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Welcome to the Bamboo Travel blog where we post our latest news and travel ideas. Please use the filter below to find articles relevant to your interests, and please come back regularly to be kept abreast of the very latest developments in Asia.

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Clouded leopard
13/10/2020
General Articles, Borneo News, Family Travel, Wildlife and Conservation
In this blog post we pick out the most endearing animal species in Borneo that you can spot, and which are the best places to head for wildlife viewing in Borneo.
Bibimbap, Jeonju
26/08/2020
Food & Drink, Korea News
Boasting one of the most unique of all Asian cuisines, South Korea is an enticing destination for the keen foodie. We give the lowdown on the best Korean food including many lesser known dishes which are a must eat during any visit to South Korea.
Kyoto in the springtime
13/08/2020
Japan News
Japan is well known for so many things: the food, beautiful temples, Sumo Wrestling to name just a few. However the stunning Sakura or Cherry Blossom is possibly what it is most famous for and the first question that most people ask is when is the best time to visit to see it in full bloom?
Beijing hutong
17/07/2020
China News
Beijing is China’s capital, and the first city most people visit in China. However, there is more to Beijing than first meets the eye. Delve past the main sights and you will find more than one hidden treasure. Here are some tips for an extended or a second visit to the capital.
Jiankou Great Wall, China
03/07/2020
China News
One of the first stops for almost every visitor to China is the Great Wall. However, many of the sections closest to Beijing have been heavily restored and are overcrowded with tourists. Those who dare to head further out in search of a more adventurous experience are greatly rewarded for their efforts.
26/06/2020
General Articles
An update on Coronavirus and NEW terms & conditions so that you can book with confidence during the pandemic.
Private Villas in Sri Lanka
22/06/2020
Sri Lanka News, Family Travel
Sri Lanka is a fantastic country to visit on a family holiday or with a group of friends and we have scoured the island and hand-picked a varied selection of fabulous private villas and bungalows that you may like to consider booking for your exclusive use.
Outside of train carriage
13/06/2020
General Articles, Vietnam News
For many visitors to Vietnam the most common way to travel around the country is by air and road. But, for those with a stronger sense of adventure exploring Vietnam by train is a great way to meet people, see more of the country and experience another side to this amazing country.
Cheapest time to visit Asia
05/06/2020
General Articles
We like to think we know a thing or two about Asia and this blog attempts to tackle the question: When is the cheapest time of year to visit Asia?
Bespoke family holidays to Cambodia
04/06/2020
General Articles, Cambodia News, Family Travel
In this blog post we try and define the meaning of a tailormade holiday, outline the advantages of booking bespoke travel arrangements and address the question of price.
Summer Palace, Beijing
22/05/2020
General Articles, China News, Tibet News
While we are all looking ahead and dreaming of future travel plans, one of the most frequently asked questions at the moment is ‘should I still travel to China?’
Khajuraho Temple, India
18/05/2020
General Articles, India News, Wildlife and Conservation
We try and provide some inspiration for those contemplating a trip to India in the future.