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Can’t-Miss Experiences In Chiang Mai’s Old City

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Chiang Mai is the heart of northern Thailand, and truly one of the gems of Southeast Asia. The city was founded in 1296, and history simply oozes from the place. Nowhere is this truer than in the most aged part, known as the old city. It’s the most convenient area in which to stay, both because of its unrivaled choice of accommodation and its location. It’s definitely easy to find: just look at an...

15th of December
Tags: Travel Thailand, Travel Chiang Mai

Travel Phonsavan, and the Plain of Jars

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It’s hard to know whether to categorize the Plain of Jars as a typical tourist destination, or as an off-the-beaten-track type of experience. While you’re likely to read about it in every guidebook, or on every website, about Laos, its slightly remote location means that there aren’t exactly hordes of tourists pouring there each year. That’s a mistake, pure and simple. The Plain of Jars is one of...

7th of December
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A Travel Guide To The 4,000 Islands, Laos

The 4,000 Islands are a place where you’ll forget the word ‘stress’ ever existed. Si Phan Don – to give the area its proper Lao name – is located right in southernmost Laos. It’s so close to the Cambodian border that you can see the neighboring country from certain places, and Thailand is only 70 kilometers or so to the west. This location makes it the perfect place to finish off your travels in L...

5th of December
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Northern Laos – Muang Ngoi Neua

Laos receives far fewer visitors each year than its immediate neighbors Cambodia, Thailand and Vietnam. By going there in the first place, it’s clear that you like traveling somewhere a little different. Continue in this vein by not simply visiting the main destinations of Luang Prabang, Vang Vieng and Vientiane. Take the time to head into the north of the country, and you’ll find a wide variety o...

28th of November
Tags: Travel Laos, Northern Laos Travel