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  1. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    Lazy days in Laos: five authentic experiences in Luang Prabang

    Posted May 14th 2014, 11:14pm by DYLAN GOLDBY

    ... Text and photos: Dylan Goldby Here are five good ways to sample the gentle charms of Luang Prabang Lazy days in Laos Situated on the confluence of the Mekong and the Nam Khan in northern central Laos, Luang Prabang offers a taste of a slow life that can be so hard to find in our fast-paced modern world. With a name meaning “The City of the Buddha of Fine Gold”, the province’s ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1511253/lazy-days-laos-five-authentic-experiences-luang-prabang
  2. Magazines - 48hrs - FOOD & WINE

    I Know a Place: Dr Sheila Wong, owner of FoFo by el Willy and Youka

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 12:04am by Andrew Sun

    ... favourite dish is the Hokkaido don, which is available only for lunch, and the grilled kinki fish. My second favourite restaurant is Hong Kong Lao Shang Hai Restaurant (UG1/F Novotel Century Hong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1564324/i-know-place-dr-sheila-wong-owner-fofo-el-willy-and-youka
  3. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Crossing the line

    Posted Sep 29th 2013, 12:00am by David Eimer

    ... David Eimer For Laos, the cost of the HK$56 billion high-speedrail link connecting Vientiane to Yunnan may far outweigh the benefits. In the first of a two-part series on China's ... of Laos and southern China's Yunnan province because their land was required for a mainland-owned casino complex. Now Saivong faces another forced eviction, along with about half ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1318178/crossing-line
  4. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Losing ground

    Posted Oct 06th 2013, 12:00am

    ... In the second of a two-part series about China’s economic interests in Laos, David Eimer looks at how an influx of workers is transforming an impoverished nation. Pictures by Andrew Chant The high-speed rail link being planned to connect Kunming, in Yunnan province, and Vientiane will radically transform underdeveloped, landlocked Laos. The railway will not only make moving around ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1323431/losing-ground
  5. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    Survival guide: Cycle touring

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 11:34pm by Phillippa Stewart

    ... in Laos, with village children shouting and smiling, and waving so hard we thought their arms were going to come off. In China, excitable, gregarious crowds gathered to watch something as mundane ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1536997/survival-guide-cycle-tour
  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    The final frontier: Ha Giang, Vietnam

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 12:36am

    ... to the transit town of Lao Cai. The bus has fully reclinable seats made for dwarfs, flashing disco lights and a television blasting Vietnamese music videos on a constant loop, none of which make for a good night’s sleep. From nondescript Lao Cai we take a minibus for the five-hour journey to Ha Giang town, where we arrive on a cold, crisp morning. Laid out along a two-lane street, the town ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1483753/final-frontier
  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: protected airspace

    Posted Feb 15th 2014, 10:59pm by Jason Wordie

    ... from Paris via French Indochina, modern-day Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos) and Pan-American Airways (Pan Am, which departed from the West Coast of the United States) all provoked significant ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1426575/then-now-protected-airspace
  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

    Posted Mar 08th 2014, 11:30pm by Adam Nebbs

    ... overlooking (on a clear day, presumably) the Olympic Sailing Centre, while the 259-room Sheraton is at the back of the city towards Mount Lao. Promising "a blend of modern and natural ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1440177/travellers-checks
  9. Magazines - 48hrs - GO

    Stay sexy: 10 of the most romantic hotel rooms in Asia

    Posted Feb 05th 2014, 10:26pm by SAMANTHA BROWN

    ... to be rubbed down with warm oils while listening to the thump of a fishing boat or the splash of a kingfisher. bannmakok.com; Ko Kut; from 2,800 baht (HK$656)   Hotel de la Paix, Laos Step back ... romance-novel atmosphere to this sanctuary. You can stay in and soak up the minimalist vibe, although you're just five minutes away from the excellent French and Lao restaurants of Luang Prabang. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1416723/stay-sexy-10-most-romantic-hotel-rooms-asia
  10. Magazines - Post Magazine

    International education

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 12:00am by HANNAH XU

    ... Hannah Xu The first overseas branch of a mainland university will open to undergraduate students next month, in Vientiane. And, as Patrick Boehler discovers, getting to grips with Laos ... province, nor even in China. It is on the outskirts of Vientiane, the capital of Laos. Wen’s life is about to get a lot busier. After years of preparation and lobbying, the university campus he has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1048488/international-education

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