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Siem Reap is best known as the gateway to Angkor Wat and the rest of the Angkor Ruins, a UNESCO World Heritage site. The UNESCO site includes not just the temples but also hydraulic structures, canals, and reservoirs that together make up close to 400 sq km in what is arguably one the most important ... read more
Curated by BuffaloTrip February 12, 2017 Viewed: 277
Island hoping: Discover 3 Greek Islands in the Cyclades of the Aegean Sea

Island hoping: Discover 3 Greek Islands in the Cyclades of the Aegean Sea

Arts, culture, and travel journalist Nadja Sayej finds glamour and mythology in the Greek islands. Over the course of a week, I managed to hop through three different Greek islands in the Cyclades of the Aegean Sea. There are dozens of Greek islands to choose from, each of which have their ow ...
Curated by BuffaloTrip February 10, 2017 Viewed: 257
Top 4 perfect day trips from Quito, Ecuador

Top 4 perfect day trips from Quito, Ecuador

Nestled in the foothills of the Andes mountains, Quito’s got you covered for a diverse mix of day-trip options. Travel writer Brendan Lee shares his top picks. The city of Quito in Ecuador is often an afterthought on itineraries through the Americas. In fact, many travellers I met on the continen ...
Curated by BuffaloTrip February 10, 2017 Viewed: 164
Explore the tastes of Lao in Luang Prabang

Explore the tastes of Lao in Luang Prabang

Travel writer Shelley Seale explores the tastes of Laos as she eats her way through Luang Prabang. As I walked up to the check-out counter at the 7-Eleven store in Luang Prabang, Laos, I glimpsed a flash of saffron. It was the ubiquitous yellow, wrapped robe of the Buddhist monks who are a la ...
Curated by BuffaloTrip February 9, 2017 Viewed: 274
Explore vibrant waterfront of Vancouver

Explore vibrant waterfront of Vancouver

Genevieve Hathaway travels to this Canadian seaport and confirms why it’s often ranked high on the list of worldwide livable cities. At 131 years old, Vancouver is a vibrant, relatively young Canadian metropolis and the largest city in British Columbia. Known for its scenic beauty, rugged mou ...
Curated by BuffaloTrip February 3, 2017 Viewed: 204
How to spend 48 hours in Granada, Nicaragua

How to spend 48 hours in Granada, Nicaragua

Nestled on the shores of Lake Nicaragua and brimming with colourful buildings, Granada’s sure to hold your attention. Here’s how to spend your first two days. The sound of a street band meanders down a side street. The guitarists pick at their instruments with a lazy precision as a woman’s vo ...
Curated by BuffaloTrip February 1, 2017 Viewed: 258
Images of chickens in Vietnamese folk paintings

Images of chickens in Vietnamese folk paintings

Chicken is a popular image in Vietnamese culture. Images of chickens can be found everywhere in folk paintings such as Dong Ho (Dong Ho Painting), Hang Trong, and Kim Hoang. Each piece has its own way to showcase the beauty of the chicken, based on distinct concepts, styles, techniques, and material ...
Curated by BuffaloTrip January 21, 2017 Viewed: 301
6 useful tips on how to survive a night of drinking in South Korea

6 useful tips on how to survive a night of drinking in South Korea

Thirsty for a genuine ‘taste’ of South Korea? Alcohol takes up a decent percentage of it by volume! Here’s six tips to help you through a night of drinking in the Land of the Morning Calm. South Koreans drink more than the British, Russians and Americans combined, says a new report out of Europe. ...
Curated by BuffaloTrip January 19, 2017 Viewed: 215
Top 4 training tips on how to fit do I need to be to climb Kilimanjaro?

Top 4 training tips on how to fit do I need to be to climb Kilimanjaro?

Marathon runner and fitness enthusiast Charlie Watson gives you the scoop on training to climb Africa’s highest mountain. I’ve run six marathons and typically, I know how to train for them; following a 12- to 16-week plan that will build gradually in mileage so that I’m able to cover the 42km ...
Curated by BuffaloTrip January 18, 2017 Viewed: 292
8 best dishes you must-try in Malaysia

8 best dishes you must-try in Malaysia

Dive deep into the world of multi-ethnic gastronomy in Southeast Asia’s culinary paradise. Malaysians are big on food — and they love to introduce their country to visitors through local grub. Indeed, what better way to truly immerse in a country’s culture than to eat your way around? Thanks t ...
Curated by BuffaloTrip January 17, 2017 Viewed: 220
An illustrated guide step by step: Inca Trail to Machu Picchu 

