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I spent several weeks backpacking through Laos and came across some amazing spots that I share with you in this series of blog posts.

SIEM REAP TO LUANG PRABANG BY BUS TRIP: BLOG REVIEW

Traveling throughout Southeast Asia is relatively cheap whether it is by land, sea, or air. However, I found myself in Siem Reap, Cambodia needing to make the journey to Luang Prabang, Laos within a timeframe of three days at the very most. Usually, I would travel to locations along the way but I was meeting …

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VANG VIENG 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 drug …

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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. 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 in Vang …

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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-day …

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HIKING IN VANG VIENG TO PHA NGERN 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 a …

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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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THE WEEKLY #22: WHISKY, SILK & SUNSETS

Luang Prabang proved to be an eclectic mix of traditional french architecture, a strong buddhist monk culture and the tourism industry. For a whole week I tried piecing the Luang Prabang puzzle together, attempting to capture it’s essence and what makes the place tick. On my last night I was still at a loss and …

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THE WEEKLY #21: LIVING IN LUANG PRABANG

The week began with an arduous bus journey from Cambodia to Laos, which spanned almost three days. THE THREE DAY BUS JOURNEY Normally I would stop off along the way but I was meeting a friend in Luang Prabang on December 3rd. During the trip I rode in 12 different vehicles such as motorbikes, jeepneys, …

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