THE LAN HA BAY COLLECTION – HERITAGE LINE GINGER (VIDEO)

THE LAN HA BAY COLLECTION – HERITAGE LINE GINGER (VIDEO)

Heritage Line's latest breathtaking destination, Lan Ha Bay, is lesser-known but equally as stunning as its famous neighbor, Halong Bay. This spectacular region is comprised of serene, blue waters, numerous secluded island beaches, four-hundred green, vegetation-topped islets and the pearl of the Gulf of Tonkin, Cat Ba Island.

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KAMPONG CHHNANG – A TOWN OF TERRACOTTA

KAMPONG CHHNANG – A TOWN OF TERRACOTTA

Nestled at the foot of a mountain in Kampong Chhnang (which translates to “Port of Pottery") province in Cambodia is a tiny settlement by the name of Andong Russei. The neighboring Krang Dei Meas, or “golden mountain”, is also the livelihood to the villagers, as it provides the area’s highest quality clay used in their traditional Khmer pottery. This ancient, time-honoured craft has been passed down for many, many generations – over 1,500

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HERITAGE LINE – THE HALONG BAY COLLECTION (VIDEO)

HERITAGE LINE – THE HALONG BAY COLLECTION (VIDEO)

One of the world’s most famous waterways, Halong Bay, is renowned for its countless majestic limestone karsts covered in lush greenery, massive caves, and serene emerald waters. Sailing through this splendid UNESCO World Heritage Site in northern Vietnam are two of Heritage Line’s exquisite sister ships, Violet and Jasmine.

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HERITAGE LINE YLANG EMBARKS ON HISTORIC MAIDEN VOYAGE IN LAN HA BAY

HERITAGE LINE YLANG EMBARKS ON HISTORIC MAIDEN VOYAGE IN LAN HA BAY

We are proud to announce that Heritage Line Ylang has now officially joined our fleet of boutique luxury vessels sailing the exotic waterways of Southeast Asia! Ylang departed amidst a sea of excitement on 17 August 2019 for her inaugural journey in the remote, serene waters of Lan Ha Bay. Passengers were thrilled to board the brand new luxury vessel equipped with just 10 extravagant suites and modern

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IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF GEORGE ORWELL – VISITING THE NOVELIST’S HOUSE IN KATHA, MYANMAR

IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF GEORGE ORWELL – VISITING THE NOVELIST’S HOUSE IN KATHA, MYANMAR

The setting of legendary author George Orwell’s famous novel, Burmese Days, is the “fictional” town of Kyauktada, which lies on Myanmar’s greatest river, the Ayeyarwady. In his story, Orwell portrays life in a remote 1920s town ruled over by the British Colonial authorities as well as the local Burmese military officials. In truth, Kyauktada was not entirely fictional. Orwell served five years in Myanmar (then called Burma) as an

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Baci Ceremony – The centerpiece of Laotian Spirituality

Baci Ceremony – The centerpiece of Laotian Spirituality

One of the most important customs of Laotian culture is unquestionably the revered Baci ceremony. This ritual is held to celebrate all types of special occasions during one’s lifetime, from starting a new job, housewarming, marriage, giving birth, a wedding, the Lao new year, and more. Conversely, the Baci ceremony is also invoked during sad times such as mourning or ill-health to recall any of the body’s 32 spirits which have gone

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ANAWRAHTA PAUSES MYANMAR CRUISE OPERATIONS

ANAWRAHTA PAUSES MYANMAR CRUISE OPERATIONS

Kindly note that Heritage Line will pause its Myanmar cruising schedule with Anawrahta during the first and second quarters of 2020. Anawrahta will resume cruise operations on 19 August 2020 with our unique “Exotic Chindwin” journey (11-nights, Mandalay - Homalin - Bagan) followed by all other cruises as presently scheduled between August 2020 and April 2021. To support Myanmar and its tourism industry, Heritage Line

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LAN HA BAY CRUISE EMBARKATION POINT RELOCATES

LAN HA BAY CRUISE EMBARKATION POINT RELOCATES

Heritage Line would like to announce that from 01 September 2019, our Lan Ha Bay embarkation/dis-embarkation point will be relocating from Got Pier on Cat Hai Island (near Haiphong) to the Tuan Chau Island Marina (near Halong City). By moving our embarkation point, we aim to enhance the overall experience for our guests, including transportation to the pier as well as making their waiting

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NEARING THE END OF MEKONG LOW WATER SEASON

NEARING THE END OF MEKONG LOW WATER SEASON

As we approach the end of August and the height of the Lower Mekong’s rainy season, we are also nearing the end of Heritage Line Jayavarman and The Jahan’s low-water cruise itineraries. Some interesting facts about low water season: The world’s longest bamboo bridge in Kampong Cham is rebuilt every year during the dry season, beginning in November, until it is swept away by the rushing waters of the Mekong in

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