"Laos Travel Tips"



Basic Laos Phrases

Lao is a Tai-Kadai language spoken by around 15 million people in Laos and Thailand. Although it is not necessary to learn Lao before you visit La...

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Getting Around Laos

Getting around By Bus The bus system has vastly improved over the last few years in coverage, speed, and comfort. Nevertheless, taking...

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What to wear in Laos - Clothing tips

Neat and respectful dress should be worn in all religious shrines. It is not considered polite to visit religious monuments in shorts, miniskirts ...

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Working Hours in Laos

Under the new Laos labour law (amended in 2013), the normal hours of work are eight hours a day, six days a week or a total of 48 hours pe...

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Electricity in Laos

In Laos the power sockets are of type A, B, C, E and F. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.Voltage and frequenc...

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Tipping in Laos

Tipping is not customary in Laos. However, small gratuities may be given in appreciation for efficient, friendly service. These days, peopl...

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Counting numbers in Laos

If you’re just visiting Laos for a short while, you should be able to get by with these basic Lao phrases as people in the most touristic areas do spe...

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