Laos Travel Information and Inspiration
Thinking about a holiday in Laos? Here you will find a collection of our favourite Lao travel articles, videos and stories to give you an insight into what a holiday in Laos can offer.
The alms giving ceremony of Luang Prabang is steeped in cultural history and is a spectacular site as hundreds of saffron-clad monks walk in procession through the streets in the early morning. Before you go, make sure you understand the cultural significance and behavioural expectations.
Sticky rice, or 'khao niew,' has been a staple in Laos for hundreds of years. But sticky rice is more than just a food source—it is a traditional symbol of prosperity and community. It is typically offered during religious ceremonies, festivals, and communal gatherings. Learn why it holds such cultural & gastronomical significance.
Laos is on the tip of everyone's tongue and for good reason. Come and explore some of the many recommendations on why you should visit Laos. From travel powerhouses such as Conde Naste, National Geographic and many more - everyone is saying the same thing. Visit Laos Now.
Laos is known for its temples, and nowhere is this more true than in Luang Prabang, the ancient Royal Capital. There are so many temples to choose from and all have their own stories and fascinating histories. To give you a start, here are our Top 10 Temples in Luang Prabang.
Laos is a foodie’s paradise, especially for those looking to add an experiential flavour into the mix. Ever had a yearning to milk a buffalo, plant rice in paddy fields or to harvest your own coffee beans while learning about and enjoying the fruits of your labour?
The Thakhek Loop, also known as the Kong Lor Loop, is a spectacular 3-4 day trip around the karst limestone peaks of Khammouane Province in central Laos. The 450km journey includes over 30 scenic sites to visit along the way including the 8km long Kong Lor Cave. and the adventure centre at The Rock.
Enjoy the beautiful temples, saffron-robed monks, and deep-rooted Buddhist traditions of Luang Prabang & its Ok Phansa Festival of Lights. Between the spectacularly lit-up temples, hand-crafted lanterns and offerings, and a sense of peace and serenity throughout the town. Its a must see festival.
Hidden in the mountains of northern Laos, Tham Khieo (the Cave of Teeth) is shrouded in mystery and rarely visited even by the most adventurous of travellers. Thought to be a cave used by the Pathet Lao during the Indochina War, local folklore includes that it may have been used to house American prisoners of war.