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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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Opening of MGallery 3 Nagas by Sofital in Luang Prabang

We are excited to announce the 3 Nagas, MGallery by Sofitel’ opening in Luang Prabang MGallery dedicates its collection of unique hotels to all lovers of secret locations, unusual destinations and hidden havens. And Laos, especially Luang Prabang… Read More

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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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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.

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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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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Hotel Spotlight: Hotel de la Paix

Tucked away down a quaint, little road near the UNESCO certified Manorom Temple, Hotel de la Paix is one of the upmost luxurious places to spend a few nights here in Luang Prabang. In a town where there… 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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Laos Hotel Spotlight: Nam Ou Riverside Hotel and Resort

The new Nam Ou Riverside Resort outside of Luang Prabang is Gorgeous   The Tiger Trail team recently went out and explored the Nam Ou Riverside Resort and Nam Ou Elephant Farm. They’re located next door to each other, between… 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

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

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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

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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Travel Tip Luang Prabang – Budget Restaurants

  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…. Read More

Best Green Curry in Luang Prabang

Best Green Curry in Luang Prabang What the Delilah’s Chefs do to make it the best in town Since I came to Luang Prabang a couple of month ago the love of Delilah’s Green Curry has been common… Read More

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Grand Opening: Public Pool Luang Prabang

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… Read More

Mojo & Me

The Luang Prabang Mojo Café, a La institution for music, life, friendship and fun… Hi! My name is Marine, I’m a new intern with the Fair Trek team in Luang Prabang. You cannot hear my accent but I’m… Read More