How expensive Laos is? Laos locates somewhere mid-range among South East Asian countries in terms of travel expenses. The food and accommodation is more expensive than in Vietnam, for example … Continue reading Backpacker’s budget – Laos
Choosing a means of transportation We were a little bit apprehensive about taking this minimum 8 hours long road journey by bus in the middle of the rainy season but … Continue reading From Luang Namtha to Luang Prabang
Muang Sing is a small, pretty town near the Lao-Chinese border with visible economical and cultural links to China. It’s rarely visited by tourists, making for a great place for … Continue reading The ethnic mosaic of Muang Sing
Luang Namtha is one of the main destinations in the north Laos which doesn’t mean it’s crowded or particularly busy with tourists. There are just a couple of guesthouses, restaurants, … Continue reading Cycling around Luang Namtha
Pak Nam Noy is a tiny village on the major crossroads leading north to Phongsali, south to Muang Xai and east to Muang Khua. It doesn’t deserve much attention apart … Continue reading Pak Nam Noy Market and the unexpected journey north-west.
Laos is a unique country- a magical place where the time has stopped. Vast areas of wilderness are interspersed with tiny villages inhabited by various ethnic groups still following the … Continue reading Laos- introduction