Tag: Luang Prabang

Taking Part in Baci Ceremony: Offbeat Cultural Experience in Laos

“Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.” Ibn Battuta. If I am to pick a single overwhelming cultural experience from Laos, the one which truly opened the door of my heart for the people of Laos… the one which made this beautiful and often misunderstood country etched in my memory […]

Nong Khiaw by River Nam Ou: TRAVEL GUIDE to the Best Kept secret of Laos

About this blog: Nong Khiaw is a remote village located perched atop the monolithic limestone karsts that inhabit Northern Laos, where China and Vietnam straddle the country’s border. While most of the tourists consider Luang Prabang to be the last bastion of wilderness in Southeast Asia, I recommend taking your boat a little further deep […]

প্রাচীন শহর লুয়াং প্রবাং এবং কমিউনিস্ট দেশ লাও ভ্রমণ: বাংলা ভাষায় ভ্রমণ ব্লগ

লুয়াং প্রবাং একটি ইউনেস্কো দ্বারা চিহ্নিত প্রাচীন শহর। ইউনেস্কো মর্যাদা প্রাপ্তির কারণ, “best preservation of architecture”। দক্ষিণ-পূর্ব এশিয়ার বাকি দেশগুলোর মতো লাওস ( কিন্তু উচ্চারিত হয়, লাও নামে) ইতিহাসের অনেক ঝড় ঝাপটা পেরিয়ে এসেছে। কখনো চীন, কখনো জাপান এবং দীর্ঘকালীন ফরাসি কলোনি শাসন সহ্য করেও, লুয়াং প্রবাং কিন্তু নিজস্বতা ভুলে যায়নি। অসংখ্য বৌদ্ধ মন্দির এবং […]

Luang Prabang & Nong Khiaw: Travel Podcast!

Traveling to UNESCO world heritage site Luang Prabang is a delightful experience. It is even better to step into the massive wilderness that Laos has on offer. Nong Khiaw is one such hilly hamlet perched by the banks of Nam Ou river. Listen to this podcast and understand Luang Prabang! Walking by the banks of […]

Sofitel Luang Prabang, A Luxury Stay in Timeless Vintage Style in Laos!

Sofitel Luang Prabang: A Luxury Stay at the heart of Timeless Luang Prabang! Set in an old-school French Bungalow, Sofitel Luang Prabang celebrates Laos local life in every minuscule aspect. Life is good at Sofitel Luang Prabang! Also read: A day out at Kuang Si Waterfall, the most beautiful spot at South East Asia!  The […]

A Date drenched in Turquoise Hue: Swimming in the Kuang Si Falls, a Day off from Luang Prabang!

“And you can still see the sea!” She wanted to swim there, immediately- she had a childlike urge of excitement at the sight of water so clear the rocks at the foot of the cliffs looked like clumps of turquoise flowers growing on the seabed.” (An excerpt from The Sea Garden by Deborah Lawrenson). My heart warmed up […]

Memories from a Melancholy Named Luang Prabang, Laos: Why Visit Luang Prabang?

Luang Prabang takes time to grow on your mind. And once the sapling has grown inside, it will take forever to uproot her memories and plant it to a new destination. The landlocked country of Laos has experienced the Mekong turn into a monstrous river and flood the vast rice fields. History has taught this […]