Elephant Conservation Center Laos

Elephant Conservation Center Laos Visit

Visiting the Lao Elephant Conservation Center A visit to the ECC in Xayabouri is a very special travel experience in Laos. Follow us into this exciting Elephant interaction program with a personal video review on the 3 day… Read More

Luang Prabang Elephant

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

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

LAOS on ITB ASIA

Laos presents country on ITB Asia

Laos showcases the strengths of its tourism potential at ITB Asia in Singapore.   In a private and public effort, Laos successfully showcased the strengths of its tourism potential at this year’s ITB Asia in Singapore.   The… Read More

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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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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FAIR TREK | Eco Bungalow Film

In the Hmong village of Long Lao Mai, you can stitch textiles, enjoy traditional music, or sit by the campfire listening to folktales. Volunteers and local people have built the Eco Bungalow to allow visitors from Laos and… 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

Laos Luang Prabang Living Land Farm Rice is Life

Rice is Life – Living Land Farm in Luang Prabang Laos

Rice is Life Learning how to grow sticky rice at the Living Land Farm near Luang Prabang Living Land Farm The other morning I went to the Living Land Farm just outside of Luang Prabang to experience the Rice is Life… Read More

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,… Read More

Project Kajsiab – Helping Women and Children in Bokeo Province Laos

Kajsiab Family Project Initiative helping mountain village people in Bokeo Province, Laos History The Kajsiab Family Project is a grassroots initiative in the Bokeo Province of Laos aiming to help the local mountain people of that region. The word… Read More

Saffron Coffee in Luang Prabang Laos

Lao Coffee – Tastes Good, Does Good

Coffee Roasters in Laos serve delicious coffee and help communities One of my absolute #1 favorite things in the entire world is a good cup of coffee. When you arrive in Laos, it might seem that 3-in-1 packets… Read More

Elephant Conservation Center Laos

Elephant Baby – Elephant Conservation Center.

  The Story of Noy – an orphan baby Elephant in Laos. The Elephant Conservation Center is located in Sayaboury, in Northwestern Laos. This area is home for most of the domesticated elephants in the country. It has… Read More

The Kajsiab Foundation Bokeo Province, Laos

Kajsiab Foundation – Bokeo Province, Laos

  The Kajsiab Foundation Bokeo Province, Laos The Kajsiab Foundation offers support to locals in the far north east of Laos. This update encourages to give help to this great initiative. “Not all of us can do great… Read More

Living Land Farm Laos

Living Land Farm Luang Prabang – Information

  The Living Land Farm   a community Business in Luang Prabang An interview with the project and business founder, Mr. Mark Schnebli The Living Land Farm was created some 7 years ago by combining the rice fields of… Read More

Laos Akha Minority Volunteer Tour

Akha Culture Experience Tour in Laos

  Akha Culture Experience Tour in North Laos Laos Travel tip on cultural home stay adventure with an Akha community in remote northern Laos, a 4-7 day cultural interaction program.   The question has to be asked: Is… Read More

Innovating CBT In ASEAN

Community Based Tourism in ASEAN Countries   As part of their commitment to social responsibility, Tiger Trail sent me as a Fair Trek representative (as well as a representative from Laos) to join a two day conference in… Read More

Bear “brain surgery”at Laos Bear Rescue Center

  No Beers for Bears…   A story about an amazing bear brain surgery at the Luang Prabang bear rescue center.     The donations that go to Free the Bears have helped create a variety of initiatives… Read More