Laos Handicraft Festival and New Arts Tour

Every year over 200 Lao artisans travel to Vientiane to exhibit high quality handicrafts at the Laos Handicraft Festival starting this year, 30 October 2016.

Modern Day Spice Traders in Sri Lanka

March 8, 2016 by | Filed Under: Culinary, News, Sri Lanka, Travel

Sri Lanka is a shopper’s paradise. The country’s rich natural resources and traditional arts provide a bounty of souvenir possibilities. But shop smart and know the rules.

Silk Weaving is to Laos Like Pasta Is to Italy

September 3, 2015 by | Filed Under: Laos, News, Our People, Special Interest

A visit to Luang Prabang in Laos is not complete without a visit to see their iconic and incredibly intricate traditional silk weaving. Read the story of one young lady who really loves Lao textiles.

A Hands-On Day All About Rice and Silk

Get a glimpse into Lao life and culture that is hands-on fun for the whole family. A great idea for a different day out when in Luang Prabang. Learn how rice is traditionally grown and produced in 13 interactive steps. All the steps are explained and demonstrated by the charming local employees. Your active involvement […]

Handicraft Hunter Tour in Luang Prabang

November 30, 2012 by | Filed Under: Authentic Experiences, Laos, News, Responsible Tourism

  A perfect tour to help with your last minute holiday shopping! Become an expert at picking out authentic handmade Lao handicraft. In this one hour seminar, you will learn about the great diversity of ethnic groups in Laos and the handicrafts they create, as well as the techniques, materials and styles they use. This […]

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