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Visit Ock Pop Tok, an artisan social enterprise based in Luang Prabang and one of the most important textile and artisanal institutions in all Laos and South East Asia. Here, take part in a weaving class where you will enjoy an introduction to silks, dyeing and weaving techniques. You will be assigned your own loom and guide and a weaver will help you to learn the art of weaving. Whatever you create in your class, you will be able to take home as a Laos keepsake! Afterwards, head to the

Take a short boat ride across the Mekong River from Luang Prabang to the historic  Ban Chan Pottery Village then enjoy a 30 minute walk to the village itself. Tour the pottery village and see traditional artisans at work creating Laos ceramics. Visit a family-run pottery shop where you will have the opportunity to create your own piece of pottery to take home as a keepsake. Chat with the local family to learn more about their village and the pottery industry. Return by boat back to Luang Prabang.

Visit COPE where you will learn about the history of Unexploded Ordinance (UXO) from the Vietnam War, and the work COPE has done to help people move on who have been affected by UXOs. Begin at the visitor centre where you will learn about the history of UXO in Laos, how this affects life in Laos as well as the amazing work COPE are doing to help with mobility-related injuries from UXO. Head to the Cave Cinema where you can watch some short films about UXO and COPE and

Starting in Pakse, meet your local guide and take a short but scenic cruise on the Mekong River to Champasak. From here, drive to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Wat Phou, a complex of temples built before and to rival Angkor Wat. The complex was built in the 6th century by the Khmers and was originally used to worship the Hindu god of Shiva, before it was converted into a Buddhist temple. After your visit, return to Pakse by road, stopping at Wat Phou Salao en route for spectacular

Tour the East End and South East of London in a traditional London black cab with a local cockney cab driver and guide. Your charismatic guide will give you a personal history of cockney culture and the regions and introduce you to some local Eastenders and Cockneys. Finish with a traditional east end pie and mash or jellied eel lunch, true cockney delicacies!

The perfect experience for lovers of fine architecture, discovering the works and life of the legendary architect and designer Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Meet outside the Glasgow School of Art and enjoy an overview on the history of Mackintosh and the building. Walk to the Mackintosh at the Willow tea rooms for tea and some time to explore the exhibition centre independently. Continue on foot to the Lighthouse, Glasgow’s extraordinary centre for design and architecture to enjoy visiting the exhibitions. Next travel by train to Helensburgh to enjoy lunch (at own expense,

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