A flying visit to Laos

With only a week dedicated to visiting Laos it was a pain to say the least that we’d already lost a day thanks to our slow boat ‘mishap’. At the time I was gutted, but in hindsight a week was enough for me. Don’t get me wrong, Laos is an outstandingly beautiful country, probably the…

The slow boat: Chiang Mai to Laos

We’d heard the slow boat from Chiang Mai was an experience not to miss and as I sit writing this from a sweltering, cramped and noisy boat I would agree. We were sold a slow boat to Luang Prabang by an agent who didn’t seem to know much about it, however feeling reassured we booked…