The world is a vast, exciting place with so many incredible places waiting to be explored. Even if you’re a seasoned traveler, there are always new locations to be discovered, and it’s great to find them before they became a de rigueur destination. One such place is Vientiane, the capital of Laos in south east Asia. It’s a vibrant and yet beautiful city of just under a million people, and it’s becoming ever more popular with tourists from across the globe. There’s never been a better time to visit the jewel in Laos’s crown, and here are just three reasons that it’s becoming a must-see destination.
1. Beautiful Architecture
One of the greatest things that Vientiane has to offer is its beautiful architecture, with traditional south east Asian buildings never far from modern masterpieces. Laos has a rich history and is an incredibly spiritual country, so among the treasures of Vientiane are ancient Buddhist and Hindu temples that take the breath away. You don’t have to follow those religions, or any at all, to appreciate them, and perhaps the greatest of them all is The Great Stupa. It’s a golden Buddhist temple just four kilometres from …Read more