Nam Song River in Vang Vieng, Laos

The town of Vang Vieng is the main reason why I was drawn to visit Laos. Vang Vieng is known for its beautiful landscape of tall Karst hills surrounding the small town, which is seated at the banks of Nam Song (Mekong) River.  Vang Vieng became famous to travellers, particularly the young party goers, during … Continue reading Nam Song River in Vang Vieng, Laos

Laid Back Charm of Vientiane, Laos

The country of Laos, officially referred as Lao People's Democratic Republic, is a landlocked country in Southeast Asia, bordered by Vietnam to the east, Burma and China to the northwest, Cambodia to the south, and Thailand to the west, as divided by the Mekong River. As a landlocked nation, Laos greatly depends commerce and trade with its … Continue reading Laid Back Charm of Vientiane, Laos

Thailand – Laos Border Crossing

Visiting Laos was not originally part of my Indochina backpacking trip . I have not known much about it before, as compared to the touristy Vietnam, and the Heritage Sites in Cambodia.  But I came across 's visit to the small town of Vang Vieng in  Central Laos, and my thoughts immediately got caught by … Continue reading Thailand – Laos Border Crossing