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10 Things to do in Vang Vieng (Laos)

Nam Song River | | 10 Things to do in Vang Vieng | Hello Raya Blog

Vang Vieng is a lovely town, located about 4 hours north of the capital of Laos. The town is filled with so much to do and you could spend days enjoying the nature, river and the local town…enough to keep you busy day in, day out. So here are 10 of my recommended things to […] Read more…

Fun Things to do in Luang Prabang (Laos)

13 Things to do in Luang Prabang | Hello Raya Blog

In the central north of Laos, surrounded by mountainous terrain and the meeting point of the mighty Mekong River and the Nam Khan River, you’ll find the ancient town of Luang Prabang. Whether you plan to be here for a few days or a few weeks, there is plenty of things to do in Luang […] Read more…

5-Star Luxury at the Sofitel Luang Prabang (Laos)

The Garden at the Sofitel Luang Prabang (Laos) | Hello Raya Blog

The town of Luang Prabang is an ancient town located in the north of Laos that is protected as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is a gorgeous town that beautifully interweaves Lao traditions while preserving European style architecture. Now imagine being able to stay in the former Governor’s residence in Luang Prabang. Well the Sofitel […] Read more…

Ock Pop Tok: Textile with Purpose

Weaving | Ock Pop Tok | Hello Raya Blog

Wherever I travel, I always keep a look out for social enterprises. And when I was in Luang Prabang (Laos), I came by a fantastic social enterprise called the Ock Pop Tok Living Craft Centre. Social enterprises are businesses that give back to the community – they work towards objectives that are beneficial to their surrounding community. […] Read more…