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Contibutors / Writers

Dorothy Culloty

Dorothy Culloty is the author of acclaimed cookbook, Food from Northern Laos: The Boat Landing Cookbook. With photography by husband Kees Sprengers, her book won the Gourmand Award for Best Asian Cookbook for Lao PDR.


Lee Su Kim

Lee Su Kim is Nyonya. The author of 10 books, she is also a freelance writer, speaker, cultural activist, language consultant and Founding President of the Peranakan Baba Nyonya Association of KL & Selangor. 


Melody Kemp

An environmental writer, contributes fiction, news reporting, and literary features to a wide variety of international publications. The author of 32 Souls about Lao elephants, she continues to write for young adults. 

Rachna Sachasinh

A multicultural and multilingual freelance journalist who has covered  Southeast Asia extensively. Check out here webiste to know more about her and her works at website.



Bernie Rosenbloom

Bernie has been penning travel stories and guides on Southeast Asian destinations for 15 years. He loves taking readers on offbeat experiences to places few have gone.

Tara Gujadhur

Co-founded the Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre and has been based in Luang Prabang for over 10 years. She has worked throughout Southeast Asia and Southern Africa. 


Kathy Eow

Kathy Eow’s travels span continents and coastlines, from Portugal to Malaysia. Currently, a tourism consultant based in Laos, she promotes travel as a force for good.

Arnhue Tan

Arhnue Tan is an investment analyst by day and a dreamer by night. She truly believes that salt water heals everything; sweat, tears, and the sea. 

Fabien Vuillerey

A photojournalist who has spent the last 15 years travelling on 5 continents. He has had some hair-raising experiences on his motorbike. 

Tony Deary

A freelance photographer who has worked throughout Southeast Asia.  

David Fairhurst

David came to Laos over 15 years ago as a VSO. He has stayed on as an ELT Trainer and enjoys his job teaching academic English at Vientiane College. Now married into a Lao family, and fluent in the language, David is a keen hiker, and has walked from Vang Vieng to Vientiane for charity. He also enjoys cycling, particularly in southern Laos.

Devjeet Kr Bhuyan

Devjeet has two hobbies; consulting on high-end teas and taking photographs. He travels extensively, often confusing one for the other. He has a number of cameras but his preferred one is a Sony A6000 with a wide angle 10mm-18mm lens.


Johanna Michelle Lim

Johanna is a brand strategist, creative director, sustainability advocate and travel writer based in Cebu City, Philippines. She swims in jellyfish-infested oceans, treks through mountains, rides rickety buses, bikes through steep slopes and walks in busy cities. She is almost always never home.




Viengdalat Somphet

Viengdalat aka "Bee" is a sports enthusiast. She travels in Laos and abroad competing in marathons the world over. This also gives her the chance to experience local cultures and explore nature, "The best part" she says, "is making new friends and sharing new experiences." Bee hopes to encourage more people to lead a healthy lifestyle through running.

Hannah McDonald-Monitz

Hannah has been living in Laos since 2010, following her passions for travel, food, and photography throughout Southeast Asia ad beyond. She currently works as a communications consultant, and loves to make stories come to life. 


Eliza Mott

Hailing from Detroit, Michigan, Eliza received a B.A. in the History of Art and Creative Writing from Princeton University, writing her thesis on the role of the camera in Marcel Duchamp’s work. While at Princeton, she was also the editor-in-chief of the Nassau Weekly. She now lives in Luang Prabang, Laos.


Barry J. Atkinson

Barry is a member of the Australian Society of Travel Writers (ASTW). BAsed in S.E. Asia, he is a documentary filmmaker, writer and photographer. He focuses on stories in Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos & Myanmar.




Aloke Sahu

Aloke Sahu is a Laos-based photographer
fascinated by nature and its intricate and complex workings. Through his blog, he aims to document the various species he photographs and can identify.


Gabriel Kuperman

Gabriel received a master’s degree in Media Studies from the New School in New York City. After working in television and film production, he moved to Laos in 2008. One year later, he founded the Luang Prabang Film Festival with a desire to bridge the Southeast Asian film communities while fostering the Lao film industry’s growth.


Tan Kai Swee

Tan Kai Swee is a freelance travel photographer who loves creating images of exotic landscapes, people and cultures. When not travelling he is a commercial photographer for corporate and family events. 


Suzy Young

Suzy is a journalist and a gardener who lives and works in Luang Prabang. When not writing or teaching english, she explores the countryside or stays home trying to come to grips with tropical gardening and keeping her dogs from digging it all up.


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