Photo: Pak Ou caves.

Eat and meet

Luang Prabang

An overview of Luang Prabang's food scene

Think the most common word in Lao is “sabaidee”? Think again. We’d argue that the Lao say the words “kin khao” more than they say hello -- in fact, have you eaten yet? is used interchangeably with how are you? Kin khao literally translates as “eat rice”, or in other words, “let’s eat” and it’s at the top of everyone’s minds, all the time. Feasting with friends and family... Read our full review of An overview of Luang Prabang's food scene.

Best Western breakfasts in Luang Prabang

After a week of noodle soup with fish sauce and grilled bananas, there’s no shame in wanting to sink your teeth into a breakfast that you may be more accustomed to. We gave you a list of must-try local breakfast eats in Luang Prabang. Now here are some of the best spots to kick start your day with Western fare. French toast, omelettes and bacon, oh... Read our full review of Best Western breakfasts in Luang Prabang.

Local breakfasts in Luang Prabang

Most hotels in Luang Prabang include breakfast with the room rate and even small guesthouses usually serve basic baguette, Lao coffee and some fruit. The town has some yummy and cheap local morning eats so it’d be a pity if you didn’t venture away from the hotel at least once to try one of these breakfast... Read our full review of Local breakfasts in Luang Prabang.

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Where to next?

Where are you planning on heading to after Luang Prabang? Here are some spots commonly visited from here, or click here to see a full destination list for Laos.

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