Four thousand islands in Laos, established in the name, is a variety of islands south of the mainland of Laos. The most popular island and the one we ventured to was: Don Det. Arriving midday to an island surrounded by strong currents and beautiful natural landscapes we were taken back by how quiet the whole … More A Beautiful Time in Four Thousand Islands
Vientiane, being the capital of Laos, is a busy city but I felt it had little character or unique flair behind it. Rarely visited by tourists I questioned why this was so, but after two days in the city I soon found out why. Although having the importance of being a capital city there was … More Bland Vientiane
Vang Vieng. Whenever someone hears those two words the immediate thought that comes to their head is: Tubing. Tubing takes over the town and puts Vang Vieng on the travellers map. A sleepy town before tubing arrived on the scene, it has now been transformed. The town is full with tubing merchandise, restaurants playing FRIENDS … More The Truth about Vang Vieng.
Our first destination in Laos was Luang Prabang. Taking the slow boat (it definitely is slow) down the Mekong river from northern Thailand enabled us to experience Laos culture and local life by the river. Floating down the river on a sturdy wooden boat, you pass small villages and their waving children, murky Mekong … More Lush Greenery and Luxury in Luang Prabang