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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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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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Buffalo Q&A: (Way) Off the Tourist Track in Halong Bay

Beyond the boat deck, what things to do in Halong Bay are perfect for adventurous travellers? We caught up with our rock climbing and kayaking specialists at Asia Outdoors to get the answers.   When we take adventure-seekers to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Halong Bay, we love to help them get off of […]

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One Adventure Fits All: Why Vietnam’s Caves are Everybody’s Travel “Must”

The Phong Nha, Vietnam caves are not reserved only for adventure travel experts. Buffalo’s admitted adventure travel novice talks about why the caves are an absolute must for everyone! “I’m scared of spiders!” “I’m not very outdoors-y.” “I’m not really a camping kind of person.” We urbanites always have a few catch-all excuses for why we’d rather skip that […]

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WATCH: Culture and Trekking in Sapa, Vietnam

What does it feel like to explore Sapa, Vietnam with us? We went behind-the-scenes with one of our travellers to experience our Sapa Trekking tour from his point of view! Tiered rice paddy fields, spectacular vistas and colourful communities all make Sapa, Vietnam an unforgettable destination to lots of travellers. But can we prove it? We decided to go […]

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WATCH: Forests and Floating Markets in the Mekong Delta

What does it feel like to explore the Mekong Delta in Vietnam with us? We went behind-the-scenes with our travellers to experience our Mekong Delta River tour from her point of view! If ever there were a place where time stood still, that place is the Mekong Delta. Vast and magical, the Mekong Delta is unlike any place in the […]

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WATCH: Cyclos and History in Hanoi, Vietnam

What does it feel like to explore Hanoi, Vietnam with us? We went behind-the-scenes with one of our travellers to experience our Hanoi city highlights and food tour from his point of view! After you’ve settled into the excitement and utter chaos of Hanoi, you’ll begin to discover what makes this a spectacular travel destination. Fabulous street food, chatty […]

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