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 … Read more

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 … Read more

Morning Alms Giving Ceremony in Luang Prabang: Personal Thoughts on Attending This Ageold Tradition!

3 days in Luang Prabang UNESCO world heritage site

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

A Boat trip to remember: Nong Khiaw to Muang Ngoi

Nam Ou River Sunset SPots in Nong Khiaw

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 … Read more

Movies to watch before planning a trip to Luang Prabang, Laos

Mekong river boat ride in 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 … Read more

11 Culturally Immersive experiences in Luang Prabang Timeless!

Mekong river boat ride in Luang Prabang laos

About this blog: Every culture enthusiast will inevitably visit Luang Prabang as a part of the great Southeast Asia backpacking trail. Apart from day trips to nearby Kuang Si waterfall, Luang Prabang offers an intense culturally immersive experience.  Also read, all travel blogs on Laos! Luang Prabang is the favourite destination of the backpacking trail … Read more

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