Category Archives: Laos

Exploring more of Laos

It was New Year’s Day, and I didn’t have a hangover. Phonsavan had been so cold and quiet the night before that we’d gone to bed early. We were asleep long before the local kids, who kept themselves warm beside … Continue reading

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The changing face of Lao cinema

Since 1975, when communists took power in a bloodless coup, there have been strict controls on what images can and can’t be shown in Laos. Officials think that if films full of drugs, sex and violence are allowed on the … Continue reading

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What’s hot in Luang Prabang?

From body scrubs and bottomless coffees to fiery homemade rockets: here’s my round-up of what not to miss in Luang Prabang this month. The article appears in the latest edition of Fah Thai Magazine, which looks great after its recent makeover.

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Quiet moments in Thailand

It’s the quiet moments that count. These are from Lampang, Mae Hong Son and Sop Ruak, in the heart of the Golden Triangle.

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