Central Highland in Vietnam, Vietnam Highlights

The mountainous Central High-lands are a few hundred very hilly kilometers inland from NhaTrang, a bumpy ride north from Ho Chi Minh City, or over the paved and very scenic Ho Chi Minh Trail south from Hoi An. The area…

Southern Cambodia Travel Guides

When you think of Cambodia, visions of tranquil beaches probably aren’t the first thing that comes to mind, which is a shame. It isn’t much when compared with the quality and quantity of beach living in nearby Thailand, or even…

Laos Attractions, Thing to Do and See in Laos

Most of the interesting buildings in Vientiane are of religious significance. All tour companies and many hotels and guesthouses will arrange city tours and excursions to surrounding sights but it is just as easy to arrange a tour independently with…

Phnom Penh Attractions, Discover Cambodia

All sights in the city center can be reached on foot, but you’ll want to hire a car with a driver or, for the brave, a motorbike taxi to reach sights outside the city center. Tuol Sleng and the Killing…

Vientiane Visitor Guides, Laos Highlights

Arriving in Vientiane Getting there by air Most visitors arrive in Vientiane by air, the great bulk on one of the daily connections from Bangkok, with Thai Air (www.thaiair.com) or Lao Airlines (www.laoairlines.com); the latter also runs international flights from…

Laos Overview

Laos is fast becoming the darling of Southeast Asia, satisfying all the romantic images of perfumed frangipani trees, saffron-robed monks, rusty old bicycles and golden temples, all set among a rich tapestry of tropical river islands, ethnic minority villages, cascading…

Luang Prabang Attractions, Laos Travel Tips

The sights are conveniently close together but, to begin with, it is worth climbing Phousi or taking a stroll along the river roads to get a better idea of the layout of the town. Most of Luang Prabang‘s important wats…

Luang Prabang and Around, Laos Visitor Guide

Anchored at the junction of the Mekong and Nam Khan rivers, the former royal capital of Lane Xang is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is home to a spellbinding array of gilded temples, weathered French colonial facades and…