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VANG VIENG, LAOS – PHOTO GALLERY

Vang Vieng is a small town of 25,000 people in Laos, which sits alongside the Nam Song River. Limestone cliffs create a beautiful backdrop for the adventure-tourism oriented town. From “Happy Pizza” and mushroom shakes to natural lagoons, incredible hikes and local culture, Vang Vieng is whatever you make of it. You can have a …

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BLUE LAGOON VANG VIENG DAY TRIP

Vang Vieng, Laos has a bad boy reputation as being a drug-fuelled party destination, riddled by accidental river/tubing deaths. And drugs are still readily available around town, however, if you are like me and came for the adventures, not the ‘trips’ then you will spend most of your time across the river. The Blue Lagoon …

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HIKING IN VANG VIENG TO A BEAUTIFUL VIEWPOINT

Vang Vieng is a small town in Laos of 25,000 people, which sits alongside the Nam Song River. Limestone cliffs create a beautiful backdrop for the adventure-tourism oriented town. Despite the volume and scale of the surrounding cliffs I didn’t come across too many easily accessible, signed or promoted hikes. However, I was referred by …

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DESTINATIONS

Welcome to my destinations page! These are all of the places I have visited and written guides and blog posts about. You can check out all of the locations I have visited and click on any of them below to see the travel guides and blog posts from each country and region. If you want …

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27 TRAVEL INDUCING LUANG PRABANG PHOTOS

The UNESCO recognized town of Luang Prabang in Laos is an eclectic mix of tourism and tradition. While some traditions and elements of the culture of the Laotian people are untainted by the influence of visitors, certain aspects of the town cater to western visitors. These are my favorite Luang Prabang photos from my eight …

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THE WHISKY VILLAGE – LUANG PRABANG, LAOS

On the banks of the mighty Mekong River, a small town called Ban Xang Hai has built a name for itself by distilling and selling whisky. Only a 30-minute drive from Luang Prabang town center, I set off on a moped to investigate the small Whisky Village. GETTING TO THE WHISKY VILLAGE Driving in Southeast …

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THE WEEKLY #23: MY LAST WEEK IN SOUTHEAST ASIA

My final week in Southeast Asia was spent in a relatively unknown town called Vang Vieng. In the Northeast of Laos, Vang Vieng sits on the Nam Song River and has a reputation for parties, drugs and free alcohol. Well it definitely had all of that and more but I chose to explore the limestone …

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9 BEST THINGS TO DO IN LUANG PRABANG, LAOS

Luang Prabang is a widely revered location in Laos, often discussed in dorm rooms across Southeast Asia as a future destination or a great memory. Because of this buzz and chatter surrounding the town I had developed some high expectations. In this article, I will cover where to eat to stay on budget and the …

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