Laos, officially the Lao People's Democratic Republic, commonly referred to by its colloquial name of Muang Lao, is a socialist state and the only landlocked country in Southeast Asia.
WHAT IS LAOS BEST KNOWN FOR?
When we think of Laos, the first things that come to our mind are sticky rice, the mighty Mekong river and a countless number of Buddhist monasteries On the other hand, It's well-known neighbor Vietnam is mostly associate [...]
Hello guys! Since I only have a few days in Luang Prabang I made sure that I would make the most out of the short time I had there And one thing was to experience the kind of nightlife they have knowi [...]
The mighty Mekong River - the Mother's River as it is called by Thai and Lao The river has different names with different meanings The Chinese call it Lancang Jiang meaning turbulant river The Vietnam [...]
Laos is a country without access to the sea It is a country with a long and complicated history It became the most bombed country in history during the 1960 -70s Even an agreement was signed in 1962 i [...]
The first place I ventured out in Laos was the famous Pak Ou Caves located 25 kilometers north of Luang Prabang Based on my research, the ticket for the boat would just cost me around 65,000 kip When [...]
A 14th-century old Lao tradition still thrives in Luang Prabang, Laos the Alms Giving Ceremony A sacred practice performed by the Buddhist monks living in the Lao temples These monks walk in processi [...]
Scrambled eggs and a toast of bread, I hurriedly finished the meal prepared by the friendly cook at the hostel I was staying My backpack was filled with the necessary things needed for a short trip to [...]
Hello everyone and welcome back to our crazy journey hitchhiking from Thailand to Spain! In the last post we left Vang Vieng and were trying to hitchhike to Luang Prabang If you have read the last post you will know that it turned out to be a pretty [...]
Join me, my friends, as I climb 355 steps going to the top of the famous Mount Phousi in Luang Prabang, Laos The temples, statues, and the surrounding landscape as you thread along the path definitely [...]