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, ...

Laos river tubing shut down! Why?

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.

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:

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