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Vientiane to Kuala Lumpur several times per week.
Operates flights thrice weekly to Sam Neua (US$116) and Sainyabuli (US$90), and twice a week to Phongsali (US$126).
This stylish balcony, suspended over a quiet section of the Mekong, functions equally well as a beer garden or dinner destination.
Run by energetic and likeable former guide Aline, this tour affords you the chance to experience another side of Vientiane as you meander along its riverfront, through affluent and poor suburbs, and past schools and ...
Noisy, thumping trance music and a crowd of confused looking Lao with the odd stoned falang livening up the pulse...
Vientiane to Bangkok connections twice daily.
Flies daily to Kunming and Nanning.
Highwayman has occasional live acts but mainly DJ's.
Future Nightclub is on the way to the airport and is not far past the Novotel. The music here can make stepping into the Future seem more like leaping into the past. Fun though.
At the Novotel, this place often has a Philippine cover-band sharing space with its DJ.
This traditional Lao house facing the Mekong has a well stocked bar with enough cocktails on the menu to keep a roué smiling. Chillsome tunes complement the dark woods and comfy couches of its stylish interior.
Courses at beautiful Thongbay Guesthouse are organised on demand (maximum 10 people) and start at 9am, finishing at 4pm. The price includes a trip to the market for ingredients.
Part boho lounge, part opium den, this faded villa is the perfect spot to unwind. Massages start at 110,000K, herbal saunas 30,000K; Swedish massage or coconut or papaya body scrubs cost 210,000K...
The largest is three-tiered Nam Tok Than Thip , 13km west of Sangkhom (2km off Rte 211). The lower level drops 30m and the second, easily reached via stairs, falls 100m...
Nam Tok Than Thong , 11km east of Sangkhom, is a wide but short drop with a swimmable pool at the bottom, although it dries up around April. The short nature trail takes you down by the Mekong...
The forest wát peering down on the town from the eastern hills, Wat Pa Tak Sua , lies about 3km away as the crow flies (ask someone to point you to the footpath used by the monks every morning), but it’s 19km to driv...
A US 'roadhouse'-style bar and restaurant, Wind West (yes, Wind, that's not a typo) has live Lao and Western rock music most nights – the music usually starts about 9pm and finishes around 1pm...
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