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Emily is a native creative nerd. This creative crew member's favourite stop is Bay of Islands.

Review of Phone Noy / Stray Asia

Review of Phone Noy / Stray Asia

Cindy Fan recently travelled on Stray Asia’s Phone Noy pass through southern Laos. Describe the trip through southern Laos in one sentence. An eye-opening adventure through stunning natural landscape. You live in Laos. So why did you choose to travel with Stray? Living in Laos, you learn very quickly just how bad and unreliable public […]

Interview with Mr Sack – Stray Asia Local Expert

Interview with Mr Sack – Stray Asia Local Expert

The following is an interview with Stray Asia local expert “Mr Sack” by power blogger Cindy Fan. Meet the Stray Crew Meet Mr. Sack, one of the friendly faces and local experts you’ll find at our office in Luang Prabang, Laos. Mr. Sack – Sales Crew What does your name mean? In Lao, it is “teak” as in […]

Homestays: Experiencing The Real Laos

Homestays: Experiencing The Real Laos

The children huddle together in awe of the giant 6’3” figure looming over them. The giant spreads his arms, threatening to devour them in one swoop. The kids are giddy, their excitement palpable; they know what’s coming next. “My…name…IS….BAZZA!” the giant roars. The kids squeal with glee and eagerly wait for the giant to do […]

Interview with Mr Vanh – Stray Asia Guide

Interview with Mr Vanh – Stray Asia Guide

The following is an interview with Stray Asia Tour leader “Mr Vanh” by power blogger Cindy Fan. Meet the Stray Crew Meet Mr. Vanh, one of the friendly faces you’ll find at our sales office in Luang Prabang, Laos. Mr. Vanh – Sales Crew Home, before Straying: Xayaboury province, famous for its elephants! What is your favorite […]

Interview with Mr Noy – Stray Asia Guide

Interview with Mr Noy – Stray Asia Guide

The following is an interview with Stray Asia Tour leader “Mr Noy” by power blogger Cindy Fan. Meet the Stray Crew Meet Noy, one our local guides in Laos who will entertain you with facts, stories and in-depth insight into Lao culture and history. Mr. Noy – Local Guide in Laos Home, before Straying: a village near […]

Interview with “Spits” – Stray Asia Tour Leader

Interview with “Spits” – Stray Asia Tour Leader

The following is an interview with Stray Asia Tour leader “Spits” aka Sarah by power blogger Cindy Fan. Meet the Stray Crew Meet Sarah, one of our tour leaders there to help you have the time of your life in South East Asia. Tour Leader – Sarah Home, before Straying: England Past life: Working in Luang […]

English teachers wanted in NE Laos

English teachers wanted in NE Laos

People often ask us about whether any volunteering work is available in Laos, a bit like WWOOFing for example. Our friends at Die Bambusschule (a school in NE Laos) are seeking volunteers: Interested in making a difference for the children in the rural Northeast of Laos? The Bamboo School Foundation is looking for volunteer English teachers, […]

Buses in Laos – Stray’s new buses – the best for the job

Buses in Laos – Stray’s new buses – the best for the job

You need the right vehicles to get further off the beaten track. I have had a great day. I’m in Vientiane – it’s at least 40 degrees. I have spent the day wandering around truck yards and steel workers. When we started in Laos we bought brand new vehicles – 24 seater mini coaches. They […]

Things to do from Chiang Mai – Muay Thai boxing

Things to do from Chiang Mai – Muay Thai boxing

I’m traveling around the Stray Asia route for the three weeks with Holly our local GM. We are on a mission to find great ‘local’ activities which travelers may want to break their journey to do – taking advantage of the flexibility of stray passes. Yesterday we found a gem. Traditional Thai boxing in a […]

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