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Located only seven hours by car from Vietnam's coffee capital Buon Ma Thuot, Saigon has succeeded in creating a coffee culture that tops the city’s talk-about list. These 10 cafes are the steaming evidence of a robust current that flows inside Saigon. Nguoi Sai Gon Situated on Thai Van Lung St ... read more
Curated by BuffaloTrip August 4, 2016 Viewed: 250
Hanoi - A worthy place to live

Hanoi - A worthy place to live

Gaspard, a French digital nomad, shares why he and his girlfriend chose to leave Bangkok for Hanoi. So we've left Thailand for our life in Bangkok. It was easy. Everything we own fits in two backpacks so it was just a matter of booking tickets, packing and getting a taxi to the airport. Leaving ...
Curated by BuffaloTrip August 4, 2016 Viewed: 424
Three "for good old sakes" cafes in Hanoi

Three "for good old sakes" cafes in Hanoi

A cup of espresso plus a cube of history.  With time, generations of Hanoians have grown up with these antique coffee shops. When I was little, me and my father would dress up really nice and then ride to our favorite coffee spots in the Old Quarter on our old, second-hand Suzuki. Before, ...
Curated by BuffaloTrip July 25, 2016 Viewed: 237
Visit Maneki-neko cats shrines in Gotoku-ji, the Tokyo’s Buddhist cat temples

Visit Maneki-neko cats shrines in Gotoku-ji, the Tokyo’s Buddhist cat temples

Tokyo’s Buddhist cat temples, Gotokuji & Imado! How to visit the Japanese Maneki neko cats shrines. This article originally appeared on lacarmina.com Did you know that Tokyo has two temples… dedicated to lucky cats?  At Gotokuji and Imado Shrines, Japanese visitors ...
Curated by BuffaloTrip July 25, 2016 Viewed: 468
11 dishes you must-try when traveling to Central Vietnam

11 dishes you must-try when traveling to Central Vietnam

Distinct from the North and light tropical tastes from the South are the spicy and strongly-flavored dishes from Central Vietnam. The dishes are usually defined by Hue’s imperial food and few other popular cuisines from Hoi An. There is much more to discover food-wise in Central Vietnam, take ...
Curated by BuffaloTrip July 24, 2016 Viewed: 320
Yatai (food stalls): Japanese street food

Yatai (food stalls): Japanese street food

While Japan has its own share of street food, street food culture just isn’t as common here as it is in Southeast Asia, where locals and tourists alike flock to weekend or night markets to chow down. That’s not to say that Japan has a shortage of comfort food. Written by Tiffany Os ...
Curated by BuffaloTrip July 22, 2016 Viewed: 605
Visiting the breathtaking rice terraces of Tegallalang village in Ubud, Bali

Visiting the breathtaking rice terraces of Tegallalang village in Ubud, Bali

  After two blissful weeks exploring the exotic island of Bali, our tropical adventure was coming to a close. On my last day in Indonesia, I had one more item on my Bali bucket list that I wanted to check off… Written by Kevin & Amanda The breathtaking Tegallala ...
Curated by BuffaloTrip July 21, 2016 Viewed: 493
8 wonderful things you should know about Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden in Tokyo

8 wonderful things you should know about Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden in Tokyo

Just a 10 minutes’ walk from the Shinjuku station, Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden is a true natural oasis amid of the hubbub of the metropolis. It features three themed gardens, the English Landscape, the French Formal, and the Japanese Landscape. The park is much loved by tourists and lo ...
Curated by BuffaloTrip July 21, 2016 Viewed: 1270
In the lap of luxury

In the lap of luxury

As their names reflect, Presidential Suite, Royal Suite, or Imperial Suite are the most luxurious spaces in high-class hotels and resorts. Specially designed in limited number, these suites are considered the paradises that few guests have the chance to stay in. JW Marriott Hanoi Hotel (President ...
Curated by BuffaloTrip July 21, 2016 Viewed: 487
Some tips for ethical photography in Vietnam

Some tips for ethical photography in Vietnam

When travelling, photography helps us capture the sense of the places and the people and gather memories. However, due to the lack of awareness, some of the photography enthusiasts actually do more harm than good to the local people and nature and wildlife in pursuit of the perfect shot. All you nee ...
Curated by BuffaloTrip July 16, 2016 Viewed: 212
4 tips to maximize your Ha Long experience

