Why Not Consider… Laos?

South-East Asia is a non-stop smorgasbord of interesting, fun, exciting places for the traveller. Thailand is the prime hub I guess in many ways, with beaches, trekking, the nights and lights of Bangkok and more, Malaysia offers all that but in smaller doses with a fair dose of colonial history and architecture if that’s your …

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Accommodation Review: Laos – Luang Prabang & Phonsovan

Howdy there! I have wanted for a while to review some of the places I stayed at on earlier travels, and so that time has come. I will be going through the places I stayed at five years ago now on my big 2011, starting with Laos today. Hopefully it proves useful to readers!   …

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First Taste – Luang Prabang (Laos)

Ahhh beautiful Laos. Gentle Laos. Kind Laos. Of a similar size to neighbours Thailand and Vietnam, Laos has only a fraction of their populations at somewhere around 6.8 million people. This makes Laos a country with far more space per person. So it’s the perfect place to get away from the hustle and bustle of …

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