Thai train food is good enough fun dinning Bangkok Thailand

Thai train food is funny

Thai train food is edible if you eat early and keep it simple. The Bangkok to Surat Thani train remains popular with travellers to Koh Samui, and chowing down while riding the rails is always fun.

Hunt for Miang Lao when staying in Luang Prabang, Laos

The Hunt for Miang Lao

Miang Lao is a favorite beer snack – better than the Thai equivalent Mieng Kam. Surprisingly it took days to find a restaurant selling the real deal in Luang Prabang.

Tha Heua Me Guesthouse is clean, convenient and perfectly located.

Tha Heua Me Guest House: clean & cheap

Most budget accommodation in Luang Prabang is worn out and ragged. Plus it usually stinks. Tha Heua Me Guest House is a refreshing exception offering clean rooms for a fair price right on the Mekong.

Pho noodles at the Luang Prabang Morning Market are sweet to eat.

Lao mountain meat Pho

The Morning Market serves up beastly bowls of steaming Pho noodles for 15,000 kip (US$ 2.00). Experience an authentic twist of this local delicacy at a busy stall near Souriyavongsa Road.

Luang Prabang, Laos morning market walk about

Luang Prabang’s Morning Market walk about

Luang Prabang’s Morning Market (Talat Sao) is a culinary delight both strange and sublime. Feeding the monks helps get up in time to take it all in.

Riding the Vientiane to Luang Prabang 'VIP' bus still sucks, but the view remains stunning and Lao food rocks the ride. and the hands upon the wheel…

Luang Prabang bus feed

Think twice before travelling from Vientiane to Luang Prabang on the so-called ‘VIP’ bus. It still sucks big time, even if the view remains stunning and Lao food at bus stops rock the ride.

Khop Chai Deu in Vientiane serves Beer Lao in 3-llter towers

Khop Chai Deu surprises

Khop Chai Deu in Vientiane is still going strong even if you can’t see Nam Phu Fountain anymore.