Laos

Laos Travel Guide

Articles about Laos

By Lindsay Taub
Simple science may explain the phenomena, but when it comes to natural light shows—be they in ravines in Arizona or caves in New Zealand—the effect is nothing short of magical. Onward for forest fireflies, an “everlasting” storm, and "Manhattanhenge."
By Henry Alford
  On a quest to learn the ways of the Laotian mahouts, Henry Alford discovers that few experiences offer a lesson in humility like learning to ride an elephant. When you’re sitting on an elephant’s neck, you see him differently: 4½ tons of q...
By Travel + Leisure Staff
Top 10 Hotels Overall: City 1. Park Hyatt, Milan 98.95 2. Stafford London by Kempinski 98.40 3. Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace, Budapest 98.07 4. Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi 97.50 5. Milestone Hotel, London 97.39 6. Olissippo Lapa Palace, Lisbo...

Hotels in Laos

Positioned in the hills above the former royal capital (and now UNESCO World Heritage site) of Luang Prabang, this Orient-Express property is a charming luxury spa escape.

Things to do in Laos

A wonderful textile boutique; owners Joanna Smith and Veomanee Duangdala will ship purchases to the U.S. Pick up the handwoven, natural-dyed textiles—especially the exquisite jewel-toned silks.