Laos' Secret Cave City

Laos' Secret Cave City

Stepping into a cave feels otherworldly. The musty chilled air creeps into the nostrils then onto arms, intoxicating our sensory receptors. Prehistoric humans were known to be cave dwellers but only a small portion actually lived in them. The cold, dark and damp shelter was not only inhabitable, but…
Laos Crispy Riverweed

Laos Crispy Riverweed

I looove seaweed… especially the crispy kind. My current favorite is the kind Lauren brought along our most recent W’menswear road trip to the south of Thailand. They are crispy seaweed sandwiches stuffed with sesame seeds, pumpkin seeds, and almond slices, super addictive! Recently, my taste buds h…
Longtail Boat Ride on the Mekong River

Longtail Boat Ride on the Mekong River

With the sun still yet to rise, we loaded up the van and began making our way up north to a section of Mekong River where Thailand meets Lao and Myanmar. Known as Golden Triangle since the 1970s, the region has experienced a long and turbulent history of poppy cultivation, opium smuggling to proxy w…