COVID-19: HERITAGE LINE’S LATEST UPDATES

COVID-19: HERITAGE LINE’S LATEST UPDATES

Last updated: 31 July 2020, 12:00 PM (Vietnam, GMT +7) A/ DESTINATION TRAVEL INFORMATION Though Southeast Asian countries are faring very well in maintaining the spread of the Coronavirus, governments are still taking a very careful

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A Splashing Good Time in Southeast Asia

A Splashing Good Time in Southeast Asia

Known to westerners as the “Water Festival”, every year the 13th of April marks one of the most important holidays in many Southeast Asian countries, including Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos and Thailand. Whereas China, South Korea, and Vietnam celebrate the Lunar New Year, in which the second new moon after the winter solstice marks the arrival of spring, most of South and Southeast Asia bases their calendar off the

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5 things you probably didn’t know about Myanmar (and why you should visit in 2020!)

5 things you probably didn’t know about Myanmar (and why you should visit in 2020!)

It’s a country of vast natural and cultural diversity Myanmar is the largest

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Spotlight on German Speaking Guide, Mr. Hoa

Spotlight on German Speaking Guide, Mr. Hoa

“After starting a new life in Germany, I just couldn’t help but always think about Vietnam – my parents, my heritage, my classmates, the food, everything about my home country.” The soft-spoken Mr. Hoa reminisces the emotions, trials and tribulations of decades past. Born in Saigon during the late 1960s, the bulk of his childhood was spent witnessing conflict in

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ANOUVONG MEETS THE UPPER MEKONG RIVER

ANOUVONG MEETS THE UPPER MEKONG RIVER

With just eight months before its maiden voyage, Heritage Line Anouvong has just reached another significant milestone in the ship construction process. On 12 January 2020, the captain and construction crew celebrated Anouvong’s ship christening prior to placing the vessel into the water for the very first time (known as the ship launch, and not to be confused with when the ship formally

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THE ‘NEW’ VIOLET – PERFECT FOR ROMANTIC RETREATS

THE ‘NEW’ VIOLET – PERFECT FOR ROMANTIC RETREATS

After undergoing a comprehensive 3-month renovation, Heritage Line is proud to announce the new Violet, now outfitted with the latest bells and whistles. Halong Bay’s beloved Art-Deco-Indochinese themed vessel has received a complete overhaul to her accommodations as well as a comprehensive redesign and renewal of her public areas. With just six spacious and well-appointed suites on board, journeys aboard

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LIFE ALONG THE LAOTIAN UPPER MEKONG

LIFE ALONG THE LAOTIAN UPPER MEKONG

The Mekong is Southeast Asia’s longest and most prominent river, originating in China’s Tibetan plateau and flowing 4,350 km (2,700 mi) downstream through five more nations before joining the sea. Roughly half the entire span of this mystifying waterway (2,000 km) winds through and traverses the entire length of the country of Laos, from the Golden Triangle in the northwestern corner to the “Four Thousand Islands” at

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Sung Sot Cave – Halong Bay’s Grand Opera House

Sung Sot Cave – Halong Bay’s Grand Opera House

Renowned for its breathtaking beauty, the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Halong Bay was formed around 500 million BC, as plate tectonics, marine erosion and weather have shaped the 2,000 immense limestone karsts soaring out of its jade-green waters today. The repeated rising and falling of sea levels over the years have hollowed out some of these islets, resulting

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Meet the Heritage Line Team: Mr. Eang (Heritage Line Jayavarman)

Meet the Heritage Line Team: Mr. Eang (Heritage Line Jayavarman)

Situated along the banks of the Mekong River in the Cambodian village of Chiro is the Organization for Basic Training. Because most of the local households here earn less than $300 USD per year through fishing and agriculture

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