Discovering Asia – the Mekong

April 8, 2014 by | Filed Under: Authentic Experiences, Travel

Story and photos by Andrew J Wood – a Director of Worldwide Destinations Asia Co Ltd. based in Bangkok and Immediate Past President of Skal International Thailand. Living in Asia for any length of time you will hear reference to the Mekong River. It truly is one of the great rivers of the world, stretching […]

Crossing Borders in Style this Green Season

Travel in style from Thailand’s northern temples via Pak Beng to UNESCO-protected Luang Prabang in Laos. In the low season from 1 May until 30 June and 1-30 September, profit from major discounts on stylish hotel accommodation and the comfortable overnight Mekong Cruise from Chiang Khong and Houay Xai to Luang Prabang in Laos. Spend […]

New Bhaya Cruises Option in Halong Bay

March 18, 2011 by | Filed Under: News, Regional News, Special Interest, Vietnam

Bhaya Cruises will introduce its newest vessel, Bhaya Classic IV, on 1 May 2011. Previously sailing under the Hai Long Suites brand, Bhaya Classic IV combines classic oriental style with contemporary luxury. Bhaya Classic IV offers 16 luxurious cabins accommodating over 30 guests. It features a restaurant for gourmet dining, open-air massage, a spa area […]

Cruise the Mekong from Thailand to Luang Prabang

December 27, 2010 by | Filed Under: Adventure Travel, Laos, News, Regional News, Thailand

Khiri Naga now offers a cost-effective way to cruise the Mekong from northern Thailand to Luang Prabang. The trip is in a Mekong longboat which has been upgraded with a restaurant, kitchen and bathrooms suitable for western visitors. The two-day trip starts with an overnight at Pak Beng village in Laos. After a market trip […]

Top-end Overnight Cruises Planned for Halong Bay

November 10, 2010 by | Filed Under: Luxury Tourism, News, Regional News, Vietnam

The Life Heritage Resort in Halong Bay, Vietnam, is to launch deluxe junk-yachts for overnight cruises around the spectacular karst scenery of Halong Bay, a UNESCO World Natural Heritage site. Each yacht, very tastefully designed with plenty of hardwood surfaces, features a 32 sqm cabin, an upper deck, a 10 sqm covered dining terrace and […]

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