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Laos By On April 14, 2017

Pakse day trip to the Bolaven Plateau

Pakse day trip to the Bolaven Plateau Pakse is a MUST DO stop over town in Laos. Not only is it en-route from Vang Vieng/ Vientiane to the 4000 islands in the South, but it is also the gateway to some of Lao’s mot beautiful waterfalls! We rented a semi-automatic motorbike for 80 000 Kip and set off to Pakse’s infamous Bolaven…

Laos By On April 5, 2017

The Crazy Tubing Party in Vang Vieng

The Crazy Tubing Party in Vang Vieng The legend of Vang Vieng tubing A few years ago a bunch of crazy backpackers (let’s be real they were mainly all Australian), gave this event the name, “The Craziest Party in Asia”. It was so crazy that over 10 people died !! Not funny! Drugs were anywhere and everywhere and drinking games weren’t games…

Laos By On March 20, 2017

Hot Air Balloon Ride in Vang Vieng

Hot Air Balloon Ride in Vang Vieng An absolute dream come true !! Balloon riding has been top of mind and top of our bucketlists ever since our travels in Myanmar. You spend a week in Bagan watching the endless hot air balloons rising over the fields of ancient stupas and pagodas, and tell us you’re not itchy to fly away in a woven…

Laos By On March 15, 2017

10 things to do in Luang Prabang

10 Things to do in Luang Prabang 1. Wander through the pastel streets of this UNESCO World Heritage town 2. Watch the sun set over the Mekong River Every night before dinner we would buy a cold beer and search for a new spot. The views of the lowering sun over the blue, then orange, then purple Mekong River were magical….

Laos By On March 7, 2017

Best Laos Trekking in Luang Namtha

Trekking in Luang Namtha So we had no idea Luang Namtha or any town north of Luang Prabang even existed! As we sat in a tuk-tuk on the Thailand-Laos border, ready to book our slow boat to Luang Prabang (like everybody else), we got speaking to a solo traveler behind us. She told us she was going up North into the mountains to a…