Author: Martina Doležalová

Luang Prabang – Dream a Little Dream

Luang Prabang – Dream a Little Dream

Completely different to everything else you have seen in Laos, this place in the North of the country is a marvel of South-East Asian natural beauty combined with French colonial architecture and a bit of a Western touch in cafés, restaurants and bars. A chill-out place of culture and art where yoga and temples and amazing sunsets viewed from the Phousi Mount align with Kuang Si waterfall healing power and the Mekong river ancestral vibes and traditions – a perfect melange that will surely make it underneath your skin…

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What to See in Laos

What to See in Laos

Surely, there is a lot to see in Laos. If you have a month or so, go around the country, explore and enjoy. Bring along a waterproof bag and a waterproof head-torch (to explore the caves), a waterproof cover for your phone or camera, trekking shoes, a sunscreen, sunglasses, a water-bottle, a mosquito repellent, your passport, money, and your international driving licence.

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Laotian Cuisine

Laotian Cuisine

Food in Laos is similar to the food in other countries in South East Asia. Lots of rice, noodles, greens, soups, curries, Pad Thai, crispy pork and other type of meat, fish and seafood. Laotian dishes would typically include mint, cilantro (coriander) and green onion and can get pretty spicy. Almost anything can be paired with sticky rice. And there are some specialities you should not miss out on. The best thing – like anywhere in South East Asia – is the great number of street food stalls. You can never go hungry here.

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Golden Gate – Get on the Trails…

Golden Gate – Get on the Trails…

Leave out Alcatraz during your visit to SF unless you are desperate to see the island jail. The tickets are usually sold out weeks in advance anyway. Instead, put your trekking shoes on (or at least a good pair of sneakers) or get a bike and try out the many trails around the legendary Golden Gate Bridge.

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