We had experienced a small taste of the Vientiane culture yesterday and today we wanted to experience more. The Vientiane Lao culture is unlike any other Asian culture and even different from what we had experienced in Luang Prabang. We had heard how great the traditional herbal Lao massage was so we asked Mr. Lai

One of the nice things about Vientiane, the capital of Laos, is that there are really not many must-see, must-do attractions beckoning it’s visitors. It takes the pressure off and your free to just relax and move at your own pace. My wife and I felt this way the afternoon we rolled into town arriving

Sadly our visit to one of our favorite Southeast Asian cities, Luang Prabang had finally come to an end. However, we decided to extend our time in Laos by traveling to Vang Vieng. Years back the town had earned an infamous reputation of being a wild party town within the backpacking community. Ever since the

Luang Prabang City is a place with no worries—at least for the tourists. The ambiance here is just perfect for enjoying life and relaxing. More so than any other city we had experienced since arriving in Vietnam. The mix of the Laotian culture with the French architectural influence makes it a perfect place to just

The view from the top of Mount Phou Si, the “Sacred Hill” is definitely worth the 355 step climb. The 360 degree panoramic view gave us a new appreciation for this beautiful ancient city. Rising up from the peninsula which is straddled by the confluence of the Mekong and Nam Khan Rivers you get a

We had heard several reports from fellow travelers that the ancient Laotian city of Luang Phabang was an amazing place that should not be missed and that we should definitely visit. We also were told that the landscapes and scenery on the route to Luang Phabang were some of the most beautiful anywhere in Southeast

A tourist ride motorbike on sand hill of Vietnam

Vietnam is a great country to visit. A country where the opportunity to find fun and adventure is only limited by your imagination. A geographically long and slender country where you travel mainly south to north or north to south. Every place you visit is full of great things to do and wondrous things to

Happy girl with a mask floating in the azure tropical sea

The list of adventure sports in Vietnam would not be complete without including skin diving, mountain biking, caving and trekking. This list of adventure sports are actually the primary reason for many enthusiasts to visit Vietnam in the first place. However, the one sport most popular of all is scuba diving. Where to Scuba Dive

Vietnam Off the beaten path

In recent years, adventure sports have become a popular form of recreation worldwide. Vietnam is no exception. In fact, it is now considered one of the top countries in the world for experiencing a wide variety of adventure sports. Here are some examples of adventure sports found in Vietnam. Canyoning Canyoning is the activity of

A tourist in Vietnamese hat looking the train in Vietnam

Vietnam’s air-conditioned trains are safe, inexpensive and comfortable. They are the perfect way for travelers to see the countryside at ground level while traveling between the cities of their choice. Train travel is a genuine way to experience Vietnam and can be an important part of your visit to this beautiful country. Trains can actually

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