Lifeline ... fishing in the Mekong.

Afloat with the lover

On a cruise through Cambodia and Vietnam, Jewel Topsfield ponders a fictional affair and countries in recovery.

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Just kids in a war zone

Rachael Oakes-Ash joins veterans on a poignant return to the jungle where they fought 40 years ago.

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Traffic island ... bustling trade at Cai Rang floating market.

Follow the Mekong

With time to watch the ebb and flow of a river's life, Graham Reilly floats from Vietnam to Cambodia.

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Old Saigon lives on

On the eve of Liberation Day, Joanne Lane discovers Ho Chi Minh City's history, authentic pho and memories of war.

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Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

Your questions

I am travelling to Manila and Ho Chi Minh City. Is there public transport for transfers to and from airports and hotels? Is the taxi system safe?

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A sure-fire grinner

The open, friendly faces of the people she meets give Veda Sarangapany plenty to smile about.

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