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A one-stop shop for Vietnamese expats in navigating life, culture, and community in the vibrant city of Pakse.


Pakse is a city in the south of Laos that basks in warm, tropical sunshine year-round with an even more heart-warming hospitality.


Pakse is a fast developing tourist destination. Visitors to Pakse's Champasak province increased from 113,684 in 2006 to 493,180 in 2013.


Pakse's cuisine offers a delicious mix of Laotian classics with surprising international influences.


Pakse is the densely populated capital city of the Champasak province, located in the south of Laos. The city is now a bustling commercial center.

In 1943, 62% of Pakse's population was Vietnamese. Currently, the population is about 90,000 people, still mainly Vietnamese.

Deeply rooted in Buddhism, Pakse boasts several renowned temples, including Wat Luang and Wat Phousalao.

Pakse City is home to the Champasak Provincial Museum, which stores the province's historical documents and artifacts.


Pakse has a tropical savanna climate, offering year-round warmth. The heat intensifies before the monsoon arrives in March and April. Distinct wet and dry seasons define the year, with April to October bringing rain showers, while November to March is delightfully dry.


Pakse beckons with its unique blend of cultural charm and outdoor adventures. Ornate temples whisper of a rich history, while cascading waterfalls hidden in emerald jungles offer a refreshing escape.


Pakse offers delicious Laotian staples like Sai Oua (Lao sausage) and Tam Mak Hoong (salad papapya), alongside many other regional specialties. The city also boasts influences from neighboring Thailand and Vietnam, with options for Western and Indian fare as well.

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