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Choose who to bribe! – crossing the border from Laos to Cambodia

Choose who to bribe! – crossing the border from Laos to Cambodia

I’ve seen a lot in Southeast Asia, and in the beginning I got easily upset when things were not as they supposed to be. But this time I just did not get involved, laid back and enjoyed the show. I left Don Det so much […]

The magical Four Thousand Islands

The magical Four Thousand Islands

I keep on travelling to the south to finally reach the Four Thousand Islands. During my time in Laos I kept returning to the Mekong river, so somehow it feels right to finish my visit at a place, when the Mekong is the main attraction. […]

Paksé, Champasak and the Bolaven Plateau

Paksé, Champasak and the Bolaven Plateau

I started a superfunny trip, when I decided to travel from Kong Lor directly to Pakse, and from there do a two-day-long scooter roundtrip next day, if possible. After an early morning wake up I needed to catch the only direct travel option to Tha […]

Konglor Cave

Konglor Cave

No, there won’t be a post about Vientiane. The only reason I travelled there was to catch the direct bus to my next destination. So Vientiane was just a one night stop, I didn’t see much of it, just the night market and the Patuxai, […]

The controversial Vang Vieng

The controversial Vang Vieng

It was hard to leave Luang Prabang. This is not the first time during my travels, when I wanted to stay but also felt like moving on. We headed to Vang Vieng with Rahel and Mei. Yes, I knew about how infamous a place it […]

Luang Prabang

Luang Prabang

Love at first sight. Right after getting off the slow boat we were already sitting on a tuk-tuk, and within a couple of minutes we were standing in the center of the town. Lao feast Right on time, as I could explore the offers of […]

Cruising on the Mekong

Cruising on the Mekong

I looked up some description about the slow boat, but all posts that I found with a quick search were really outdated. Many things changed throughout the years: foreigners are not allowed to cross the border with the ferry anymore, we need to go through […]

Spontaneous bordercrossing to Laos

Spontaneous bordercrossing to Laos

I figured a while ago, that from Northern Thailand I will go to Laos, and will travel there from North to South, in the direction of Cambodia. I cancelled my original plan to go to Northern Vietnam and spend some time with trekking. I knew […]