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Roti Vang Vieng Laos
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Pancake in Vang Vieng, Laos

Ordering pancake for lunch in Vang Vieng, Laos. It has become a ritual when we visit this “Farang Town”, we would order pancake “roti” for ourselves or to take back to Vientiane as gift for friends and family members.

French Toast in Vang Vieng
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French Toast and Lao Coffee

Breakfast in Vang Vieng, Laos with French Toast and Lao Coffee. I wanted to take a break from eating Lao Food for breakfast and have a comfort food that I would eat now and then back in Holland.

fresh fruits in Laos
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Fresh Fruits for breakfast

I like to eat fruits for breakfast more than anything else. It’s nice to be in Laos and able to have plenty of fresh fruits for breakfast at a fraction of the price in Holland.

Mother's Day
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Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day to all the mothers out there. Today is a special day for all of us to express love and gratitude to our mothers everywhere. Thanks for giving me life, dear Mama. I love you.

Sunset vang vieng laos
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Sunset in Vang Vieng, Laos

Watching the sunset in Vang Vieng, Laos. While I don’t take the time to watch the sunset each day while residing in Holland. Whenever I am in Laos, I can’t help but to get up early to watch the sunrise and sunset almost daily.

Luang Prabang Laos
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8 Years of Blogging

Happy 8 Years Anniversary of my blog site! I started a personal blog eight years ago on January 14, 2006 about food, travel, and my experience and adventure of studying and living abroad.

Galapao
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Pork steamed buns and Soy Milk

Mini Galapao (Mini Pork Steamed Buns) and Soy Milk for breakfast in Vientiane, Laos. When I went to Laos in 2007, my aunt often bought these tiny Chinese steamed buns for me as breakfast food. I don’t know the exact address of where she bought these delicious buns but it was somewhere on the way …

tulips in holland
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Happy New Year 2014

Happy New Year to all of you. May 2014 bring you the best of everything. Thank you for being part of my Lao Food and Travel Adventure. Have a wonderful celebration with your family and friends!!!

Nem Nuong
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Nem Nuong for lunch

Nem Nuong for lunch in Vientiane, Laos. This Vietnamese Chargrilled pork sausage skewers is a favorite among my cousins next to Bánh cuốn and Bánh xèo. When my two aunts want to take a break from cooking Lao dishes, they often make these three Vietnamese dishes for lunch or for a party.

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Facebook error 118

Is anyone getting error 118 message when trying to access Facebook today? I noticed this morning how Facebook was quite slow and took a long time to load anything. When I was visiting other websites in Asia with Facebook Fan Box on their site a few hours ago, the Facebook Fan Box was not showing …

Rambutant Fruits in Laos
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Rambutan for breakfast in Luang Prabang

I love to eat fruits, especially the kinds you can find in Laos. When the weather is warm I would often eat fruits for breakfast or lunch instead of having a warm meal. On this particular morning, I went to the Morning Market in Luang Prabang and bought a kilo of Rambutan fruits to have …

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Mak Phang

Mak Phang is Bouea macrophylla, known in English as the plum mango, gandaria, or marian plum. There are two types of Mak Phang, one is sweet and the other is sour.

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First Christmas Dinner 2011

As tradition, we celebrate two Christmas Day in Holland. The first Christmas and the second Christmas, which is convenient for people to be able to spend the special occasion with both sides of the family. I spent the First Christmas with Johan’s family. His mother made a nice Christmas dinner for us and we took …

Nam Song River Vang Vieng, Laos
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Breakfast at Ban Sabai Riverside Bungalows

Breakfast at Ban Sabai Riverside Bungalows in Vang Vieng, Laos. I ordered scrambled egg with coffee, fresh squeezed orange juice, and fruit from À la carte Menu. It was a nice breakfast and my cousin and I took our time eating our food and sipping our drinks while watching life passing pass on Nam Song …

Breakfast in Vang Vieng Laos
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Breakfast at LA Restaurant

Breakfast at LA Restaurant in Vang Vieng, Laos. My cousin and I ordered omelet, fresh squeezed orange juice, bread, coffee, and fruit salad to start off the day.

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Facebook down again?

After dinner and watching TV I’m now checking on my Facebook before heading to bed. All I am getting is a blank white page on my browser. Checking Facebook via proxy server gives me the same result. So, what is there to do when Facebook is down? Well, I don’t feel like Tweeting so I’m …

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Sashimi for dinner on August 02, 2010

Sashimi made of salmon and tuna for tonight’s dinner. I’m waiting for oysters season to get here starting in September so I can pig out on Dutch oysters or French oysters. For now sushi and sashimi will keep me happy for the rest of the summer.