Mekong Delta | Cruise Mekong River - Part 20

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Machu Kroung

Machu Kroung

Machu Kroung (soup), a healthy, fulfilling, flavorful sweet and sour soup that is incredibly wholesome. The fried peanuts accentuate the soup. The lemongrass (slak krai) and the saffron truly complement each other and to top it off, the decorative local grown chili flakes (matey) make this quite an appealing site to the eye. This is

Shopping Malls and Markets in Phnom Penh

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Whilst your motivation for living in Phnom Penh may have more altruistic groundings, should you still harbour symptoms of the consumer culture acquired back in the West, there are endless opportunities to indulge in retail therapy while you’re here! Central Market Designed by a French architect in the 1930s, the yellow art-deco style Central Market

Life on Mekong Faces Threats

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With a massive dam under construction in Laos and other dams on the way, the Mekong River is facing a wave of hydroelectric projects that could profoundly alter the river’s ecology and disrupt the food supplies of millions of people in Southeast Asia. In the sleepy northern Thai border town of Huay Luk, a community

Arrive in Luang Prabang

Arrive in Luang Prabang

You’ll know you’re getting close to Luang Prabang when the river widens and you see the oft-visited caves on your right side. There’s a new Lao-owned vegetarian restaurant open near the Hotel Villa Deux Rivieres in Luang Prabang; all their proteins are made from tofu and assembled to look like chicken, beef, eggs or pork

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT BATTAMBANG

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT BATTAMBANG

Battambang is somewhat of an ode to French colonialism. The city lies in the heart of the Northwest and until the war years it was the leading rice-producing province of the country. The 100,000-person town offers not only one of the best preserved examples of the French Colonial era, but also the small-town feel you

Mekong Delta fish, farms and families

Documentary film from MRC Fisheries Series, telling the story of the fisheries in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam. It is part of MRC ongoing campaign to increase awareness of Mekong issues and the need for regional cooperation in the management of natural resources for the benefit of over 55 million people living in the Lower Mekong

Beef Lok Lak

Beef Lok Lak

Beef Lok Lak is a traditional Khmer dish, which is basically stir-fried beef slices (or pork) in a light brown sauce, served with rice and/or green salad and pepper sauce. Most restaurants across the county offer this dish but tastes are varied depending on the chefs and regions. The beef or pork slices must first be

Mekong Delta Specialties : Pia cake

Mekong Delta Specialties : Pia cake

Take a splendid river cruise through the Mekong Delta and enjoy panoramic views of river life in Vietnam. Let yourself be charmed by the picturesque villages. And taste fresh local produce at the floating markets. Southern specialty: Pia cake To many families in southern Vietnam, enjoying pia during the mid-autumn holidays has been a tradition since

Vietnam Tours: The Wonders of Halong Bay

With its mix of tradition and modernity, of experience and hospitality, Vietnam is a place that continues to be prolonged in visitors’ hearts. With so numerous sights and activities to be experienced, it can be tough to slender down the choices of what to see. The very best Vietnam excursions are made with just this

A Life Along the Mekong

Scott Sanderson is a veteran white-water kayaker who has logged four first descents cruises on Mekong River tributaries and tackled the Class IV rapids that form as the river tumbles from the Tibetan plateau. But it wasn’t until he embarked on a laid-back, outfitted float through Laos that Sanderson beheld the Mekong’s most sacred rites.