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
Lao-run restaurants and local eateries are increasingly flocking to The Mark to earn international certification on food and hygiene.
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
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 Elephant
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,
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.
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
Coffee has been a staple of Laos ever since it was introduced in the early twentieth century. As a result, coffee spots in Luang Prabang & throughout Laos have sprung up in every kind of iteration from street vendor to Western style cafés. In Lao, coffee is pronounced “khaafeh” (similar to how you would say café).
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 – 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
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
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
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
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