Getting fit in Vientiane

VIENTIANE, Laos (MindaNews / 6 Sept) – It’s 5 p.m. here in the prefecture. In Vientiane Times newsroom, journalists take off work one after another, leaving the editors and layout artists to close pages of the paper. A few of them came out of the office’s comfort room after switching from formal shoes to sneakers,… Continue reading Getting fit in Vientiane

Making friends in Laos by "11 Bus"

I was walking along the bricked sidewalks at corners Chao Anou Road and Rue Setthathilath in Ventiane, Laos, when I met Hee Su Jung, a 29-year old Korean lady who was completing her 15-day vacation here all by herself. It was an ordinary Tuesday afternoon (May 7), my fourth day in Laos, and I had… Continue reading Making friends in Laos by "11 Bus"

From archipelago to landlocked

The beach days are over. … for awhile. Twenty days to go before my journey to Bangkok, Thailand, from where I will enter Vientiane, Laos, will begin. This may sound familiar to my fellow Filipinos who are used to traveling abroad. But, mine will be slightly different because my journey to Laos is a part… Continue reading From archipelago to landlocked