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A day on the Luang Say

Cruising the mighty Mekong in style Here I am, lounging in the shade, avoiding the hot, mid-morning sun along the Mekong as we slowly wind our way downriver to Luang Prabang. All is quiet and peaceful except for the sound of the boat’s motor slicing through the water, glistening as it rushes past us. Steep

Visiting Kamu Lodge, a luxury adventure for modern explorers in Laos

Kamu Lodge Laos

Kamu Lodge Laos The Tented Camp Adventure (families welcome) As we were planning our tour through Laos with our children, we took on the quest to arrange each single night in a truly special place. Sure you may agree, in the end of the day, the place you sleep in is just as important as

“Mark Community” Greets Elephants to UNESCO World Heritage

The Luang Prabang “Mark Community”, Greets Elephants to UNESCO World Heritage festivities in Dec ember 2015   LUANG PRABANG, LAO PDR; “The Mark Community” led Luang Prabang’s public and private sector tourism stakeholders in sponsoring an Elephant Baci Ceremony during the city’s 20th anniversary as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The event welcomed a 20-strong

Opening of MGallery 3 Nagas by Sofital in Luang Prabang

3 Nagas Luang Prabang

We are excited to announce the 3 Nagas, MGallery by Sofitel’ opening in Luang Prabang MGallery dedicates its collection of unique hotels to all lovers of secret locations, unusual destinations and hidden havens. And Laos, especially Luang Prabang perfectly suits into this promise.   Each hotel from the MGallery collection is inspired by a story,

10 Reasons to Travel to Laos in the Green Season

The Green Season in Laos offers many enticing benefits for visitors looking to explore this vast and vibrant country. We present our top 10 reasons for coming to Laos during the wet season — which we prefer to call the Green Season.

Muang La Resort Tour

Muang La Resort Laos

    Exploring northern Laos and the Muang La Resort   This exceptional resort is in the heart of northern Laos where roads from Vietnam and China lead through unspoiled countryside. The MUANG LA RESORT is situated on the edge of a small traditional village with just about 100 inhabitants. Surrounded by dense forests and on the banks

Top 10 Coffee Spots in Luang Prabang

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Coffee has been a staple of Laos ever since it was introduced by French colonialists in the early twentieth century. Coffee is currently the largest agricultural export commodity, and the Bolaven Plateau is one of the most fertile regions to grow coffee. In Lao, coffee is pronounced “khaafeh” (similar to how you would say café). If you want real Lao coffee, you

Exquisite dining at ‘Kitchen by the Mekong’

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As much as I love to find cheap food stalls and search for local spots to eat during my stay in Luang Prabang, I cannot help but enjoy the occasional splurge. Prepared by a new chef with an incredibly attentive staff, this five-course meal at “Kitchen by the Mekong” was a luxurious experience all to itself. Held at Victoria Xiengthong Palace, which is

Hotel Spotlight: Hotel de la Paix

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Tucked away down a quaint, little road near the UNESCO certified Manorom Temple, Hotel de la Paix is one of the upmost luxurious places to spend a few nights here in Luang Prabang. In a town where there is stunning architecture and continued traditions to be observed around every corner, it is rare to find

New Luxury Tour in Northern Laos – Muang La Resort

Muang La Resort

Spend 5 days in Laos Enjoy the luxury, beauty, and bliss of the Muang La Resort and the Nam Ou River in Northern Laos   Have you heard of the Muang La Resort in Laos?   It’s one of the best and most unique resorts you will find in Northern Laos. Muang La Resort promises

Laos Hotel Spotlight: Nam Ou Riverside Hotel and Resort

Nam Ou Riverside Resort

The new Nam Ou Riverside Resort outside of Luang Prabang is Gorgeous   The Tiger Trail team recently went out and explored the Nam Ou Riverside Resort and Nam Ou Elephant Farm. They’re located next door to each other, between a lovely little village and the Nam Ou River in the Pak Ou District, not far from

Laos Hotel Spotlight: Anantara Resort and Spa Coming to Luang Prabang

Upscale New Hotel Breaks Ground in Luang Prabang The latest in the Laos tourism boom is the beginning of construction on the Anantara Resort and Spa.  The operator already has branches in Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Maldives, Mozambique, Qatar, Thailand, United Arab Emirates and Vietnam. The design of the new five-star hotel will follow the operator’s model

Laos Hotel Spotlight: Ibis Vientiane Nam Phu

Next time you’re in Laos have an easy-going stay at the Ibis Hotel in Vientiane When you head to the Lao capital, you should be sure to check into the Ibis Vientiane Nam Phu. This affordable and family-friendly hotel provides a welcoming retreat from the hustle and bustle of the busy city. Ibis Hotel is conveniently located in

Special Package at Hillside Lifestyle Resort near Luang Prabang

Luang Prabang, Laos Hillside Lifestyle Resort special package Tiger Trail

Experience the Hillside Lifestyle near Luang Prabang A 2 day resort package with the Tiger Trail stamp of approval  – Your travel itinerary is surely packed with Southeast Asia’s must-see’s – but is it missing a refreshing mountainside retreat? If you’ve been spending a lot of time in the cities, it’s probably time to go hide

Mandala Ou – Nong Khiaw’s Newest Resort

Mandala Ou – Opening Weekend!   Magical Scenic Memories on the Nam Ou River in Nong Khiau   Congratulations to Mandala Ou!! After two years of planning and construction, their long-awaited grand opening happened at the start of November. Nong Khiaw is located about 130 km North of Luang Prabang.  As an expat living in

Spa Indochina at Hotel de la Paix, Luang Prabang

Hotel de la Paix Luang Prabang

    Hotel de la Paix Spa, Luang Prabang   From the scent of the cool towel presented on arrival, to the sweet aromas drifting through the spa, from beginning to end Spa Indochine at Hotel de la Paix in Luang Prabang is an experience in self-indulgent luxury!      With a goal to bring

Souvannaphoum Hotel Luang Prabang

Souvannaphoum Hotel Laos

Maison Souvannaphoum Hotel, Luang Prabang   Staying in colonial flair, lush gardens and this wonderful close-to-town location in UNESCO world heritage town of Luang Prabang. Maison Souvannaphoum Hotel prides itself as one of the best locations within the protected heritage zone in Luang Prabang, adding high class international service and four star anamities…   Maison

Staying at Le Sen Hotel Luang Prabang

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  A charming visit at the Le Sen Boutique Hotel in Luang Prabang.     Le Sen Boutique Hotel is a very recent addition to the mid-range collection of charming boutique hotels in Luang Prabang. Opened in December 2012, and located on Mano it’s not too far from the town; 5 minutes on a bicycle

Maison Dalabua Hotel Luang Prabang

Maison Dalabua

Breakfast @ Maison Dalabua, Luang Prabang     Could this be ‘the perfect place in Luang Prabang’?  Located around a vast and pretty lotus pond, the hotel is peaceful and idyllic, and the Tiger Trail team enjoyed an incredible Breakfast @ Maison Dalabua in the outdoor restaurant followed by a site inspection.   The Deluxe