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Souvenirs of Southeast Asia: A Little Something for Everyone

Shopping for souvenirs on your journey can be a daunting task, but most major tourist hubs across the continent feature a wide-variety of unique gifts to bring back to your loved ones. If you’re concerned about finding something special, we’re here to help! Here’s a list of souvenirs for each one of our South Asian […]

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A Day in the Life of a Novice Monk in Laos

It is estimated that about 1 in 3 male Laotians join a monastery for at least some period of their lives, ranging from a few months or years to an entire lifetime. Most novices enter monastic life at an early age, learning the ancient chants and sutras, while also attending a regular school with a […]

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Affordable Luxury in Luang Prabang

Luxury travel is not necessarily about staying at the most expensive hotel or dining at the most exclusive restaurants. True luxury is about simple elegance, cultural sophistication, earnestly attentive service and genuine hospitality. It is about natural and architectural beauty, the preservation of both cultural heritage and natural resources, as well as an appreciation for […]

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[INFOGRAPHIC] A Guide to Travel: Laos

  • Wednesday, 30 March 2016
  • Laos

Laos is a perfect country for explorers, from ancient caves to awe-inspiring waterfalls and idyllic banks of the Mekong to mysterious forests. If you’re looking for an adventure, tourism in Laos is a good place to start. Laos is packed with glorious natural landmarks and pristine untouched landscapes. The country boasts some of the best waterfalls in Asia, […]

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