April 24, 2014

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 … [Read more...]

New Bhaya Cruises Option in Halong Bay

Bhaya Cruises

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 … [Read more...]

Cruise the Mekong from Thailand to Luang Prabang


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 … [Read more...]

Top-end Overnight Cruises Planned for Halong Bay

Life Heritage Resort cruise on Halong Bay

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 … [Read more...]

Going Upriver and Back in Time in Laos

View from the lounge deck

Great river escapes still exist. Mekong River Cruises & Mekong Islands Tours, a Lao-German company, launched the first Laotian cabin river cruiser on the upper Mekong in 2006. Today, Mekong River Cruises operates three boutique river cruise vessels and is the leading cruise company in … [Read more...]

New Evening Cruise Option on Chao Phraya River


A new colonial-style dinner cruise on the Chao Phraya river in Bangkok provides great taste as well as cultural and historical views. The Song Fang Klong, a new colonial style cruise vessel twin-deck boat, departs from the conveniently located Kinlom Chom Saphan riverside restaurant on the … [Read more...]