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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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[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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