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The highlight of any trip to Laos, the UNESCO World Heritage city of Luang Prabang is a must visit when on holiday in Laos. The small town situated at the confluence of the Mekong and Nam Khan rivers is filled with culture, and surrounded by a wealth of activities, from elephant sanctuaries, impressive waterfalls, trekking and biking, to cooking and weaving classes, sunset boat cruises and its own botanical gardens.

Ballons over Vang Vieng in Laos

Top Ten Instagrammable Spots in Laos

Laos is a spectacularly beautiful place for a holiday, and has some amazing places to capture those perfect instgrammable moments. Here's 10 of our favourite instagram spots around Laos. Where ese would you add to the is list?

Luang Prabang Mount Phousi View

24 Hours in Luang Prabang

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.

Lao Family Meals

Introducing Lao Food

Lao food is absolutely delicious, and a must try when visiting Laos Introducing Lao food is just a starting point, follow your taste buds for more. From sticky rice and laab, to crickets and spicy dips, there's a lot of taste waiting to be discovered!

Sticky Rice, Lao Food

Foodie Experiences in Laos

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!

Lao Coffee

Loving Lao Coffee

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 Temples, Laos

Luang Prabang – Top Place to Visit!

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.

The Misty Mountains of Nong Khiaw and Muang Ngoi

Heading north from Luang Prabang, the scenery gets even better as your approach Nong Khiaw and Muang Ngoi, with the misty mountains towering over these small towns in northern Laos.

Street Food Tour of Luang Prabang with Mark Weins

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.

Walking in the Footsteps of Giants

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.

National Geographic’s intro to Luang Prabang

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.


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