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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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Nai Harn Beach, Phuket
22/07/2021
General Articles, Thailand News
Our quick guide to Phuket will give you a snapshot of the island and offer a few suggestions as to where you might like to stay and what you might like to do
Maldives, Best snorkelling spot in Asia
07/07/2021
General Articles, Family Travel, Wildlife and Conservation
Thanks to the rich coral reefs of the Coral Triangle, Asia is home to some of the best snorkelling on the planet. In this blog we introduce what we consider the 10 best snorkelling spots in Asia.
See Mount Fuji from Shinkansen
30/06/2021
Japan News
Tokyo is without question one of the worlds great cities and it is also fantastically placed for day-trips by train to explore other parts of Honshu using a Japan rail pass.
The best sustainable hotels in Asia
11/06/2021
Hotel Trends, Responsible Travel
A rundown of some of our favourite responsible hotels from across our destinations in Asia, and what makes each of them unique.
What to do in Kep, Sunset at Kep
17/05/2021
Cambodia News
Few people experience the delights of Kep and Kampot on Cambodia’s southern coast. In this blog we aim to showcase the best things to do in these atmospheric towns by answering the simple question: What is there to do in Kep and Kampot?
Cable car, Langkawi
30/04/2021
Malaysia News
Everything you need to know to start planning your own adventure to the beautiful island of Langkawi - from when to visit, how to get there, where to stay and what to do while you are there.
Bamboo Travel Photo Competition 2021 Winners
16/04/2021
General Articles, Photo Competition
We are pleased to announce the winners of our recent photo competition and would like to say a huge thank you to everyone who entered.
Bamboo Travel Photo Competition 2021 Shortlist
06/04/2021
General Articles, Photo Competition
All the entries for our photo competition are now in. We have really enjoyed looking through all your fantastic photos and have narrowed the entries down to a shortlist of 30.
Sundowner at Shahpura Bagh - the best heritage hotel in India
29/03/2021
Hotel Trends, India News
India is famed for its fantastic heritage hotels which offer memorable stays and deliver impeccably high service. In this blog we showcase the very best family run heritage hotels in India.
Bamboo Travel Photo Competition 2021
12/03/2021
General Articles, Bamboo Team Travels, Photo Competition
Peruse through the Bamboo Travel team’s best images and find details on how to enter our inaugural photo competition.
Post Office, Nuwara Eliya
23/02/2021
Sri Lanka News
The island that we now know as Sri Lanka experienced varying degrees of rule from the Portuguese, the Dutch and the British and visitors nowadays can see evidence of these colonial times everywhere.
Con Dao, Vietnam's Best Beaches
12/02/2021
Vietnam News
Deciding which beach destination in Vietnam is best for you can be an overwhelming decision at first. Each area has its own advantages, so we have broken down the top destinations here.