Asia-Pacific

Food Culture in Laos

Although I’m Asian, I’m still very new to South-East Asian cuisine. And it feels that like Lao cuisine, much like Laos as a travel destination, flies a little under the radar and perhaps undiscovered around the world. The country is landlocked and has remained much more closed than it’s neighbours Vietnam and Thailand, so naturally, […]

To the Jungle: Travel Tips for Trekking in Nam Et-Phou Louey

If you’re thinking about Laos in your next travel destination, have you considering going “off the beaten path” and immersing in a nature experience? If you answered yes and yes, then I personally recommend either “Trekking Tours” or “Nam Nern Night Safari” – or both, as I did! As you might know, I recently went […]

To the Mountains: Must Do in Nong Khiaw

Leaving Luang Prabang was like leaving a sort of comfort zone. Everything was accessible and my options for food and cafes with wifi were in abundance. I was also connecting really well with different local people and enjoying the take-it-easy, no rush lifestyle. But I’m certainly not travelling to stay in my comfort zone and […]

My First Impressions Of Ethiopia

It won’t take you long to realise that Ethiopia is a country of contrasts. I’ve seen a shepherd guide his flock between a brand new Mercedes and a building site. I’ve watched the local women, high heeled and impeccably dressed, wade through ankle deep layers of dust. No place I’ve been to combines riches and […]

Travel With Me: Vientiane and Luang Prabang

What. A. Week. I’m writing in a small cafe in a town called Luang Prabang. This post has been sitting in my drafts for a few days… finally, it’s time to put it all together in a first post. This post is part of my personal blog on Faces2Hearts – a home for my more […]

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