In Laos, food is the most important activity throughout the day. In the local language, it is quite common for people to greet each other by immediately asking, “Have you eaten food?” (“Kin khao laeo bor?”). Food is often the topic of many conversations, especially when eating and sharing dishes between friends and family. Additionally, Lao people take great passion in sharing traditional dishes with curious travelers.
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A new street food tour is born in Luang Prabang and we check it out.
Random things that are awesome about living in Luang Prabang, Laos I’ll be moving out of Laos in a week or two (or three…) and I have grown to love this country more than I ever imagined. It surprised me how quickly Luang Prabang has come to feel like home. Here are some of
Discover Southern Laos… A Few Days in 4000 Islands, Don Khone, Don Det and Don Khong. A Southeast Asia Visa Run Vacation My first three months in Laos just came to a close which meant a necessary trip out of the country for a visa run. It just so happened that my best friend from
In this post I talk about the Luang Prabang secrets (Vol. 2). We look at some cheap options to eat out in Luang Prabang. There is plenty of expensive and nicely set up restaurants in Luang Prabang. But what does the lower budget traveler do? We have reviewed a few local eateries in Luang
Luang Prabang Pool Time Luang Prabang is truly a chilled out town and some have called Luang Prabang the most laid back place in Asia after all. But where to take a swim in the pool? Still Luang Prabang is in a subtropical region and since there is no ocean close by the best
It’s terrible to find oneself reaching for a second helping of dog… We took a two-hour, freezing cold boat ride from Luang Prabang to a Hmong village for Hmong New Year. When we finally arrived, our boat driver/guide took us to the house of the headman, who we were going to stay with. He’s got
This past weekend, I and some friends made a visit to the Chinese Shopping Mall which opened in Luang Prabang, Laos just a few months ago. It really stands out, you can´t find a store like this anywhere in town. In the shopping mall you can find pretty much everything, from groceries, washing machines, flat
A Lao Baci Ceremony experience… You have to wear a sin, a Lao skirt. You have to wear a scarf or some piece of fabric over your left shoulder. There has to be a monk or a holy man. He prays generally, then specifically, then generally again. You eat food and drink Beer Lao. I