Laos has long been recognized as the land of peaceful nature and hospitable people. However, there are some Do’s and Don’ts in Laos that visitors need to consider carefully before heading for this “Land of a million elephants”.
Hundreds of visitors are attracted to this beautiful country by its peaceful and magnificent natural landscapes. However, there have been lots of regrettable accidents happened here due to the lack of understanding the taboos.
The following are some Do’s and Don’ts in Laos. Read More
Located almost 30 kilometers from the central of Luang Prabang, Laos, the Kuang Si falls is a favourite destination for tourists visiting Luang Prabang.
First and almost, a Luang Prabang explorer should know some overall information about this land. Luang Prabang used to be the capital of Lao PDR in the years before 1975 but now is a small province located 425 kilometers from the current capital – Vientiane. In 1995, Luang Prabang was recognized as one of the World Cultural Heritage by UNESCO.
There is a legend associated with Luang Prabang. Legend has it that once upon a time, there used to be a God defying people to tell him how many times countenances change in one day. They answered: 3 times: In the morning when washing the face, in the afternoon when wearing hat going out and in the evening when washing the feet before going to bed. The God admitted defeat, cut his head off and gave it to the people. From then on, people have to water the Godhead every year, if not there will be drought throughout the year. Read More
1. Stunning Waterfall
Kuang Si Falls ( Laos)
One of Laos travel experiences that you must have is visiting Kuang Si waterfall. KuanWandering around the peaceful Kuang Si Falls is the thing that everyone should experience when visiting Luang Prabang area. What makes this place so attractive is the scene of flows of water gently flowing into beautiful turquoise pools creating fresh atmosphere. Read More
Laos food may not be too complicated like the neighbor countries such as Thailand, China or Vietnam but is always assessed as fresh and creative. The specialities of Laos food comes from the original mix of the simple ingredients.
However, the cuisine here is still influenced by the neighbor countries at different level but mostly by Thailand: The food tastes spicy, sour and sweet. Thai and Laos food has one common point is that they use a lot of ginger, tamarind, lemongrass and dried chilli as spices.
Lao people often eat sticky rice instead of ordinary rice. This is the most popular ration in this country. They say that eating steamed glutinous rice make you feel full longer, which gives you energy to work all day. People here eat glutinous rice by hands instead of using spoon. One of the most unique dishes that you have to try when coming to this beautiful country is Lam rice. Read More