Vietnam
Morning, Noon or Night: Vietnamese Tea
Nathan Lane | Aug 18, 2014
Eat + Drink | Cuisine

“Tuu sang, tra trua” itranslates as “Drink wine in the morning and tea at noon.” While some people may skip the wine, more...

Japan
Westways Magazine: Healing Waters
Dave Bowden | Aug 11, 2014
Accolades | Media Mentions

"Blame it on Bill Murray... It started, innocently enough, as a bike trip with Butterfield & Robinson, that upscale globe-tro more...

Myanmar
DuJour: Balloon Rides in Bagan
Dave Bowden | Aug 7, 2014
Accolades | Media Mentions

"Among high-end Western operators, Butterfield & Robinson has considerable in-country experience to go along with its overall more...

New Zealand
Aro Ha: An Alternative High
Rob Grieve | Aug 5, 2014
See + Do | Must Sees

Having just completed a five-day mindfulness retreat at Aro Hā, I can say with confidence that I am very well indeed. more...

New Zealand
Experts + Insiders: Rob Grieve
Dave Bowden | Aug 1, 2014
Experts + Insiders | B&R Experts

B&R Trip Designer Rob Grieve opens up about FOMO, the craziest thing he's ever done on-trip and leading by example... while f more...

Vietnam
How About a New Lang Syne?
B&R Staff | Jul 31, 2014
Experts + Insiders | B&R Experts

We asked a few of our veteran guides for their favourite reasons to abscond over the holidays. more...

Myanmar
B&R Honoured by GCSF
Dave Bowden | Jul 29, 2014
Accolades | Testimonials

The Global Community Service Foundation (GCSF), has awarded B&R its Founders Award for our work building houses for families more...

Myanmar
B&R Excursions: Yangon
Peter Whish | Jun 16, 2014
See + Do | Must Sees

Myanmar's former capital remains its largest and most vibrant city. Take in its sights and stay in style with the custom-buil more...

Myanmar
Ask An Expert
Dave Bowden | Jun 3, 2014
Experts + Insiders | Guides

Dan Tredway, B&R's top Myanmar guide, is happy to discuss all things Burmese. more...

Myanmar
Cuisine 102: More Myanmar Cuisine
Jennifer Moore | Jun 2, 2014
Eat + Drink | Cuisine

I introduced you to a few of my favourite parts of Myanmar cuisine in Cuisine 101, but now we really get into the good stuff: more...

Myanmar
Cuisine 101: Burmese Cuisine
Jennifer Moore | Jun 2, 2014
Eat + Drink | Cuisine

When I found out I would be guiding some bike trips in Myanmar last year, I had no idea what to expect from the local Burmese more...

Vietnam
Dolce Magazine: Mandarin Oranges and Monkey Suits
Nathan Lane | Apr 23, 2014
Accolades | Media Mentions

While Vietnam offers lavish hotels and world-class cuisine, this Southeast Asian hot spot is also ripe with unforgettable exp more...

Tokyo
Insider’s Guide: Things
To Do in Tokyo
Orsolya Kako | Apr 1, 2014
See + Do | Insider's Guides

B&R Trip Designer Orsolya Kako rounds out our three-part Insider’s Guidewith this list of her favourite things to do in Tok more...

Tokyo
Insider’s Guide: Tokyo Hotels
Orsolya Kako | Dec 3, 2013
See + Do | Insider's Guides

Trip Designer Orsolya Kako presents her picks for the "beyond great" Tokyo hotels where you can do so much more than simply r more...

Tokyo
Insider’s Guide: Tokyo Restaurants
Orsolya Kako | Dec 3, 2013
Eat + Drink | Resto

In our latest installment of "Where to Eat" Trip Designer Orsolya Kako offers a few a few of her favourite Tokyo restaurants more...

Myanmar
Myanmar Through
Tyler’s Eyes
Dave Bowden | Oct 21, 2013
See + Do | Must Sees

B&R Trip Designer and Myanmar specialist Tyler Dillon shares his passion for the country where he says "magic still exists." more...

Vietnam
Mi Quang: The Holy Grail of Asian Noodle Dishes
Nathan Lane | Aug 27, 2013
Eat + Drink | Cuisine

Just south of Danang, if you follow the famed China Beach to the small waterway town of Hoi An, you'll find the holy grail of more...

Myanmar
Mohinga, Myanmar’s National Dish
Dave Bowden | Aug 27, 2013
Eat + Drink | Cuisine

It's hard to go hungry while walking the streets of Yangon or Mandalay. Assuming you don't mind fish soup, that is. more...

India
In Rajasthan, A Range
of Emotion
Dave Bowden | Aug 1, 2013
See + Do | Must Sees

"The Land of Kings." It's a lofty title to live up to, but to hear B&R's Lucy Davison tell it, Rajasthan fits the bill. more...

India
“India-Syncracies”:
Etiquette in India
Karen MacRae | Jul 29, 2013
Essentials + Advice | Need to Know

If you're going to get in deep and up close, you'll need to learn how to do as the locals do. more...

Thailand
The Best Bangkok Hotels
Dave Bowden | Jul 17, 2013
See + Do | Hotels

In a city that looms so large, the trick to finding excellent accommodation is narrowing down the list to find the best Bangk more...

India
Udaipur and the Maharanas
B&R Staff | Jul 17, 2013
See + Do | Must Sees

Derived from the from the words rana (“warrior”) and raja (“ruler”), Maharana is the title granted to the proudest an more...

Myanmar
Tyler Dillon: Top
Travel Specialist
Dave Bowden | Jul 16, 2013
Accolades | Media Mentions

Today Condé Nast Traveler magazine made official what we at B&R have known for years, naming our very own Tyler Dillon a Top more...

