You’d think that New Year was well and truly done by now, but amongst our things to do around this world this April are two more New Year celebrations. There are also demonic spirits hiding up ladies skirts, and — we can’t forget — the yams.
There are so many interesting destinations in the world that it’s difficult to choose just a few to focus on — but here are our picks for 2013.
When you’re staring at a map of Asia, it can be hard to decide where you’re going to go and what you’re going to do. Here’s some Asia travel ideas and resources to help you get past the map and onto the plane.
The best places in Asia are hard to pin down, so this list comprises the places we’ve loved the most, and the places we’re most fascinated by. Go travel…
Envision thousands of monks, wrapped in bright-orange robes and aligned in rows that extend to the rising Golden Stupa, with tens of thousands of Laotians prostrated in front of them. This is the Pha That Luang Festival in Vientiane, Laos.
Vientiane, Laos’s capital city, is a pleasantly compact town, well suited for a walking tour.
How safe it is for a solo woman to travel in South East Asia? We highlight the best advice from our travel community.
Laos is a truly beautiful country, with high, mist-covered mountains dropping into steep river valleys. We were lucky to have a lightening-fast 10-day tour through Northern Thailand and Laos. And we loved it…
Two overnight journeys (from Laos to Thailand and from Thailand to Australia), a boat trip on the Stray tour, two bike tours, and some family time combined to make this quite a crazy week.
We begin our journey on the Stray backpacker bus in Thailand, heading for Laos on the Tom Yum pass. Our first tour in over four years of full-time travel.