Luang Prabang

| World Heritage Gem | At the confluence of the Mekong and Nam Kham Rivers, Luang Prabang is among the best preserved and beautiful of the ancient cities of Southeast Asia. The U.N. named it a world heritage site in 1995. For centuries this was the royal capital of northern Laos, and French colonial rule […]

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| The Mythic Mekong | What better way to make the transition from touristed Thailand to laidback Laos than on that most famous of Southeast Asia’s rivers, the Mekong? And among the numerous “slow boats” that make the leisurely 2-day journey from the Thai-Lao border town of Huai Say in the Golden Triangle to the […]