The beginning of the Buddhist lent. Buddhist Lent is a period of three lunar months starting on the first day after the full moon of the eighth lunar month. It marks the beginning of the rainy season.
Huay Fai is a beautiful village near Luang Prabang Many tourists pass through as it is close to the popular Tad Sae waterfalls. The village has a homestay program providing revenue to the community and now a shared community space will run tourist workshops providing further income for local families.
Biking-Laos has the largest and highest quality bike fleet in Luang Prabang making your experience hassle-free and the most enjoyable.
Garavek is a small theatre based in Luang Prabang, promoting and preserving local traditional myths, legends, and folktales. Every evening, from 6.30-7.30pm, they present a selection of traditional Lao stories (in English) in an intimate thirty seat theatre.
15 athletes from 12 nations cycled 780km across Laos from May 20th to
24th without any kind of external assistance!
Up to a third of the bombs dropped did not explode. In 2008, 300 people a year were injured or killed and today that figure is closer to 50. Uncleared land still poses a threat to farmers and villages and sadly people still suffer injuries today, often lost limbs or eyesight.
Named after the last ruler of the Kingdom of Vientiane, the ‘Anouvong’ embraces traditional Laotian artwork fused with French-colonial elegance.
Heritage Line brings to life untold stories with the right mix of comfort, adventure, culture, history, luxury, and tradition.
15 days cycling with Elephants, Villages Waterfalls in Laos
Lao new Year 14th to 16th April 2019
3 magical days in Laos for Pi Mai Lao (Lao New Year)
Bypass the lengthy queues on arrival to Laos with an eVisa
Student group completes mud-brick house in rural ethnic village to generate income
A magical experience hot air ballooning 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!
Traveling with children just became a whole lot easier with the opening of Crazy Golf in Luang Prabang. This is a great opportunity to relieve some of the hassle that inevitably occurs during overseas travel.
High in the mountains of Laos lives a minority society, a group of people with a clan system strong in cultural traditions, forged by centuries of animism and ancestral worship and working the land, that they have survived war, desolation and years of oppression. This is the home of the Hmong.
Family relationships form the true heart of Lao culture. To many Lao people, these connections far supersede anything else in importance.
Get out of town and discover rice paddies and charming villages.
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.
Noodles are a way of life in Laos admired, critiqued, slurped and savoured all over the country.