Luang Prabang, Laos
Luang Prabang is one of the most peaceful and relaxing places I have visited. Set between two rivers and surrounded by forests, with countless temples scattered across towns and some of the most friendly people you’ll find, it makes the perfect setting for a getaway!
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Luang Prabang is one of the most serene places I have been to and watching the alms giving ceremony one of my most humbling experiences: The monks of the temples in Luang Prabang receive food every morning at sunrise from the villagers and one of the young monks was sharing what we was giving with a street kid how had nothing – while I was taking photos with a digital camera probably worth enough to feed a whole lot of them…
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Villa Santi has the perfect location in the heart of Luang Prabang‘s old town with views of the daily alms procession, offers access to a pool & gym and nice breakfast at very good value. But you won’t find the friendly and warm service Laos is known for here and the rooms are not as nice as the grand exterior … Continue reading
Luang Prabang is one of the most relaxing places I’ve ever been to, with a leisurely pace and friendly locals to make life easy. And if you want to get out of the heat, the Tat Kuang Si waterfalls make for a refreshing day trip!
Find out more places to enjoy in Luang Prabang, places to stay or eat and travel tips in my Destination Guide Luang Prabang!
Luang Prabang is one of the most peaceful and relaxing towns I know and my favorite “activity” is to watch the sunset over the majestic Mekong River from one of the countless restaurants and bars overlooking the river! Or, for a slightly better view (but shared with a lot more people), head up to Phuxi Mountain!
Read my Mini-Guide Luang Prabang to find out why you should go and how easy it is!
Luang Prabang in Laos is one of the most peaceful places I’ve ever visited. Nestled on a pensinusla between two rivers, the old town is a Unesco World Heritage site and offers a great getaway with wonderful sights!
Check out my Mini Guide Luang Prabang to find out more!
Luang Prabang in Laos is one of the most peaceful places I’ve ever visited. So, if you want to escape from the crazy pace of modern life, pack your bags and visit this beautiful, Unesco World Heritage town between two rivers, with lots of temples to visit and ancient customs to observe. But, please don’t rush – it would be out of character!
Read about my first visit many years ago and my recent return – Luang Prabang, Reloaded.
After almost 15 years, I planned my return trip to Vientiane, the capital of Laos. It’s a small and very walkable city, so I was looking for a reasonably priced hotel in the heart of the city and the ibis Vientiane fit the bill. It turned out to be as good as the Number 8 ranking on Tripadvisor promised! … Continue reading
Vientiane is the capital of Laos and on my first trip to the city more than a decade ago, it was the most relaxed, slowest-paced capital city I’d ever seen. While things have changed a lot over the years, it still is the slowest-paced capital you’ll find in Asia. There is a reason people translate LAO PDR not with People’s … Continue reading
On my return trip to Luang Prabang after many years, I wanted to see how the museums and exhibits had improved over the years and the Royal Palace Museum was top of my list. It has been nicely restored and is worth a visit, even if the word “Museum” usually has you running for the exits. … Continue reading