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Make the most out of your experience  in Laos.

Pedal With Purpose

As part of Tiger Trails’ responsible travel and community initiative ‘Fairtrek’, we are expanding fundraising programs and efforts to assist rural communities on the outskirts of Luang Prabang. 

NamKhan Sunset hammock

Luang Prabang Sunsets, 6 Ways

Looking for the best way to experience the World Famous Sunsets of Luang Prabang? Here’s a guide to the golden hour a different way for six days.

Laos food? We love it, and so will you! Promise.

Food & eating is the most important “activity” throughout the day. In Lao language, it is quite common for people to even greet each other by immediately asking, “Have you eaten yet?” (“Kin khao laeo bor?”). Have you?

We LOVE adventure

Ready for an adventure?! Laos is home to just as many adventures you can think of… From the glorious twin falls of Tad Fane, to the northern hill-tribes, the 4000 islands, our motorcyle or mountainbike adventures, this and more is waiting for you!

How to Activate Windows 10 And Windows 8 for Free Permanently?

Most of the top-range laptops these days come with the Windows 10 operating system preinstalled. However, in case you’ve built your own PC with a graphics card and processor or have updated your computer for fast speed, you might want to install and activate Windows 10. Activation of the Windows 10 operating system can be


Top 10 Lao Dishes You Must Try!

In Laos, food is the most important activity throughout the day. In the local language, it is quite common for people to greet each other by immediately asking, “Have you eaten food?” (“Kin khao laeo bor?”). Food is often the topic of many conversations, especially when eating and sharing dishes between friends and family. Additionally, Lao people take great passion in sharing traditional dishes with curious travelers.

5 Must-See Waterfalls in Laos!

From the glorious twin falls of Tad Fane, to the voluminous amount of water passing over Khone Pha Pheng falls, here are the top 5 waterfalls in Laos that you must see!

Treehouses on top of the world: Zip-lining in Laos

By Eliot Stein September 15, 2016 At the Gibbon Experience in northwest Laos, zip-lines connect some of the tallest treehouses in the world. (Felipe Rodríguez Vasquez) During our honeymoon, my wife strapped herself to a steel cable, kissed me goodbye and threw herself off the side of a mountain. I watched as she disappeared into the jungle