Laos style sausage
Food in Laos

Laos Sausage

Laos style sausages are widely eaten all over Laos and in the North Eastern Region of Thailand. Their distinctive taste has also proved popular with a wider international audience and they now made fresh, as [Read more…]

Soutchai Travel Bus
Travel Companies

Soutchai Travel, Laos

Soutchai Travel is a transport and tour operator in Laos whose services can be booked on online in advance of the day of travel. Soutchai Travel has offices in Vientiane and in Vang Vieng and [Read more…]

Luang Prabang to Loei Bus
Travel Companies

Naluang Travel Company, Luang Prabang

Naluang Travel is a Laotian travel company based in Luang Prabang. Naluang Travel is, by local standards, an efficient and professionally run organisation and one of the only travel operators in Laos whose tickets you [Read more…]

Laos is one of the cheapest countries in South East Asia
Living in Laos

Cost of living in Laos

It is cheap to stay in Laos, but not as cheap as it was at the end of the 1990s. Laos has come a long way in terms of economic development in the last 20 [Read more…]

Buddhist monks in Laos
Lao Culture

Everyday life in Laos

Laos is a country of contrasts. Contrasts between town life and rural life. Contrasts between ethnic groups and people of different religions. Most people in Laos work in agriculture and there life is in small [Read more…]

The Hmong people are the third largest ethnic group in Laos
Lao Culture

Ethnic Groups in Laos

Depending on the system of classification you use, between 49 and 160 different ethnic groups live in Laos, with 82 distinct languages. The concept of ethnicity is difficult to pin down and there is an [Read more…]

Fish soup Lao style
Food in Laos

Lao Fish Soup

Fish soup is a staple of the Lao cuisine, and many people in Laos eat fish soup pretty much every day. Lao fish soup comes is a variety of different styles. Some types of Lao [Read more…]

Trek to the Kuang Si Waterfall near Luang Prabang
Laos Life

Trekking in Laos

Trekking in Laos is a great way, and a sometimes the only way, to visit some of the more remote areas of the country and experience the Laotian way of life outside of the urban [Read more…]

Wat Xieng Thong in Luang Prabang
Places to Visit in Laos

Luang Prabang

Luang Prabang is the most visited part of Laos. The old part of this town of slightly over 55,000 permanent residents was granted UNESCO World Heritage Site status in 1995 and with improvements in transport links [Read more…]