Cruising with Jane McDonald

This week we’re in southeast Asia as the sassy singer sets sail along the famous Mekong river.

This week we’re in southeast Asia as the sassy singer sets sail along the famous Mekong river.

Taking in the stunning views aboard the Amadara is a serene experience, but before she can get on the boat Jane has to contend with the hectic port of Ho Chi Minh City – although she does manage to fit in some retail therapy, Vietnam style, in the famous markets (handmade shoes while you wait, for a fiver!).

Crossing into Cambodia, which is embracing tourism after years of being a no-go area, game Jane samples the local delicacies, including some rather crunchy creepy-crawlies!

With exotic sights and ancient temples around every bend, Ms McDonald finds herself genuinely inspired by her exotic expedition…