Tag Archives: Laos

10 of the Craziest Places to Sleep Around the World

Kakslauttanen - Lapland - Finland low res by Greeland Travel (CC BY 2.0)

Whether bedding down in a wacky hotel, camping at a dizzying altitude or indulging in an unforgettable back-to-nature experience, your accommodation choice can sometimes be one of the most memorable parts of your vacation. Looking to add a unique twist to your trip, impress a loved one with a spectacular hotel or just dare to […]

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April 11, 2016 by | Comments Off on 10 of the Craziest Places to Sleep Around the World

50 Amazing Places to Go in 2016

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Where will you go in 2016? We can’t plan your vacations for you, but we can certainly help you narrow your wish list of destinations with our annual Top 50 Travel Destinations list. No, we don’t propose that you visit all 50 in a year – although, hey, that’s an admirable goal – merely that […]

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January 5, 2016 by | 24 Comments

Where to Go in December

A gorgeous view of a Vienna Christmas Market.

Winter is here, so break out your coats and scarves — or sunglasses depending on where you’re going — and get ready for our great deals for the month of December.

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December 6, 2014 by | Comments Off on Where to Go in December

8 Different Massages to Try Around the World

One of the things you’ll notice when traveling the world is that there is never a spa too far away and that massages tend to change, sometimes drastically, from place to place. Whether it be a soft touch and relaxing hour in Sweden or sweating profusely and having your body twisted in Turkey, no massage […]

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June 20, 2013 by | 2 Comments

The World’s Cheapest Countries for Backpackers

Istanbul market

Backpacking around the world can be surprisingly cheap if you don’t mind roughing it at times and are willing to arrange your trip independently. For those on the tightest budget, look towards the developing world when creating your itinerary: Here you’ll find the potency of your experience in relation to the amount you spend will […]

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May 20, 2013 by | 2 Comments

Five of the Most Beautiful Temples in Southeast Asia

Wat Rong Khun

Southeast Asia has many advantages that make it an ideal destination for international travelers. For one thing, the warm weather makes many of its exotic beaches a prime location. In the cities and on the road, it is also extremely affordable and the big attractions are mostly surrounded by accommodations for any budget. Then, of […]

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March 26, 2012 by | 4 Comments

Luang Prabang: The Epithet of Laotian History, Culture and Nature

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Formed at the convergence of the famous Mekong and Kahn rivers in Laos, the town of Luang Prabang is the archetypal product of when colonial and traditional architecture collide. Groomed in pristine fashion, one would think he is the first to discover this exotic landscape.

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May 11, 2011 by | Comments Off on Luang Prabang: The Epithet of Laotian History, Culture and Nature

To Travel is To Cook

For years travel was a great excuse to sample much of the local food and drink wherever I went. And then at some point, I found myself signing up for cooking classes everywhere I went – I no longer want to just eat it, I want to cook it for myself. So what exactly have […]

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August 9, 2010 by | 4 Comments