• Luang Prabang, charming river bank and waterfalls

    This part of Laos is so beautiful! The first 30min of our from Vang Vieng, the landscape was particularly idyllic. Rice paddies, many lush, green hills with almost vertical slopes were en exceptional combination. Some parts of the road were destroyed by a land slide from the hill. Many big...


  • Vang Vieng, getting closer to the mountains in north Laos

    During the bus ride we noticed a huge change of scenery. We were going further to the north of the country, to the mountainous region of Laos, and that was clearly visible. Vang Vieng, a town with the reputation as the perfect destination for people eager to party a lot...


  • Lao New Year's Celebrations

    Pi Mai Lao, celebration of the New Year in Laos during the hottest part of the year was an unexpected event we gladly joined :D Officially it is a 3-day celebration but in some cities like Vientiane or Luang Prabang it can last over a week. During the New Year celebrations...


  • Buddha Park in Vientian

    Buddha Park, located 26km from the city center, was our main destination for that day. We decided to use the public transportation to get there and it turned out to be an easy and cheap solution. First you need to go to the central bus station which is divided into two...


  • Vientiane, capital with an endless number of temples

    First something about how we got here. In a nutshell, after a short boat ride from Don Det to Nakasong, we took a bus to Pakse where we were supposed to have a lunch break. Instead of this, the bus stopped on the side of the road and we had...


  • Don Det, a gateway to Laos

    Crossing the borders by land is always more complicated than by plane but we like challenges. Actually, the ride from Siem Reap to Don Det in Laos was smoother than we were expecting :) Maybe due to the right choice of bus company (Asia Van Transfer) or just pure luck....


  • Yummy! Cambodian cuisine a well-kept secret :)

    We had no clue what to expect about Cambodia cuisine. Is it actually different from Thai or Laotian cuisine? Before this trip we referred to virtually all dishes from this continent as Asian food :p After visiting a few countries we became aware these are vastly different countries, each has...