An illustrated guide step by step: Inca Trail to Machu Picchu 

How many steps does this arduous and awe-inspiring journey demand? G Adventures' very own Sean Russo laces up his boots to find out! The Inca Trail is the most famous hike in South America – perhaps the world – and a must-do, life-changing experience for thousands every year. From 82km outside Cu ...
Curated by BuffaloTrip January 17, 2017 Viewed: 223
Exploring local culture and cuisine in the Maldives

Exploring local culture and cuisine in the Maldives

Sample both sides of the Maldives, from picture-ready perfection to local culture and cuisine. The madness of Maldivian geography is usually first glimpsed by air. More than a thousand islands lie scattered across the Indian Ocean, some of which barely break the surface of the water. At 2.4m (8 f ...
Curated by BuffaloTrip January 16, 2017 Viewed: 290
How to trek Dead Woman's Pass on the Inca Trail

How to trek Dead Woman's Pass on the Inca Trail

Dead Woman’s Pass looms large in the minds of trekkers preparing for the Inca Trail. After all, the trail’s highest pass yields its greatest reward. To hike the Inca Trail is one of the great iconic travel experiences anyone can have today. Each year, thousands of hikers undertake the four-day jo ...
Curated by BuffaloTrip January 16, 2017 Viewed: 309
The story about 'Yank Tanks' – An iconic of Cuba

The story about 'Yank Tanks' – An iconic of Cuba

Join G Adventures' very own Daniel Sendecki and learn more about these island's icons. This article originally appeared on G Adventures. ‘Yank Tank’ is a nickname that many classic car buffs use to describe the many pre-1960 American automobiles present in Cuba—with an estimated 60,000 o ...
Curated by BuffaloTrip January 14, 2017 Viewed: 214
How to spend 48 hours in tel Aviv?

How to spend 48 hours in tel Aviv?

Join travel blogger Cailin O’Neil as she walks, bikes and eats her way through Israel’s second-largest city. Tel Aviv is the second most populous city in Israel. Located on the shores of the Mediterranean, the city has a nice seaside vibe and a great mix of new and old. From markets to museums, i ...
Curated by BuffaloTrip January 14, 2017 Viewed: 233
How fit do you have to be to do the Inca Trail?

How fit do you have to be to do the Inca Trail?

While it may seem daunting, the Inca Trail isn’t the exclusive domain of experienced trekkers. With some energy and preparation, almost anyone can do it. Deep in the heart of Peru’s Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu is the Holy Grail for any traveller headed to South America. While it’s certainly n ...
Curated by BuffaloTrip January 13, 2017 Viewed: 263
San Pedro Market – A side trip not to be missed in Cusco

San Pedro Market – A side trip not to be missed in Cusco

Located West of the Plaza de Armas near the San Pedro Train Station, Cusco’s central market is a vibrant spot where the countryside convenes each morning. When finding your bearings in Peru, one of the first stops in any city should be the local market. So, if you’re headed to Cusco, be sure ...
Curated by BuffaloTrip January 12, 2017 Viewed: 145
Top 5 Inca sites you should not miss while traveling to Peru

Top 5 Inca sites you should not miss while traveling to Peru

Sure, travellers from all over the world pilgrimage to the glorious Inca citadel of Machu Picchu; however, this feted site is just one of the Empire's many splendid achievements. The Incas — also known as the Tawantinsuyu (the Four Regions) — were a pastoral tribe in the Cusco area whose begi ...
Curated by BuffaloTrip January 12, 2017 Viewed: 252
Hong Kong transport guide

Hong Kong transport guide

Travel blogger Brendan Lee shows you how to explore this city on the transit system that helps keep its population of more than 7 million people moving. Love it or hate it, there’s one thing you can’t deny about Hong Kong: the place is happening. On this tiny little island, you’ll be sure to find ...
Curated by BuffaloTrip January 10, 2017 Viewed: 356
5 wonderful amusement parks in Hong Kong you can’t miss

5 wonderful amusement parks in Hong Kong you can’t miss

The theme amusement parks in Hong Kong including places where is considered the best and most extensive in the region. There are 2 main parks receive the most attention from visitors, there are Mickey Mouse and his friends in Hong Kong Disneyland, on Lantau Island. Furthermore, Ocean Park is a Chine ...
Curated by BuffaloTrip December 7, 2016 Viewed: 494