Laos is undoubtedly one of the most underrated countries in Asia. In many parts of this scenic and largely untouched country it’s like stepping back in time. Much of the population still live in small tribal villages where a far more traditional way of life is still in existence.
Previously a French colony, the influence can still be felt in the cities, particularly in the architecture and food – baguettes, cheese and pate are everywhere!
If you like the outdoors you’ll love the hiking in Laos, stunning mountains and immaculate waterfalls were some of the highlights of our time here.
Here are 10 of the very best things to do in Vientiane Laos. You're welcome.
We loved getting around by bus in Laos. The views from the road of bright green jungles adorning the huge mountains and sweeping deep valleys is simply beautiful. Just maybe skip breakfast though. Here's everything you need to know about travelling by road in Laos.
Wat Sok Pa Luang is a temple hidden away in the forests surrounding Vientiane and the perfect place to try your hand at meditation.
'Where are you from?' she asked. 'England' I replied. 'England' she repeated, a wave of concentration crossing her face. 'I'm sorry' she said, her expression moving from blank to curious, 'I don't know where that is'.
I became a millionaire! But was unable to check my online bank account. Here are 5 things you should know before you go to Laos.
Ever fancied doing a trek in the rainy season in Laos? It was definitely an experience. Camping in the jungle in the pouring rain and crossing a fast flowing waist deep river. Would we do it again? Absolutely. Check out our experience of adventure trekking in Luang Namtha!