Compared to the hectic, bustling capitals in other Southeast Asian countries, Vientiane's deliciously relaxing atmosphere makes it feel like the small town it is. After you've done the round of temples, the best thing to do here has always been to wander down to the riverside, relax...more
A down to earth place to have good food and drinks. Yes, we can carry our own drinks too. The place has live music and a dance floor. The place is very big and they also have small huts for families along their own lake.
The Vientiane International Airport is located 3 kilometers from the center of Vientiane, capital of Laos (Lao People's Democratic Republic). Several international and domestic airlines operate scheduled flights from this airport. The airport terminal provides various services,...more
We got an independent unit at the hotel costing US$ 15 per night and free coffee. Although very far from the main city, this hotel has good food, security and 4-5 karaoke vip rooms. The rooms were very clean and the hotel staff very friendly. The hotel name is Meelavadee....more
The national symbol and most important religious monument of the country, That Luang is a three-layered gilded stupa. Accessing the inner courtyard gives you a slightly closer view of the stupa, and lots of Buddha statues. Vientiane's most important festival, Bun That Luang, is held here in...more
The monument itself aside, the palm tree-lined park around it complete with fountains is quite pleasant though lacking of shade during the day time. You can climb up to the 7th story (stairs only) for a nice view of central Vientiane and three levels of souvenir shops with less than enthusiastic...more
A very quiet hotel. The rooms lack maintenance. During our 2 day stay in April 2013, we had problems - no water and non-working air-conditioners. Even then, we were charged US$ 75 for 2 days. The management said that their previous workers had sabotaged the water pipe-line and that work on restoring...more
A very quiet hotel. The rooms lack maintenance. During our 2 day stay, we had problems - no water and non-working air-conditioners. Even then, we were charged US$ 75 for 2 days. The management said that their previous workers had sabotaged the water pipe-line and that work on restoring this was to...more