Fresh fruits in Laos (P1)

Eating delicious fresh fruits is one of the great joys of travelling in Southeast Asia. Abundant and refreshing in the tropical heat of the day, a huge range of options can be found — small and sweet, cumbersome and stinky or large and luscious. Laos has them all. Here’s some typical fresh fruits that you’ll find in Laos.
Nam khao - popular food in Laos

Nam khao or naem khao is Lao crispy rice salad, a flavorful dish eaten with your fingers at a family feast or with friends after work over beer.
Khao nom kok – Laos coconut cakes

As you stroll through the night market, there’s a good chance you’ll end up gobbling down Laos coconut cakes. Made with rice flour and coconut...
Kaipen (Fried Seaweed)

>>Or Lam, Laos’ spicy stew >>Lao sausage Kaipen – Laos crispy river weed The weeds are washed and rinsed to remove dirt, then drained and dried. Women...
Or lam

Or lam is a soupy stew incorporating a range of vegetables — string beans and bamboo are common — and any of a variety...
Green papaya salad

Green papaya salad is a spicy salad made from shredded unripe papaya. It is of Lao origin but it is also eaten throughout Southeast...
Lao sausage

Lao sausage, also known as Laotian sausage / Sai Oua / Sai Ua or Sai Gork / Sai Kork , usually refers to a...
Som moo

Som moo (Lao: ສົ້ມໝູ; also spelled som mou), or naem moo, OR naem, literally "sour pork" or "nem pork", is a type of preserved...
Khao soi

Khao soi or khao soy is a Burmese-influenced dish served widely in northern Laos and northern Thailand. The name means "cut rice" in Thai,...
Khao Poon Nam Pa

Vientiane has Khao Piak for breakfast. In Pakse, they have Khao Poon Nam Pa for breakfast. In the morning, visit a boat dock where...

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One of finest hotels in Luang Prabang, Chitchareune Muangluang Hotel is a wonderful example of contemporary Lao architecture. The hotel combines traditional elegance with modern comfort to provide the perfect base for your stay in the former royal capital of Laos.

Mountain biking off-road through Laos is the perfect way to discover hidden places, encounter new cultures, and experience the unbelievable landscapes in the countryside.