Category: Laos

Post
Naga Fireball Festival

Naga Fireball Festival

The Naga Fireball phenomenon takes place every year around the full moon at the end of the Buddhist Lent in October on the Mekong River between Laos and Thailand. Are the fireballs produced by the Naga, a large mythical Serpent living in the river, or can science explain the rational behind them? It has yet to be determined.

Post
Ethical Elephant Experiences

Ethical Elephant Experiences

Looking an elephant in the eye and stroking their leathery skin is an amazing experience that will remain with you for life. However, there has been growing debate on whether a visit to an elephant camp should be included on an Asian travel itinerary or not. Many different opinions have been voiced on the ethics...

Post
Ten Unique Foodie Experiences in Southeast Asia

Ten Unique Foodie Experiences in Southeast Asia

There are plenty of “Top 10” lists out there, usually focused on a specific topic or location. Here we’ve decided to take a broader view and let you in on some select secrets, our top unique food and beverage experiences from all of Smiling Albino’s travel destinations. These encounters are made possible by exceptionally talented...