Guest post by Bridget Sandorford. Traveling to Asia is an exciting prospect. There are so many different countries, climates and cultures to explore.
Posts Tagged Vang Vieng
Laos is located in the middle of Southeast Asia, a landlocked country with a population of 6.8 million (2009) sharing border with Burma, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam and China. This place is the least developed country in SE Asia and generally Laotian has a gentle-laid back approach to life.
Anyone who has traveled to Indochina are well aware of the different types of beer it has to offer. No doubt about it, Beerlao is the most outstanding brand in this region and is even the most successful Lao exports, currently available in 13 countries worldwide.
Vang Vieng is a town built for backpackers. If you take tourism away, the town will lose its energetic soul. Vang Vieng (4 hours from Vientiane) has become a pit stop for backpackers who are heading to Luang Prabang. This town is generally known for its“happy” pizzas, booze and party. Apart from that, here are a [...]
Guest houses are everywhere in Vang Vieng. Looking for one without much complains on Tripadvisor is a little bit difficult, each guest houses even hotels has its own dissatisfaction. At the end of the day, it depends on your level of tolerance.
If you are heading to Luang Prabang from Vientiane by bus, I reckon that you break your journey in Vang Vieng and do what the backpackers usually do, river tubing. There are lots of dry bags for sale ranging from 10,000 Kip to 40,000 Kip (USD 1.20-USD4.80). These dry bags will keep your passport, money [...]