Lao-run restaurants and local eateries are increasingly flocking to The Mark to earn international certification on food and hygiene.
On any given day at the Tiger Trail bike shop, Noah and his Lao team members will be outside fixing up the new fleet of bicycles. These bikes will then be quickly sent off with riders touring in and around Luang Prabang. If possible, make an effort to book a tour with Tiger Trail and take the
After I exited Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok to catch my flight for Luang Prabang, nothing could prepare me for what I was about to experience. The company slogan for Bangkok Airways, “Asia’s Boutique Airlines”, could not have been more fitting . The plane that I rode to Luang Prabang was a small turbo-prop aircraft, which came complete with
Coffee Roasters in Laos serve delicious coffee and help communities One of my absolute #1 favorite things in the entire world is a good cup of coffee. When you arrive in Laos, it might seem that 3-in-1 packets of instant coffee are the only option, but let me let you in on a little secret
After one and a half months living and working in Luang Prabang, I’ve started to be familiar with the place. Usually, I don’t really enjoy big cities. I quickly feel oppressed by the pollution and the touristic trap! I need open space and greenery to be comfortable. Luang Prabang is not a really big town,
It’s the low season in Laos now, which means fun for locals. And by “fun”, I mean quiet streets, no lines at the airport (no, really: personal boarding calls at the airport and flights that go like busses, when everyone is there). Scratch that, no lines for anything. Not that Lao PDR is full of