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48 hours in Vientiane

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Breakfast at Kung’s

The Tale of the Nang Fish

Why does the Pa Nang have only one ribcage?

It’s just one fish among many in the traditional cuisine of Laos, but the Pa Nang has one physical characteristic that sets it apart – just half a ribcage.

And while there is likely a convincing scientific explanation for this arresting …

Nothing Like a Staycation

It’s a muggy and oppressively hot Saturday afternoon in Vientiane, but in the hushed, carpeted corridors of the Crowne Plaza Hotel, there’s no weather at all. Nor are there any intrusive sounds, or smells. Just a soothing, clean, crisp-sheet atmosphere that is both refreshing and, to a certain type of …

China Invests in Vientiane-Vang Vieng Expressway

Vientiane Expressway Project

During a two-day visit to Laos by Chinese President Xi Jinping on November 13-14, an agreement was signed by officials from both countries to begin construction on the Vientiane-Vang Vieng expressway, which is slated to begin early next year.

The joint-venture agreement was among 17 cooperation documents signed during the

Dough & Co Ready to Deliver

Hey guys! It’s Fri-YAY and what’s the best way to finish off the week? Ordering yourself and the people you love (or just like a regular amount) a box of donuts filled with deliciousness from Dough & Co, obviously!

We had the chance to try the new speciality bakery and

First Holiday Inn to Enter Laos 2019

With construction slated to be completed by 2019, the first Holiday Inn will be opening up its doors in Laos for the very first time.  

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) and BIM Group’s Crowne Plaza Vientiane signed a contract on October 19th solidifying the deal on the internationally recognized American hotel

China Southern Airlines Offers Vientiane-Guangzhou Flight

As of September 27, China Southern Airlines is offering Vientiane passengers a direct flight to and from Guangzhou three times a week.

The world’s fourth largest airline will transport passengers on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays via A320 airbus. It will depart Guangzhou at 16:30 hours and arrive in Vientiane at …

Vientiane Sustainable Urban Transport Project Underway

transport vientiane

Vientiane is tackling the issue of its over crowded and congested streets by focusing on improving non-motorised transport and public transport in the city.

While speaking to the Intergovernmental Tenth Regional Environmentally Sustainable Transport (EST) Forum in Asia at a meeting on Tuesday, Vientiane Vice Mayor Mr Keophilavanh Aphaylath explained