You’ll have me across the term ‘hill-tribe’ in many of our Southeast Asia tour pages, or indeed those of most other operators running tours in more..
For a relatively small ethnic group the Padaung certainly have plenty of names. Padaung is apparently the Shan term for the Kayah Lahwi– a sub more..
Firstly many thanks to our awesome local guide Moe Zaw for designing and testing what proved to be an excellent hiking trail close to the more..
A selection of Wi’s photos from her recent Golden Triangle tour – the first part of our Northern Laos overland trip from Chiang Mai to more..
The term Tai describes the large ethnic group which includes the Thai/Siamese, Lao, Shan, Northern Thai, Thai Lu, Red Tai, White Tai etc who occupy more..
Whilst Tai groups had probably been gradually infiltrating southwards into what is now northern Vietnam, Laos and Thailand for several centuries from their homeland in more..
Not only are Yuanyang’s rice terraces spectacular but the town itself would be well worth a visit in its own right even if the surrounding more..
According to this article the word for blue and green is the same in Hmong, though I reckon that probably depends on which Hmong dialect more..
Firstly we’d like to say that we don’t agree with using the term ‘responsible travel‘ as a marketing tool. ‘Eco-tourism’, ‘sustainable‘ this and that, ‘green‘ more..
Although the ambulant Akha street vendors of Khao San, Tha Pae Gate and other tourist hot spots are very successful and the Lisus in Pai more..
Continuing westwards from the Flower Hmong of Ha Giang and Black Hmong of Lao Cai we reach Lai Chau Province and its colourful Red Hmong more..
The Black Hmong sub group of Northern Vietnam are particularly well known due to Sapa’splace on the well-trodden tourist trail. Although the town itself is more..
A Flower Hmong girl taken at Bac Ha’s Sunday Market. Don’t intend to be patronising – these guys have as much right to a cellphone more..