As a former colony of France, it is not uncommon to see French colonial architecture in Laos and more specifically in its capital Vientiane. Keep reading
A typical transport on one Laotian road on the Bolaven plateau in the south of Laos where coffee and tarot are grown. Keep traveling
With its dramatic karst formations, the crystal clear Nam Song River and dozens of caves, Vang Vieng offers many possibilities of exploration, making it one of Laos’ most popular outdoor destinations. Keep reading
Eight more minutes, the sign indicates. “If I am fast it might be only 5”, I tell myself when I eagerly hike up the last few steep metres before reaching the viewpoint overlooking the rural town of Nong Khiaw in Northern Laos. Reaching the top after a one-hour hike, the 360-degree view on Nong Khiaw does not fail to impress: the terraces of light green rice paddies contrast with Keep reading
Connected to the ancient city of Angkor in Cambodia, the Wat Phu Champasak temple complex is one of the most impressive Khmer temples in Laos. Originally dedicated to Shiva, detailed carvings of Indra and Vishnu can be seen on these ruins. The Hindu temple was Keep reading
FoThe 4300-kilometre long Mekong river flows from the Tibetan plateau all the way to it’s delta in Southern Vietnam crossing China, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia and Laos. The majestic Mekong Keep reading!
The roads in Northern Laos are often unpaved, bumpy and dusty in the dry season, or muddy and slippery in the rainy season. Still, motorbiking is the way to go for most locals. The vehicle of choice is Keep reading!
Laos is a patchwork of ethnic groups. The remote mountains of Northern Laos are home to the Akha tribes who live according to their ancient traditions and customs. Keep reading