FairTrek’s latest program, Mushrooms for the Masses, brings sustainable agriculture to rural Lao villages. Mushrooms contribute nutrition & wealth building in a sustainable way.
Looking for the best way to experience the World Famous Sunsets of Luang Prabang? Here’s a guide to the golden hour a different way for six days.
Starting this year, the Laos visa on arrival availability at land & air borders has changed. Read on to find out how this could affect you.
The elephant population in Laos continues to dwindle, but places like the Mekong Elephant Park are taking positive steps to improve the odds.
The free exhibition at Friends Gallery in Luang Prabang on February 14th from 5pm – 7pm where the selections will be revealed.
The beginning of the Buddhist lent. Buddhist Lent is a period of three lunar months starting on the first day after the full moon of the eighth lunar month. It marks the beginning of the rainy season.
Huay Fai is a beautiful village near Luang Prabang Many tourists pass through as it is close to the popular Tad Sae waterfalls. The village has a homestay program providing revenue to the community and now a shared community space will run tourist workshops providing further income for local families.
Biking-Laos has the largest and highest quality bike fleet in Luang Prabang making your experience hassle-free and the most enjoyable.
Garavek is a small theatre based in Luang Prabang, promoting and preserving local traditional myths, legends, and folktales. Every evening, from 6.30-7.30pm, they present a selection of traditional Lao stories (in English) in an intimate thirty seat theatre.
Up to a third of the bombs dropped did not explode. In 2008, 300 people a year were injured or killed and today that figure is closer to 50. Uncleared land still poses a threat to farmers and villages and sadly people still suffer injuries today, often lost limbs or eyesight.
Lao new Year 14th to 16th April 2019
3 magical days in Laos for Pi Mai Lao (Lao New Year)
Bypass the lengthy queues on arrival to Laos with an eVisa
Student group completes mud-brick house in rural ethnic village to generate income
A magical experience hot air ballooning in Laos
From the glorious twin falls of Tad Fane, to the voluminous amount of water passing over Khone Pha Pheng falls, here are the top 5 waterfalls in Laos that you must see!
Traveling with children just became a whole lot easier with the opening of Crazy Golf in Luang Prabang. This is a great opportunity to relieve some of the hassle that inevitably occurs during overseas travel.
Family relationships form the true heart of Lao culture. To many Lao people, these connections far supersede anything else in importance.
Get out of town and discover rice paddies and charming villages.
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.