• luang-prabang-tours and day trips
    Luang Prabang Tours and Day TripsTo help you decide on which Luang Prabang Tours and Day Trips to go on, we have put together a list of our personal favorites. This list will provide you with off the beaten track, local and authentic experiences! 1. Luang Prabang Rice Farming Experience Not on many people’s list (yet), but one that you will definitely look back on with great pleasure is this rice farming experience. The Living ...Read More
  • Alms Giving in Luang Prabang - Off the beaten track experiences in Luang Prabang
    10 Off the beaten track experiences in Luang Prabang10 off the beaten track experiences in Luang Prabang If you know a bit about Luang Prabang already, you know it is a UNESCO valhalla! It has countless of UNESCO temples and natural attractions such as the Khuangxi waterfalls and Pak Ou Caves. This article is NOT about those! This article is for people who are looking for something different and off the beaten track in Luang Prabang – activit...Read More
  • Weaving with Village Seamstress Backstreet Academy Luang Prabang
    Things to do in Luang PrabangWith the entire old town of Luang Prabang designated as a UNESCO site, lots of beautiful old colonial French architecture has been immaculately preserved and walking through it is like strolling through a time machine! An extremely laidback little town where you can while yourself away in, from the beautiful nature of Khuang Si Falls to the man made wonders of Pak Ou Caves, there are so many thing...Read More
  • Raw geese blood
    9 Best Lao food experiences you have to tryNo travel is complete without a good experience with food. So let’s cut to the chase as we bring you the 8 best Lao Food experiences you have to try! Thank us later. Exotic Foods There’s no easy way to sum up the exotic foods available in Laos. Even the extremely well-travelled doesn’t hear much of it because it’s just so conveniently hidden from view. Even some locals don...Read More
  • What a Blind Masseur, Elder Crossbow Maker, and Deaf Server ...I remember the collective cringing and suppressed giggling in my seventh grade Spanish classroom when we learned our textbook’s word for “disabled”–minusválido. All it took was using the two English cognates within the word to literally translate the meaning as “less valid.” It was so blatantly un-PC that I almost preferred to miss the points on a pop quiz than to answer correctl...Read More
  • 5 best bars in Luang Prabang
    5 Best Bars in Luang PrabangLuang Prabang is the capital of chill, with endless places to keep you chilling not only in the day, but also at night! Interestingly, some of the chill cafes in the day actually transform with the setting of the Sun into a happening but chill bar at night. In this article, we bring you the 5 best bars in Luang Prabang to keep you occupied when you get tired of the only other thing happening in to...Read More
  • Phan: Master Blacksmith turned superhost at Backstreet Acade...With a slight hunch and a shy smile, Mr Phan does not look like your usual blacksmith with buff muscles and an intimidating presence. Yet, few who know him doubt his skills, he has over 40 years of experience in smithing, crafting everything from basic sickles, hammers to beautiful deer-horned daggers fit for kings. Phan has been a blacksmith for as long as he can remember, first being taught by h...Read More