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Things to do in Luang Prabang – With Kids or Without

  Pin it for later Luang Prabang sits at the confluence of the Nam Khan and Mekong rivers in northern Laos. It’s a beautiful place, like a timeshift into a romantic vision of historic Indochina. The architecture is a mix of the best of French colonial and Buddhist, so it comes as no...

Bugs, rain and floods

I didn’t put my mosquito net down the other night while I lay on my bed to read a book.  At least not until I switched off the light.  That was probably a mistake. The place was very quiet. Probably besides us, no one else was staying in the guesthouse. Quiet is a relative term, if there...

Cruising Mekong on a slow boat

The Trip When I posted on Instagram that we were going to Laos, I received lots of recommendations to go on a slow boat on the Mekong river. Ok then. If it’s a must, then we must. So I investigated. I looked at the map and saw that it makes sense to enter Laos from the north of Thailand...