Destination Asia News Delivering regular news from each of our eleven destinations in Asia.
Fascinating History of Parasol Blanc in Luang Prabang
The story of Parasol Blanc is a fascinating one and begins during the reign of King Sisavang Phoulivong. Born in 1885 he was king of the Kingdom of Luang Prabang and later the Kingdom of Laos.
May 2, 2017
Bespoke River Journeys with Mekong Kingdoms
Mekong Kingdoms is a new, stylish and comfortable way to meander along Southeast Asia’s most fascinating river with intrepid routes and curated experiences at the ready to fascinate every traveler.
March 28, 2017
Half-Day Architectural Walking Tour in Luang Prabang with Expert
Discover a fascinating heritage and masterful examples of both colonial and Laotian architecture that often go unseen in Luang Prabang. Francis Engelmann is our guide on this insightful journey.
February 16, 2017
New International Border Checkpoint Between Cambodia and Laos
In early 2017, the Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith and his Cambodian counterpart Hun Sen officially opened the new Nong Nokkhiane-Trapeang Kriel international border checkpoint.
January 17, 2017
A Relaxing River Adventure in Northern Laos
A day of soft adventure combined with cultural exploration and a relaxing river cruise.
December 28, 2016
Laos Grows International Botanical Gardens
The balmy tropical climate of Laos creates ideal conditions for a wealth of colorful, exotic and simply stunning flora.
December 5, 2016
Exciting New Trekking Options in Northern Laos
We can now offer two exceptional ways to interact and enjoy the natural habitat of Nam Et-Phou Louey National Protected Area in Northern Laos.
November 28, 2016
Vang Vieng Has Rebranded Itself
Vang Vieng in northern Laos has long been a backpacker’s paradise. The sleepy farming and fishing village located on the Nam Song River.
August 9, 2016
Sofitel Luang Prabang Restored to its Former Glory
The century-old former governor’s mansion protected by UNESCO has been restored to its full grandeur and majestic grace as the elegant Sofitel Luang Prabang.
June 23, 2016
Learn to Live by Local Means in Laos
Travelers should be prepared to get their hands dirty when arriving at the Living Land Project in Luang Prabang.
June 3, 2016
Connecting Communities in Northern Laos
Destination Asia Laos has integrated its CSR initiatives at community level to help develop a remote village in Northern Laos.
April 12, 2016
New Luang Prabang and Thai Border Cruise
Depart on a cruise adventure through the Laos countryside and into Thailand onboard the new ‘Mekong Luxury’ boat.
April 4, 2016
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