Royal Palace Museum

Royal Palace Museum

Perfectly framed by an avenue of tall Palmyra palms, the former Royal Palace was built in 1904, blending traditional Lao and French beaux-arts styles. It was the main residence of King Sisavang Vong (r...
Southeast Asia 8 ideas for exploring the region

Southeast Asia: 8 ideas for exploring the region

1. Vietnam Start in colonial streets of Hanoi, the country’s historical, political and cultural capital. Go for a sail around the famed natural wonders of Ha Long Bay, before heading to the northern hills to...
Temple of Heaven Park

Temple of Heaven Park – China

A tranquil oasis of peace and methodical Confucian design in one of China’s busiest urban landscapes, the 267-hectare Temple of Heaven Park is absolutely unique. It originally served as a vast stage for solemn...
Vang Vieng in Laos

Vang Vieng in Laos

Vang Vieng travel guides Vang Vieng is a small idyllic riverside town en route from Vientiane to Luang Prabang, situated in an area of beautiful karst formations, the classic South-East Asian views that dip into...

Cambodia

Cambodia is a small country with a big history. Now a modest player on the world stage, this was once the seat of one of Asia’s most magnificent early civilizations, the mighty Khmer empire...

Son Doong: Getting Lost in the World’s Largest Cave

Score another hit for Vietnam's limestone terrain - the karst beneath the topsoil of Quang Binh Province has yielded the biggest surprise of all. Son Doong Cave has officially beat Deer Cave in Gunung...

6 Awesome Off-the-Beaten-Path Adventures in Southeast Asia

Go beyond the usual and blaze your own path through these less-trafficked areas in Southeast Asia. You'll find experiences not usually written about in the guidebooks - through jungle and river, amidst strange cultures...

China

Splendidly diverse in its geographic, ethnic, culinary and social make-up, China is a nation on the march. Developing at a rate unmatched in human history, already huge cities are adding sprawling suburbs and cutting-edge...

Luang Prabang, Laos

Luang Prabang Travel Guide Luang Prabang is the former capital of Laos and the center of culture and religion of Laotian people with monasteries, monuments, traditional costumes, old French houses and beautiful scenery. Every year,...

South Korea

The Korean peninsula is a tantalizingly unexplored slice of East Asia – a pine-clad land of mountains, misty archipelagos and rice paddies of emerald green, studded with urban pockets of incomparable joie de vivre....

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