Archive of ‘Laos’ category

Ethically sound wildlife encounters in Asia

Are you also one of these people for whom a holiday is not complete without a native wildlife encounter? We are too! Are you also worried that you might step into a tourist trap and pay money for an experience where animals are being exploited and taken out of their natural habitat only to please […] Read more…

11 Best Honeymoon Packages in Asia

Can we let you in on a secret? The honeymoon is the best part of wedding planning. Dreaming of idling away the days with your beloved in a beautiful place; creating a Pinterest board full of beaches, luxurious bungalows, and one-of-a-kind experiences; knowing that this is the time to splurge on the best holiday imaginable. Looking […] Read more…

Best Places to Spend Christmas in south-east Asia

It’s almost that time of year again… the temperature has already dropped, the summer wardrobe is gathering dust once more and t’s only a matter of weeks until Christmas cards and mince pies start appearing on the supermarket shelves. Are you ready for the endless shopping, the wrapping of presents, the cooking, the money, the decorating? Not […] Read more…

South Laos Luxury Hotel: The River Resort, Champasak

Southern Laos and the incredible 4,000 Islands are often renowned for being something of a backpacker’s paradise so it was with some trepidation that I set off to investigate the area in search of a touch of luxury. But as we pulled into the River Resort, near Champasak (just half an hour drive from Pakse […] Read more…