5 Things I wish I knew before going to Laos

5 Things I wish I knew before going to Laos

Laos has never enjoyed the same distinction as a travel destination as some of its more frequented Southeast Asia neighbours like Thailand and Vietnam. Still, the nation offers many treasures for the traveler seeking to get away from the bustle found elsewhere.

Air travel in Laos - How safe is it?

Air travel in Laos - How safe is it?

Air travel in Laos has a bad reputation. But are you in for a white-knuckle ride on a flying death trap. What are the chances you'll be involved in a crash on Lao Airlines?

Travelling to the Plain of Jars in Laos - Danger UXB!

Travelling to the Plain of Jars in Laos - Danger UXB!

The oddly named Plain of Jars in far north-eastern Laos is a sight not to be missed, but danger lurks here. Across a wide flat plain are spread hundreds of cauldron sized containers hewn from stone. The biggest is over 2 metres tall, the smallest, ...

Latest articles about Laos

  • Laos river tubing shut down! Why?

    Vang Vieng's decadent river bar scene - a magnet for backpackers seeking cheap alcohol, drugs and relative lawlessness - is now a shadow of its former self after a crackdown by Laos authorities.

    Published: 2 Jul 2015 | Author:
  • Air travel in Laos - How safe is it?

    Air travel in Laos has a bad reputation. But are you in for a white-knuckle ride on a flying death trap. What are the chances you'll be involved in a crash on Lao Airlines?

    Published: 6 Jun 2015 | Author:
  • Travelling to the Plain of Jars in Laos - Danger UXB!

    The oddly named Plain of Jars in far north-eastern Laos is a sight not to be missed, but danger lurks here. Across a wide flat plain are spread hundreds of cauldron sized containers hewn from stone. The biggest is over 2 metres tall, the smallest, ...

    Published: 1 Jul 2015 | Author:
  • 5 Things I wish I knew before going to Laos

    Laos has never enjoyed the same distinction as a travel destination as some of its more frequented Southeast Asia neighbours like Thailand and Vietnam. Still, the nation offers many treasures for the traveler seeking to get away from the bustle found elsewhere.

    Published: 9 Jun 2015 | Author:

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