Jonathan Look of LifePart2 travels to remote villages of Phongsali with a member of Soap4Life to help train rural women in soap-making.
Adventuring through Laos by Motorbike Are you an adventurer? Do you like to do extreme things? The ASEAN travel aficionados at GOASEAN.com just recently released an article of the top 12 most extreme things to do in ASEAN. On that list is one and only one thing from Laos, motor biking! That’s right
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 the nighttime wildlife-spotlighting, when long-tail boats drift down the Nam Nern River looking for wild and endangered animals before
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.
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 is Life’ tour, where visitors get to experience first-hand what it takes to grow and cultivate rice.
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.
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.
Luang Prabang Artisans Café Located right next to the Heritage House in the city center, the Luang Prabang Artisans Café boasts a one-of-a-kind environment for relaxing with an ice-cold tea paired with a local Lao snack. Take a seat in one of their countless wooden chairs and small tables right in front of an ancient
Traveling with children just became a whole lot easier with the opening of The Playground in Luang Prabang. This is a great opportunity to relieve some of the hassle that inevitably occurs during overseas travel.
A New Pediatric Hospital Opens up in Luang Prabang Khou is an eight year-old girl from the village of Nong Khuay, a Khmu community two hours away from Luang Prabang. Ostensibly like other kids her age, she actually suffers frequent seizures and shows signs of a development disability. Because access to quality healthcare in Nong
Kayaking the Rivers in Northern Laos Kayaking around Luang Prabang is the perfect way to escape the scorching heat in town and explore the winding rivers of Northern Laos. For some, kayaking through Laos is about finding peace in nature and enjoying the sensuality of the environment. For others, it is the greatest combination of thrilling
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, elephants are a practical part of everyday Lao heritage, culture, agriculture and livelihood. Elephant are highly respected
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 abroad to experience life in this fascinating Hmong village. Slow down your pace of travel and spend
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
The Embassy of Germany to Laos and the Lao-German Technical School gave a warm welcome to racing legend Mrs. Heidi Hetzer as she arrived in the capital of Laos on a world tour in her 1930’s Hudson Greater Eight. Mrs. Heidi Hetzer is a passionate about car racing ever since she started her apprenticeship as
This film coincides with the recent launch of the new MOTOLAO website. MOTOLAO provides exclusive on-road and off-road motorcycle or 4×4 tours in Laos. Their customised tours provide a chance to journey on a road of self-discovery and encounter life-changing moments along the way. Exploring Laos by motorcycle or 4×4 is the perfect way to
On any given day at the Tiger Trail bike shop, Noah and his Lao team members will be outside fixing up the new fleet of bicycles. These bikes will then be quickly sent off with riders touring in and around Luang Prabang. If possible, make an effort to book a tour with Tiger Trail and take the
Come to Laos and you will discover impressive landscapes, breathtaking waterfalls, and exotic animals. You will roam the streets of temple-dotted towns, delighted by culinary adventures and remarkable handicrafts. Linger a little longer and you’ll find that the heart of Laos is in its people. Experience a culture that is steeped in tradition and encounter
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