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Pak Ou Caves, Luang Prabang

If you’re travelling in Laos, a visit to Pak Ou Caves, Luang Prabang would be a great trip to add to your must-do list. The caves are around 25Km outside Luang Prabang and are fascinating for their history as a significant Buddhist site housing thousands of Buddha images and icons. A visit to Pak Ou …

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Laos Travel : Luang Prabang

If you’re heading to Luang Prabang, Laos, you’re in for a very special treat. We have already posted about browsing the amazing markets, things to do and excursions from Luang Prabang and adventures with food in this UNESCO listed town, but lets have a look at some of the amazing sights you can discover when …

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Luang Prabang, Laos

Gorgeous Luang Prabang in Laos has been a tourist hot spot since the international airport was modernised and extended in 2011. Until then, difficult access meant this town was only visited by backpackers happy to sit for hours in crowded buses on stunning, but nausea-inducing, winding mountain roads, or the boats making their 2-day journey …

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The Monster of Concrete, Vientiane

At the NorthEastern end of the LaneXang Ave. arises a huge structure resembling the Arc de Triomphe. It is the Patuxay or Victory Gate of Vientiane. Built in 1962 (B.E. 2505), but never complete due to the country’s turbulent history. From a closer distance it appears even less impressive, like a monster of concrete. Nowadays …

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Food in Laos and Luang Prabang

Laos Food, What You Will Find Food in Laos is incredibly diverse, you will be able to find a dish from just about any culinary tradition in the world. If you’re looking for authentic Laos food, you may have a harder time. This fantastic little country doesn’t have such a unique, strong, culinary tradition as …

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