In Laos spirits are called 'phi'
Lao Culture

Spirit worship in Laos

Around 66% of people in Laos practice Theravada Buddhism, however, that has not displaced the much older tradition of spirit worship in Laos, and also in North Eastern Thailand which shares a similar language and [Read more…]

Fude Miao Temple in Vientiane
Vientiane Activities

Fude Miao Temple, Vientiane

The Fude Miao Temple (also known as the Ho Kang Temple) is a Chinese temple located in Chao Anuvong Park in Vientiane, Laos. Admission to the Fude Miao Temple is free and it normally opens [Read more…]

Sultan Abdul Samad Building in Kuala Lumpur
Asia Life

Malaysia Life

Malaysia is a prosperous country of two parts, one on the Malay Peninsula and the other on the island of Borneo. Malaysia has a mix of cultures as well its own native Malay culture. Malaysia [Read more…]

Phang Nga Bay in Thailand
Asia Life

Thailand Life

Thailand is the most visited country in South East Asia, which long been a favourite destination for Western tourists and is emerging a popular destination for tourists from other Asian countries. Less well known is [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…]