The Best Coffee in Southern Laos at Koffie’s Place

April 30, 2014 by | Filed Under: Culinary, Laos, News

Enjoy a cup of joe and take a tour of family coffee farms One of the only places in Southern Laos with a selection of top quality coffee is Koffie’s Place, about 12 km from Paksong. Koffie’s Place is the restaurant at Tat Fane Resort on the road from Pakse/Paksong to Tat Lo/Attapeu. The twin […]

Journey to the Source of Huay Hom Hill Tribe Coffee

What is the reason coffee grown in this Karen hill tribe village tastes and smells so good? Khiri Travel Thailand offers a 3-day excursion in Northern Thailand from Chiang Mai to an ethnic Karen ‘coffee’ hill tribe village. Highlights of the tour include riding along verdant mountain roads to a giant, reclining Buddha statue perched […]

Explore Beautiful Bolaven Plateau: Laos’ Coffee Growing Region

Coffee farmers improve their product quality and re-invest in community development… The relatively unexplored Bolaven Plateau in the south of Laos is an excellent environment to grow coffee. This beautiful, elevated region is covered in rich volcanic soil and has an altitude between 800 and 1350 meters. Travelers exploring this area, will cross several ‘front […]

Phuket and Diversity in Tea and Coffee Shops

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The diversity of cultural influences on tea and coffee culture in Phuket, Thailand The island of Phuket located on the Andaman Sea in the South of Thailand has enjoyed a good cup of tea and coffee for a long time. Tea came to Phuket via Sri Lankan and Indian influences as far back as the […]

Hill-Tribe Villages and Tea Plantations in the Shan Mountains

Trekking through mountainous tea plantations is an adventure in nature and a way to understand the lives of the Palaung people…. Kyaukme, a large town located along the Mandalay-Lashio Road in Northern Shan State, is a major trading center for tea since before British colonial times. It is also the base camp for several trekking […]