One morning when Nina, one of the volunteers at the LGTC, went for her morning run along the Mekong River, she saw a Ferris wheel and other attraction stalls being set up. This could only mean that everyone was getting … Read more Read more
During our first week at Ban Sikeud primary school in September, Hanna and I (Jessica) were invited by the school’s two English teachers, Ms Mittaphone “Mit” Sichampa and Ms Phovang “Noy” Inthavong, to prepare and have lunch together in … Read more Read more
…after my parents dropped me off at the airport in Frankfurt and we said goodbye for a really long time, the journey to Laos could start!
We had been on the road for over 30 hours when we finally … Read more Read more
We have enjoyed living here in Vientiane very much right from the beginning. Our Lao adventure started on 13th February in Frankfurt and around 17 hours later we moved into our new home for the next two months: Our … Read more Read more
To write an article on one personal highlight is impossible! Instead I’d like to share one of the things I’ve started to love about Laos: the food. I wish you could all try these delicious dishes and I apologize … Read more Read more
Rice is the basic staple of the Lao people. Besides the well-known steamed rice, which we also have in western countries, they grow the so-called sticky rice (Lao: khao niao). Growing and harvesting rice is such … Read more Read more