the quest for a true laotian meal

. In silence, the sun started kissing the town's aging asphalt and concrete surfaces. The light revealed the layers of pastel painted walls that are falling-off like withered flakes of skin. It is charming, it is enigmatic, and to some degree ineffably sublime. I could hear myself...

saffron sunrise: mornings of luang prabang

An overnight trip from Thailand was a tiring  journey. Arriving before the break of dawn with a cloudy consciousness and chilly air seeping through your air sacs can make it even more daunting. The sleeping riverside town of Luang Prabang seemed to drag itself out of...

novelty that is laos

The journey from the Thai border to Luang Prabang is a long arduous road leading to a secluded Shangri La. Like in any stories written, hardship should come first before the blissful reward. Popular route is the three day slow boat down the Mekong river. An...

fab finds giveaway

Oh yeah baby! We are in a good mood to channel a noontime show and throw out some giveaways! We will be giving away our top three fab finds during our epic Thailand-Laos-Vietnam trip last month. Yes boys and girls and everybody in between (majority), there...