March, being the dry season, might not be the ideal time of year for Lao waterfalls but come May and June when the rains start more..
Khone Phapheng Falls, Khone Falls, Khonepapeng – whatever the spelling you’ve probably never heard of it yet it’s one of the largest waterfalls on the more..
A brief country by country run down of Southeast Asia’s various UNESCO World Heritage Sites beginning, for no particular reason, with Laos. Well, it is more..
Well mostly reading really since we can’t find many movies set in Laos, half decent or otherwise, and haven’t come across too many good documentaries more..
Incredible really is the word for this amazing cave system situated amongst the dramatic karst scenery of Hin Boun district in central Lao’s Khammouane Province. more..
Now you will usually see adjectives such as mysterious or enigmatic preceding the name the Plain of Jars, Laos, with the reason being – since more..
Thanks to Dan and Becky for some excellent photos of Laos they sent recently taken on last year’s Northern Laos and the Golden Triangle tour. more..
Phu Asa, or Asa Mountain, is a sandstone outcrop lying close to the village of Kietngong in South Lao’s Champassak Province. The forested hill – more..
The old fashioned rickety ferries that cart passengers, motos and trucks across the Mekong between Champassak and Ban Muang don’t run much anymore. The recent more..
Lying just a kilometre away from Wat Phu, the small Angkor period temple of Nang Sida, Laos, does tend to get overshadowed by it’s prestigious more..
Some of the spectacular limestone scenery to be found in Kammouane’s Hin Boun District. Hin Boun will be featured in our new Luang Prabang to more..
Not quite sure why the ‘powers that be’, (guess that’d be TAT – Tourism Authority of Thailand?), decided to call this region – the area more..
Longest, tallest, widest, biggest….superlatives can be deceptive and statistics vary enormously but the little known Khone Phapaeng Falls in Champassak Province of Southern Laos is more..
Forget Phnom Penh’s Pochentong or Siem Reap International Airport, if you can arrive in the Kingdom of Cambodia by boat then that’s the way to more..
A selection of photos from our current Emerald Triangle tour of Laos and Cambodia; – the picturesque region where Northeastern Thailand, Southern Laos and Northern more..
A few photos of the spectacular limestone pinnacles area – or ‘stone forest’ – in Khammouane Province of Central Laos. Though much of this region more..
Don’t seem to have posted about Southern Laos for some time so to correct that regrettable oversight here’s a few images and brief description of more..
The term Tai describes the large ethnic group which includes the Thai/Siamese, Lao, Shan, Northern Thai, Thai Lu, Red Tai, White Tai etc who occupy more..
With its enticing and plentiful riverside cafes and excellent (and cheap) beer UNESCO World Heritage Luang Prabang has to be one of the prime non-beach more..
When we first turned up in the small town of Vang Vieng, (must have been 92 or 93?), it was as close to paradise as more..