Vietnam
Vietnam in Two(ish) Minutes
Dave Bowden | Jun 21, 2013
Experts + Insiders | Guides

"There are quiet pleasures to be found in a rice paddy full of workers and in the subtle gentleness of the people," says B&R more...

Japan
Japanese Etiquette
Dave Bowden | Jun 14, 2013
Essentials + Advice | Need to Know

Bow or shake? Shoes on or off? Smile or frown? (Just kidding—always smile.) Consider this your cheat sheet to mastering Jap more...

Vietnam
Know Before You Go: Vietnam Travel Tips
Nathan Lane | Jun 11, 2013
Essentials + Advice | Need to Know

In this ongoing series, we pose some essential questions and arm you with the answers of our regional experts to help you get more...

India
Know Before You Go: India Travel Tips
Dave Bowden | Jun 11, 2013
Essentials + Advice | Need to Know

In this ongoing series, we help you get in deep and up close on your holiday in India—without frying your cell phone or bri more...

Japan
Know Before You Go: Japan Travel Tips
B&R Staff | May 29, 2013
Essentials + Advice | Need to Know

In this ongoing series, we pose some essential questions and arm you with answers from our regional experts. more...

Japan
Chanoyu: A Profound Influence
B&R Staff | May 22, 2013
Eat + Drink | Cuisine

Of all the art forms that Japan adopted from China, chanoyu or tea ceremony, had the most profound influence. more...

China
enRoute Magazine:
A Wrinkle in Time
Dave Bowden | May 3, 2013
Accolades | Media Mentions

I’m attempting time travel, no other way to put 
it. I’m trying to drill backwards, into some historic experience of th more...

Vietnam
Ha Long Bay: Of Dragons
and Jewels
Nathan Lane | Apr 22, 2013
See + Do | Must Sees

Long ago, local legend goes, the gods sent a family of dragons to Vietnam to defend the land from Chinese invaders. more...

Bangkok
Insider’s Guide to Bangkok
Tyler Dillon | Apr 4, 2013
See + Do | Insider's Guides

Trip Designer and Slow Road columnist Tyler Dillon provides a B&R-inspired guide to Bangkok. more...

Japan
Bicycling Magazine: Naked
Dave Bowden | Apr 2, 2013
Accolades | Media Mentions

"You did what?" Elizabeth asks, looking up from her newly purchased and costly looking sake bowl. "Naked?" more...

Myanmar
Know Before You Go: Myanmar Travel Tips
Tyler Dillon | Mar 30, 2013
Essentials + Advice | Need to Know

Trip Designer Tyler Dillon answers some essential questions on a magical place close to his heart: Myanmar. more...

China
The Zen of Guiding, Part II
Tyler Dillon | Mar 14, 2013
Essentials + Advice | Need to Know

Here, I continue the explanation I started in my post The Zen of Guiding, Part I. more...

China
The Zen of Guiding, Part I
Tyler Dillon | Mar 7, 2013
Essentials + Advice | Need to Know

There are a few simple skills it took a number of years for me to realize as a guide, which can create a wonderful trip out o more...

India
Honeymooning, B&R Style
Dave Bowden | Feb 1, 2013
Featured | Must Sees

B&R Trip Advisor Stephanie Hill explains how a certain acronym granted her unique access on her honeymoon in India. more...

Myanmar
Housing from the Heart
Tyler Dillon | Jan 30, 2013
Experts + Insiders | Columnists

Trip Designer Tyler Dillon recounts the project that brought him to tears. more...

Myanmar
Outside Magazine:
Balloons Over Bagan
Dave Bowden | Jan 9, 2013
Accolades | Media Mentions

Photographer Christopher Michel recounts his Myanmar Biking experience to Outside Magazine with Butterfield & Robinson. more...

Myanmar
Tyler and The Lady:
Only in Myanmar
Dave Bowden | Dec 21, 2012
See + Do | Must Sees

Tyler Dillon was tired. The veteran guide had just returned to Yangon, Myanmar’s capital, after conducting some research in more...

Japan
In Sake, a Taste for Adventure
Katie Marshall | Oct 2, 2012
Eat + Drink | Vines & Wines

Sake rice wine elicits a feeling from the Japanese akin to the enthusiasm Scotch elicits from the Scots and wine elicits more...

India
India: Experiential and Extraordinary
Norman Howe | May 9, 2012
Experts + Insiders | Columnists

India is an extraordinary, life changing destination for family travel. It is a destination that fully envelops you and will more...

Myanmar
Myanmar on the Mind
B&R Staff | Apr 27, 2012
Accolades | Testimonials

Sheila McCracken places her trust squarely upon the shoulders of B&R to discover the world in a way that allows her to comple more...

India
The New York Times:
India on $1,000 a Day
Kathy Stewart | Jan 1, 2012
Accolades | Media Mentions

City hopping by private jet, mingling with maharajas in their palaces, hanging out with world famous artists in their atelier more...

China
Silk Road Biking
B&R Staff | Sep 5, 2011
See + Do | Must Sees

China’s Silk Road offers a window into the past, both recent and ancient. But how do you find, let alone follow, a route th more...

Vietnam
Slowing down in Vietnam
B&R Staff | Aug 8, 2011
See + Do | Must Sees

While the buzz and bustle of everyday Vietnam may compel you to move at a hasty pace, our Vietnam Walking trip is designed to more...

India
Colourful Kerala
B&R Staff | May 5, 2011
See + Do | Must Sees

Butterfield & Robinson welcomes you to Kerala; a secret slice of heaven right here on Earth. more...

Myanmar
National Geographic Traveler: Tours of a
Lifetime 2011
Kathy Stewart | Apr 1, 2011
Accolades | Media Mentions

Biking is a way of life in Myanmar and undoubtedly the best way to soak up its lush countryside and encounter the more...

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