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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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The Muang La Resort
26/09/2013
Laos News
Deep in the Northern Laos countryside is not the place one would expect to find a delightful boutique lodge serving the finest French/Laotian fusion cuisine. This place might be the answer!
Sigiriya Rock Fortress
18/09/2013
General Articles, Sri Lanka News
Bamboo Travel are delighted to announce that we have commenced tours to Sri Lanka!
View of Taipei, featuring Taipei 101
04/09/2013
General Articles, Taiwan News
Welcome to the first in our ‘5 things' series - a quick guide to our favourite things to do in cities across Asia. We begin in Taipei - a densely-populated metropolis sitting in the shadow of Taiwan's mountainous interior. 
Panda Breeding Centre, Chengdu
14/08/2013
Airline Updates
BA has announced that from September 22nd, it will begin direct flights to Chengdu in South-West China. This is great news for animal-lovers, especially those interested in seeing extremely rare giant pandas!
Tarsier, Bohol
07/08/2013
Philippines News
The Philippines is a magnificent destination for a number of reasons. One particularly underrated aspect of travel in the Philippines, however, is the variety and accessibility of its wildlife.
Giay ladies sheltering from the sun
31/07/2013
Bamboo Team Travels, Vietnam News
Sapa and the wider Lao Cai region is a fascinating part of Vietnam to visit, even more so on one of the areas numerous market days. But which market should you visit, and what can you see? 
Fine dining in the temple grounds
25/07/2013
Cambodia News
News from Cambodia about the discovery of a 'lost' ancient city was reported around the world last month. Indulge your inner Indiana Jones with our range of 'temple safaris' to parts of Cambodia totally inaccessible to other tourists.  
The Alila Purnama
27/03/2013
General Articles, Indonesia News
A luxurious way to see Komodo DragonsAlila Purnama (which translates as 'The Full Moon') must be the most luxurious live-aboard ship in Indonesia, providing ultra-modern accommodation for up to 10 guests. The 46m long vessel consists of 3 decks and has been built by hand in the traditional style of a Phinisi, a boat used by the Bugis seafarers from south Sulawesi.
Mother and son, Tanjung Puting
29/01/2013
Borneo News
Professor Brian Cox has a new TV series 'Wonders of Life' out at the moment and Sunday's first episode showcased a number of natural wonders from the Philippines and Borneo, both countries that we know very well.
Laos farmer
17/12/2012
General Articles, Laos News
Become a farmer - Lao style! We've teamed up with an organic farm near Luang Prabang to offer you a unique experience to learn about and try your hand at rice farming with the local villagers.
23/11/2012
Thailand News
This weekend Thailand celebrates the charming Loi Krathong Festival (24th - 28th November). As the monsoon recedes this is a time of year to give thanks to the goddess of water, to seek forgiveness for past deeds and also to make wishes for the coming year. 
Trekking in the Kelabit Highlands
17/11/2011
Bamboo Team Travels, Borneo News
With very friendly and interesting locals, its own unique culture and endless trekking opportunities, the Kelabit highlands is a destination for those who enjoy the great outdoors and would like to include somewhere less visited in their itinerary.