Handmade local Souveniers from Luang Prabang, Laos: A Guide for the Art-Lover

souvenier to buy from night market in Luang Prabang

Luang Prabang in Laos has one of the best night markets in the entire southeast Asia when it comes to collecting handmade artifacts and other souvenirs. Laos hill tribes excel in weaving silk and Indigo hued natural sustainable fabrics which is a must in any collector’s wardrobe. This guide on the bespoke souvenirs from Luang … Read more

From Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport to Luang Prabang in Laos: Flight Review for Bangkok Airways

About this blog: I took a flight from Suvarnabhumi Airport Bangkok to Luang Prabang in Laos. I flew economy and the flight lasted for an hour and a half. This is my honest account of experiencing Bangkok Airways. Also touted as Asia’s Boutique Airlines, Bangkok Airways is a full service regional airline serving a vast … Read more

Spending a Night at Suvarnabhumi Airport Bangkok while Transit: How I saved Visa Cost & my Experience!

suvarnabhumi airport transit experience

About this blog: I had 8 hours to spend at Suvarnabhumi airport before flying off to Laos, a different country. During the transit I did not have a Thailand Visa. It was during the night. What did I do at the Suvarnabhumi airport? A personal account of spending a night at the Suvarnabhumi airport. I … Read more

Taking Part in Baci Ceremony: Offbeat Cultural Experience in Laos

Baci ceremony at Ban Phanom, remote villages near luang Prabang for a day trip

“Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.” Ibn Battuta. If I am to pick a single overwhelming cultural experience from Laos, the one which truly opened the door of my heart for the people of Laos… the one which made this beautiful and often misunderstood country etched in my memory … Read more

Laos Tourist Visa on an Arrival with an Indian Passport: 7 Things to Keep in Mind

Travel to Laos. One week in Luang Prabang and Nong Khiaw. bengali Travel Blog.

Laos PDR allows Visa on Arrival for Indian Passport holders for stay up to 30 days. This post tells you on how to score a Laos visa on arrival with an Indian passport as you arrive at one of the international borders of Laos. You may also choose to opt for an E-visa for Laos! … Read more

Nong Khiaw by River Nam Ou: TRAVEL GUIDE to the Best Kept secret of Laos

Nam Ou river at Nong Khiaw

About this blog: Nong Khiaw is a remote village located perched atop the monolithic limestone karsts that inhabit Northern Laos, where China and Vietnam straddle the country’s border. While most of the tourists consider Luang Prabang to be the last bastion of wilderness in Southeast Asia, I recommend taking your boat a little further deep … Read more

Luang Prabang & Nong Khiaw: Travel Podcast!

Textile tourism in Luang prabang, Laos

Traveling to UNESCO world heritage site Luang Prabang is a delightful experience. It is even better to step into the massive wilderness that Laos has on offer. Nong Khiaw is one such hilly hamlet perched by the banks of Nam Ou river. Listen to this podcast and understand Luang Prabang! Walking by the banks of … Read more