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The multi-day trek up the Inca Trail is a challenge, but the sights, sounds and immersion in ancient history are worth it. The idea that “getting there is half the fun” is true of few iconic destinations like it is of Machu Picchu in Peru. While travellers can opt to jump on a quick train ride up ... read more
Curated by BuffaloTrip February 25, 2017 Viewed: 335
Understanding Berlin Wall: History, facts & why was the Berlin Wall built?

Understanding Berlin Wall: History, facts & why was the Berlin Wall built?

Germany’s capital has a living history that makes it a must-see on your European travels. Audrey Scott takes you from past to present-day Berlin. Berlin Wall. The Berlin Wall was built by the communist government of East Berlin 1961. The wall separated East Berlin and West Berlin. ... In many way ...
Curated by BuffaloTrip February 23, 2017 Viewed: 290
Tasting Bhutanese food through a culinary journey

Tasting Bhutanese food through a culinary journey

Can food be the reason why Bhutan is the happiest nation in the world? Travel blogger Nellie Huang goes to the Himalayan nation to find out. Bhutanese cuisine is influenced by Chinese, Tibetan and Indian culture. The main dish, which generally includes white or red rice, seasonal vegetables, an ...
Curated by BuffaloTrip February 22, 2017 Viewed: 342
The real story behind Luang Prabang's morning alms giving ceremony

The real story behind Luang Prabang's morning alms giving ceremony

“I feel lonely many times,” he said as the sun sprayed golden light over the temple behind us, “Especially in my bed at night. Even though I live with lots of monks in this monastery, there is loneliness always in my heart because I am so far from my family. Sometimes I think about running away from ...
Curated by BuffaloTrip February 20, 2017 Viewed: 319
5 ways on how to discover historic Boston

5 ways on how to discover historic Boston

By land, by sea, by park, and by pub, there are many ways to uncover Boston’s rich and inspiring history. The birthplace of a nation, city of storied sports teams, and home to the oldest churches, pubs, and cemeteries in America, Boston is a haven for any history buff. The best part is, there are ...
Curated by BuffaloTrip February 16, 2017 Viewed: 458
8 interesting things to do in Siem Reap besides temples

8 interesting things to do in Siem Reap besides temples

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 ...
Curated by BuffaloTrip February 12, 2017 Viewed: 328
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: 294
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: 197
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: 330
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: 255
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: 312
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: 327
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: 263
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: 332
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: 258
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: 281
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: 329
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: 372
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: 247
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: 265