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From colourful festivals to unique local celebrations, here are the top events from around the world in 2012 with World Expeditions:
We left Vientiane early in the morning as we knew we had a longish day ahead.
Once we had relaxed into our nice hotel room in Luang Prabang we set off into town to explore.
We weren't planning on spending any time in Sam Neua but when our alarm went off at 6.30am in the morning we looked at each other and decided to take a rest day.
There are seven border crossings between Laos and Vietnam; we decided to use the crossing at Nameo as this is the most direct route from Hanoi to northern Laos.
Sunrise in Vang Vieng is supposed to be a bit special. Apparently, misty clouds still hover over the craggy mountains and turn bright reds and pinks as the early morning light catches it.
In the months I've been travelling, I've never quite worked out why some places are routinely swarmed by us tourists, while others of equal or greater worth are routinely passed by.
I woke up just in time to grab the covers and avoid being catapulted out of the narrow almost-bed on the sleeper bus to Hanoi.
Adventure travel provider Frontier is offering a special discounted rate on its newly launched Fantasy Gap Year experience; ideal for young travellers with a conscience and a budget.
After spending a number of weeks in Cape Town, it was time to leave with Thailand the next destination on my route.
The Mekong River in Laos has risen above flood levels and warnings have been issued by local authorities.
Anna Kainberger is taking a year-out from her career to travel in south-east Asia and Australasia, along with Fiji and the USA. While travelling she will be writing a series of blogs detailing her experiences.
Travellers have always made lists of the top destinations to be visited in the world and even armchair travellers dream of experiencing the most unique and exciting sites the planet has to offer.
After having spent nearly four weeks in Thailand and a short stint in a hippie village in Pai, I decided that it was time to move on and cross the border into Laos at Thailand's most north-eastern crossing: Chiang Khong – Huay Xai.
New cycling holidays in New Zealand, Nicaragua, Panama, Laos and Slovenia have been launched for 2007 and 2008 by adventure holiday specialist Exodus.
If you are longing for a trip to an undiscovered corner of south-east Asia, then Laos has a lot to offer holidaymakers keen to see a different way of life.