Harvesting rice at Mu Cang ChaiTravel guide arms you with in-depth knowledge of Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar. Paradissa team go further into providing the information such as the history, the government, the state and law, the economy, the geography, the culture… of a country that could be of your interest while having a vacation in. This is for specialist knowledge for travelers with special interests for researching, studying...

  • Before 1975, different areas of Laos were ruled by different kings. In the 19th century the French came and Laos was integrated into French Indochina along with Vietnam and Cambodia. In October 1953, Laos was independent from France through the French – Laotian Treaty, the first Indochina War was finished, but the country didn't enjoy peace then. There were different political factions in Laos at the time, fighting for influence in different areas of the country. In the mean time, Indochina was ready to come into a new war with foreign involvement- the Second Indochina War, which would not come to an end in 1975.

  • Below you can find useful information as to means of transportation in Cambodia and how to get around the country.

  • Tourism is about to thrive in Laos, the economy is improving and the road system is getting better nowadays. Getting around the country is not as difficult as it used to be. Below you can find some useful information as to means of transportation in Laos.

  • More travel facts and things you need to know when traveling in Cambodia.

  • Below is some useful travel facts for your trip to Laos.

  • Vietnam is home to over 54 minorities of which the Kinh accounts for over 87%. They have long history and culture which influences dramatically into the Vietnamese political and societal life. The King inhabit all over the country. Apart from the King, there are the Cham People in the Central Region and southern Vietnam, the Kh'mer in the Mekong Delta. The Hoa people (or Chinese people in Vietnam) live scatteredly all over the country, but most of them live in Ho Chi Minh City, or Saigon.

  • Cambodia's climate is driven by monsoons. From November to April, there's dry and cool northeastern wind which makes the air dry and more pleasant. From May to October, there's southwestern wet and strong wind causing heavy rains and high humidity. The annual biggest  rainfall of 5000mm is found in the seaward slope of the southwestern mountain range while in the central plains it's only 1400mm per annum.

  •  Laos' climate is driven by monsoons which is similar to other South-East Asian countries. But different areas of the country have slightly different average temperatures and annual rainfalls.

  • Vietnam has a tropical monsoon climate with high humidity of 85-90%. But the difference in latitudes and topographical relief makes the climate vary considerably from one region to another. This makes it hard to say when is the best time to visit Vietnam.