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..
Yes apologies; minus 10 for repetition! Wat Rong Khun in Thailand’s Chiang Rai Province rears its unusual head again. Now every time we visit we more..
Anyone who’s been on one of All Points East’s tours will probably know that we don’t generally go out of our way to include traditional more..
Just leaving Chiang Mai for the start of a Northern Laos and Golden Triangle tour so a drive through the mountains to Chiang Rai today 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..
Here’s an updated list, including photos, of the Thai national parks and wildlife sanctuaries either featured in our All Points East tours or regularly included more..
A selection of Wi’s photos from her recent Golden Triangle tour – the first part of our Northern Laos overland trip from Chiang Mai to 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..
The Nam Ou (Ou River) flows south from Phongsali Province in the far north of Laos, to join the Mekong at Pak Ou, (famous for more..
Excellent, albeit brief, recent trip to Vientiane to catch up with a few friends and colleagues and check out some of the new hotels around more..
As we see it a tour of Laos or Vietnam, should include a tour of Lao and Vietnamese food so here’s a brief run down more..
Chiang Mai’s ‘Walking Street’, Sunday Market stretches from Tha Pae Gate almost to Wat Pra Sing, taking in many of the side streets along the more..
Liked this pic from Wi, of early morning mist over the Nam Ou at Nong Khiaw, so one last post on the Lao village!
Did a post on Nong Khiaw in yesterday’s blog – very scenic small village in northern Laos remember? Oddly enough my wife checked in there more..
Our Northern Lao tour continues today with a scenic ride across the mountains to the picturesque town of Nong Khiaw situated on the Ou River. more..
Wi’s just crossing the Mekong at Chiang Khong this morning with her group on a Northern Laos & the Golden Triangle tour, and is now more..
Thanks to Jason Blackwell in Vientiane for today’s pic of the famous Plain of Jars in N. Eastern Laos’ Phonsavan Province. Hundreds of these mysterious, more..
After Jason’s warts and all article on Vang Vieng, we’d like to show a Lao river scene without any stoned backpackers in it!
This shot was taken by Wi on her recent Northern Laos and the Golden Triangle tour. Fishermen at the confluence of the Ou and Mekong more..