Southeast Asia is known for having the best beaches and islands and it is where you should go if you are a backpacker on a budget. However, there is more to the region than what has already been shared by many travellers. The entire Southeast Asian region is rich in history and culture, and it […]
Category: South East Asia
The Magic of Phang Nga Bay: My Tryst with the Unspoilt Nature off the Coast of Phuket, Thailand!
In this blog post, I take you on a journey into the heart of Phang Nga Bay, a vast Ramsar marine reserve smattered with the last of a handful of unspoilt Thai islands and deserted lagoons claimed by wild monkeys, bats and lizards. As the world settles for New Normal and Thailand prepares to reopen, […]
Three Amazing NEIGHBORHOODS in Luang Prabang for the First Time visitors
In Luang Prabang, you have an array of accommodation options. From bespoke French bungalows now renovated to house discerning guests to eco-conscious sprawling resorts overlooking beautiful vistas of greenery and spartan guest houses befitting a backpacker on shoestring budget, Luang Prabang has something for everyone! I am about to list the beautiful resorts of Luang […]
Beautiful Places to visit in Laos in a Week’s Time!
Laos. the small landlocked country in Southeast Asia remains one country hidden under the obscurity from the rest of the world! There are beautiful destinations in Laos, often wrapped with a sheen of rustic charm, wild nature and untouched historic settlements. Majestic river Mekong and rolling hills riddled with deep caves adorn Laos countryside. Here […]
Morning Alms Giving Ceremony in Luang Prabang: Personal Thoughts on Attending This Ageold Tradition!
Is it ethical for a tourist to participate in the morning alms giving ceremony of Luang Prabang? Is it even a human practice to witness the age old tradition of monks collecting alms in form of rice and other food items, which practically helps sustain them, while you are busy pressing the shutter button of […]
A Foodie’s Guide to Luang Prabang & the Best Cafe and Restaurants in Town!
About this blog: Laos food is rich in the produce of river Mekong, sprawling green paddy fields and fresh meat of water buffalo. Rustic ways of preserving food is practiced in abundance in Laos households. Some of them are quite bizarre from an outsider’s perspective. Cherry on top in experiencing Laos cuisine is when you […]
7 Exciting things to do in Luang Prabang to Live up the Night!
A few exciting things to do in Luang Prabang at night to live up the night life in this old UNESCO town by the banks of Mekong river.
20 Unique Day tours from Luang Prabang that will Make you Hooked to Laos!
Luang Prabang is a UNESCO world heritage site. There are beautiful hikes and waterfalls and abundance of pristine nature around Luang Prabang.
A Boat trip to remember: Nong Khiaw to Muang Ngoi
Traveling to Muang Ngoi from Nong Khiaw is a lot like reaching out for the last bit of human civilization. Beyond Muang Ngoi, hidden is the strange wilderness, scary and benevolent at the same time. Located close to the Border of North Laos, the region is connected with the nearest town with a fading trail […]
Movies to watch before planning a trip to Luang Prabang, Laos
I tried looking up for movies based on Luang Prabang, Laos before my trip to the country. To be honest, most of the suggestions revolved around warfare. The American secret war on Laos during 1970s. There was hardly any account of Laos life, aspiration of the people of Laos and stories weaved on the human […]