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Irresistible 1+1 offer: Saigon to Angkor Mekong River Cruise

Friday, July 31st, 2015

Perhaps one of the most evocative cruising experiences that South East Asia has to offer - gently sailing up the mighty Mekong River aboard a comfortable cabin cruiser from Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) in southern Vietnam to Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia, and then across south East Asia’s ...

The Mekong River with Sue Perkins

Monday, November 24th, 2014

To those of you in the UK, please watch this - Pailinesque travelogue with lots of useful, insightful knowledge about the wonderful Mekong River and the dangers it faces from over exploitation. Watch on iPlayer

Mountain Bike rides for 2015

Monday, November 17th, 2014

Check out dates for next year's great bike rides all around South East Asia. Go to the Home page, above, select a country of interest at the top of the page, then click "sports & adventure" and "mountain bike tours". More to come too!

Elephant Valley Project, Cambodia

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

For an original elephant experience, visit the Elephant Valley Project. The project entices local mahouts to bring their over‐worked or injured elephants to this sanctuary, where, in the words of project coordinator, Jack Highwood, ‘they can learn how to act like elephants again.’ A Briton with a contagious passion for ...

Irrawaddy Dolphin Watching in Cambodia

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

The freshwater Irrawaddy dolphin is an endangered species throughout Asia, with shrinking numbers inhabiting stretches of the Mekong River in Cambodia and Laos, and isolated pockets in Myanmar. The dark blue to grey cetaceans grow to 2.75m long and are recognisable by their bulging foreheads and small dorsal fins. They ...

50% discount Special pre-Christmas cruise, Cambodia

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

Take this opportunity and enjoy our offer of up to 50% discount for river cruise onboard the Toum Tiou II between Phnom Penh and Siem Reap. Duration: 3 days 2 nights Where: Phnom Penh - Siem Reap When: 20-22 Dec 2014 Contact Symbiosis for further details.

“Green Season” promotions at HanumanAlaya, Siem Reap

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

Symbiosis is pleased to offer the Green Season promotions for the HanumanAlaya and HanumanAlaya Villa that began on 1 April 2014. During September our offer is rooms at half‐price, while October has a ‘Stay 3, Pay 2’ promo. From 1 to 30 September 2014 - Stay minimum 1 night get 50% Discount ...

Cambodia Visa fee increases

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

Visas for foreigners entering Cambodia will increase by $10 on 1 October. Tourists will pay $30 upon arrival, with business visas increasing to $35. The ministry said it was to keep in line with visa costs in other neighbouring countries and was the first increase since 1997. E‐visas will increase ...

Mekong River Cruise at half price, Oct 14

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

Fabulous opportunity to spend a week cruising the lower Mekong River aboard the lovely Toum Tiou river cruiser between Saigon and Angkor Wat for a fraction of the normal price. But you will need to be quick! Dates are: 01 to 08 Oct, 2014: Siem Reap (Angkor) to Saigon 16 to 23 Oct ...

New air routes between Phu Quoc and Singapore, Cambodia

Friday, August 1st, 2014

Starting from 1 November 2014, Vietnam Airlines will launch 2 new international routes from Phu Quoc airport to Singapore and Cambodia. The first route to Singapore will carry 2 flights a week and the second to Siem Reap will carry 3 flights a week.

Mekong River Cruises in Cambodia & Vietnam

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

A glorious way to gently explore these 2 beautiful countries is to take a luxury cruise along one of the worlds's greatest rivers, the mighty Mekong, as it flows through the heart of Cambodia and out though Vietnam's Mekong Delta. [caption id="attachment_3233" align="alignleft" width="660"] Pandaw in front of Phnom Penh's Royal ...

Qatar Airways launch flights between Edinburgh and Doha

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

Good news for travellers from Scotland, Qatar are launching flights to Doha from Edinburgh using the new Boeing Dreamliner, starting on 28 May this year. With connections from there to numerous destinations in Asia, this should noticeably shorten travel times to this part of the world. Flying direct to and from ...

Siem Reap/Angkor Green Season Promotion

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

We are pleased to offer these Green Season promotions for the lovely HanumanAlaya and HanumanAlaya Villa in Siem Reap that begin on 1 April 2014. A ‘Stay Longer, Save More’offer running up until the end of August will benefit guests who want to linger in Siem Reap and Angkor. During September ...

Don’t Think I’ve Forgotten: The Story of Cambodia’s Lost Rock and Roll

Monday, January 27th, 2014

Feature-length documentary on the stunning music, culture, and history of Cambodia. In post-production. 2012.

Mekong River Cruise – discounts in Feb/Mar 14

Friday, December 6th, 2013

Symbiosis is pleased to offer a 10% discount on two river cruises early next year between Siem Reap, Cambodia, and Saigon in southern Vietnam, aboard the luxury Toum Tiou II. Each cruise includes a visit to the World Heritage listed temples of Angkor Wat and Cambodia's charming capital, Phnom Penh, as ...