How to Spend 1 Day in Vientiane the Best Way Possible (2024)

How to Spend 1 Day in Vientiane the Best Way Possible (2024)

Vientiane is frequently described as sleepy, boring, uneventful, or all of these together. I think it’s charming. It’s Southeast Asia’s smallest capital. Vientiane is unlike megapolises like Bangkok, Manila, Jakarta, and Hanoi in all the best ways – the hustle and bustle is gone, traffic is lighter, air quality is not as bad, etc. Yes,…

All about the train from Vientiane to Luang Prabang (2024)

All about the train from Vientiane to Luang Prabang (2024)

Up until December 2021, Laos didn’t have a passenger rail network. No trains at all. Then the Lao-China Railway (LCR) was opened, cutting the travel time from Vientiane to Luang Prabang from 8 hours by minibus to less than 2 hours on the high-speed train. The railway is an engineering marvel with hundreds of tunnels…

Is Kong Lor Cave Worth It? A Brutally Honest Review (2024)

Is Kong Lor Cave Worth It? A Brutally Honest Review (2024)

Laos is a country with marvelous nature and some ridiculously impressive views, scenery, and untouched landscapes. And the title for the most remarkable goes to, drum roll please, Kong Lor Cave! Maybe. After reading tens of highly enthusiastic praises for Tham Kong Lo (as it’s called in Lao), I went to visit the 7.5km long…