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Posts Tagged ‘Vang Vieng’

How to Be a Slow Traveller: Choose the Right Accommodation

  • whl.travel
  • 14 March 2012

In the best-selling book and motion picture ‘Eat Pray Love,’ Elizabeth Gilbert spends an entire year on the road. She visits three different countries for four months each. How did she do it? Apart from having a book deal already in place to fund her journey, she also travelled smart and travelled slow, especially in her choice of lodging. From Italy to India and Indonesia, she chose longer-term apartment and lodge rental.

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The Allure of Aluna, Princess of Lao Pop Music

  • Laurel Angrist
  • 11 July 2011

Lao musical artists’ devotion to their craft dates back thousands of years. In their spirit of devotion, the best musicians have experimented and created unique traditions and styles. This same persistent approach can be heard today in the mesmerising music of Aluna, the princess of pop in Laos.

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Balloons and Boulders: Adrenaline Rushes in Vang Vieng, Laos

  • Miranda Siu
  • 10 January 2011

Vang Vieng has gained a reputation as the adventure sports capital of Laos. There is no end in sight to its high-intensity fun and games, including 10-metre jumps from swings into the Nam Song River, cycling, kayaking, rafting and much more. My two greatest experiences here have been hot-air ballooning and rock climbing.

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Photo of the Week: Cooling Off in Vang Vieng, Laos

  • Image by Stanislas Fradelizi Text by Lee Sheridan, whl.travel local connection in Vang Vieng
  • 20 December 2009

This photo of a young boy cooling down was captured on the banks of the scenic Nam Song River in Vang Vieng, Laos. The Nam Song River is the heart of the tourism industry for this small mountain town. Set against a backdrop of karst limestone mountains, the river enables the ‘river tubing’ for which…

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Teamworkz Consulting in Laos Is the whl.travel Franchisee of the Year 2008-2009

  • Ethan Gelber
  • 8 October 2009

At the July 2009 whl.travel Asia-Pacific Regional conference, Teamworkz Consulting was officially recognised as the whl.travel Franchisee of the Year 2008-2009 for its work in Vientiane, Laos. Teamworkz, which also owns and operates five other sites in Laos and seven in Thailand, could just as easily have earned its laurels for its labours in Luang…

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