Posts tagged with: Bamboo Lounge Laos

It’s the end of November.  It’s quiet in Luang Namtha, the time seems to have come to a stop.  The market is quiet, the streets are empty and even the...
Continue Reading →
Sabaidee! Khop jai lai lai! The Lao words that every tourist knows are not that hard to learn. But what if you need to make something clear to a local...
Continue Reading →
Written by AlexThe celebrations for Songkran, the water festival that accompanies Lao New Year, started early. Many people were having all day karaoke parties more than a month in advance...
Continue Reading →
For two years now, Karen and Andrej have been teaching people from the local area how to prepare and serve western food and drinks to customers at the Bamboo Lounge....
Continue Reading →
Forest Retreat kindly let me loose on their amazing pizza oven at weekends and inventing new menu items is always encouraged. Last week we took the opportunity to try our...
Continue Reading →
Written by Alex I set off for Thailand in my tuk-tuk with the driver, La, who was very excited to take a break from driving people to and from the...
Continue Reading →
For the past few weeks the tiles in the base of the oven have been getting progressively more cracked and much harder to cook on, and several times we’ve had...
Continue Reading →
Yesterday we went to dig up yet more clay, and mixed it up to make the final layer.  The team put the final layer on the oven and we are...
Continue Reading →
We recently implemented a new reward system for our staff, which mean that 3 of our staff have just come back from their first trip outside Laos.  We really want...
Continue Reading →
So after weeks of planning to begin the next phase of Forest Retreat’s Bamboo Lounge, we had our first pasta night!  We had a few customers come to try it,...
Continue Reading →