Perhaps Saigon’s most often overlooked neighbourhood is an enclave of chic boutique clothing shops, trendy cafés and quaint European-style villas known District 2’s Thao Dien Ward.
This time of year, many countries in East and Southeast Asia commemorate the Mid-Autumn Festival. And headlining the festivities is, of course, the ever-present mooncake.
In legendary author George Orwell’s famous novel, Burmese Days, the fictional town of Kyauktada is based on his experiences serving as an Imperial Police officer in Katha, Myanmar.
The Akha are one of many ethnic groups residing in Laos. But what truly sets them apart from other highland peoples are the women’s intricate headdresses, also known as the ‘u-coe’.
“When I accepted the temporary job offer aboard Jayavarman, little did I know this opportunity was going to change the rest of my life,” bartender Ms. Ngim cheerfully recounts.
During these times of social distancing, why not satiate your curiosity for Cambodia with our list of must-see films? Stream these cinematic masterpieces.
After pausing all cruises due to Covid-19 and its effects on international travel, Heritage Line has updated its cruise schedule with new departure dates for Myanmar and Laos.
“After starting a new life in Germany, I just couldn’t help but always think about Vietnam – my home country.” Our guide recounts his fascinating story from decades past.
“In A Nutshell: A wellness-focused expedition around Vietnam postcard-perfect Lan Ha Bay.”
With just eight months before its maiden voyage, the captain and crew celebrate Anouvong’s ship christening prior to placing the vessel into the water for the very first time.