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Fair Trek’s FATeam improving communities in Laos

Recently, Fair Trek teamed up with Peter Richards, an expert on Community Based Tourism, to help realize the need for local communities to have a larger voice and active role in the very projects they benefit from. Thereafter… Read More

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Laos Elephant Tour – Communicating with Elephants – Mandalao

Luang Prabang has long been a destination for elephant interaction and elephant riding. But since the world of tourism is re-thinking the way elephant tours should be conducted, also Luang Prabang has undergone changes in the various offerings… Read More

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Baby Elephant Excursion in Luang Prabang

New Beginnings: A Baby Elephant Excursion in Luang Prabang   We at Tiger Trail Travel strive to engage in animal welfare and sustainable travel. We constantly look for ways to improve and increase the positive impact through tourism… Read More

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Weaving Classes in Luang Prabang

  Weaving in Luang Prabang & Textiles in Luang Prabang Join us and enjoy some of the finest handicraft experiences in Luang Prabang, Laos. Living Craft Center is offering weaving presentations, weaving courses, natural dyes, Lao batic and… Read More

Seeds of Culture – From Living Plants to Handicrafts at TAEC Luang Prabang

Traditional Arts and Ethnology Center Luang Prabang, TAEC, announces internationally curated exhibition   “Seeds of Culture: From Living Plants to Handicrafts” The Luang Prabang based Traditional Arts & Ethnology Centre (TAEC) has opened a new exhibit entitled, “Seeds… Read More

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Fair Trek Eco Bungalow: Our 100th Visitor!

The Fair Trek Eco Bungalow welcomes its 100th visitor! Today the Fair Trek team is proud to announce that the Eco Bungalow has just reached its 100th guest! With or recent listing on Airbnb, it is now easier… Read More

Travel Laos & Asia with Children – Laos Family Travel Tip

  Travel Laos with Children Travel Laos with kids information blog. Taking on a family travel through Laos with your children is exciting and challenging – We prepared some travel tips from the Lao travel specialists perspective.  … Read More

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The Luang Prabang Artisan’s Cafe

We would like to introduce you to the Luang Prabang Artisans’ Cafe where we serve fresh, organic meals and drinks set in a garden of a 100-year-old house.

Empowering Lao Women With Soap

Jonathan Look of LifePart2 travels to remote villages of Phongsali with a member of Soap4Life to help train rural women in soap-making.

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Laos Nam Nern Night Safari

The Nam Nern Night Safari in Laos  The Nam Nern Night Safari is a 24-hour, boat-based adventure tour into the core of the Nam Et-Phou Louey National Protected Area in north east Laos. The highlight of the trip is… Read More

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Fair Trek’s Largest Volunteer Group

In May, Fair Trek hosted 144 students and teachers from Hwa Chong International School in Singapore. They came to Laos with Fair Trek’s partner, World Volunteer, a Swedish-based service-learning organization, to support the Eco Bungalow.

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UXO Laos Museum

The UXO Laos Visitors Center is easily one of the most important places to visit in Luang Prabang. It features a simple, but highly informative exhibit that details some of the more disheartening consequence of being heavily bombed… Read More

Living Land Farm in the Green Season

The Living Land Farm in Luang Prabang The Living Land Farm is a Community Enterprise in Luang Prabang, run by local staff for the sole benefit of Lao people. They are probably most well-known for their exciting ’Rice… Read More

What not to miss at Kuang Si waterfalls

While the Kuang Si Waterfalls are one of the top attractions in Luang Prabang, you should not miss the Bear Rescue Center and Butterfly Park located nearby.

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.

Celebrating elephants in Laos

ELEPHANTS IN LAOS For centuries Laos was famed as the kingdom of a million elephants. Now there are fewer than 900 living in the country. While it is unknown whether a million elephants once roamed freely in Laos,… Read More

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Silk Dyeing 101 at Ock Pop Tok

This past weekend I took a silk dyeing class at Ock Pop Tok’s Living Crafts Centre. The day was gorgeous, the sun was shining, and the skies were the brightest blue. As I walked into their cafe to wait until the… Read More

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East meets West for lunch at Ock Pop Tok!

Ock Pop Tok’s Silk Road Cafe is a tranquil place to come for either a brunch or lunch and gaze out at the slow and mighty Mekong. It is also a place where you can find traditional Lao… Read More

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TAEC: Help Preserve Cultural Diversity!

It was extremely hot and sunny during my first two weeks here in Luang Prabang, a rarity during the ‘rainy season’. For my first weekend, I decided to cool off from the mid-day sun and experience some cultural… Read More

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Tiger Trail Gears Up for the high season!

Last Thursday and Friday, Tiger Trail had a two-day tour guide training session at a local college in Luang Prabang. This was one of the few times of the year that all of our guides are together in… Read More