Things to do in Vang Vieng

Moving on from a nice trip in Luang Prabang, the adventure capital of Laos was our next stop. Vang Vieng is famous for the beautiful karst mountains that surround it, the inexpensive activities in town, and for the out of control parties it used to throw on the Nam Song river. The town is significantly […]

Kuang Si Waterfall in Luang Prabang

Kuang Si Waterfall

Our second stop in Laos after some trekking in Luang Namtha was one I had anticipated long before coming to southeast Asia. We were going to the city of Luang Prabang where we would visit the popular Kuang Si Falls. While the beautiful waterfall attracts lots of visitors and it can get very crowded, we […]

Trekking in Luang Namtha

After transiting from Myanmar through north Thailand, we finally arrived in Laos! We had been looking forward to visiting the country of 6.5 million people, where the low population density (compared to its neighbors) and relatively low tourist numbers sounded very appealing. Our first stop after an overly convoluted border crossing at Chiang Khong (bus […]