Posts Tagged with "central laos"

Off the Beaten Track: Motorbike Adventures in Central Laos

Saturday, September 25, 2010

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Off the Beaten Track: Motorbike Adventures in Central Laos

Luang Prabang, Vang Vieng, Vientiane. There's loads more to see in Laos than these three places! Backpacker Michael Alty describes his off the beaten track adventure on 'the loop' - a four day motorbike trip starting from the small village of Tha Kaek in Central Laos.

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Tubing! Vang Vieng, Laos: What’s all the Fuss?

Friday, July 2, 2010

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Tubing! Vang Vieng, Laos: What’s all the Fuss?

Up there with the Full Moon Party in terms of a backpacking ‘rites of passage’, Tubing in Vang Vieng, (Laos) is known as the best party in South East Asia! A startling claim for a place described by the Lonely Planet just fifteen years ago as ‘far removed from the Western world.’ With backpackers flocking there in the thousands; it’s clear the excitement isn’t about to slow down soon! But can it really be as good as they all say it is? One backpacker tells his tale…

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