Vang Vieng – Is it really still worth visiting?

Once upon a time Vang Vieng was known for being a crazy party town, which was mostly down to the river tubing which took place on the Nam Song River, with party goers stopping at each illegal bar lining the river.  However, following huge international media attention and the pressure caused by the deaths of young […]

Lhai Heua Fai Festival In Luang Prabang

After 3 days travelling by land and boat from Chiang Mai, we finally arrived in Luang Prabang, the beautiful and captivating town located in north central Laos. The very first thing that struck me the minute that we arrived in Luang Prabang was the fantastic architecture. The Main Street through the town is lined with European […]

Slow Boat – Chiang Mai to Luang Prabang

After Chiang Mai it was time to make our way to the next country, Laos. There are a number of ways Luang Prabang can be reached from Chiang Mai – slow boat, fast boat, mini bus or plane. We opted for the slow boat. We were told by a number of people, this was the best way […]