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Exploring Laos is easy and fun

Exploring Laos is easy and fun For Visit Laos-China Year 2019, Vientiane Times is publishing a series of feature articles and images promoting the… More >>>

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Blue Lagoon III, a little known haven in Vangvieng

Vangvieng is hands down one of my favourite places to go to in all of Laos. The ethereal karst landscape provides a … More >>>

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Xieng Khuang: a warm winter retreat for chilly foreigners

You’re not likely to see foreign visitors in Xieng Khuang province all year round, as in other parts of Laos, but in the winter it’s a popular … More >>>

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Lakeside dining in Xayaboury

If you’re heading to see the elephants in Xayaboury province, there’s something else you should add to your itinerary – lakeside restaurants. … More >>>

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People, panda encounter in Chengdu full of mutual affection

Imagine a place where people and giant pandas seem to be exchanging friendly smiles and warm feelings with each other. Well, that’s the impression visitors get at the Chengdu Research Base of … More >>>

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Go with the flow of the Mekong to Luang Prabang

Go with the flow of the Mekong to Luang PrabangFor Visit Laos-China Year 2019, Vientiane Times is publishing a series of feature articles and… More >>>

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Bad road keeps tourists away from Meuangfeuang district

It is almost five years since I last visited the Nam Lik reservoir in Meuangfeuang district of Vientiane province.  At that time it was earning a reputation as one of the country’s most promising tourist hotspots, … More >>>

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Laos providing easy tourist access to Dien Bien Phu

Laos providing easy tourist access to Dien Bien PhuFor Visit Laos-China Year 2019, Vientiane Times is publishing a series of feature articles and… More >>>

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Phone Tours offer new glimpse of Luang Prabang

The town of Luang Prabang and its surrounds offer so many great things to see and do that many visitors… More >>>

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Visitors to Vangvieng are welcome, their rubbish is not

Walk south along the Xong River in Vangvieng district, Vientane province and you will be horrified by the amount of garbage discarded by people enjoying various activities on the river.  … More >>>

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