Best Places to Live in Laos
10 Best Places for Families to Live in Laos
In this article, we highlight some of the best places for international families to live in Laos.
Healthcare in Laos
Expats in Laos offer advice about healthcare in Laos..
Chikungunya Disease in Laos
If you're a moving to Laos or recently arrived, it's important to know about Chikungunya Disease, which is transmitted by mosquitoes. Chikungunya is sometimes misdiagnosed as Zika Virus. Unfortunately, many report long-term joint pain following the initial illness.
Zika Virus in Laos
The mosquito-borne Zika Virus is a p for people living in Laos. It's especially important for pregnant women to understand the risks of getting Zika during pregnancy. Learn how to limit your exposure and what to do if you get Zika.
How to Enroll in the Public Healthcare System in Laos
A primer on how to enroll in the public healthcare system in Laos.
Understanding the Health System in Laos
Learn about the health system in Laos: how it can and cannot be used by expats, nomads, retirees and others moving to and living in Laos.
An Expat Exchange member talks about healthcare services, hospitals and health insurance in Vientiane.
Moving to Laos
Expats in Laos offer advice about Moving to Laos.
Real Estate & Rentals in Laos
Members in Laos talk about the Buying Real Estate in Laos.
Living in Laos
2023 Expat Guide to Living in Laos
Expats, digital nomads & retirees talk about what it's like living in Laos.
Learn what members have to say about living in Laos.
Pros and Cons of Living in Laos
If you're moving to Laos, it's important to learn about both the Pros AND Cons of living in Laos.
Members Laos talk about the pros & cons of living in Laos.
Retirees in Laos talk about life in Laos.
Members Laos talk about the Cost of Living in Laos.
Reports from Members about Culture Shock in Laos
Laos Resource Guide
Visa & Residency
Residency Guide to Laos
Establishing residency in Laos can be challenging. Here are some helpful tips for expats, retirees, and nomads.
Questions & Answers:
- What do I need to know before moving to Laos?
- How do I find a place to live in Laos?
- What is a typical expat home or apartment like in Laos?
- What is the average cost of housing in Laos?
- Should I buy or rent a home in Laos?
- What should I pack when moving to Laos?
- What cultural faux pas should I try to avoid making in Laos?
- Why do people move to Laos?
- How are healthcare services in Laos?
- What are medical services in Laos like?
- What are typical rents in Laos?
- What appliances are typically included in a rental?
Expats' Guide to Vientiane
Expats, digital nomads & retirees talk about what it's like living in Vientiane.
Retire in Vientiane Guide
If Vientiane is on your retirement radar, our detailed Retire in Vientiane Guide is your go-to resource. Delve into the crucial aspects of life here, including living costs, climate, housing options, healthcare services, and residency procedures. We also explore the city''s social dynamics, volunteering scenes, transportation, and how walkable its neighborhoods are.
7 Tips for Living in Vientiane
Advice for people moving to Vientiane or thinking about moving there.
Pros & Cons of Living in Vientiane
If you''re considering a move to Vientiane, this article discusses the pros and cons of living in Vientiane.
Driving in Vientiane
Driving in a new country can be daunting. These tips offer insight into what to expect when driving in Vientiane.
Cost of Living in Vientiane
Understanding the the cost of living in Vientiane helps a newcomer what to expect when it comes to apartment or house hunting, grocery shopping, transportation, dining out, utilities and more.
Essential Guide to the Health System in Vientiane
Learn about the health system in Vientiane: how it can and cannot be used by expats, nomads, retirees and others moving to and living in Vientiane.
Discover the Best of Vientiane
Discover the charm of Vientiane with our guide to the city's top attractions, culinary hotspots, and vibrant nightlife. From outdoor adventures to cultural experiences, we'll also help you find the best recreational activities to enjoy, and offer advice on making lasting connections with the friendly locals.
Expats in Vientiane offer advice about Moving to Vientiane.
Expats in Vientiane talk about the Pros & Cons of Living in Vientiane.
Expats offer insight into the cost of living in Vientiane.
Retirees in Vientiane talk about life in Vientiane.
Expats offer advice about Buying & Renting Homes in Vientiane.