Honestly, there are probably too many waterfalls in Luang Prabang! There are Kuang Si, Tad Sae, and Tad Thong. With our limited time and unlimited curiosity, we decided to visit only one waterfall during this trip. It was Kuang Si Waterfalls, no doubt! If you’re visiting this waterfall, here’s my number 1 advice: Go there early! Advertisements
We were so lucky that our trip to Luang Prabang coincided with the Boun Lai Heua Fai Festival. We had no idea about this festival when we booked the flight ticket. We have never attended any festivals when we travel overseas, so this experience is truly one of a kind for us. If you’re planning to visit Laos for the Boun Lai Heua Fai Festival, or if you’re weighing whether it’s a festival worth visiting, read on as I share my experience at Luang Prabang’s Boun Lai Heua Fai Festival in October… Read More
Throughout the five days we spent in Luang Prabang, we always try to eat local food. Most of the time, we had amazing experience eating cheap, authentic local food. Sometimes, though, we had uninspiring food and vowed we wouldn’t return again to that shop. During our quest to find cheap and delicious food, we relied on bloggers’ recommendations as well as our own guts. Here are 8 things we love to eat and drink in Luang Prabang, and we wouldn’t hesitate to return to again.
The quiet town of Luang Prabang doesn’t have shopping malls. Locals and foreigners buy food and do shopping at the local markets and shops. The night market and morning market are located nearby each other, at the heart of the town. Our guesthouse is located within walking distance from both markets, so we visited them on a daily basis and loved them! There are several markets in Luang Prabang. Here are just 4 markets that are located near the main street of Luang Prabang.
“Oh, no, we’re doomed!” This is precisely what crossed my mind when I realised how bad the SGD/LAK exchange rate at Luang Prabang International Airport is. You don’t want to make the same mistake as me. Let me show you what you need to know before arriving at Luang Prabang.
In April 2017, SilkAir announced cheap flights to many destinations, and the prices start from SGD 99 onwards. I went to the roadshow and was disappointed because they had closed the admission to the roadshow due to overwhelming response. The staff said we could also book from their travel agent partners. A bulb was lighted! The next day, after work, hubby and I went to one of the travel agent’s branches to book a ticket. We decided there and then, that we wanted to visit Luang Prabang. We queued for more than… Read More
We were so thrilled to finally visit Laos for the first time! Instead of the capital city, Vientiane, we opted for Luang Prabang instead, because it’s a town designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We booked the flight ticket when SilkAir was having a massive promotion. We simply picked a date and we were just so lucky that our visit coincided with Boun Lai Heua Fai, Festival of Light Boats, where locals make and decorate boats, light them up, parade through the town, and launch them into the river as offerings… Read More