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Vang Vieng, Laos: Party Hotspot?

Vang Vieng was known for being one of the hotspots of the backpacker party crowd. Cheap booze and probably some other substances plus the feeling of being in the middle of nowhere made Vang Vieng one of the top destinations in South East Asia if you are 21 and all you want in life is party […]
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Kuang Si Wasserfall, Laos: Willkommen im Paradies

A 30-minute tuk-tuk ride from Luang Prabang and you will see: the Kuang Si waterfalls (also „Tat Kuang Si waterfalls“). Embedded in a tropical forest, this place will leave you speechless. Clear blue water in numerous smaller and larger pools and an actual waterfall so high it’s breathtaking. Adventure at the waterfalls For the adventurous traveler there’s […]
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Utopia: Der Hotspot zum Chillen in Luang Prabang!

As I already told you before, Luang Prabang has this special vibe – people are so friendly and laid back and everything seems to be in another, slower time zone. But there’s this one special place which fully captures this whole Luang Prabang vibe: Utopia. You may hear about it, when you get to Luang […]
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Die Mönche und ihre Prozession in Luang Prabang

Even when you are on vacation you sometimes have to push yourself to do things you’d never do willingly. Like getting up at 5am. Well, traveling can be hard work sometimes, too. But when in Luang Prabang you have to get up early to see the monks‘ daily ceremony of receiving alms. I don’t know what […]
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Dein Reiseführer für Luang Prabang

The most interesting part of Luang Prabang is the Old Town – and it’s so tiny you won’t really need a travel guide. Nevertheless, I put some of the places I liked most together, and maybe it will help you to find your way around. Or at least get a small impression on how breathtakingly […]
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Eindrücke aus Luang Prabang

A new dimension of time I don’t know what it was. Me, being a bit tired of a 24-hour-journey, or the city having a possible hangover from the buddhist New Year’s Eve two weeks earlier. The city of Luang Prabang was amazingly calm and quiet, a tranquility I’ve never expected. And it was hot. Almost unbearably […]
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So überlebst Du im Straßenverkehr in Hanoi!

I started my trip to Vietnam in Hanoi – and I was genuinely surprised. I don’t know what exactly impressed me, maybe it was the smooth experience at the immigration at the airport (who knew that entering a communist country would be so easy) or the curious girl selling me my first SIM card at one […]
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