• Beer Lao Factory Giant Metal Vets
    Attractions,  Laos

    Beer Lao Company. Our Experience During The Factory Tour

    We always thought Vientiane is a cool little city. However there is not a ton of things to do here. So, today we thought, we’d check out the Beer Lao Company¬†and do their factory tour. What does the Beer Lao Company factory tour cost? The price per person to partake in the tour is 40,000 kip. This will certainly not break even the tightest budget! What does the tour entail? Firstly, you get to watch a basic corporate video in their private air-conditioned cinema. The video details the Beer Lao company history, investor statistics and what awards the beer Lao has been awarded. I would call it beer propaganda! It…

  • A Day in the Life,  Laos,  Motorbiking

    A Day In Vientiane

    We are “stuck” in Vientiane (the world’s second most exciting capital city) for a few days, while we wait for our Thai visas. The timing we chose is a bit less than ideal. Usually the passport with visa can be collected the following day, however we applied on a Friday so we have to wait until Monday. So far, we have enjoyed some great food, Indian and Italian at slightly above budget cost. Today we tried to hire a motorbike to explore the surrounds, which proved a little more difficult than usual. They would not hand over the keys to a bike that barely works without a passport. Both of…