Laos

View from Phousi Hill (also known as Chomsy Hill)

Top Things to Do in Luang Prabang, Laos

Monica Tindall Luang Prabang, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and formerly the royal capital of Laos, is now easily accessed with newly opened direct flights from Kuala Lumpur. Most lists of the Top Things To Do In Luang Prabang will give you temples, temples and more …

Manda de Laos

Manda de Laos, Laotian Cuisine, Luang Prabang

Monica Tindall The only restaurant in Laos on the Secret Tables list, Manda de Laos is a true hidden gem. Located on what appears to be a poor urban street with motorbikes putting by and kids playing on the street, a garden lined entrance opens up to a hidden paradise. […]

Red Ant Egg Salad

Blue Lagoon Restaurant, Luang Prabang, Laos

Monica Tindall Ask any foodie residing in Luang Prabang who are the chefs to follow in the growing food and beverage industry, and Chef Somsack’s name is bound to come up in every conversation. A native to Laos, Chef Somsack moved to Switzerland in his early 20s to …

Grilled Organic Spiced Carrots

Azerai Bistro, Azerai Luang Prabang

Monica Tindall When the general manager of a hotel is a former chef (and an exceptional one at that – previously heading restaurants awarded with coveted Aussie Chef Hats), you can pretty much guarantee that the guy he hires to lead the kitchen is going to have to b…