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Mystic Mountain Coffee and Homestay brews up perfect recipe for success

Mystic Mountain Coffee and Homestay is a relatively new community-based tourism venture that is prospering by attracting many visitors to Pakxong district, Champassak province in southern Laos. … More

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Borobudur, an inspirational temple in Yogyakarta

Exploring archaeological sites is the highlight of a trip to Yogjakarta, Indonesia, and should be at the top of every visitor’s itinerary. … More

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Ban Don, one of 4,000 islands: go there before it’s lost

The highly scenic and riverine area of Siphandone (meaning 4,000 Islands) which includes the island of Don Khong in Champassak province is somewhere you should visit before it changes beyond recognition. … More

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A hidden heaven in Pakxong

If you want a true taste of heaven in this world, it can be found in the south of Laos in Nongluang village among the hills of Pakxong district in Champassak province. A day-and-night camp out … More >>>

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Viengxay extends warm invitation for liberation command centre 50th anniversary celebrations

Scenic Viengxay district is rolling out the welcome mat for the thousands of visitors expected for celebrations from November 28-30 marking the 50th anniversary of the liberation forces command centre.

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Clifftop hike opens up new aspects of Viengxay

The scene that greets those with enough energy to climb the newly installed staircase to the top of Pha Nang Mon hill in Viengxay district, Huaphan province, is spectacular, and well worth the effort. … More

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West Lake, the must-visit attraction of Hangzhou

“A trip to Hangzhou city isn’t complete without visiting West Lake,” said Ms Bounleua Bounsong, a journalist from a Lao newspaper who visited the city last month under the Discover China 2018 programme. … More

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Phadeng, a breathtaking viewpoint in Vangvieng

Standing at the top of a hill where your eyes can take in a panoramic view of Vangvieng and your nose and mouth can suck in lungfuls of fresh air is a truly wonderful experience, … More

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Xieng Khuang’s old Buddha endures scars of war to entice visitors

Local officials notice that when foreign visitors come to Xieng Khuang province many are drawn to the large Buddha at Phiavat temple which suffered from American bombing during the Indochina War…. More

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Two days of paradise by the Lik River

When the rainy season ends, river levels drop and once again there’s space for people to enjoy a picnic by the water’s edge, have a drink and maybe cook up the catch of the day. … More

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