The Kuang Si Falls, sometimes spelled Kuang Xi or known as Tat Kuang Si Waterfalls, is a three levelled waterfall about 29 kilometres…
Mount Phou Si, also written Mount Phu Si, is a 100 m high hill in the centre of the old town of Luang Prabang in Laos.
Dating back to the 16th century, this is one of the most cherished temple complexes in the region.
A must while in Luang Prabang. Unique atmosphere and the selection of handicrafts is huge - perfect for souvenir-hunting.
The Royal Palace in Luang Prabang, Laos, was built in 1904 during the French colonial era for King Sisavang Vong and his family.
The Plain of Jars is a megalithic archaeological landscape in Laos. It consists of thousands of stone jars scattered around the upland…
Patuxai is a war monument in the centre of Vientiane, Laos, built between 1957 and 1968.
Pha That Luang is a gold-covered large Buddhist stupa in the centre of the city of Vientiane, Laos.
Phu Chi Fa, also Phu Chee Fah, is a mountain area and national forest park in Thailand.
Tham Kong Lo or Kong Lor Cave is a karst limestone cave in Phu Hin Bun National Park, in Khammouane Province, Laos.
The Lao National Museum is located in Vientiane, Laos. It was founded as the national museum highlighting the revolution of the 1970s and is…
Vat Phou is a ruined Khmer Hindu temple complex in southern Laos. It is at the base of mount Phou Khao, some 6 kilometres from the Mekong in…
The Si Phan Don is a riverine archipelago in the Mekong River, Champasak Province in southern Laos.
Buddha Park, also known as Xieng Khuan, is a sculpture park located 25 km southeast from Vientiane, Laos in a meadow by the Mekong River.
The World Bank is an international financial institution that provides loans to countries of the world for capital projects.
The Pasteur Institute is a French non-profit private foundation dedicated to the study of biology, micro-organisms, diseases, and vaccines.
Long Tieng is a Laotian military base located in Xiangkhouang Province.
Hydroelectric power is a significant resource in Laos, with an estimated technically exploitable capacity of 18,000 MW.
Phu Soi Dao is a mountain in Southeast Asia. It is 2120 metres tall and rises at the south end of the Luang Prabang Range, on the border…