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Lao-run eateries look toward international certification in Luang Prabang

Lao-run restaurants and local eateries are increasingly flocking to The Mark to earn international certification on food and hygiene.

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The Luang Prabang Artisan’s Cafe

We would like to introduce you to the Luang Prabang Artisans’ Cafe where we serve fresh, organic meals and drinks set in a garden of a 100-year-old house.

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Best Baci Ever!

Laos Baci Ceremony, a Lao cultural encounter from the heart of the Lao people. Spending four nights in a very remote village in Laos is in many ways challenging, but even more rewarding. My colleague and I joined… Read More

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Top 10 Lao Dishes You Must Try!

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.

Living Land Farm in the Green Season

The Living Land Farm in Luang Prabang The Living Land Farm is a Community Enterprise in Luang Prabang, run by local staff for the sole benefit of Lao people. They are probably most well-known for their exciting ’Rice… Read More

10 Reasons to Travel to Laos in the Green Season

The Green Season in Laos offers many enticing benefits for visitors looking to explore this vast and vibrant country. We present our top 10 reasons for coming to Laos during the wet season — which we prefer to call the Green Season.

New Heritage Café in Luang Prabang

Luang Prabang Artisans Café Located right next to the Heritage House in the city center, the Luang Prabang Artisans Café boasts a one-of-a-kind environment for relaxing with an ice-cold tea paired with a local Lao snack. Take a… Read More

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The Playground | Luang Prabang with Children

Traveling with children just became a whole lot easier with the opening of The Playground in Luang Prabang. This is a great opportunity to relieve some of the hassle that inevitably occurs during overseas travel.

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Top 10 Coffee Spots in Luang Prabang

Coffee has been a staple of Laos ever since it was introduced by French colonialists in the early twentieth century. Coffee is currently the largest agricultural export commodity, and the Bolaven Plateau is one of the most fertile regions to grow coffee. In Lao, coffee… Read More

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Exquisite dining at ‘Kitchen by the Mekong’

As much as I love to find cheap food stalls and search for local spots to eat during my stay in Luang Prabang, I cannot help but enjoy the occasional splurge. Prepared by a new chef with an incredibly attentive staff, this five-course meal at… Read More

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Mouthwatering brunch at Ock Pop Tok!

Just last week we decided to go out for a ‘work lunch’ at Ock Pop Tok and sit by the majestic Mekong. A placard that was propped up in the center of each table had advertised their special… Read More

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East meets West for lunch at Ock Pop Tok!

Ock Pop Tok’s Silk Road Cafe is a tranquil place to come for either a brunch or lunch and gaze out at the slow and mighty Mekong. It is also a place where you can find traditional Lao… Read More

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Is this the best Pho in Luang Prabang?

One of the harder transitions I am having here in Laos is eating a heavy meal for breakfast. I still dream about eating my giant bowl of chilled almond milk poured over a mound of crunchy granola that… Read More

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The Finest Lao Breakfast: Khao Piak Khao!

I usually go far away from the city center to find both delicious and authentic Lao food at a fair price. Though after passing this place everyday on Sisavangvong Road during my commute, I knew I just had… Read More

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The Best Lao Coffee Experience in Luang Prabang

After stumbling across a few recommendations of this Lao coffee place online, I thought it may be too good to be true. Boy was I wrong. This local spot is known as “Pasaneyom Coffee Shop”, and it is… Read More

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11 Things I Love About Laos

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…. Read More

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Rice is Life – Living Land Farm in Luang Prabang Laos

Rice is Life Learning how to grow sticky rice at the Living Land Farm near Luang Prabang Living Land Farm The other morning I went to the Living Land Farm just outside of Luang Prabang to experience the Rice is Life… Read More

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LANITH – Eateries get certified in Luang Prabang

Luang Prabang Eateries Aim for “The Mark” by Lanith Luang Prabang Training Center   Luang Prabang News: 16 July 2014   LUANG PRABANG – The Luang Prabang Safe and Green Tourism Scheme will launch “The Mark” – a… Read More

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Lao Coffee – Tastes Good, Does Good

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… Read More

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Special Package at Hillside Lifestyle Resort near Luang Prabang

Experience the Hillside Lifestyle near Luang Prabang A 2 day resort package with the Tiger Trail stamp of approval  – Your travel itinerary is surely packed with Southeast Asia’s must-see’s – but is it missing a refreshing mountainside retreat?… Read More