issue that is facing the whole island and all who call it home. What is Bali’s Fresh Water Crisis? Densely populated coastal areas are […]

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5 Best Diving Spots in Asia

There are few sights as beautiful as a clear blue ocean viewed from a white sand beach, but often the true beauty is hidden just beneath the surface. Visitors to the best diving spots in Asia experience an otherworldly realm below the waves, full of colourful coral reefs teeming with fascinating and diverse marine life. Whether […]

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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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RTA2016: A Special Experience with Guide School Indonesia

Three months ago we introduced the inspiring Indonesia team at the very start of their new guide school program. The 9 students chosen to become Indonesia’s Destination Ambassadors have now completed their theory training and will move on to three months of supervised touring. Marketing Manager Mike Ellis was lucky enough to meet the group […]

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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 the country’s most precious natural landscapes. It will be of no surprise, then, that wildlife concerns in Indonesia are largely marine focused. Indonesia’s oceans are being threatened daily by poor fishing […]

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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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A Local’s Guide to What to Eat in Bali, Indonesia

Bali has, in recent years, become sophisticated in its selection of dining options.  Whether you choose to eat in local ‘warungs’ or in fine dining establishments, the question of what to eat in Bali is not a difficult one. Food prices vary from ludicrously cheap, with a whole meal and drinks for just a couple […]

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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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Top 5 Best Fusion Foods in Asia

Asia is known for having some of the best food in the world. Whether you prefer spicy Malaysian curry, healthy Thai salads, or flavourful Vietnamese noodles, this region has something for everyone. Trade and migration between countries, as well as the cultural influences of colonialism, have created many foods that combine the best of both […]

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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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[INFOGRAPHIC] Island Hopping Indonesia

With more than 17,000 islands to choose from, planning a beach vacation in Indonesia is both incredibly easy and incredibly hard. It’s easy because you can find beautiful beaches just about anywhere in the country. The difficulty is in choosing one and, beyond the white, pink and black sand beaches, what else is there to do? […]

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