An aerial view of Luang Prabang, Laos’ delightful Unesco-recognised old town still offers an authentic taste in Asian travel. Photo: Shutterstock
Ed Peters
Opinion

Opinion

Brief Encounters by Ed Peters

A long weekend in Luang Prabang – Laos ancient town where authentic travel experiences still exist, for now

  • The daily distribution of alms to monks is evidence of the city’s commitment to tradition, but it is not the only one
  • Best explored on foot, a slower pace suits the relaxed atmosphere of the architecturally gifted town

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An aerial view of Luang Prabang, Laos’ delightful Unesco-recognised old town still offers an authentic taste in Asian travel. Photo: Shutterstock
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