VIENTIANE, Laos, 1 April 2020: Laos a tiny landlocked country sharing borders with Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, China and Myanmar went into lockdown 30 March. The measure comes as the country reported ints eighth Covid-19 case...
LUANG PRABANG, 25 March 2020: Our Armchair travel planning focuses today on a wedding package in the World Heritage town of Luang Prabang. Considering travel worldwide has stalled, events are banned and airlines park their...
BANGKOK,  25 March 2020: Covid-19 cases have been reported in Laos and Myanmar, two countries that remained virus-free over the last three months. Laos officially confirmed its first two Covid-19 cases on Tuesday afternoon according...
VIENTIANE, 23 March 2020: Lao Airlines has made drastic changes to its international flight schedule in Asia, effective at the weekend through to the end of April. It said the cuts were made in response to...
VIENTIANE, Laos, 19 March 2020: Health officials in Laos are urging residents to cancel or postpone all social events including weddings as provinces signal they intend to cancel Lao New Year celebrations in mid-April.
VIENTIANE, Laos, 3 March 2020: Laos abruptly cancelled the capital city's annual half marathon just a day before it was due to take place on the 1 March. Runners were told they would not get a...
VIENTIANE, Laos, 21 February 2020: The contagious coronavirus is not rocking the boat when it comes to a jazz festival in the Lao capital 8 to 9 May. In a move to offer festival-goers an opportunity...
SINGAPORE, 22 January 2020. Four ‘Friendship Bridges’ span the wide majestic Mekong River as it creates a meandering borderline between Thailand and Laos but just how friendly are these border bridges? When the first bridge opened...
VIENTIANE, 9 January 2020: Laos got its tourist arrivals back on track in 2019 reporting a headcount of 4.58 million, up 9% after a below target showing in 2018. Reported initially by the Vientiane Times, the...
VIENTIANE, 3 December 2019: Discover Laos Today, a start-up travel portal, celebrated its official launch last week after a soft opening phase that started in September. Headquartered in Luang Prabang the travel portal claims...