Adventurous eating in Laos…or not

It wasn’t an auspicious start to my eating adventures in Laos when my guide, Po, brought up dogs. “Tourist always ask me,” he mentioned in passing, “do you eat dogs?” I didn’t really want to know the answer to this. “Of course we don’t eat our dogs…..we eat our neighbours’!” He laughed heartily at his […]

Charmed in Luang Prabang

Luang Prabang

I have always had a hankering to go to Luang Prabang, so with a few days up my sleeve, and being in the neighbourhood (or near enough), I took a short plane ride to Laos.  New day, new year, new country! A charming and sleepy little town, which was once the capital and seat of […]