Laos Travel Articles

 
5 Dishes You Shouldn’t Leave Laos Without Trying
5 Dishes You Shouldn’t Leave Laos Without Trying Often overshadowed by its neighbors of Thailand and Vietnam, Lao cuisine is uniquely rustic and deceptively simple. James Pham explains why Lao food deserves to be celebrated.
How a Pencil Made Me Appreciate Life
How a Pencil Made Me Appreciate Life Have you had an experience during your travels that really made you take a step back and reflect? Adam Seper shares his story about volunteering in Laos and how much of an impact a simple gift had on him.
Trading Places – Laos
Trading Places – Laos How to get the best "local" experiences when visiting Laos
Unique Tips for Travelling Through Laos
Unique Tips for Travelling Through Laos Laos has some interesting quirks compared to its Southeast Asian neighbors. Charlotte Baird has traveled extensively through the region, and shares helpful advice for this country.
A Rainy Week in Laos – Asia
Laos is a country known for easy access to drugs, but Lucy del Rey couldn't get what she really needed.
Canoe Racing on the Nam Tha River – Laos, Asia
Mark Robbins tries his hand at canoe racing and suspects he will not be invited to join a team.
Heading Down River in Laos – Asia
Heading down river in Laos, Matthew Van Saun wonders if this is a dream or reality.
How do you say Happy Birthday in Lue Mien? – Ban Chong Ka, Laos, Asia
Matthew Van Saun had quite the adventure getting to Ban Chong Ka. His purpose was fulfilled, yet...
The Vang Vieng Veg: Lao Women and Falaang Men – Laos, Asia
The Vang Vieng Veg: Lao Women and Falaang Men – Laos, Asia JP Bennett was minding his own business in Vang Vieng when he became popular with the local ladies.
The Luxury Tax – Asia, Europe, South America
Adam Jeffries Schwartz looks with humor at the dreaded luxury tax.