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B+W street photo girl looking up

The Laos Gallery is Live!

Life in Laos You can now see a selection of photos we took during our one month stay in Vientiane, the capital of Laos. There are 140 to peruse and you can enjoy them on the Gallery Page or as a full screen slideshow on more »

Crossing the Friendship Bridge

Vientiane to Bangkok on the Overnight Sleeper

Train 70: Journey Report and the Failures of Yortdoy Services It was without any trace of heavy hearts that we packed up and prepared for our overnight journey from Vientiane to Bangkok. We were not sad to be leaving and were, in fact, excited about more »

orange VW Beetle front

Laos: Classic Cars in the Capital

Some Alternatives to the Invasion of the Luxury Cars in Vientiane After being in Vientiane for a week or so we’d become used to seeing the usual mix of tuk tuks, motorbikes,  bicycles and the occasional minibus outnumbered by all the shiny new luxury cars more »

Black Canyon Coffee in Vientiane the winner of Best Coffee Shop 2013

Best Coffee Shops in Vientiane 2013

Where to Go in Vientiane for Reliable WiFi and a Decent Coffee There are a few excellent options to choose from when you’re looking for a place to work with a coffee in Vientiane. None of them really fall into the true ‘budget’ category though, if more »

Central Vietnam scene Hue to Da Nang bus

Journey from Hue in Vietnam to Vientiane, Laos

Documenting our Day of Travel with an iPhone Camera We’re now in Vientiane, capital city of Laos! New country, new adventure.  Those of you who follow on us on Twitter (or indeed Facebook or the little Twitter widget on the front page here) may have more »