April 13, 2024

Happy Lao New Year 2567 to everyone!


Image: The sacred Buddha statue of Luangprabang that is 
brought out to the public during Lao New Year celebrations.

March 05, 2024

Saeng's selection of 5 Lao dishes

This is when Saeng did a video for Buzzfeed's Bring Me food channel back in 2020 talking about his selection of five Lao dishes.  Have a look.

Source:  Bring Me (via Youtube, 2020)

March 01, 2024

The coffee chain taking over Laos

By:  Laoconnection.com, March 1, 2024

If you've visited Laos before you've probably seen and likely visited this store before.

Cafe Amazon Laos - concept store - interior

February 20, 2024

It's lap, not larb

By:  Laoconnection.com, February 20, 2024

Since there is no international set standard of how to write Lao words into English, you'll often see many spelling variations of the same word.  This is often dependent on who's writing and everyone seems to have their own way of writing it out - us included!

Lao language poster

February 19, 2024

How Valentine's Day is celebrated in Laos

By:  Laoconnection.com, February 19, 2024

Like their international counterparts, Lao people will celebrate it on the 14th of February.  However, Valentine's Day is a relatively new celebratory day in Laos in that people have only really taken it on more within the last 5 years or so.

Heart shape image with "Love is in the air" written on the inside

February 16, 2024

Kpop Star Felix spotted in Laos

By:  Laoconnection.com, February 14, 2024

Felix Yongbok Lee from the famous Korean k-pop band Stray Kids was reportedly spotted in Laos last week.  He chose to spend his Lunar New Year vacation there doing volunteer work.  News outlets and social media in South Korea began reporting the news on February 7, 2024. 

Felix Yongbok Lee