The Hmong Day Market

A few years ago, working in one of the villages around Luang Prabang, half a dozen Hmongs started selling their goods directly, on a square that had so far been unoccupied. Many people came...

While international New Year’s Eve on December 31 is becoming more popular, those traveling to Laos in mid-December or April will find themselves immersed in cultural New Year celebrations unique to Southeast Asia.
The Phosy Market

The Phosy market is by far the biggest market in Luang Prabang. Three quarters of it is covered, there are several hundred merchants of all kinds proposing a large variety of products. You can...

The Lao people have no problem with Lady Boys or public intoxication. They take a “live and let live” attitude toward most behavior. However, there are still several things you should never do in Laos.

Foreigners are always welcome in Buddhist temples, with caveats. Follow these next simple etiquette tips for visiting temples in Laos.
The Chinese Market

It is situated on Laos’s main road that leads to Vientiane, opposite the new sports stadium. On an area of over several thousand square meters, there are many Chinese (that often don’t speak Laotian...) gathered...
Luang Prabang

Luang Prabang combines a spectacular natural setting and distinctive built heritage with traditional arts and crafts, food, language, festivals and rituals. With its isolation having served as a shield against the forces of globalization, Luang...
Luang Prabang International Airport

Luang Prabang International Airport is located 4 kilometers from the center of Luang Prabang in northern Laos.
Luang Prabang

Luang Prabang has been listed as a world heritage Site since 2 December 1995. UNESCO inscribed the town of Luang Prabang onto the world Heritage list for its outstanding universal value, founded in the...

Traveling Laos with children can be both rewarding and challenging, but its merits definitely outweigh the cons. Here are some of our practical tips for traveling Laos with children.

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Traveling Laos with children can be both rewarding and challenging, but its merits definitely outweigh the cons. Here are some of our practical tips for traveling Laos with children.

While international New Year’s Eve on December 31 is becoming more popular, those traveling to Laos in mid-December or April will find themselves immersed in cultural New Year celebrations unique to Southeast Asia.

Lao food has simple flavors, composed of fresh, hearty ingredients, and is distinguished by its ubiquitous sticky rice, spicy meat or fish laap. Here are 10 restaurants to discover authentic food in Laos.