Tranquil and exotic, Laos, the ‘Land of a Million Elephants’, Laos is blessed with verdant countryside, glittering Buddhist temples, languid village life and gentle people. It exudes an elegant vibe with gleaming golden temple spires and colorful textiles of the hill tribe people. Journey to this quiet, serene country and travel back in time. Be blessed in a traditional baci ceremony, spend a day seeking out exotic orchids, cruise along the Mekong River, or relax in a stylish lodges. Luang Prabang is packed with sweeping rural scenery, gorgeous Buddhist temples, and attractive French colonial buildings – it’s easy to see why ‘in the know’ travelers are drawn to this UNESCO World Heritage Site.