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Hoi An Among the World's 15 best Tourism Cities

Hoi An Among the World's 15 best Tourism Cities

Hoi An, about 30km (20 miles) south of Danang City, is one of the most well-known attractions in Vietnam. This 400-year-old town features peaceful atmosphere with traditional houses, boutique shops and friendly people. The lovely ancient port town of Hoi An has gained much attention from global travelers, and made it to the list of 15 best tourism sites on earth.


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Vietnam in top 10 destinations in the world

Vietnam in top 10 destinations in the world

Based on readers’ reviews and ratings for various categories including travel experiences, restaurants, accommodations, gathered over 12 months. TripAdvisor, the world’s most popular travel guide and review website, recently released a ranking that lists Vietnam among the top 10 destinations in the world.


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A Story to Celebrate War Invalids and Martyrs Day

A Story to Celebrate War Invalids and Martyrs Day

Traveling in Hue, the former imperial city and one of the bloodiest battlefields in the Vietnam War, when the whole country is honoring outstanding revolutionary contributors on the occasion of War Invalids and Martyrs Day this July 27. I would like to take this opportunity to share a story of how my family recently found the remains of my uncle, a North Vietnam soldier who died in the battle of Hue in 1968, in which miracle really happened.


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Rice Experience on Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia Holidays

Rice Experience on Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia Holidays

Have you ever questioned how rice is grown? Or what is the different between brown rice and white rice? I often receive those questions from travelers – especially when passing by a rice paddy, or whenever we see a famer working on a flooded rice field during my journeys across Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia. Here is all you need to know about rice and the making of this staple food, which makes up this region.


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Why You Should Book Your Indochina Holidays with Incense Travel

Why You Should Book Your Indochina Holidays with Incense Travel

In the world of searching and booking engines, anyone who has resources and the time can book a holiday to just about anywhere in Indochina. But why would you want to? Handling travel arrangements yourself can bring unwanted headaches, missed connections, and logistics you didn’t even know you needed to think about. As a local boutique travel expert that provides experience-based journeys to explore Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia. We can…


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Laos Tour: Our journey on the Mekong

Laos Tour: Our journey on the Mekong

Mekong River is the longest river in Southeast Asia, which flows through Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam before draining into the East Sea in Southeast Vietnam. Both Vientiane and Phnom Penh, Laos and Cambodia’s capitals, stand on the banks of the meandering river. Therefore, a cruise on the Mekong truly reveals a vibrant world of Southeast Asia along its shores.


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Vietnam Tours: Our Top 5 Authentic Experiences in Hanoi

Vietnam Tours: Our Top 5 Authentic Experiences in Hanoi

Your Vietnam holiday could be an incredible adventure to the heart of the Vietnamese culture, exploring the back streets of the bustling cities by day and enjoying elegant boutique hotels with a surplus of modern luxuries by night. With Incense Travel, truly immerse in the lively hidden charms is the best way to experience Vietnam. Explore all Vietnam has to offer with Incense Travel’s bespoke journeys that show you a side of the country few others have seen.


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Green Season in Vietnam and Cambodia

Green Season in Vietnam and Cambodia

A Vietnam and Cambodia holiday in the summer and fall is a refreshing respite into a lush world of rice terraces, serene bays and colorful festivals. There are some of the experiences you can access when you travel during green season to those beautiful countries in Southeast Asia, Incense Travel has listed out some travel experiences for your upcoming Vietnam and Cambodia tours.


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Vietnamese Lacquer Art

Vietnamese Lacquer Art

Travelers visiting Vietnam often notice the artistic use of lacquerware in almost everything, from paintings and wall hangings to wine holders and jewelry boxes. Lacquer is a natural substance, the toxic sap from a lacquer tree. Ancient people noticed that this sticky sap was like a natural plastic, which could be used to coat objects. As it becomes hardened after contacting with air, then created a hard shell and resistant to heat and moisture.


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The Luxurious Ginger Launches in Lan Ha Bay

The Luxurious Ginger Launches in Lan Ha Bay

The Heritage Line made waves in Lan Ha Bay and Halong Bay this month with the re-launching of its once famous cruise, the gracious Ginger in June 2018. The cruise is based in Lan Ha Bay, a very tranquil part in the south of the famous Halong Bay in Vietnam. Before coming to the new quiet area, the former Ginger was a glorious luxury star in Halong Bay when most cruises were at lower standards.


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