Both Vietnam and Cambodia are shining gems to Southeast Asia’s crown. Separately they deliver many unforgettable adventures, but combine the two together and you have yourself a once-in-a-lifetime trip packed with mysterious ancient structures, lush emerald landscapes, magnificent waterways and vibrant, bustling cities.
From spectacular Angkor Wat to the fertile lands of the Mekong Delta, discover the epic sights, delicious dishes and friendly people of Vietnam and Cambodia with our top picks for Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Audible…
Netflix: Top Watches for Vietnam and Cambodia
Street Food Asia
Embark on a culinary journey through the streets of Asia on a trip that is sure to tantalise those tastebuds. Hear the stories of the people who create the flavourful dishes and discover the delights of Asia’s booming street food scene. Enjoy an entire season of 30-minute episodes taking you to Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City, Singapore, Japan and more! Master the art of Vietnamese cooking with a trip to the local market and a culinary workshop on our Vietnam Impressions tour.
Jack Whitehall: Travels with my Father
Join comedian Jack Whitehall and his father as they embark on travels to a whole host of destinations in an amusing attempt to strengthen their bond. Season 1 sees the pair travel from the bustling streets of Bangkok to the highlights of Cambodia and Vietnam, including a primitive train ride to Battambang, the beautiful temples of Angkor Wat and the sights of Hoi An and Hanoi. Explore many of the main sights and more for yourself with our most popular Southeast Asia tour Angkor to the Bay.
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Another one for the foodies, chef David Chang takes celebrity guests on adventures around the world to cure his curiosity about food, culture and identity from across the globe. In one particular episode he is joined by comedian Kate McKinnon on his travels to Phnom Penh where they sample the flavours of Southeast Asia.
First they Killed My Father
A look into the life and times during the tragic reign of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia, this 2-hour movie tells the true story of a 5-year-old girl on a harrowing quest for survival. The family are torn apart as they’re forced to leave their apartment for a new life in a primitive working camp. Learn more about Cambodia’s turbulent history with a visit to the Tuol Sleng Museum and Killing Fields of Phnom Penh during the Around Cambodia tour.
Amazon Prime Video: Top Watches for Vietnam and Cambodia
The Grand Tour presents…Seamen
Join Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond for a feature length episode of The Grand Tour all about the mighty Mekong. As they take a one-time only break from cars, the three set out on an epic journey in boats across Vietnam and Cambodia navigating their way through the Mekong Delta and getting a glimpse at life along the river. Cruise the waters of the Mekong, stopping at local villages and islands along the way with our Classic Mekong tour.
Great Canal Journeys (Season 6)
A show that follows Timothy West and wife Prunella Scales as they navigate some of the world’s most iconic waterways, enjoy two entire episodes dedicated to Vietnam and Cambodia. See their journey through Cambodia travelling to Phnom Penh and the ancient Angkor Wat, then uncover the highlights of Vietnam as they experience Halong Bay, Hanoi and Hoa Lu, and the ancient port town of Hoi An.
Asia from Above
This spectacular series shows off the diverse lives and landscapes of Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Myanmar with a unique bird’s-eye view. Footage shot from a helicopter captures the vivid colours and stunning scenery of Southeast Asia’s beautiful countries and lets you experience them from a whole new angle. From deep within the Cambodian jungle to the colonial-style buildings of Vietnam, these images are sure to inspire. Laos and Cambodia Unveiled lets you experience two of the fantastic countries featured in this series in a singular trip.
Passport to the World: Vietnam
Discover some of Vietnam’s most fascinating places and people with this 1 hour 20-minute documentary taking you on a journey down the road less travelled. From the floating markets of the Mekong River, through verdant farming villages and to Vietnam’s modern wonders, uncover incredible sights, cultural traditions and so much more.
Audible: Top Listens on Vietnam and Cambodia
Saigon: An Epic Novel of Vietnam
A fictional listen that also provides a great insight into Vietnam’s history, this novel is the story of a young American who is lured back by the charms of Vietnam after his first visit in 1925. Returning as a traveller, a soldier and a reporter over five decades, Joseph Sherman eventually finds himself in the midst of the political intrigues of two of Saigon’s most influential families.
Something a little different to the books about the Vietnam War, this is the account of an ex-soldier returning to Vietnam resulting in a re-evaluation of everything he thought he knew about the country and its people. Journeying from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City, Dong Hoi, Hue, Nha Trang and many other fascinating places, hear how he discovers ancient cities and beautiful landscapes along the way and is welcomed by the fantastic hospitality of the Vietnamese people.
Angkor Wat: The History and Legacy of the World’s Largest Hindu Temple
Perfect for anyone who wants a greater understanding of the history behind Cambodia’s world-famous Angkor complex, this book uncovers the religious influence it has held for centuries and how and why it’s become Cambodia’s most recognisable sight.
Angkor to the Bay
One of our most popular tours – take a voyage of discovery from the breathtaking majesty of the temples of Angkor, through to the spectacular natural grandeur of Halong Bay, experiencing all manner of delights en route.
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