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Lao Festivals

Laos is a land of festivals and celebrations. The Lao  love any excuse to have a party or family get together, but while they are all celebrated with enthusiasm, the majority of these festivals are based in the Buddhist faith that dominates the country and hold an important religious significance for Lao people. Festival dates

Laos Culture

Despite the fact that most travellers might already be aware or would have guessed that Laos culture is different from Western and other Asian cultures, some visitors to Laos are often frustrated and surprised by the extent of the differences. > Laos Food and Drinks > Laos Traditional Food Laos has at least 49 ethnic groups

Laos Traditional Food

Lao food is distinct from other Asia cuisines, although it is somewhat similar to the food found in the northeastern part of Thailand in the area known as Isan. > Laos Culture Facts > Laos Foods & Drinks Most Lao dishes contain vegetables and herbs, rice or noodles and fish, chicken, pork or beef. The freshness of

Laos Culture Facts

Laos is officially Buddhist. The national symbol, the gilded stupa of Pha That Luang in Vientiane, has replaced the hammer and sickle even on the state seal. >> Laos Food and Drinks >> Laos Festival Eating rice 90% of the Lao people consume sticky rice. The basket which keeps the rice after steaming is called

10 Things That Inspire You To Travel Alone

Though it may sound like something you’d find inside a fortune cookie, sometimes the best travel companion you can have is yourself. > Best Places To Visit In Laos > Travel Safely In Laos You are alone and that’s great No other feeling can be compared with the feeling of being alone. It is even worse when

Best Places To Visit In Laos

Laos provides a pleasant change of pace for travelers who are used to Thailand or Vietnam. This small Southeast Asian country has stunning scenery, from limestone mountains to dense forests and spectacular waterfalls. It’s a great place for adventuresome travelers who don’t mind roughing it. Some places in Laos can be difficult to get to,

Laos Foods & Drinks

As a landlocked country, Laos diet is based on plants and freshwater fish, as well as pork, chicken, duck and water buffalo. And most of dishes are roasted over an open fire and served with fresh herbs and vegetables. Fiery and fragrant, as well as pungent, Laos diet owes its distinctive taste. >> Laos Tradiditional

Laos Climate

As most Southeast Asia countries have a dry and wet climate with three basic seasons, including Laos. The days in Laos are usually warm and sunny most of the year. > Travel Safely in Laos > Best Place To Visit In Laos Laos Climate The rainy or wet season runs from May to October. Hot and humid

Travel Safely In Laos

It is not suggested that Laos is a dangerous country. In fact, Laos is one of the safest country in the world and the third safest country in Asia, just after Malaysia and Singapore. > Laos Climate > Best Places to Visit in Laos Here, the lifestyle is relaxing with friendly people and the fresh

10 Charming Destinations In Laos

Laos is a landlocked country with natural surroundings and idyllic temples that brings a sense of nostalgia. In contrary to dramatic grow of other Southeast countries, Laos still remains the origin of tradition and peace. Even in Vientiane, tourists would feel a tranquil riverside town rather than a hustled capital. Here are 10 destinations in Laos