The Laravel News site has a post sharing some of the tools you can use to connect your Laravel and WordPress applications directly and, potentially, allow for reading and writing between them.
WordPress is one of the most popular open source applications and that means many people are comfortable using its admin to manage their site. There are times when building out a site this is advantageous as it prevents you from having to retrain the user on how to manage content, menus, photos, and more. A popular way of setting up a site like this is to use WordPress as the admin and then build out the frontend in a framework such as Laravel.
For each package they include a brief description of what it has to offer and a code sample of it in use:
They also include links to a few other tutorials showing how to make the integration, some with their own (somewhat simpler) tools to bridge the gap.