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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Luang Prabang is a UNESCO world heritage site. There are beautiful hikes and waterfalls and abundance of pristine nature around Luang Prabang.
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 […]
About this books: Essential reading list on Laos for the first time visitors. These books are mostly based on politics in Laos, especially during the era of Indo-China retreat, the covert air-war by America and Vietnam War and written by American writers. Some of the books are fictional accounts and set in Laos. Read all […]
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 […]
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 […]
Three days itinerary in Luang Prabang with guide on things to do, where to eat and where to stay for the first timers.