Slow Boat in Laos: Everything You Need to know

Our Experience Traveling on the Slow Boat in Laos: Everything You Need to Know After traveling throughout northern Thailand for a few weeks we decided to take a bus from Chiang Rai and cross the border into Laos. We then decided to hop on the "slow boat" also referred to as the "long boat" and cruise down the Mekong River.  Traveling by boat was our pre[...]

Overnight Bus from Luang Prabang to Hanoi, Travel Tips

Traveling by land is becoming increasingly popular with the rise of budget backpackers looking to save money hopping around Southeast Asia.  The bus route from Luang Prabang to Hanoi has very little information and most of what is out there consists of nightmare experiences that don't offer any real travel tips. My goal is to give you an honest review bas[...]