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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 ... read more
Curated by BuffaloTrip July 24, 2016 Viewed: 299
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: 542
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: 473
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: 1055
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: 463
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: 197
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: 501
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: 470
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: 377
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: 291
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: 192
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: 346
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: 229
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: 454
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: 222
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: 409
9 things you should to know before go to Vietnam

9 things you should to know before go to Vietnam

Are you planning to visit Vietnam for the first time? There is no doubt a mix of feelings going to a country with significant cultural differences. You can get a little overwhelmed with a lot of pre-vacation reading. However, a little preparation prior to departure will take your stress level down t ...
Curated by BuffaloTrip July 9, 2016 Viewed: 271
15 amazing things you'll want to try in Tokyo, Japan

15 amazing things you'll want to try in Tokyo, Japan

Here at Local Adventurer, we want to build more of a community of people who are passionate about exploring both near and far. Our friend, Pete, recently went on his second trip to Tokyo and got to experience a lot of exciting things that we hope to do on our next trip! Today, he’s sharing his ...
Curated by BuffaloTrip July 8, 2016 Viewed: 285
12 things to do you shouldn't miss when traveling in Ho Chi Minh City

12 things to do you shouldn't miss when traveling in Ho Chi Minh City

We started our Vietnam trip with Ho Chi Minh City. We didn't expect much of it, because many people have said there isn't much to do. Upon arrival we quickly learned that “what people said” about Vietnam, turned out to be very subjective (more than normal). Each place that we had ...
Curated by BuffaloTrip July 7, 2016 Viewed: 396
7 famous film locations in Sri Lanka

7 famous film locations in Sri Lanka

Ever since the 1950s glory days of the silver screen, film producers and directors such as Don Boyd (Elephant Rock, 1977) have raved about how the beauty, light and variety of the Indian Ocean island of Sri Lanka make it a perfect outdoor film set. It was acclaimed author Arthur C Clarke who said ...
Curated by BuffaloTrip July 6, 2016 Viewed: 272

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