March 12, 2012

Luang Prabang in Photos

This photo essay is the visual accompaniment to my previous article: What it’s like in Luang Prabang. except this post tends to let the beauty and […]
February 29, 2012

Cycling around Luang Namtha, Laos Video

On our way south from China, we stopped in the town of Luang Namtha for a few days. It’s a popular place for travelers who are […]
February 23, 2012

A Digital Nomad in Luang Prabang

I’ve written previously about my quest to become location independent and posted Using Chiang Mai as a Remote Workplace last year after stopping temporarily to work […]
July 25, 2011

Lao Herbal Sauna and Traditional Massage

The Herbal Sauna and Traditional Lao Massage in Vientiane turned out to be one of my best experiences during my almost one month journey through Laos. […]
July 22, 2011

Why I don’t like Laos

The Lack of Culture What I mean by lack of culture is the outside, in-your-face culture. If you’re a traveler it’s hard to find. Lao food, […]
July 13, 2011

Your Guide to Slow Boats in Laos

By Stephen Bugno Before visiting Laos I had images of gliding down rivers at an impossibly  slow speed all the while enjoying both the view and […]
July 8, 2011

What does the view from my $4/day room look like?

This was the view out the front door of my guesthouse room along the Mekong River in southern Laos. The area is known as Si Phan […]
July 1, 2011

Tubing in Vang Vieng: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Tubing in Vang Vieng I’m a traveler who tends to place a lot of importance on the cultural aspects of travel. Let me state first and […]
June 20, 2011

Photo from the Road: Muang Ngoi Laos

Muang Ngoi is a tiny settlement along the Nam Ou River in the northweast of Laos. It’s set among the karst mountain landscape and can only […]