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Luang Prabang Savannakhet Vientiane

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Luang Prabang
Notes on Luang Prabang: Soups, trains, bad bikes, and sad waterfalls
The best cafes in Luang Prabang

Vang Vieng
Notes on Vang Vieng: The one with all the Friends Bars

Cafes in Vientiane, Laos


Laos hotels – Search for discount hotels in Laos with lowest rates guaranteed.

Luang Prabang
Where to stay in Luang Prabang

Guesthouse Review: Lakangthong 2 Friendly House, Luang Prabang – Laos
Guesthouse Review: Khonesavanh Guesthouse, Luang Prabang – Laos

Hotel Review: iHouse-New Hotel, Vientiane – Laos
Hotel Review: Avalon Hotel, Vientiane – Laos

Travel Guides – Laos’ official tourism website.


Explore Laos – Stories about travel experiences, festivals, developments, reviews and funny happenings. Written by local workers, expats and travellers working in travel related fields.

Eat Drink Laos – Australian freelance journalist based in Vientiane, blogging about food, travel and life in Laos.

Articles about Laos

The art thriving in the most heavily bombed country in history – As Laos opens up after decades of war and isolation, a new generation of artists are telling stories of resilience, strength and beauty.

Death from below in the world’s most bombed country – The US dropped 270 million bombs on Laos during the Vietnam war. More than 40 years later, the devices are still killing people.


Laos Tours – Tours and things to do hand-picked by Viator.


A Great Place to Have a War: America in Laos and the Birth of a Military CIAA Great Place to Have a War: America in Laos and the Birth of a Military CIA by Joshua Kurlantzick.

The untold story of how America’s secret war in Laos in the 1960s transformed the CIA from a loose collection of spies into a military operation and a key player in American foreign policy. Kurlantzick gives us the definitive account of the Laos war and its central characters, based on extensive interviews and CIA records only recently declassified.

Guide Books

Lonely Planet Laos (Travel Guide)


Laos Photo Gallery – Photo gallery of Laos.

Plain Of Jars, Xiangkhoang Plateau - Laos

Plain Of Jars Site 1, near Phonsavan on the Xiangkhoang Plateau.

Rail Travel

Laos Railways – Updates on the railway under construction from China.
How to get from Bangkok to Vientiane by train

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