Apocalypse Lao no manamarika fa eo amin'ny saritanin'ny taham-piadanana hoan'izao tontolo izao dia iva ny taham-piadanana tandrify an'i Laos :
Lao people are usually very friendly and hospitable. You see a lot of smiles, and especially a lot of enthusiasm from children towards foreigners. But there’s more to happiness than being nice to guests and smiling. I think the convivial behaviour to guests can be wrongly equated to happiness.