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Laos coffee

Laos coffee

Located next to a famous coffee empire, Vietnam, Laos is looking to become the new world coffee star with coffee quality not inferior to Vietnam. While not as rich as Vietnamese coffee culture, Laotian coffee has many unique characteristics in taste. 1. History of Laos Coffee The first coffee plant …

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15 must-try dishes in Laos

15 must try dishes in Laos

Lao cuisine is a bit like Thailand, but the Laotians are less fond of sweetness. They love the bitter taste and often use herbs in their meals, making recipes that are very unique and appealing. 1. Dancing shrimps This dish is considered a specialty in Laos, raw shrimp caught on …

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Xieng Khouang Travel Guides

Xieng Khouang Travel Guides

Laos – a beautiful and peaceful country, fascinates visitors with solemn temples, beautiful waterfalls, uniquely shaped Buddha statues, and a friendly, hospitable smile of the people. In addition to famous destinations like Luang Prabang, Vientiane, Vang Vieng,  Xieng Khouang Province is also a place worth visiting. This province is located …

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9-day backpacking in Laos

9-day backpacking in Laos

The land border between Vietnam and Laos extends over 2,000 km from Kon Tum province to Northwest provinces. Road travel from Vietnam to Laos is quite interesting and economical for young people who love to explore and experience new lands. Below is an interesting 9-day-itinerary backpacking trip in Laos, starting …

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Buddhism in Indochina

Buddhism in Indochina

Indochina certainly plays a significant role in the Buddhist world and a point in any journey. Buddhism in Indochina apparently remains the dominant religion with a large number of followers and has an undeniable influence on history, culture, and society. Here is an overview of Buddhism in Laos, Cambodia, and …

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Full package travel tip to Luang Prabang

Full package travel tip to Luang Prabang (9)

Luang Prabang, the former capital of Lan Xan kingdom was formed nearly 7 centuries ago, famous for its French colonial architecture, ancient pagodas, peaceful Mekong river go through the city or Buddhist monks in saffron-color dress. Luang Prabang is definitely on the must-visit list of for every tourist. Let’s discover …

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Explore Vientiane in 2 days 2 nights

Explore Vientiane in 2 days 2 nights

While Hanoi, Bangkok or Phnom Penh are very lively and noisy, Vientiane remains quiet slowly along the Mekong. Not crowded and full of dust like other capitals, in Vientiane you still enjoy the fresh air of temples, quiet streets lined with trees. Read the our guide below to understand why …

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Guide to explore Southern Laos

Guide to explore Southern Laos

Southern Laos is a mysterious land with pristine nature and unique architectural works. In this travel guide, we will suggest to you the simplest guide to visit Southern Laos in 3 days. If you are an adventurous traveler, you will definitely like these suggestions. 1. Where is Southern Laos? Southern …

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Vat Phou Temple in Laos

Vat Phou

Vat Phou (also transcribed Wat Phu) is a Khmer temple located in the province of Champasak in southern Laos. Together with the ancient settlements in the cultural landscape of Champasak, it is the largest temple in Laos in a very good situation. If you want to admire the beauty of …

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Si Phan Don – The 4000 Islands

Si Phan Don - The 4000 islands

Si Phan Don (Lao: ສີພັນດອນ; means that 4000 islands) is a river archipelago located in the Mekong River, in the province of Champasak in southern Laos. The islands are actually not 4000 -but it doesn’t matter- and the archipelago is called Si Phan Don. The three best-known islands are Don …

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