Monthly Archives: March 2011

A ‘Sweet Mate’ in Laos is not what you think

We asked for sugar for our coffee over breakfast one morning in Luang Prabang and were offered this delightfully suggestive sachet. I would’ve loved to have bought a local brand of condoms just to read the copy.

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At the advanced age of 31 I discovered a new fruit!

I didn’t expect to find a surprise in my fruit salad. I had ordered a plate at the Vientiane airport in Laos, more out of boredom than hunger because we had some time to kill before our flight. I was … Continue reading

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