Thakhek to Vientiane: Bus Journey

After completing the Thakhek Loop we had a leisurely afternoon walking around the town of Thakhek. We also bought a bus ...

How to take the train from Vientiane to Luang Prabang

There are now three daily trains from Vientiane to Luang Prabang on the Laos-China Railway. We took the slightly slower ...

Thakhek Loop day 4

The last day of the Loop was very enjoyable as we made our way back to Thakhet the way we had come on day 1.

Thakhek Loop Day 3

Two main activities for today were go taking a trip through the 7.5km Kong Lor cave and driving back to Thalang to spend...

Thakhek Loop day 2

The journey from Thalang to the village at Kong Lor was a beautiful one and took us from 7 am until 3pm.

Thakhek loop Day 1 moped tour

The Thakhek Loop has become a popular 3-5 day moped ride in Laos and is a lot of fun. The scenery is stunning and there'...

Wat Phou

About an hour south of Pakse you will find the wonderful Khmer site of Wat Phou.   This is not on such a grand scale as ...

Two day moped trip around the Bolaven Plateau

We travelled down by minibus to the town of Pakse in four hours and in the afternoon organised a 110cc moped to cruise a...

How to spend two mellow days in Savannakhet, Laos

It's great to be back in Laos after 26 years! Being in Savannakhet provides for almost instant relaxation as the pace of...

How to get from Hue to Laos, Lao Bao border

The weather forecast for Vietnam was looking very bad so we decided to leave Vietnam a few days before we had initially ...