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Members of London's Pie and Mash Club compete against one another in London's original fast food restaurants

Lao People's Democratic Republic

Vientiane: Best Chinese food outside of China

Vientiane: Best Chinese food outside of China

Chinese businessmen taking advantage of Laos' development boom are fueling demand for great, authentic regional cuisine
Traveling to run: Asia's top destination races

Traveling to run: Asia's top destination races

Jogging through Mongolian grasslands. Sprinting past the temples of Angkor Wat. These races prove it's not always best to take things slow
Is the party over in Vang Vieng?

Is the party over in Vang Vieng?

The government shuts 24 entertainment venues and sets new tubing regulations to clean up the famed Laos party town
Abandon land for Southeast Asia's best 'floatels'

Abandon land for Southeast Asia's best 'floatels'

For sleeping options with maximum buoyancy, check out these floating hotels in the Greater Mekong subregion
'Wind shear' suspected in Laos plane crash

'Wind shear' suspected in Laos plane crash

A Lao Airlines passenger plane crashed Wednesday as it prepared to land during heavy rain and strong winds in southern Laos