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...
Vientiane and northwest

Vientiane and northwest

Without doubt, Vientiane is one of Southeast Asia’s quietest capital cities. Hugging a wide bend of the Mekong River, it looks more like a...
Royal Palace Museum

Royal Palace Museum

Perfectly framed by an avenue of tall Palmyra palms, the former Royal Palace was built in 1904, blending traditional Lao and French beaux-arts styles....
Luang Prabang

Luang Prabang

Nestling in a slim valley shaped by lofty, green mountains and cut by the swift Mekong and Khan rivers, LUANG PRABANG exudes tranquillity and...
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...
The Northeast Laos

The Northeast Laos

The remote northeast of Laos was, until recently, difficult to reach, due to mountainous terrain and poor roads, which largely kept it isolated from...