Laos

L’Hotel de Triomphe – Settha Palace

Posted by on May 19, 2013 in Featured, Laos, Media, Products & Places, Reviews | 0 comments

L’Hotel de Triomphe – Settha Palace

The history of a hotel that has navigated, degenerated and been reborn through the phases of changing government and shifting cultural influences in Laos over nearly the last 80 years.

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Local Voices: Peter Kim

Posted by on May 13, 2013 in Featured, Laos, Local Voices, Media | 6 comments

Local Voices: Peter Kim

In this installment of Local Voices we interview Peter Kim, an advocate working to eridacate cluster munition bombs. He lost his eyesight and both hands as a result of a bomb that was originally dropped in a war that ended before he was born.

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Everything You Need to Know Before You Slowboat

Posted by on May 11, 2013 in Asia, Featured, Laos, Media | 0 comments

Everything You Need to Know Before You Slowboat

Thinking about taking the slowboat in Laos? Read this first.

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La Residence Phou Vao

Posted by on May 7, 2013 in Asia, Laos, Orient Express, Products & Places, Reviews | 3 comments

La Residence Phou Vao

As you slowly gain ground up the hill that takes guests away from Luang Prabang and into the sanctuary of La Residence Phou Vao, you immediately start to unwind. The hustle and bustle of the city fades away. The air tastes clean and you can relax without worry of getting hit by a rouge tuk tuk waiting to dart into traffic. The sound of Lao pop music flooding from the popular karaoke bars retreats from earshot. It’s replaced with birds chirping, roosters crowing and the bartender shaking up a refreshing poolside drink. The lush coconut and mango trees provide an exclusive walled retreat into...

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Dock your Boat at the Mekong Riverview Hotel

Posted by on May 4, 2013 in Asia, Laos | 2 comments

Dock your Boat at the Mekong Riverview Hotel

Discover an oasis in Luang Prabang situation directly on the Mekong River

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