Laos spices things up with unique cuisine. Read about how this small Southeast Asian nation turns up the heat with big, bold flavours.
Laos has a wonderful tradition of handicrafts, especially textiles. Even today, remote rural villages naturally dye fabrics and hand weave them with intricate patterns distinctive to their tribe and village, a skill that has been passed down for generations. Many of the handicrafts require a painstaking amount of time and detail. Read more
Backpacking has never looked so cool and comfortable. Opened in 2011, Wink Hostel is an upscale hostel in the heart of Singapore’s historic Chinatown.
It’s 6 a.m. and the normally peaceful, sleepy streets of Luang Prabang are buzzing. The tourists have arrived.
Learning Lao has not been easy. Admittedly, I’ve been key-kahn (lazy) in studying Lao, finding it easier to do a series of grunts and charades than trying to master the six tones and complicated vowel sounds. Read more
Towers loom above me, their sheer rock walls soaring up from iridescent tropical waters. I paddle in close and crane my neck up at limestone giants that stand at attention like guardians of a mysterious aquatic world.
“Barefoot luxury” is a term I hear more and more these days. I’ve often pondered its meaning. What is barefoot luxury?