Travel Budget for Laos

Show Me The Money: Travel Budget for Laos

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So far, most of my budget breakdown posts have been written while on the road. Writing this one after being at home for a few weeks is a very different experience. On the road, we got into a rhythm with our daily allotment of funds. That was great, and it kept us on track… but it also distorted the value of things. Looking back, I remember being satisfied with how…

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Vientiane in One Day

Vientiane in One Day

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Laos’ sleepy capital of Vientiane doesn’t have the greatest reputation among tourists: browse online forums and you’ll find descriptions like “dusty”, “boring” and “not worth seeing”. Jeremy and I had a different take–while we would never want to dedicate a huge amount of time to…

The Ups & Downs of Luang Prabang

The Ups & Downs of Luang Prabang

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I expected to adore Luang Prabang. That didn’t quite happen. It’s not that we didn’t enjoy the city–it’s easy to see why it’s loved. We simply never jived with it. Luang Prabang was our first stop in Laos, and we arrived right after finishing a…

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Month 4 Review: RTW Trip

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We began and ended month four of our travels on an island. In other words, it has been a good month. In between starting month four on Koh Tao and ending it here on Koh Rong, we explored plenty of beaches, waterfalls, cities, jungles, and…