The Top 20 Places to Travel in 2020; Laura Itzkowitz; Architectural Digest

As you prepare to ring in a new decade, add these design destinations to your must-visit list…

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Mystical ‘Plain of Jars’ gets World Heritage recognition; NST

THE mystical archeological location known as the ‘Plain of Jars’ in the Xieng Khuang province received official certification as a World Heritage site recently.

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The newest Unesco World Heritage sites worth visiting; New Zealand Herald

Unesco officials recently added 29 sites to the collection of World Heritage Sites.

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The king ate sticky rice: Cooking, past and present, in Luang Prabang, Laos; Austin Bush; LA Times

A trip to the former royal capital of Laos and an exploration of the history of the cooking there, preserved through one unlikely cookbook and the efforts of chefs today.

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Learn About Laos in Luang Prabang, by Travel Writers; Steve Bergsman; Creators

The alarm went off at 4:45 a. m…

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Mysterious ‘Plain of Jars’ may be the burial place for thousands of dead babies and children, experts say; James Rogers; Fox News

The mysterious ‘Plain of Jars’ in Laos has long been a source of fascination to archaeologists and is now revealing more of its grisly secrets.

Source: Mysterious ‘Plain of Jars’ may be the burial place for thousands of dead babies and children, experts say

Three Southeast Asian sites added to the Unesco World Heritage list; Noel Tan; SEAArch

Three sites from Southeast Asia were added into the Unesco World Heritage list earlier this month at the World Heritage Committee meeting in Azerbaijan earlier this month – The Plain of Jars in Laos, Bagan in Myanmar, and the Ombilin Coal Mining Heritage of Sawahlunto in Indonesia. Here’s a news roundup…

Source: Three Southeast Asian sites added to the Unesco World Heritage list | SEAArch – Southeast Asian Archaeology

Lao province calls for tourism investment to tap into new World Heritage; VNA

Mayor of Xieng Khuang province, Laos, Bounton Chanthaphone has called for both domestic and foreign investors to develop tourism in the province to tap into the Plain of Jars, which was named a World Heritage site by UNESCO earlier this month.

Source: Lao province calls for tourism investment to tap into new World Heritage

Four more sites in Lancang-Mekong sub-region added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List; People’s Daily Online

During its 43rd session in Baku, capital of Azerbaijan, the United Nation…

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Researchers Uncover Another 100 Ancient ‘Jars of Laos’; Greg; The Daily Grail

The mysterious ‘Plain of Jars’ in Laos remains one of the enigmatic ancient sites in the world – but researchers are now beginning to unlock some of its secrets. The thousands of strange stone jars found in the mountains and plains of upper Laos – recently listed as a UNESCO World Heritage protected site – …

Source: Researchers Uncover Another 100 Ancient ‘Jars of Laos’ – The Daily Grail

Discover why Laos is the world’s next great foodie destination; Andrew Nelson; National Geographic

Flavorful. Soulful. Beautiful. Head to Louangphabang to taste the best of Southeast Asia.

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Plain of Jars named Laos’ third UNESCO World Heritage site; VNA

The Plain of Jars, a megalithic archaeological landscape in Xiangkhoang Plateau, northeastern Laos, has been named as a new World Heritage site by UNESCO.

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The Top 17 Things to Do in Luang Prabang, Laos; Steph; Big World Small Pockets

Heading to Luang Prabang in Laos? Great! Thers’s so much stuff to see and do there! Here’s Steph’s pick of the bunch – the top 17 things to do in Luang Prabang.

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10 Incredible UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Asia For That Unforgettable Cultural Trip; Kat D’Souza

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Guide to Planning your Mekong River Cruise; Nick Ray; Wanderlust

Essential guide for Mekong river cruises including where to go, the Mekong Delta, what time of year to go, how to combine cruises and information on Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia…

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Laos: Luang Prabang Travel Guide 2019 with a PY7,700 DIY Itinerary And Budget; Mervz; Pinoy Adventurista

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Tourism Industry: More than economy; Zhuang Yuying; CGTN

As part of the Asian Civilization Week, some 20 countries and organizations are participating in the culture and tourism exhibition. Exhibitors include officials, travel agencies and companies from cultural and creative industries all wishing to attract customers.

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The ultimate 1-day guide to Luang Prabang, Laos; Cam Khalid; Time Out

Escape the concrete jungle to Laos’ idyllic hidden gem – Luang Prabang…

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Luang Prabang, Laos: Asia’s city of gold; Sheridan Rhodes; Stuff

Luang Prabang: It’s a fusion of temples, French colonial villas and traditional Laos homes on stilts.

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Len Rutledge discovers the UNESCO World Heritage town of Luang Prabang; Len Rutledge; eGlobal Travel Media

Laos has suddenly become a tourism hotspot for adventurous Australians but Luang Prabang, Laos’ ancient capital, has been around for a long time.

Source: Len Rutledge discovers the UNESCO World Heritage town of Luang Prabang