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Lifestyle & More

Heritage Line’s Top 6 Movies Set in Laos

In anticipation of Heritage Line's newest cruise along the Mekong River in Laos, we've compiled a collection of must-see films set in this mesmerizing Southeast Asian country.

Lifestyle & More

Vietnamese Lunar New Year (Tet) – A Time for Celebration

Known locally as Tet, Vietnamese Lunar New Year is undoubtedly the country’s most important holiday, spent with family while enjoying the feasts and festivities.

Lifestyle & More

The Khmer Apsara Dance – A Harmony of Past and Present

Unmatched in beauty and elegance, Cambodian Apsara dancers represent celestial spirits and are recognized for their exquisite costumes and mesmerizing hand movements.

Info & Updates

Heritage Line Halts Myanmar Cruises

After carefully monitoring the impacts of COVID-19 on international tourism, Heritage Line has decided to suspend operations of its luxury vessel Anawrahta in Myanmar.

Lifestyle & More

Vietnamese Egg Coffee – Dessert in a Cup

While Vietnamese iced coffee takes the world by storm, egg coffee (cà phê trúng) is a lesser known treat with smoother, sweeter flavours – often likened to liquid tiramisu.

Experiences

The Spectacular Kuang Si Falls

The majestic, cascading Kuang Si Falls along with its natural swimming pools and vibrant turquoise waters are truly a sight to behold, drawing countless visitors annually.

Experiences

The Golden Touch – Gold Leaf Beating in Myanmar

Aptly nicknamed ‘The Golden Land’, Burma is known for its countless gold leaf-plated pagodas and statues. The process of hammering gold into thin sheets is known as goldbeating.

Info & Updates

Halong Bay & Lan Ha Bay – Special Domestic Market Cruises

Heritage Line is proud to announce our special Halong Bay and Lan Ha Bay cruises for the Vietnamese domestic market. Experience the allure of the bay while saving 50% off our normal rates.

Experiences

Calling of the Soul – The Laotian Baci Ceremony

One of the most important customs of Laotian culture is the revered Baci ceremony. The origins of this ritual stem from the ancient belief that the body has 32 guardian spirits, or kwan.

Lifestyle & More

The History of Vietnamese Coffee – And How to Brew Your Own

At the turn of the 20th century, coffee was virtually non-existent in Vietnam. Nowadays, it is the world's second largest exporter while its signature ‘ca phe sua da’ is gaining in popularity.

Lifestyle & More

The Krama – World’s Most Versatile Garment

The traditional Krama scarf is worn by Cambodians of all walks of life, regardless of age, gender or social status. But more than just a fashion statement, it has a multitude of daily uses.

Experiences

The Ayeyarwady River’s Grand Second Defile

As Myanmar’s most prominent waterway, the mighty Ayeyarwady (Irrawaddy) River features three narrow river gorges flanked by steep vertical cliffs, otherwise known as ‘defiles’.