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10 of the most beautiful places to visit in Laos

Nobody who takes a trip to Laos ever forgets it. One of the most rugged, unspoiled countries on Earth, Laos is like a lost world that has breath-taking mountain vistas, colorful mountain tribes, and majestic Buddhist temples around every corner. And yet even with its isolation and challenging terrain, it has also inherited a rich, tragic history as the most bombed country in the world.

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The best full moon parties to visit in Asia

A crucial ingredient for any South East Asia trip is a ‘Full Moon Party.’ They are famous for copious amounts of alcohol, all-night parties, high spirits and spectacular views. The most famous of all Asia’s full Moon is held on Haad Rin beach on the small island of Koh Pha Ngan, but it’s not the only one – they can be found all over the continent…

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10 of the most beautiful places to visit in Vietnam

South-East Asia has one of the oldest and (most popular) backpacking trails in the world and many adventurous types begin their journey in Thailand and include Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam in their travels. There is also an increasing amount people taking holidays to Vietnam – drawn by a killer coastline and a curiosity about this fiercely independent country.