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10 of the most beautiful places to visit in Laos

Nobody who takes a trip to Laos ever forgets it. One of the most rugged, unspoiled countries on Earth, Laos is like a lost world that has breath-taking mountain vistas, colorful mountain tribes, and majestic Buddhist temples around every corner. And yet even with its isolation and challenging terrain, it has also inherited a rich, tragic history as the most bombed country in the world.

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10 of the most beautiful places to visit in Vietnam

South-East Asia has one of the oldest and (most popular) backpacking trails in the world and many adventurous types begin their journey in Thailand and include Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam in their travels. There is also an increasing amount people taking holidays to Vietnam – drawn by a killer coastline and a curiosity about this fiercely independent country.

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Discovering Singapore – how to make the most of your stay

The beautiful island of Singapore nestles snugly between Malaysia and Indonesia. Sir Stamford Raffles founded the modern Singapore and the city itself still retains a huge amount of quintessential Britishness. A perfect example of this is the eponymous Raffles Hotel, a favourite haunt of celebrites including Noel Coward, Rudyard Kipling and Somerset Maughan…

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