Cruising the mighty Mekong river that starts in China and ends in Vietnam. When to go, and what to expect from a Mekong cruise.
GoNOMAD Destination Guide: Vientiane, Laos
In Northern Laos, The Plain of Jars is a fascinating place to visit, dating back thousands of years. Exploring Xieng Khouang, Phonsavan in Laos.
In northern Laos, the Vieng Xai Caves were once used by the anti-government Pathet Lao forces, today you can tour and visit these caves.
Rice Farming: Learning the fourteen steps from seed to bowl, growing rice at the Living Land Farm in Luang Prabang Laos.
Hiking in Northern Laos to very remote villages that don’t see many western travelers, a guide to Phongsali village and other parts of the north.
In Vientiane, Laos, James Dorsey describes the important cultural tradition of Tak-Bat, or giving daily alms to monks who must not handle money after 12 pm.
Despite a harrowing bus ride through a treacherous mountain pass, traveling through Laos is worth the excitement.
Laos: Sleeping with the Akha Hill Tribes in Northern Laos. A visit a remote village that only a handful of visitors has ever seen
Zoë Smith enjoys swimming, trekking and kayaking in the village of Muang Ngoi, Laos, on the banks of the Nam Ou River.
Christine Horvat travels through Laos, taking in the sights in Vientiane, rock climbing in Van Vieng, and kayaking on the Nam Ou River.
Laos: Kenton Molloy writes about Bun Bang Fai, the Rocket Festival of Laos and Thailand, held each year to bring on the rainy season.