Big Brother Mouse, Luang Prabang

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Talk to local children at Big Brother Mouse, a chance to offer advice, teach, or simply listen to the young kids who gather here to learn to read. Made in Laos for the Laos people, the company publishes fun childrens books to engage more young Laos people in reading, as well as running workshops to improve literacy related skills like translation, editing, and writing. Notice the diverse types of illustrations on each of the books, and expect to feel touched by the passion of the locals. To visit Big Brother Mouse on your trip to Luang Prabang, use our Luang Prabang vacation website .
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  • I loved this opportunity to chat informally to local young people working in tourism and monks -to learn about their lives and ambitions, and to answer their questions about mine. And it is clear that...  more »
  • As an English speaker, I was excited to stop by and share my language skills with eager Laotians looking to practice. This place did not disappoint! You basically are assigned a small group once you a...  more »
  • If you have a few free hours in Luang Prabang you must come to Big Brother Mouse! We learnt so much about Laos through chatting with some lovely teenagers. A great initiative for tourists to give back...  more »
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  • Valuable time spend with local tenaager. Please drop by at 9am to 11am or 5pm to 7pm everyday. I am sure we can contribute to each party. I am glad indeed.
  • I had very good time there, talking with the young people. They are eager to learn!
  • Very good experience speaking with locals and trying to help them improve their conversational english
  • My girlfriend and I spent an hour chatting away to the very eager Lao students. Was very rewarding and interesting learning more about their way of life! Felt good to help a little so I would definitely recommended stopping by!
  • Help the Lao people a little bit by talking with them in English. Loads of fun and you learn yourself also something about Lao culture. Everyday from 1700 till 1900 hours.

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Although accommodations in Luang Prabang can be pricier than elsewhere in the country, the city boasts a wide variety of options for overnight stays, ranging from budget backpacker hostels to luxury heritage hotels. You can find a plethora of boutique guesthouses in Luang Prabang, from family-run places to mid-range and upscale establishments situated in colonial-era villas.
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