Top places to stay in Laos

Top places to stay in Laos

Until the 1990s, Laos remained shut off from the outside world, and largely unknown to Western travellers. Since then, more and more visitors have...
Laos travel guide

Laos travel guide

Often overlooked in favour of its better-known neighbours, landlocked Laos remains one of Southeast Asia’s most beguiling destinations. Caught in the middle of the...
Wat Ho Phra Keo

Wat Ho Phra Keo

Overview Vientiane boasts several beautiful temples or wats, but one of the most impressive and interesting of them is Wat Ho Phra Keo. It was...
Wat Si Saket

Wat Sisaket

Wat Sisaket located in Vientiane is famous for its cloister wall housing thousands of tiny Buddha images and rows with hundreds of seated Buddhas....
South central Laos guide

South central Laos guide

Many travellers see very little of south central Laos, spending just a night or two in the principal towns of Thakhek or Savannakhet before...
Buddha Park

Buddha Park (aka Xieng Khuan)

Buddha Park (aka Xieng Khuan) is a famous sculpture park in Vientane with more than 200 religious statues including a huge 40-metre high reclining...