Kuang Si Waterfalls – Luang Prabang

Kuang Si Waterfalls Kuangsi Waterfall Park is located at a short distance from Luang Prabang in northern Laos. A 20 minute drive by minivan or on scooter will get you there. Kuang Si waterfalls is actually a big park and forest, including a bear rescue center. The source of the …

Vang Vieng town – Tubing and Caves

Vang Vieng Town The town of Vang Vieng is located around 160 km north of Vientiane, which is the capital of Laos. It’s location between Vientiane and Luang Prabang makes it perfect to visit. The journey takes about 4 hrs by bus and 3,5 hrs by minivan from Vientiane. It …

Begging tactics, rituals or bothering

This article is about begging scams, trying to get as much money as possible, usually from tourists, for whatever purpose. Good or bad isn’t ours to decide. It’s impossible to judge about who is begging or for what reasons and who are the ones who really need or deserve help …

Buddha Park (Xieng Khuan) near Vientiane

Buddha Park location The Buddha park, which has the local name Xieng Khuan, is located out of the capital of Laos, Vientiane. The distance from the center of Vientiane to the Buddha park is around 25 km. It’s actually closer to the border crossing with Thailand than to Vientiane itself. …

Daily tourist bus Vientiane – Hanoi

Tourist bus When living in Asia, or travelling in Asia, you will always have some adventurous journeys instead of luxury ones. So is the tourist bus between Vientiane and Hanoi. A ticket for the daily tourist bus might look cheap and a good alternative for flying. The price being charged …

10 days Vipassana meditation course

What is Vipassana? Vipassana is an old meditation technique to get to the stock room of the mind. You can also say to get to your deepest level of unconsciousness. You learn how to reach it and how you can empty old stock. Obvious that isn’t a quick and easy …

Language issues and barriers

Language issues Do people from outside Asia need to worry about language issues and barriers when living or travelling in Asia? It all depends on which country you’re going to and which places in that particular country. There is no need to worry when you’re going on a vocation, stay in …