gms11 Laos - The 11th International Conference on Public Health among Greater Mekong Sub-Region Countries

“Improving Health Equity among greater Mekong Sub-Region Countries: A Public Health Challenge”

Vientiane Capital City, 17-19th October, 2019

Information for tourisms

Things to avoid in Laos:

    • Don't Touch a Monk: Touching a monk or novice is considered rude, and is totally
      taboo if you are a woman.

    • Don't trek without a guide

    • Don't touch anyone with your feet

    • Don't shout, argue or rush

    • Don't make public displays of affection

    • Don't buy antiques or wildlife products

    • Drugs are illegal

    • Don't bathe nude or walk around in a bikini

    • Don't touch children's head, man's head, and the elder.

    • Don't flirting with woman.

    • Don't Wear short, tank top, miniskirt when visiting temple, pagoda or ritual ceremony

    • Don't take photo without permission

    • Don't shoes when entering local's house



Best thing to do in Vientiane

   • Pra That Luang



   • Patuxay



   • Hor Pra Keo & Wat Sisaket



   • Xieng Khuan



   • Vientiane Night Market



Some website for visiting Vientiane:

   • Top ten to visit Vientiane

   • Best things to do

   • Travel guide

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