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Tales from the Trails

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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Southeast Asia by Plane, Train and Sea

If you have ever read Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne, then you might have imagined yourself as a modern-day Phileas Fogg, travelling to exotic locales using ingenious modes of transportation. Today, travelling is easier than ever before: all you need is a plane ticket or fare for a taxi, but where […]

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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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Buffalo Q&A: Preserving Cultural Heritage with Ock Pop Tok

When you buy a souvenir on your travels, it usually holds a story or memory of the time and place in which you purchased it. To immortalise our travel memories is often the reason we buy local handicrafts. But the backstory of the souvenirs you buy goes much deeper than this. Local handicrafts are historically and culturally important […]

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Not Just for Kids: 4 Awesome Workshops to Try in Asia (For Grown Ups!)

Learning during your travels isn’t just for kids! Check out our roundup of unique, inspiring and culturally-focused workshops to try for your next trip to Asia. Let’s be honest – few of us would consider putting a workshop or class on our list of things to do during a holiday in Asia. When we think […]

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Asia’s Best Summer Events in 2016

Summer in Asia hosts some of the best, brightest and most energetic cultural festivals of the year! Check out our lineup of the best festivals and events to see in summer 2016. What’s on in Asia this summer? Like almost every year, there’s a lot to look forward to for the summer season in our […]

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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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A Beginner’s Guide to Vietnam’s Caves

Ever since the largest cave in the world was discovered in Vietnam in 2009, the country has become a hot spot for adventure travellers. Vietnam caving isn’t just for the pro’s though! Check out our beginner’s guide to Vietnam’s caves. Every year there seems to be yet another amazing reason to visit Vietnam. In the […]

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Malaysia's Most Incredible Sealife and Where to Find It

Diving in Malaysia is often overlooked – but with its endless array of marine life and dive sites, it really shouldn’t be. We explored the depths of Malaysia along with its many creatures that call it home. Malaysia is not often considered as a first choice for scuba diving with locations like Fiji, Florida and Mexico earning the top […]

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Asian Destinations at their Best in July and August

Think Asia is off-limits for travel during the summer holiday? Think again! We rounded up the best holiday destinations for July and August in Asia. In the dreary depths of winter, it’s not so strange that our minds wander to sandy beaches and sunny skies you imagine finding in Southeast Asia. Perhaps that’s why so […]

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