Ready to make the most of your time in Vientiane?
Ask yourself: do you really want to go to the same touristy places as everyone else? Or would you rather return home with some unique stories to tell and some awesome pictures to brag about? Laos’ capital city has plenty to see and do, but if you only have a few days in town, you need a plan. One Weird Globe guides are your key to enjoying the offbeat side of a city or area. Get off the beaten path and head to some awesome places most tourists have never heard of.
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A few highlights in this three-day itinerary:
- The factory where the legendary BeerLao is made
- A night market great for picking up souvenirs
- A temple with thousands of Buddha statues and beautiful Lao writing
- A lesser-traveled restaurant for dinner.
- The bizarre statues at a Buddha park
This isn't just a list of places to go...One Weird Globe's mission is to make travel awesome, and to set you up to succeed. That means giving you plenty of info to prepare before you arrive:
- Icons - know at a glance if it's free, safe for kids, easy to find, etc.
- A brief intro to the city / country
- Recommended hostels / hotels
- What to bring, how to get around, how to connect to the internet, safety warnings, and more
About One Weird Globe guidebooks
One Weird Globe guidebooks offer a comprehensive look at a country. These are perfect if you prefer to do the planning yourself. You get recommendations to what to see and do, where to sleep, and most importantly, how to get there with clear directions and GPS coordinates. See also One Weird Globe introductions (great for a general overview of the country) and itineraries (great if you prefer having things planned out for you).
About the author
Chris Backe is the blogger behind One Weird Globe, a popular blog about offbeat destinations and life as an expat. His mission in life is to make travel awesome, and to set you up to succeed while traveling. He’s lived in Korea, Thailand, Colombia, and traveled to weird destinations across Europe. He’s also the founder of the Choose a Way series, the interactive travel guidebooks that put you in charge. He’s been seen in Atlas Obscura, io9, Fark, Mental Floss, Groove Magazine, and many other publications. When not traveling or writing, he enjoys swing dancing and a good game of Cards Against Humanity.