If you’re trying to figure out where to go for a vacation in the upcoming year, you should check out a new collection of articles from The New York Times about the top 53 destinations for 2008. From Laos to New York, the Times lists each location and gives some information on it. It’s a great way to get some ideas for traveling. Here is the entry on the number 1 location, Laos.
Vietnam and Cambodia are so 2007. Now, Laos is shaping up to be Indochina’s next hot spot. Ancient sites like the Wat Phou temple complex and the capital city of Vientiane are drawing culture seekers. Luxury teak houseboats are cruising down the Mekong. And global nomads are heading to Luang Prabang to sample the Laotian tasting menu at 3 Nagas or hang out by the infinity pool at the seriously upscale Résidence Phou Vao.
You can read about all 53 locations at NYtimes.com