Where to Shop in Laos

  • Vientiane Organic Farmers’ Market

    The organic market held twice a week in Vientiane offers a perfect opportunity to have access to a huge range of fresh & healthy vegetables and fruits. What to experience ? Every Wednesday and Saturday morning, an organic market that is set up from 6:00 am to 12:00pm on the esplanade in front of the […]

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  • Potter, pottery, pots

    Visit a village of pottery craftsmen who have perpetuated the ancient art of clay pottery making and are skilled to produce a variety of vases, containers and pots. What to experience ? In ancient times, Laotian people used pottery for all kinds of purposes at home and in the fields. They needed strong, waterproof jars […]

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  • Meeting the hill tribes’ heritage

    Visit the Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre and help to conserve Lao culture by supporting this important and insightful initiative. What to experience ? Located in an historic building, the Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre (TAEC) is a museum of international class.  The Centre exhibits ethnic clothing, household objects, religious artefacts, and handicrafts; over 400 […]

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  • Secrets of Lao textiles revealed with Ock Pop Tok

    If you want to learn everything about the Lao art of weaving, Ock Pop Tok in Luang Prabang has a mission to develop and preserve traditional textile work and methods in order to contribute to the preservation of cultural heritage and to promote Lao textiles abroad. What to experience ? Ock Pop Tok, ‘East Meets […]

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  • Where is it from?

    At Ma Té Sai you will discover the richness of Lao cultural heritage; the skills, talents and creativity of hill tribes, and buy fine household items that will carry a piece of Laos back to your home. What to experience ? Ma Té Sai (which means “Where is it from?” in the Lao language) is […]

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  • A Lao gastronomy treat supporting street children’s reinsertion at Makphet

    Indulge in Lao fusion cuisine, stimulate your taste buds at Makphet, and gets kids off the street. What to experience ? Makphet in the Lao language means “hot chilli”, and you will recognise the restaurant’s sign easily, as it is a red chilli on a green background. It is part of Friend’s International who also […]

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