Category Archive: Vientiane

Vientiane – yes, again!

If you follow me on social media you might have already seen this amazing jacket, but I thought I’d share it all the same. It can’t hurt to see something this fabulous for… Continue reading

Treasures from my travels

I’m back! But my computer problems haven’t magically fixed themselves while I was away, so instead of the copious photos of exotic locales (aka my happy snaps from Laos and Burma), here’s just… Continue reading

Textile teaser

It’s my last night in Vientiane and I thought I might get a post done before I head off to Burma tomorrow, but it doesn’t look like that will happen. So for now,… Continue reading

Coming to you from the Bangkok Airways lounge

 Seeing as I usually travel as cheaply as possible, it’s been a very long time since I’ve even had an in-flight meal (budget carriers obviously don’t give you one unless you pay extra,… Continue reading

Refashioning ethnic dress is not a sinh!

Remember I told you about my trip to the Talat Sao in Vientiane? Well, this was one of the things I purchased there. It’s a vintage sinh*, apparently from the Houa Phan region,… Continue reading

Refashioning ethnic dress

 Did you enjoy my snaps of Laos in the last two posts? I have since realised that I didn’t tell you what I actually got at the Talat Sao (apart from the jewellery)… Continue reading

Laos – at my adopted home

When I wasn’t out re-exploring Vientiane on my recent trip to Laos, I was spending time at “home”. I stayed at Kommaly‘s place again, but this time her daughter (my friend Boby) was… Continue reading

Laos – out on the town

As I mentioned a few weeks ago, I spent a few days in Laos recently. Here are some happy snaps from out and about in the capital, Vientiane. Textiles at one of the… Continue reading