Wat Si Muang
The most frequently used grounds in Vientiane are those of Wat Si Muang, the site of the lák meuang (city pillar), which is considered...
COPE Visitor Centre
COPE (Cooperative Orthotic & Prosthetic Enterprise) is the main source of artificial limbs, walking aids and wheelchairs in Laos....
Haw Pha Kaeo
Once a royal temple built specifically to house the famed Emerald Buddha, Haw Pha Kaeo is today a national museum of religious art. It...
The name means 'tree bark', a design theme that dominates this self- designated 'Acoustic Guitar Bar'. Thai folk and pop dominates, and...
This fresh, no frills Vietnamese run eatery is one of the better places in town to grab lunch, and in addition to several tasty spring...
Lunar 36 information
This was the hottest nightclub in town when we passed, partly because two nearby clubs that had been popular were mysteriously forced to close after the Don Chan Palace Hotel opened. In fairness, it is fun, though only on the prescribed nights – at other times it’s just karaoke in private rooms.