Whether you’re cruising one of the many rivers, bussing it, or renting a motorbike, traveling in Laos is always a thrill – a country with a spectacular topography that makes getting around a unique part of the adventure.
Located in the heart of the Indochinese Peninsula, the mountainous terrain and perilous winding roads of Laos make any bus journey into the clouds a trip to remember, writes Ryan van Velzer.
Famed for their tongkonan houses, animist beliefs and elaborate funeral rituals, the Torajan people of South Sulawesi’s highlands are also expert coffee growers, producing a highly sort-after Arabica.
Take a step back in time and explore the sights of Ho Chi Minh City from the back of a traditional moto taxi, or xe lam; a uniquely adventurous way for travelers to see this bustling, energetic city.
Experience Bali’s world-famous art hamlet Ubud at sunrise when vendors arrive for the local market and the sun glances through the green dew-covered rice terraces, filling them with radiant light.