ຢໍ່ຂາວ ຢໍ່ຈືນ
Lao Food

Spring Rolls for lunch

Having Fresh Spring Rolls (Yor Dip ຢໍ່ດິບ; Yor Khow ຢໍ່ຂາວ) and Fried Spring Rolls (Yor Jeun ຢໍ່ຈືນ) for lunch in Vientiane, Laos.

papaya salad
Lao Food

Tam Mak Hoong Ban Mano

Tam Mak Hoong ຕໍາໝາກຫຸ່ງ (Lao Green Papaya Salad) for lunch at Nang Khao Papaya Salad Restaurant, located at Ban Mano, Luang Prabang, Laos.

Phan Pa
Lao Food

Grilled Fish Wraps

Grilled Fish Wraps (Phan Pa ພັນປາ; ໝ້ຽງປາ) for dinner in Vientiane, Laos. The fishes were stuffed with lemongrass and seasoned with salt before grilling.

khao jee pate
Lao Food

Lao Baguette Vientiane

Lao baguette (Lao Sandwich; Khao Jie Pate ເຂົ້າຈີ່ປາເຕ) for breakfast in Vientiane, Laos. We went to our favorite sandwich and noodle shop at Ban Wattay Noi for this breakfast.

tam som tam mour
Lao Food

Tum Mour Vientiane

Another late night snack at one of our favoritie place to hang out in Vientiane, Laos with live music performance until 10:30 PM. This place goes by the name of Tummour Restaurant ( ຕຳມົ້ວ ວຽງຈັນ; ตำมั่ว เวียงจันทน์ ) and is next door to Seasons Riverside Hotel with stunning Mekong River view at sunset.

lao dessert
Lao Food

Sweet Treats Luang Prabang

Buying various sweet treats (Khao Nom; ເຂົ້າໜົມ) at the evening market in Luang Prabang, Laos. We were walking to the Mekong River and saw a group of people gathering around this lady, who was selling her Khao Nom (sweet treat, dessert), and two types of sticky rice (Khao Niao; ເຂົ້າໜຽວ).

tam mak hoong
Lao Food

Tam Som Luang Prabang

Tam Som ຕໍາສົ້ມ (Tam Mak Hoong ຕໍາໝາກຫຸ່ງ) for lunch in Luang Prabang, Laos. This papaya salad restaurant is located at Ban Aphay, a few meters down from Aussie Sports Bar and Guesthouse (on the other side of the street).

Khao Jee Sandwich
Lao Food

Lao Baguette in Luang Prabang

Lao Baguette (sandwich) or Khao Jie Pate ເຂົ້າຈີ່ປາເຕ (Khao Jee Pate) for breakfast in Luang Prabang, Laos. What’s interesting about this particular sandwich is the adding of Jeow Bong ແຈ່ວບອງ for the unique taste.

mak muang jeow padaek
Lao Food

Sour Mango Snack

Sour young green mango (Mak Muang Som ໝາກມ່ວງສົ້ມ) with spicy fermented fish dipping sauce (Jeow Padaek Waan ແຈ່ວປາແດກຫວານ) for afternoon snack in Vientiane, Laos.

ເຂົ້າສອຍ ເຂົ້າຊອຍ
Lao Food

Khao Soi at Chansouk Xayavong

Having a small bowl of Khao Soi or Khao Soy (ເຂົ້າສອຍ; ເຂົ້າຊອຍ) for lunch at Chansouk Xayavong Feu Restaurant (ຮ້ານຂາຍເຝີ ນາງ ຈັນສຸກ ໄຊຍະວົງ) in Luang Prabang, Laos.

ໝາກມ່ວງ ແຈ່ວປາແດກ
Lao Food

Green Mango Snack in Laos

Young green mango (ໝາກມ່ວງ) with spicy fermented fish dipping sauce (ແຈ່ວປາແດກຫວານ) for afternoon snack in Vientiane, Laos.

lunch at waterfalls in laos
Leisure Hobby

Picnic at Khone Phapheng

The weather is rather warm right now in Laos. For those with no air conditioner, there are ways to stay cool besides taking a shower throughout day and night. One of the best way to chill out is making a trip to the river or waterfalls for family picnic.

lao food
Lao Food

Ping Ped Tam Som

Grilling Duck (Ping Ped ປີ້ງເປັດ) and making Lao Green Papaya Salad (Tam Som ຕໍາສົ້ມ, Tam Mak Hoong ຕໍາໝາກຫຸ່ງ) for lunch in Vientiane, Laos.

sticky rice and coconut custard
Lao Food

Khao Sangkhaya

Khao Sangkhaya ເຂົ້າສັງຂະຫຍາ (sweet sticky rice and steamed coconut custard) for dessert in Vientiane, Laos.