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.
Join David as he experiences his first rocket festival in Vientiane. Share the sounds, sights, excitement (and beer) as he ventures into Laos' most hedonistic festival. Learn about the legend of the Toad King, the traditional rites and of course, the actual rockets themselves.
Where to start in Luang Prabang? Get a great insight into how to spend 24 hours in Luang Prabang, Laos. From temples to cocktails, beautiful botanical gardens and the finest in traditional art and crafts, this will give you an insight into a region of Laos with so much to offer.
One way to better understand Lao culture, is to better understand Lao food. Food in Laos plays a major role in everyday life and shapes many aspects of Lao culture and relationships. From sticky rice and laab, to crickets and spicy dips, there's a lot of taste waiting to be discovered!
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? Then Laos sounds like a place for you!
Hidden in the mountains about an hour drive outside of Luang Prabang, the Cave of Teeth (or Tham Khieo as its known locally), is rarely visited with a history shrouded in mystery. Possibly a cave used by the Pathet Lao during the Indochina War, rumours include that it may have been used to house American
Follow Leticia as she travels from Singapore to explore Northern Laos and her suggested for the ideal 8-day itinerary, visiting Nong Khiaw, Muang Ngoi and Luang Prabang. Join her as she travels by bus and boat to explore some of the highlights of northern Laos, including trekking up Phadeng Peak.