From 8 – 11 December, Luang Prabang Film Festival will host filmmakers and fans of Southeast Asian cinema. Audiences can expect more than 20 feature films within the easygoing atmosphere for which the Luang Prabang Film Festival is well loved.
24 hours in Luang Prabang is just not enough time, so here is the sequel for how to maximise your time with the best things to do in Luang Prabang, featuring one of the most beautiful waterfalls in SE Asia, bears, butterflies and buffalos!
Jungle Jar in Luang Prabang is a partnership between a local Khmu village and Tiger Trail to handcraft these bamboo water bottles. These bottles can be ordered and tailor-made, and you can even visit the village where these are produced.
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 has just launched the new LaoSafe Programme - a health and hygiene programme for the tourism sector designed to support the upcoming re-opening of international borders and a return of international visitors to the Land of a Million Elephants.
Laos is a spectacularly beautiful place for a holiday, and has some amazing places to capture those perfect instagrammable moments. Here's 10 of our favourite Instagram spots around Laos.
Get a great insight into how to spend 24 hours in Luang Prabang, Laos. From temples to sunset 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.
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?
To really understand about Lao coffee, nowhere is better than the Bolaven Plateau. Over 95% of all the coffee in Laos is grown here. To learn more about the process, and to explore the coffee plantations check out the amazing tours from Mystic Mountain Homestay
Luang Prabang was recently named in of the Top 7 places to visit in Asia, and in the Top 52 globally to visit in 2020 by Fodor's. Every year in the Fodor’s Go List—and this is their ninth year of doing this—Fodors' look forward to what’s next to come.
One of the best places to get started eating Lao street food in Luang Prabang is the morning market. It’s low-key, relaxing, the vendors are incredibly friendly, and there’s so much delicious food to try. From wild grilled beehive and honey to khao piak sen noodles, the food is so good, it’s hard to ever go anywhere else when you’re in Luang Prabang.
In a tangled teak forest, a short drive from Luang Prabang, I cross a cold mountain stream behind a giant matriarch elephant and a trailing tot. Majestic Mahn leads the way through trickling water ahead of three-year-old baby Kit.
There’s a reason Luang Prabang has drawn a growing stream of visitors in recent years. This once-sleepy hamlet has it all: A rare combination of natural and manmade splendor with rich spiritual and cultural traditions.