Going from Luang Prabang to Pakse is a bit of an effort but very doable. Check out how to go from Luang Prabang -> Vientiane -> Pakse. Its only a 23 hour excursion ;)
Laos isn't the easiest place to eat vegetarian, but when you know the right places to look you'll find a lot of delicious food here!
Antonia went scuba diving on a 3 day liveaboard with The Junk down in Phuket. She had a great time! Come check out her experience there.
Going from Chiang Mai to Luang Prabang is a long 3-day journey, but this article will guide you every step of the way :) Using the slow boat on the Mekong is a must do!
Some information about vegetarian cooking schools around Thailand. And specifically my experience with May Kaidee's cooking school in Chiang Mai.
Learn how to get a visa extension in Bangkok (wholly recommended to extend anywhere else ;)