Traveling to Hanoi

Day 11- Today was a pretty much just a travel day. We had a free morning to explore Vientiane in the morning. I took advantage of having some free time to finally sleep in and catch up on some much needed rest. Our flight to Hanoi, Vietnam was at about 1:00 in the afternoon. It … Continue reading Traveling to Hanoi

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A Tour of Vientiane

Day 10- The skies had opened up when I woke up this morning. Probably the best time it could have rained though because we had a 4 hour bus journey to the capital city of Laos - Vientiane. Luckily by the time we arrived in the city, the skies had cleared. After dropping off our … Continue reading A Tour of Vientiane

Adventure Day in Vang Vieng

Day 9- Adventure day!!! We woke up in our homestay and had a super yummy homemade breakfast. After breakfast, we left the village and headed back into the city of Vang Vieng. There are a ton of really exciting outdoor activities around the town, so we spent all day tubing, kayaking, and swimming! In the … Continue reading Adventure Day in Vang Vieng

Homestay in Ban Na Douang Village

Day 8- Today was an amazing day!! We had a six hour drive through the stunning mountainous country side of Laos. Those with weak stomachs beware! The entire drive was full of sharp turns and switchbacks in order to make it through the mountains. It was so worth it though because we stopped at the … Continue reading Homestay in Ban Na Douang Village

A Day in Luang Prabang

Day 7- I was really excited to get to spend one more day in Luang Prabang. The city has such relaxed vibes and cute little tucked away restaurants and cafes. I had a lazy morning and really just wanted to have a low key day strolling around the city. My only goal for today was … Continue reading A Day in Luang Prabang

Swimming in Kuang Si Waterfall

Day 6- Laos is easily one of the most beautiful countries I’ve ever visited - both for its nature and culture. We spent the day in and around Luang Prabang, but boy was it a long day!! We packed so much in! I woke up at 4:30am to participate in offering food to the monks … Continue reading Swimming in Kuang Si Waterfall

Visiting the Pak Ou Caves

Day 5- OH MY GOODNESS!!!!! After a pretty deep sleep in a rather balmy room in Pak Beng, I woke up to the sound of buzzing bugs, roosters crowing, and elephants trumpeting. YES YOU READ THAT RIGHT! ELEPHANTS. The sound of the bugs was pretty consistent throughout the evening, but I woke up naturally at … Continue reading Visiting the Pak Ou Caves