Country Info: LaosBy Khamsaveng Inthavong
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Regarded as the national dish of Laos. It's made with a spicy mixture of marinated meat or fish with a variable combination of herbs, greens, and spices.
Luk Khao Niaw
A steamed sticky rice which is usually eaten by hand, the staple food of Laotians.
Tam Bak Hoong
Or Papaya salad is another of Laos' delectable inventions.
Pha That Luang
In Vientiane is the national symbol and most important religious monument of the country, That Luang is a three-layered gilded stupa.
Kuang Si Falls
A large multi-stage waterfall which is some 29 km south of Luang Prabang.
Wat Phu (Champasak)
A UNESCO World Heritage Site with Angkor-style Khmer temples. The temple is still in use as a Buddhist site.