Planning to go backpacking in Laos but not sure how money you should budget for your trip? Don Morgan has some answers about the cost of day to day travelling in Laos
Hundreds of huge stone urns cover The Plain Of Jars in communist Laos. They remain the most mysterious of Asia’s ancient sights.
Every Friday, a new photo of amazing Asian people and places here on Travelhappy. This week – the Reclining Buddha of Laos’ Buddha Park
Every Friday, a new photo of amazing Asian people and places here on Travelhappy. This week – studying English in Luang Prabang with Laotian monks
The Plain Of Jars in Laos is shrouded in mystery – no one knows for sure how old these ancient, giant stone jars are or why there are so many of them scattered across the countryside
A firsthand account of the nightmarish reality endured by two Australian prisoners in a Laos communist gulag
The ancient history site of The Plain Of Jars in Laos is still littered with unexploded ordnance from the Vietnam War. A British company, Mines Advisory Group, are striving to make the area safe for locals and tourists alike
Lonely Planet are set to publish a useful compendium guidebook for Asian travellers that covers the main attractions of Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos.
Laos’ famed historic city Luang Prabang has become the first UNESCO World Heritage city to ban smoking in public places, citing health concerns and fears of stray cigarettes burning down the city’s historic monuments
Rough Guides has just published a brand new edition of their Rough Guide to Laos, their first guidebook update for Laos for 4 years
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Some flight routes and budget carriers that might be useful for planning a trip around South East Asia. Please note this is not a complete list, by any means – it’s just the budget flights I know that definitely exist
South East Asia’s burgeoning budget flight network continues to expand as Vietnam Air links two of the most popular city destinations in Vietnam and Laos