Two days down the Mekong River


Anyone travelling in Lurang Prabang heading north will have the dilemma of either taking the slow boat or bus to Huay Xai. For us it was a no brainer. Even though the boat takes twice as long, we have done our fair share of bus journeys, but not once have we sailed down the Mekong. Continue reading


Landed! , Vientiane, Laos 15th October


After an extremely short flight from Hanoi to Vientiane, we are here in the Laos capital, our 8th country in 6 months!

Remember to take your visa money for entry to Laos, as we soon learnt that there was no ATM or currency exchange when in Hanoi airport. Katie bartered with duty free manager for some cash back in dollars.