Tag: Laos

Laos Travel Itinerary

Laos Travel Itinerary

Laos Travel Itinerary If you’re familiar with the Thai language then you’re in luck. The language in Laos is about 70% the same as Thai, and you can get by speaking mostly Thai. There are a few major differences however, especially in the most common […]

Travels through Laos

Travels through Laos

Quite similar to Thailand in regards to food and language, you’ll find that Laos is nothing like Thailand in regards to tourist populations. What I imagine Thailand was like back-in-the-day, Laos is quite and peaceful, the ideal place to travel if you’re looking for a […]

Larb Gai – Minced Chicken with Herbs

Larb Gai – Minced Chicken with Herbs

Larb Gai is the national dish of Laos. However, it is a very popular dish in Thailand, especially in the Isaan region, which is the Eastern and North Eastern section of Thailand, where it borders Cambodia and Laos. Larb is simply a cold meat salad […]

Wild Betel Leaf

Wild Betel Leaf

The wild betel leaf was given it’s name due to its similar appearance to the popular stimulant used all over South East Asia. Both are members of the Piperacae family which also includes black pepper. If you’ve traveled at all through SE Asia you may […]