4 tips to maximize your Ha Long experience

Price, weather, activities and someone to believe are essential for guaranteed fun in Halong Bay. Halong Bay, the god-bestowed gem in the Tonkin Gulf, is the destination of choice for every tourist aware of Vietnam’s beauty. But not everything is at your command even when you're a seaso ...
Curated by BuffaloTrip July 16, 2016 Viewed: 538
7 dishes you shouldn't miss while traveling in Hanoi

7 dishes you shouldn't miss while traveling in Hanoi

Despite being the capital of Vietnam, Hanoi still keeps the ancient beauty due to impressive features in its culture, cuisine and history. A visit to Vietnam is a chance for you to explore the imposing scenery, experience tranquil atmosphere, know more about the culture, history, and immerse yoursel ...
Curated by BuffaloTrip July 15, 2016 Viewed: 486
6 secret places to view and video the Shibuya scramble crossing

6 secret places to view and video the Shibuya scramble crossing

Serving as the symbol of Shibuya is the world's famous Shibuya Scramble Crossing. This time, we will introduce 6 photo spots to take of the Shibuya Crossing. Why not walk through the crossing, and then visit one of these places to take the greatest photos? Shibuya Scramble Crossing ...
Curated by BuffaloTrip July 14, 2016 Viewed: 417
9 street food you must-try while traveling in Hoi An, Vietnam

9 street food you must-try while traveling in Hoi An, Vietnam

It’s believed that street food even from different cuisines carries some magnet which may fascinate numerous travellers in the world; Vietnam is also one of the attractive travel destinations where surprising types of street food are found. Especially, doing day trips in Hoi An is really what ...
Curated by BuffaloTrip July 14, 2016 Viewed: 316
Lonely Planet named top 10 destinations in Asia in the next 12 months

Lonely Planet named top 10 destinations in Asia in the next 12 months

Lonely Planet pick of where to go in Asia in the next 12 months Can’t decide where to go in Asia in the next 12 months? Lonely Planet writers have explored the continent’s most electrifying cities, trekked through steaming jungles and even swum in bountiful seas to seek out the spots ...
Curated by BuffaloTrip July 13, 2016 Viewed: 205
10 foods visitors should try while traveling in Sri Lanka

10 foods visitors should try while traveling in Sri Lanka

The tear-shaped Indian Ocean island of Sri Lanka is a true culinary treat. Through years of colonisation and trade, many cultures have influenced its cuisine, creating a spice-filled fusion of Dutch, Portuguese, English, Malay, Indian and indigenous flavours to tantalise the taste buds. There’ ...
Curated by BuffaloTrip July 13, 2016 Viewed: 359
How to make a perfect day trip in Tokyo? This is the guide.

How to make a perfect day trip in Tokyo? This is the guide.

Whether you’ve got a limited amount of time in Tokyo, or want to kick off a longer stay with a taste of everything this sprawling city has to offer, this action-packed day makes the perfect intro. Follow our handy guide and you’ll get a mix of the ‘old’ and the ‘new&rsq ...
Curated by BuffaloTrip July 12, 2016 Viewed: 239
15+ pictures that prove Japan looks better on film

15+ pictures that prove Japan looks better on film

I really enjoy taking my trusty Minolta on trips overseas. I love the grainy look of a film photo and the effort and time I put into taking photos. Especially when I only have a single shot left. With Digital photos I tend to become lazy and complacent: I’ll take 400 photos of a tree and never ...
Curated by BuffaloTrip July 12, 2016 Viewed: 468
Inaniwa Udon – A foodie's midsummer night's dream

Inaniwa Udon – A foodie's midsummer night's dream

There would be nothing better than a cold Udon bowl to cool down during a hot summer day in June and July. Once you try it, I bet you would never forget that incredible feeling of slurping the hand-stretched noodles after dipping them in flavorful dashi sauce. What is so interesting about Udon in ...
Curated by BuffaloTrip July 10, 2016 Viewed: 234
8 things to do and see you shouldn't miss while traveling to Hoi An, Vietnam

8 things to do and see you shouldn't miss while traveling to Hoi An, Vietnam

Hoi An, Vietnam has recently been named one of "The Top 50 Cities To See In Your Lifetime". Having visited Hoi An over new year 2015, I can definitely agree with this article. The 4 days I spent in Hoi An were fantastic! Filled will tailors, markets, Ancient temples and bridges, bicycles, ...
Curated by BuffaloTrip July 9, 2016 Viewed: 437