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The Essential Guide for Solo Travel in Thailand

Convenient, diverse and safe – there are many reasons why this Southeast Asian country is an ideal destination for venturing out on your own. Get inspired by our essential guide to solo travel in Thailand and explore the ‘Land of Smiles’ on your personal adventure. […]

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Souvenirs of Southeast Asia: A Little Something for Everyone

Shopping for souvenirs on your journey can be a daunting task, but most major tourist hubs across the continent feature a wide-variety of unique gifts to bring back to your loved ones. If you’re concerned about finding something special, we’re here to help! Here’s a list of souvenirs for each one of our South Asian […]

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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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Beating the Heat in Bangkok

Thailand is certainly feeling the heat this year, with last month seeing the longest heatwave in the country for 65 years. With Thailand weather heating up, we share the best ways to beat the heat in the capital, Bangkok. Many countries across Southeast Asia are feeling the heat creep up with the reappearance of El Nino. Thailand is […]

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WATCH: Pad Thai and Tuk Tuks in Bangkok, Thailand

What does it feel like to explore Bangkok, Thailand with us? We went behind-the-scenes with our travellers to experience our Bangkok Chinatown street food tour from their point of view! Foodies beware – there’s no place more likely to pack on a few extra pounds than Thailand. Street food in Bangkok is a traveller favourite for good reason […]

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Bangkok and Beyond: Culture in the Canals of Krung Thep

Hidden deep within Bangkok’s network of klongs, or canals, a small artisan village reached only by longtail boat offers a glimpse at rarely seen urban lifestyles. We dug into the secrets behind our Bangkok canal tour. If you were to mark the Artist’s House on a map of Bangkok, it would appear that this little-explored hideaway […]

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[INFOGRAPHIC] A Guide to Travel: Thailand

Dreaming of Thailand? You aren’t alone! For the top tips for first-time travellers to Thailand, we’ve rounded up all there is to know in one easy guide. While every country in Southeast Asia has attributes making them both amazing and distinct, Thailand has always been Southeast Asia’s “golden child” when it comes to travel – […]

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10 Dishes Worth Travelling to Thailand For in 2016

What Thai dishes taste so good they’re worth a plane ticket? Our very own Thai food addict and expert digs into what to eat in Thailand for your trip in 2016. Thailand isn’t just the land of smiles; it’s also the land of spice. Anyone who’s been to Thailand will tell you that “Thai spicy” […]

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Tips from a Tour Guide: How to Bargain Like a Pro In Thailand

The Buffalo Tours’ team is full of seasoned travellers, destination experts and professed food fanatics – but no one knows travel and tours in Asia quite like our tour guides. That’s why, when it comes to Thailand travel advice, we go to our on-the-ground travel experts. Thankfully, we have a whole team of them! This […]

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