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Stories and Tips Luang Prabang

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Teaching English in Luang Prabang

Written by Owen Lipsett on 12 May, 2013

As one of the best preserved historic cities in Southeast Asia, Luang Prabang attracts thousands of visitors interested in absorbing its beautiful scenery and slow pace of life. I likewise visited with the intention of experiencing these delights and also with the hope of…Read More

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Riding Around Luang Prabang

Written by dkm1981 on 28 Mar, 2013

Luang Prabang in Laos is an amazing city. It has so much culture and history, but it is a fantastically simple place and the best way to get around it is equally simple. Riding a bike means that you can enjoy the city at the…Read More

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My Luang Prabang Top Five

Written by dkm1981 on 28 Mar, 2013

We spent three days in Luang Prabang and it really is a wonderful city with so much to do. It is a chilled out city that has stood the test of time thanks to its status as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. There are plenty…Read More

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Nuts ''n'' Bolts tips for Laos

Written by Overlander on 23 Jun, 2001

Visitors should be aware that Laos is not Thailand, or Malaysia, or Singapore. It is much less well-developed, having barely emerged from a Communist past. People are poorer, the sanitation is not as good, the chances of getting sick are higher. All…Read More

Christmas in Laos

Written by roseboard on 08 Nov, 2005

Intially I had planned to spend two and a half weeks in Laos with Tammy and her sister Mary. This was to be my outdoor adventure holiday, and it was. Our trip started with the taxi, plane, bus, tuk tuk, bus, border crossing, and taxi…Read More

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Lotus au Laos Massage

Written by Kez on 02 Mar, 2006

The Lotus au Laos offers traditional Laos massage and is clean and well run. According to their advertising, it is the only place in LP that guarantees to change the mat that you are laying on after the person before. Always a nice thought to…Read More

Getting there and away, but not too fast

Written by Quraishi on 27 Jun, 2001

If you are going to Luang Prabang from Vientiane, definitely stop for a few days in between at Vang Vieng. Huge cliffs raise straight out of the ground and are surrounded by rice paddies and they are wonderfully scenic. There are a lot…Read More

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