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Songkran – Spring into the New Year

Every year, the 13th of April marks one of the most important holidays in Southeast Asian countries such as Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos and Thailand -- known to outsiders as the Water Festival.

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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 the mesmerizing Southeast Asian country of Laos.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Fish Amok – A Classic Khmer Specialty

Topping Cambodia’s list of culinary offerings is fish amok, a deliciously flavourful dish and favourite among both locals as well as travellers.

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Thao Dien – Saigon’s Epicentre of Lifestyle

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 as Thao Dien Ward.

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The Mid-Autumn Festival and Mooncake Madness

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.

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Heritage Line’s Top 10 Movies Set in Cambodia

During these times of social distancing, why not satiate your curiosity for Cambodia with our list of must-see films? Stream these cinematic masterpieces.

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Life Along the Laotian Upper Mekong

As the only landlocked country in Southeast Asia, Laotians depend on the Mekong as a vital source for sustenance and as a major artery for domestic transportation and trade.