Both Vietnam and Cambodia are magnificent destinations in Southeast Asia. Each offers unique experiences and unforgettable adventures. But when combined, they create a once-in-a-lifetime trip filled with mysterious ancient structures, lush landscapes, vibrant cities, and magnificent waterways. If you’re looking to immerse yourself in the sights, flavors, and stories of Vietnam and Cambodia, here are our top picks from Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and Audible.
Netflix: Top Watches for Vietnam and Cambodia
Street Food Asia
Embark on a culinary journey through the vibrant streets of Asia. This series tantalizes your taste buds as you hear the stories of the people behind the flavorful dishes. Explore Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City, Singapore, Japan, and more through 30-minute episodes filled with mouth-watering delights. And if you want to take your love for Vietnamese cooking to the next level, join our Vietnam Impressions tour, where you’ll visit local markets and attend a culinary workshop.
Jack Whitehall: Travels with my Father
Join comedian Jack Whitehall and his father as they embark on a hilarious journey to strengthen their bond. Season 1 takes you from the bustling streets of Bangkok to the highlights of Cambodia and Vietnam. Experience a primitive train ride to Battambang, marvel at the temples of Angkor Wat, and explore the sights of Hoi An and Hanoi. If you want to see these destinations for yourself, our popular Angkor to the Bay tour covers all the main attractions in Southeast Asia.
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
For all the foodies out there, chef David Chang takes celebrity guests on culinary adventures around the world. In one episode, he ventures to Phnom Penh, Cambodia, with comedian Kate McKinnon to sample the flavors of Southeast Asia. Let the tantalizing dishes and cultural exploration inspire your own foodie adventures.
First they Killed My Father
This powerful movie sheds light on the tragic reign of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia. Based on a true story, it follows a 5-year-old girl on a harrowing quest for survival. As her family is torn apart and forced into a primitive working camp, she must navigate a world filled with danger. To deepen your understanding of Cambodia’s turbulent history, visit the Tuol Sleng Museum and Killing Fields of Phnom Penh during our 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 as they embark on a feature-length episode all about the mighty Mekong River. Departing from their usual cars, the trio explores Vietnam and Cambodia by boat, navigating the stunning Mekong Delta and immersing themselves in the surrounding life along the river. Experience the wonders of the Mekong firsthand by joining our Classic Mekong tour, which stops at local villages and islands along the way.
Great Canal Journeys (Season 6)
Follow Timothy West and his wife Prunella Scales as they navigate some of the world’s most iconic waterways. Delve into two episodes dedicated to Vietnam and Cambodia, witnessing their journey through Phnom Penh, the ancient Angkor Wat, Halong Bay, Hanoi, Hoa Lu, and the charming town of Hoi An. Let their adventures inspire your own exploration of these enchanting destinations.
Asia from Above
This breathtaking series offers a unique bird’s-eye view of Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, and Myanmar. Filmed from a helicopter, the footage captures the vivid colors and stunning landscapes of these Southeast Asian countries. Get inspired by the beauty of the Cambodian jungle and the colonial-style buildings of Vietnam. To experience the wonders of Laos and Cambodia firsthand, join our Laos and Cambodia Unveiled tour.
Passport to the World: Vietnam
Embark on a journey down the road less traveled in Vietnam. This documentary takes you through the floating markets of the Mekong River, verdant farming villages, and Vietnam’s modern wonders. You’ll uncover incredible sights, cultural traditions, and so much more during this 1 hour 20-minute exploration.
Audible: Top Listens on Vietnam and Cambodia
Saigon: An Epic Novel of Vietnam
Transport yourself to Vietnam’s history through this captivating fiction. Follow the story of a young American who finds himself drawn back to Vietnam time and time again, from 1925 to the present day. Experience the country through the eyes of a traveler, a soldier, and a reporter as he becomes entwined in the political intrigues of Saigon.
This compelling account follows an ex-soldier as he returns to Vietnam, leading to a re-evaluation of his preconceived notions about the country and its people. From Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City, Dong Hoi, Hue, Nha Trang, and beyond, witness his journey of discovery through ancient cities and beautiful landscapes. Embrace the warm hospitality of the Vietnamese people as you explore the country for yourself.
Angkor Wat: The History and Legacy of the World’s Largest Hindu Temple
For those eager to delve into the history behind Cambodia’s world-famous Angkor complex, this book is a perfect choice. Uncover the religious influence that has endured for centuries and learn why Angkor Wat is Cambodia’s most iconic sight.
Angkor to the Bay
Experience the wonders of Southeast Asia with our popular Angkor to the Bay tour. Journey from the majestic temples of Angkor to the breathtaking beauty of Halong Bay. Along the way, you’ll encounter a myriad of delightful experiences that will leave you with memories to last a lifetime.