Discover how these forward-thinking communities, from Laos to Greece, are offering more opportunities for meaningful travel.
Thai Smile Airways will launch direct daily flights from Bangkok to Luang Prabang (the first Unesco World Heritage site in Laos) later this month, according to the TTR Weekly report.
From a Buddhist perspective, life would always be marked by impermanence and change. Yet that could pave the way for new beginnings. Tonette Martel feels blessed to see part of this unfolding story during the visits to Luang Prabang.
Armchair Traveler: Luang Prabang, Laos, a small city with a rich history; Roy Ritter; Napa Valley Register
A UNESCO world heritage site, Luang Prabang, is a small city that was the capital of the Kingdom of Laos until 1975.
Luxury for way less.
Photo taken on Jan. 2, 2020 shows the sunrise scenery of Luang Prabang on the riverside of Mekong River, Laos. Luang Prabang, located aside the Mekong River, was listed by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as a world heritage in 1995. (Photo by Kaikeo Saiyasane/Xinhua)
The alarm went off at 4:45 a.m., giving Steve Bergsman and his wife about 15 minutes to get ready.