Travel inspiration: explore South Asia’s most chilled out region; Jenny Tregoning; Stylist

Stylist finds peace, pagodas and patisserie in the city of Luang Prabang in Laos…

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Unwind now: Low-key holiday destinations within a four-hour flight of Singapore; Aaron De Silva

From Laos and Myanmar to India and Indonesia, CNA Lifestyle rounds up five easy-to-get-to regional destinations with the promise of relaxation.

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Chinese tourist ‘invasion’ feared as high-speed Laos-China Railway will boost visitor numbers dramatically; Peter Janssen; SCMP

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Don’t Leave Luang Prabang without Visiting these Must-See Spots; Michael Aquino; Trip Savvy

Luang Prabang’s must-see sites – places you have to visit when in Laos’ cultural and historical capital, the former cradle of Lao kings.

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See the Rich Spiritual and Cultural Traditions of Laos; Abby Sewell; National Geographic

Peppered with stunning temples, palaces, and pagodas, Louangphrabang represents a blending of traditional Lao and European colonial influences.

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World Heritage Vat Phou lights up for Visit Laos Year; Eleven Myanmar

Laos – Vat Phou and Associated Ancient Settlements within the Champasak Cultural Landscape

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Champassak province is getting ready to welcome domestic and foreign visitors from around the country, region and world to its annual Vat Phou festival on January 29-31 amid celebrations for Visit Laos Year 2018, an official confirmed on Friday.

The Vat Phou festival will have activities including a parade with Lao dancing representing the province’s ten districts, provincial Information, Culture and Tourism Department senior official, Mrs Mala Chanthalam told Vientiane Times.

“This parade is not held every year, but is held when the province has a grand celebration,” Mrs Mala said.

Visitors can also enjoy sports games, theatrical shows and a Lao concert while the final evening will see a candlelight procession in which visitors can join, she said.

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Luxuriating in Luang Prabang, Laos; Kathy; 50 Shades of Age

Our four days luxuriating in Luang Prabang, Laos in the old converted French Governor’s house was a perfect climax to our holiday.

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13 things to do in Luang Prabang: A 3-Day Laos Itinerary; Sarah & Kris; Jetsetting Fools

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Exploring the Old World Charm of Luang Prabang; Chad Merchant; ExpatGo

Laid-back and unassuming, Laos is one of the region’s most intriguing travel destinations.

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Taking it slow in Luang Prabang; Melissa Zhu; Channel News Asia

Just a few hours away from Singapore, Laos’ cultural heart is the perfect getaway with its breathtaking scenery and unhurried pace.

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