24 Hour Sleeper Bus from Luang Prabang to Hanoi

Since eastern Laos has very little to offer, there are two popular backpacking routes from Luang Prabang: go south to Vang Vieng to get catatonic from alcohol and magic mushrooms then continue onto the capital, Vientiane, or; simply head to Hanoi and continue the SE Asia loop. Kimberly and I chose on the latter without much discussion. The decision to whether to fly or to take … Continue reading 24 Hour Sleeper Bus from Luang Prabang to Hanoi

Luang Prabang, Laos + South Korea Video!

Hi friends!  Hoch and I are in Sapa, Vietnam now and though it is a bit rainy, the landscape is absolutely beautiful.  We plan on going trekking through the countryside tomorrow and will be sure to take plenty of photos to share later!  For this post, I will talk about the rest of our time in Laos and also have a video ready! After our … Continue reading Luang Prabang, Laos + South Korea Video!

Laos: The Gibbon Experience

When Kimberly first mentioned the Gibbon Experience (www.gibbonexperience.org) as we were researching Laos, I was a bit wary because the cost – at about $100 per person per day – was uncharacteristically steep for the region and completely unplanned for in our initial budget. However, a visit to their website as well as universally glowing reviews on TripAdvisor quickly turned me around as it was clear that … Continue reading Laos: The Gibbon Experience