Indochina has many awe-inspiring mysterious places waiting to be discovered. From temples swallowed by the jungles, to abandoned buildings since last century, there are several destinations in Indochina that have an air of mystery about them.
Countries in Southeast Asia such as Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand often celebrate the New year following Buddhist calendar with the traditional water festivals in the middle of April (12/4 – 16/4). Due to being held at the same time, the ritual and cultural activities in each country have quite similarities.
Luang Prabang, which is also called as Luang Phabang, is the former capital of Laos and declared a UNESCO World Heritage city in 1995. With numerous attractions reflecting Indochinese architecture, Buddhist temples and colorful cultures, Luang Prabang is considered the spiritual heart of Laos.
Vientiane, the capital of Laos, is probably one of the world’s smallest capital cities. And this city indeed feels like a small town, with a deliciously relaxing atmosphere that is so different from other bustling, crazy cities in other Southeast Asia countries.
Once a forgotten region of Southeast Asia, Laos is slowly becoming a destination for those seeking to sight-see off the beaten path. If your're planning a trip to Laos, this guide is here to help you make the most of your travel experience by giving the information you need.
As we might all know, Laos is well considered as The Land of a Million Elephants. But that’s not all about this country. They also have their own traditional customs that you won’t regret to admire at least once in the lifetime.
If you’re considering a trip to Laos, pack your appetite, because it will be routinely and refreshingly engaged each and every meal. We strongly believe that the best way to try Lao food is by exploring authentic dishes found inside the borders of Laos for a truly unique culinary experience.