Hotels and resorts

What to eat

Green papaya salad

Green papaya salad is a spicy salad made from shredded unripe papaya. It is of Lao origin but it is also eaten throughout Southeast...
Khao Poon Nam Pa

Vientiane has Khao Piak for breakfast. In Pakse, they have Khao Poon Nam Pa for breakfast. In the morning, visit a boat dock where...
Or Lam,Laos’ Spicy Stew

Or lam is a soupy stew incorporating a range of vegetables — string beans and bamboo are common — and any of a variety...
Khao Soi

Khao soi or khao soy is a Burmese-influenced dish served widely in northern Laos and northern Thailand. The name means “cut rice” in Thai,...
Som moo

Som moo (Lao: ສົ້ມໝູ; also spelled som mou), or naem moo, OR naem, literally “sour pork” or “nem pork”, is a type of preserved...

Things to do

Khao Poon Nam Pa
Vientiane
Vangthong Evening Food Market