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To Phung Hiep, visitors will see thousands of small boats full of agricultural products from Western corners to form 1km long floating market. It's said to be a fruit-market of the Southern part and the market is cultural identity of the Mekong Delta.

The art & Humanities

Since the revolution, the arts have been under state patronage and direction. In the 1990s, some writers began to publish stories in Thailand for money, but publication inside Laos requires state...

Laos Architecture

Laos is one of the least urbanized countries in Southeast Asia. Vientiane has around 500,000 people, many in rural districts. Savannakhet and Pakse are the next most important cities, while Luang...

Shopping note

The best thing here is just to follow the first rule of shopping; if you like it, and you want it, buy it, Don't expect to find any rare and valuable antiques the dealers came through like a plague of...

Shopping guide

When you come to Laos, you have to go shopping and buy Lao souvenirs because there are many things from Laos, which are different from place to place and you will never find in other countries in the...

Shopping in Champasak

As with every city in Laos, there is a Morning Market selling fresh meats, vegetable, and food ingredients. Souvenirs like weaving silk, silverwares, jewellery, antiques and hill-tribe products can be...

Shopping in Vientiane

There are quite a few markets taking place around Vientiane where fresh produce, as well as crafts and ornaments, can be picked up. The city’s main shopping streets are Samsenthai and Setthathirat, ...

Shopping in Luang Prabang

Much like Vientiane, Luang Prabang trades in handicrafts, art, textiles and jewelry. Be sure to explore the night markets such as Thalat Sonpao or Thalat Dalat, where the Northern ethnic hill-tribe...