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Fair Trek Eco Bungalow: Our 100th Visitor!

The Fair Trek Eco Bungalow welcomes its 100th visitor! Today the Fair Trek team is proud to announce that the Eco Bungalow has just reached its 100th guest! With or recent listing on Airbnb, it is now easier… Read More

What not to miss at Kuang Si waterfalls

While the Kuang Si Waterfalls are one of the top attractions in Luang Prabang, you should not miss the Bear Rescue Center and Butterfly Park located nearby.

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Hmong New Year | A Celebration of Colors

Hmong women in Phonsavan | Photograph by Cyril Eberle This is a remarkable story about the third largest ethnic group in Laos — the Hmong people — celebrating their biggest festival of the year. This colorful event showcases… Read More

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TAEC: Help Preserve Cultural Diversity!

It was extremely hot and sunny during my first two weeks here in Luang Prabang, a rarity during the ‘rainy season’. For my first weekend, I decided to cool off from the mid-day sun and experience some cultural… Read More

Project Kajsiab – Helping Women and Children in Bokeo Province Laos

Kajsiab Family Project Initiative helping mountain village people in Bokeo Province, Laos History The Kajsiab Family Project is a grassroots initiative in the Bokeo Province of Laos aiming to help the local mountain people of that region. The word… Read More

Hmong New Year Luang Prabang, Laos

HMONG NEW YEAR in Laos

The Lao Hmong New Year in Luang Prabang   “Easy.  Just follow the crowds in traditional dress,”  instructs Jua, one of my Hmong friends, when I ask how to find the Hmong New Year celebrations in Luang Prabang,… Read More

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An unexpected homestay in Laos

An Intern’s Unforeseen Adventure in Laos…. It all started off as a typical day here in Laos, Luang Prabang…. A colleague, and me (a Tiger Trail intern) drove to Nongkhuay to deliver some clay bricks for our ECO… Read More

The Kajsiab Foundation Bokeo Province, Laos

Kajsiab Foundation – Bokeo Province, Laos

  The Kajsiab Foundation Bokeo Province, Laos The Kajsiab Foundation offers support to locals in the far north east of Laos. This update encourages to give help to this great initiative. “Not all of us can do great… Read More

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Workshops at TAEC, Traditional Arts Ethnology Center

Workshops at TAEC, Traditional Arts Ethnology Center, Luang Prabang.   Have you ever wanted to learn how to embroider like a Hmong woman, or try your hand at Khmu bamboo weaving?  TAEC is now offering half-day workshops for… Read More

Helping Preserve the Traditional Clothing of Lao!

Come see the  Ethnik – Fashion Show at Hive Bar and Smokehouse in Luang Prabang!   The textiles from Laos are some of the most beautiful in Southeast Asia.   Today, the traditional clothing of ethnic groups are threatened by globalization.  In a… Read More

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Life in a Hmong Village

In many ways, Laos is one of the most diverse countries in the world. There are three major ethnic minority groups in Laos: The Lao Lum, The Khmu and the Hmong. The history of the Hmong people is… Read More

Eco Bungalow Village Stay Project Laos

Eco Bungalow Clay Adobe Project – Video Release

  The Luang Prabang Eco Bungalow project is a milestone in community development through tourism.   The partners involved in this Luang Prabang based project have created a great example for new forms of home stay / community… Read More

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Home Stay Experience

Laos Home Stay Experience in a Lao Hmong Village   I work as an intern on a Community Based Tourism (CBT) project for Tiger Trail Fair Trek. Tourism benefiting communities translates into an alternative way of tourism through… Read More

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Volunteer in Laos…makes a change

  Volunteer in Laos Explore Laos in depth   Volunteering in Laos is something you will probably never forget! Our visitors in Laos who engage in community projects take home more then a diary full of memories, or… Read More

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Eco Building Community Project, Luang Prabang

  Eco Building Community Project in Laos “Living, learning and sharing moments in our lives!”   Every year Tiger Trail and Fair Trek works on projects to help develop remote areas around Luang Prabang. These projects focus on… Read More

Kajsiab Laos Project, Explore Laos

Volunteer in Laos, Kajsiab Project

  Volunteer in Laos   Leave More Than Just Footprints Volunteer in Laos at Daauw Home, Kajsiab Project, Hauy Xai, North Laos Early in the year of 2004 Nzoua Vue’s family was beset by tragedy. His beloved sister,… Read More

Delicacies

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… Read More

One Night in a Home Stay

Last week, I together with the Fair Trek team in Luang Prabang, Laos went to the village Long Lao Mai to show them how to make clay bricks for the ECO Bungalow. We spent the night at the… Read More

Introducing Hanna – Our new Intern…

Hi my name is Hanna and I am from Sweden.  I am working as an intern at Tiger Trail in their Fair Trek Responsible Tourism Division.  I will be here in Luang Prabang, Laos for three months. During… Read More