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Rocket festival: A fun tradition that really strickes a chord, brings the thunder

The dancing of lamvong on an open air stage, the singing folk songs, the tasting of traditional food, the throwing of mud and the smell of gunpowder in the air and you can guess one of the most amazing festivals in Laos, the rocket festival, is in full swing.

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- Manmade waterfall on course to be Vientiane province’s newest attractio
As a simply beautiful land-locked country, Laos has now become a world recognised tourist destination, and now Vientiane’s outskirts will soon have another new destination for weekend getaways.More >>>
- Henan’s long history and splendid culture draw the crowds
Henan China: Historic scenic areas like the Longmen (Dragon Gate) Grottoes in Luoyang city and Shaolin Temple in Dengfeng city, both in Henan province, China, are attracting scholars and visitors from both home and abroad.More >>>
- Asean media soak up Jiangxi’s natural and cultural attractions
Some 19 Asean media personnel recently got to savour the natural charms of the Huangyuan Ridge Scenic Area in Wuyuan County, Jiangxi province, China.More >>>
- Yogyakarta and Solo among the unforgettable experiences in Indonesia
As a lass hailing from a landlocked country, I must admit I was nervous with anticipation as I readied myself for my first ever trip to the incredible archipelago that is Indonesia. More >>>
- Camping the best way to experience reservoir's pleasures
The reservoir of the Nam Ngum hydropower dam in Vientiane province is a wonderful place to spend a day or two in the fresh air enjoying nature's pleasures. More >>>
- Nepali cyclists push global thinking, local action on worldwide environmental awareness ride
Our world is moving faster and in rapidly developing cities like Vientiane a great many new buildings can be seen emerging like mushrooms in rich soil. More >>>
- Hindu stupa in Champassak considered for heritage listing
With a rich heritage and recently rediscovered stupa closely linked to an ancient empire inspired by the faith of Hinduism, Phou Malong (Miss Malong Tale Mountain) is set to become another tourist attraction in Champassak province. More >>>
- A longboat trip to Khongphapheng caps amazing visit in Siphandon
Siphandon is well known as an impressive visitor destination because of the stunning scenery around the Mekong River, the intriguing local lifestyle and the massive waterfall that never ceases to amaze. More >>>
- Japan's great first impression will last a lifetime
I had the opportunity to enjoy a wonderful trip to the modern country that is Japan. Even though it was only for a short time I will never forget what I experienced there. More >>>
- Monta Champassak Garden draws visitors to Pakxong
Monta Champassak Garden in Pakxong district, Champassak province, is set to become a highlight for visitors with an interest in agriculture after temporarily opening in December 2016. More >>>

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