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A Wildlife Cruise from Cat Ba Island

A Wildlife Cruise from Cat Ba Island

For years, I have been dreaming of seeing the Lan Ha Bay of Cat Ba National Park, which is just 3 hour-drive from the capital city of Hanoi. The real area for adventure and nature lovers, full of limestone islands and wildlife. On my bucket list was to see wildlife in the park, kayak through a dark cave to explore a lagoon that I have read about on a travel magazine at home. I finally had the chance to go, and it was an amazing experience with Incense Travel.


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Luxury Visit to North Vietnam

Luxury Visit to North Vietnam

In a 4 day-visit to Hanoi and Halong Bay, you can choose to be picked up from the airport and drive to the hotel upon arrival. A Hanoi city tour with a short street food tour, or walking tour around the Old Quarter, is a great way to capture the charm of this thousand years old city. Go luxury by taking a seaplane to Halong Bay, where you will enjoy a scenic flight above the Gulf of Tonkin before taking an overnight cruise on a wooden junk to explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site


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Practice Tai Chi in Hanoi with a Tai Chi Master

Practice Tai Chi in Hanoi with a Tai Chi Master

Rise up early for a coffee at your hotel, then walk to the flower garden to meet your Tai Chi Master, and be welcomed with a cup of tea before practicing Tai Chi. Enjoy the slow movements and the tranquil of the waking up city, Tai Chi promotes relaxation, straight posture, and balance. In a very real sense, Tai Chi helps you stay younger as you grow older, thus making an outstanding contribution to our overall health and well-being.


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Phan Thanh Liem the Talented Water Puppet Artist

Phan Thanh Liem the Talented Water Puppet Artist

Water puppetry is one of the must-sees in Hanoi. Beside the public water puppet theaters where hundreds of audiences, you should also know about this very unique water puppet theater: the one-man show of Phan Thanh Liem. Liem is known to be the first water puppet artist who brought water puppetry to a private performing level.


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Bat Trang Ceramic Village

Bat Trang Ceramic Village

Bat Trang ceramic village is a nice ancient village on the bank of the Red river, 30 minutes from the busy city. People here have been making ceramics and pottery for generations. Here is my motorbike trip to this wonderful place, in a good day.


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Best Halong Bay View from Poem Pountain

Best Halong Bay View from Poem Pountain

Poem Mountain or Bai Tho Mountain is one of the most famous place for both local people and tourists, especially those looking for the best Halong view from the top. Here are some pictures from my good hiking to the top of this mountain for a spectacular view of Ha Long bay.


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Sapa Cable Car The Newest Reason to Visit Sapa

Sapa Cable Car The Newest Reason to Visit Sapa

Sapa is considered to be paradise on earth for the stunning scenery, the unique culture of hill tribble people and the cool climate of high mountains. The Fansipan peak, which is recognized as the peak of Indochina, has always been the target of adventure conquerors. Now with the brand new cable car system there is even more reasons to choose Sapa for your Vietnam holiday.


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Halong Cable Car- A Ride Over The World Heritage Site

Halong Cable Car- A Ride Over The World Heritage Site

Halong bay is no doubt the most beautiful thing in Vietnam for the magnificent landscape. The classic way to visit Halong is to take a boat trip cruising around the many limestone mountains and spend the night in the bay under the millions stars. Those who want the different angle of Halong bay can either take the seaplane from Hanoi or even helicopter ride to have a totally new view of the World Heritage site from above.


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