All Aboard for Yangon’s Beer Stations and Oktoberfest

October 10, 2013 by | Filed Under: Culinary, Festivals, Myanmar, News

Of the about 55 million people living in Myanmar, roughly 90% of them are Buddhist. Buddhist faith does not prohibit the consumption of alcoholic beverages, but asks for the middle way. The end result is that there is relatively modest alcoholic consumption in the country. Beer and wine do not have a long history in […]

Beer Lao: A Country in a Bottle

by | Filed Under: Culinary, Laos, News

In Myanmar it might only rain beer during the wet season. In Laos however, the beer flows strong and pure all year round. Founded in 1971, Lao Brewery Company Limited first began brewing its signature beer in 1973. Beer Lao is a premium beer that combines the mastery of European beer making methods with an […]

Khiri Travel Offers Free Beer in Myanmar If it Rains

— Khiri Travel Myanmar will give guests on upcountry trips in Myanmar free beer on each day that it rains for more than ten minutes during the day. This offer is valid from now until September 30 this year. If it rains, each adult guest will be eligible for two chilled large (600ml) bottles of […]

Spice, Texture and Crunch: Eating Local in Vientiane

November 23, 2012 by | Filed Under: Culinary, Travel

On the road with Khiri Travel – guest blog by Ryan van Velzer To eat Laotian food, is to understand the country’s history. In turns savoury, sweet, sour, spicy (really spicy) and salty. Laotian people understand complementing flavours in a way that is unique, even by Southeast Asian standards. The only landlocked country in Southeast […]

Bicycles and Beer – A Refreshing Way to Explore

December 27, 2011 by | Filed Under: Adventure Travel, Cambodia, Culinary, News

This is the day tour with a difference. We explore quiet country roads around Phnom Penh, have a great lunch and then visit a brewery. At 07:30 am Khiri Travel will pick you up your hotel by tuk tuk and transfer to the start of the bicycle ride. The distance is approximately 25km on mainly […]