Here, you’ll find all of our Laos expat living stories, helpful travel tips, posts on family travel, backpacking destinations, motorbiking, river travel, UNESCO sites, and getting around.
Things to do in places like Luang Prabang, Vientiane, Vang Vieng, Phonsavan, 4,000 Islands (Don Det), Nong Khiaw, Khammouane, off-the-beaten path places to visit, and more.
A wealth of information to plan your vacation!
We’ve lived in Laos for three years now, so it’s definitely one of our larger blog post archives and can be a bit daunting to sift through.
If you want a jump on things, here are four good places to start.
Dispatches from Laos covering our daily experiences living in Vientiane as expats.
Closing out the month of June, here’s a look back at the highlights of the final week.
Hard to believe it’s been seven years since diving off the deep end together. Time flies when you’re having fun, I guess! A quick recap on a perfect anniversary weekend with and without the boys.
Wondering how to get to Vientiane? Getting to Laos’ laid back capital might seem easy, but there’s a few things you should know before planning your trip.
That’s right! Our little Mister just turned THREE. Hard to believe it’s already been three years since we carted the little nugget home with us for the first time. Here are the highlights from an eventful day. Happy Birthday, Noe!
A recap of our daily life adventures in Laos for the month of June.
Essential information for planning your own epic Laos motorbiking adventure. Why go now, where to rent, what to bring & more!
Now into our sixth month of living in the “new” house in Laos, we thought it might finally be time for a virtual tour.
Enjoying a break in the extreme heat and frequent rain with a lazy evening on the river and walking our last unexplored stretch of Mekong in Vientiane.
Jazz, rainstorms, sweltering heat, tuk tuks, more new eateries, a whole lot of hoofin’ it, staying local, and a crawler on our hands defined our third May living in Vientiane.
With Riley off to nursery school, I suddenly have extra time to spend with Noe. So, what do the two of us do in Laos’ laid-back capital? Find out!
…as in right now! Long known for its relaxed pace of life and slow pace of development, Laos is poised for BIG changes. Here 36 reasons why you should add Laos to your bucket list today.
Riley tries out nursery school and solid foods, I try out days without kids and three new coffee shops, and Lori and Noe try their best to stay out of trouble.
From killer smog, to potty training, first weekend away, to 3/4 of the fam getting sick, March had a little something for everyone. Here’s a look back at an eventful month here in Vientiane.
Buddha Park (Xieng Khuan) just outside of Vientiane (Laos) is quite unlike anywhere we’ve visited. Read why you should visit, with tips on getting there.
A Laos expat’s handpicked list of top day trips from Vientiane for visitors and long-term residents, with helpful tips for visiting each one.
What’s it like to live with the worst air quality in the world? Little did we know, we were about to find out.
Lao Lake House may have been the very first Vientiane weekend trip we heard of when we moved to Laos. 2.5 years later, we finally make the trip to the serene estate on Nam Houm Lake.