Additional Press

On this page you will find the additional publications and online press that feature Ock Pop Tok.

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Made in Laos: Ock Pop Tok
“One reason perhaps that everyone was in such a good mood is that this place is gorgeous. Visually stunning, like a little oasis within the bigger oasis that is Luang Prabang.”
Eat, Drink, Laos. July 2016
A Food Lover’s Guide to Luang Prabang
“The Silk Road Café. Located a few minutes outside of town via complimentary tuk tuk along the banks of the Mekong River… All ingredients are grown on a local farm, with signature dishes like pork-filled lemongrass, eggplant tempura bites, and the aforementioned laap.”
Travel and Leisure. 2015
Local Tours in South-East Asia: Reader’s Travel Tips
“While the idea of weaving may not jump out at you but it’s a great way to learn about the culture while interacting with the community.”
The Guardian. October 2013
Hill-Tribe Style with Urban Panache
“Ock Pop Tok, a weaving institution, café and intimate inn along the Mekong River. This nascent endeavour will seek in future seasons to deconstruct the uniquely patterned textiles of other remote communities, including the Akha and Lanten”
Financial Times. April 2011
36 Hours in Luang Prabang, Laos
“Fibre to Fabric, is a nonprofit exhibition space with curators on hand to explain displays of textiles from the minority groups of Laos. ”
New York Times. May 2008

Top 10 Hotels and Air Bnb’s in Luang Prabang
“You’ll need to take the free shuttle to get in and out of town, but the leafy location, great cafe, buzzy atmosphere, onsite classes and textile designs of the rooms more than make up for that.”
The Guardian. February 2015
Still Serene
“The place where the [weaving] class is held has a pleasant perspective with lots of vegetation and while I was there I could hear the songs of woodland birds.”
Bangkok Post. 2013
Weaving a New Future in Laos
“A team of designers assists the artisans, showing them how to make a better living from their skills, and the shop is one of the best places in Luang Prabang for handmade textiles such as ikat scarves and Hmong tribe batik fabric.”
BBC. October 2013
Calm and Karma
“The textiles are exquisite, some bearing motifs of naga (shape-changing mythological water serpents), siho (half-lion, half-elephant creatures) and stylised real creatures using techniques such as matmee (also known as ikat), chok, kit and nam lai”
Sydney Morning Herald. March 2011