Tigers forever: a wildlife hike in north-east Laos

A guided trek on Mount Forever helps protect endangered tigers and reveals an exotic array of other, less elusive, wildlife

Top 10 hotels and guesthouses in Vientiane, Laos

One of Asia’s most laid-back capitals, Vientiane is full of crumbling French mansions and inspiring monuments – and leafy, stylish hotels and guesthouses for soaking up the atmosphere

Top 10 hotels and B and Bs in Luang Prabang, Laos

The Unesco-listed city where the Mekong and Nam Khan rivers meet has charming accommodation options that showcase its rich local heritage, as well as its French colonial past