Vientiane: Highlights

The capital of Laos, Vientiane, felt like an underdog when researching which destinations to include in our travels around South East Asia. It isn't the world heritage site of Luang Prabang, or the tubing, nightlife backpacker's mecca of Vang Vieng, but Vientiane shouldn't be overlooked. Let me tell you why. Pha That LuangPha That Luang … Continue reading Vientiane: Highlights


Luang Prabang: Highlights

Luang Prabang, once the royal capital of Laos, is a world heritage town where the Nam Khan River meets the Mekong. It is beautiful, peaceful, and a place not just for culture, or even incredible food, but for experiences. My first impressions when we arrived were of people, family, a strong community, and quite a … Continue reading Luang Prabang: Highlights

Luang Prabang: Lao Cooking with Bamboo Tree Cooking School

Another country, another cooking class, and this time was Lao cuisine. Lao food is different enough to Thai that we thought it would be really interesting to learn more about, and particularly in Luang Prabang which has its own regional dishes. The format was not unlike the cooking classes in Chiang Mai where you visit … Continue reading Luang Prabang: Lao Cooking with Bamboo Tree Cooking School