How To Travel: Laos

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With its lush and pristine landscape up-and-coming Laos sometimes feels like visiting a fairytale. Amazing cliffs, the jungle and the Mekong River – a detour off the beaten track always pays off. The country surely combines some of the best elements Southeast Asia has to offer. Besides the spectacular landscape and attractions, a village homestay gives one the opportunity to … Read More

The Thakhek Loop

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Thakhek is a small town in south-central Laos. It lies right next to the Mekong river and therefore also close to the Thai border. It also is the starting point for “The Thakhek Loop” – a 3-4 day motorbike tour leading you to all the best sights in the area. Several day trips are also offered around town, but we … Read More

Vientiane

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On the banks of the Mekong river and near the border to Thailand lies the capital of Laos – Vientiane. It is the largest city in Laos and therefore also the hub for commerce and administration. From street markets to pretty boutique hotels, French restaurants, glittering temples and tree-lined boulevards – the former French trading post has gained a lot … Read More

Vang Vieng

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The small city Vang Vieng lies between Luang Prabang and Vientiane in Laos. It once used to be a place for you foreigners to party hard and tourism became quite heavy and destructive. After some unpleasant incidents due to party and drugs, including the death of several tourists, the Laos government came into action. Today it has become a lot … Read More

Luang Prabang

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Luang Prabang in north central Laos sits right next to the Mekong and the Khan river. Most parts of the city are UNESCO protected and with its 33 temples saffron-clad monks are a firm part of the cityscape. Although there has been lot of investment in the past years the city still remains a lot of its quiet atmosphere. Besides … Read More