Luang Prabang is one of the most popular destinations in Laos and one of the most popular cities to visit in all of Southeast Asia. The old city has a wonderful feel of being the royal capital and then a French colonial centre. It is very easy to spend several days relaxing by the Mekong or jumping off of water falls outside of town.
From the Luang Prabang Travel Guide
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I read the reviews for this hostel before booking. Yes, they are true. The lady at the reception is very very helpful. We reached Luang Prabang very late in the night (11:30pm). But managed to get a Tuk-Tuk to this place (thankfully, it is popular and so the tuk-tuk driver knew the hostel!). ... more
The first thing I want to say is that the web page and the actual rooms is a little misleading. Whereas the pictures depict rooms that are large, which they are, many of them are very dark and afford little in the way of scenery from the windows at all since construction has progresed since and views of the Mekon are no longer there. ... more
good hostel in luang prabang??
Hi, can anyone recommend a good chill out place to stay in luang prabang? will be there for just a couple of days. cheers. ...
Is Luang Prabang over rated?
I don' t think Luang Prabang or Laos is over- rated. Laos was the most beautiful country I travelled in in SE Asia, and Luang Prabang was definitely one of the highlights of Laos. More and more ...
Accommodation in Luang Prabang, please!
Hi! My boss's friend would like to go to Lao for about 8-10 days. She mainly aims to Luang Prabang and would prefer to have a special accomodation like an eco resort, which she heard somewhere that there is such a resort over there. Could anyone know about this and advise me a few names, please? I could not find one ...
20th January 2011
Luang Prabang is amazing! It's had so much European influence that I can find dairy and cereal and bakeries and all the things I've been missing. It does mean things are a bit pricier though. It is a fairly ...
Posted in Kim and Danny 2011 by kimdanny