13 Laos Tours That Are Totally Worth Taking

13 Laos Tours That Are Totally Worth Taking

The country of Laos, landlocked on all sides by Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia and even China, sees millions of visitors every year, and the number is only going up.  Laos is certainly no secret anymore but it does get overlooked with its big brothers and sister...
Backpacking Laos: A 3-Week Itinerary—Where to Go, Costs, and Tips

Backpacking Laos: A 3-Week Itinerary—Where to Go, Costs, and Tips

Laos is arguably one of the most underrated countries in Asia and maybe even the world. Hidden in the shadows of big sister Thailand, the ever famous Bali, Vietnam’s rice fields and beaches, and Cambodia’s ancient temples… Laos is often totally...
The Plain of Jars in Phonsavan, Laos—Is It Worth Visiting?

The Plain of Jars in Phonsavan, Laos—Is It Worth Visiting?

Most people skip over Laos or only skip through a couple of its popular cities. Thailand and Vietnam are way too exciting, and so many people think that Laos is just some boring distant cousin. But I had time on my hands while teaching English in Thailand, so I hopped...
Thing to Do in the Bolaven Plateau: Laos’ Waterfall Haven

Thing to Do in the Bolaven Plateau: Laos’ Waterfall Haven

There are plenty of things to do in the Bolaven Plateau in Laos but it’s no doubt it’s known for its waterfalls. The Bolaven Plateau is teeming with flourishing jungles, coffee and tea plantations, pepper farms, quaint villages, and tons of waterfalls...
13 of the BEST Things to Do in Vang Vieng, Laos

13 of the BEST Things to Do in Vang Vieng, Laos

The craggy limestone cliffs peeking out of the verdant and white splashed rocks that tower above you when you enter Vang Vieng is unlike anything you’ve ever seen. The Nam Song river carves it’s way through the town and the mountains and this type of...
Chiang Khong to Huay Xai Border Crossing (Thailand to Laos)

Chiang Khong to Huay Xai Border Crossing (Thailand to Laos)

Important note – A fellow traveler reported in the comments below the border closes at 8 pm when going from Thailand to Laos. Please see the recent comment below. Please feel free to comment with any updated info so we can keep other fellow travelers informed!...
9 Things To Do Around Luang Namtha And Muang Sing, Laos

9 Things To Do Around Luang Namtha And Muang Sing, Laos

Complete with gorgeous rice fields as far as the eye can see, trails for a beautiful morning trek, and overall impressive landscapes that will take your breath away… Laos is certainly Southeast Asia’s most underrated country. Most people who visit Laos...