Fast Facts: Laos

WHAT WE DID: Spent two weeks at guesthouses, primarily in Luang Prabang & Vientiane: Mekong River slow boat (2 days, overnight in Pak Beng) Luang Prabang (6 days) Transit – traveled by bus from Luang Prabang to Vientiane (1 day) … Read More


It hardly seemed like Vientiane could live up to the standard set by Luang Prabang, but nonetheless we decided to press on to the capital city. Our bus was set to depart at 8:00am, but after some delays – including … Read More

Kuang Si Waterfall

About 36 km southwest of Luang Prabang is a well-known waterfall called Kuang Si. We had read about the falls, and virtually everyone we met asked if we had gone or were going – usually raving about how nice it … Read More