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Where to Go in Southeast Asia 2020

Where to Go in Southeast Asia 2020

Asia is known as the largest continent in the world, both by land area and population. It’s home to nearly 4.5 billion people, more than half of the world’s population. The continent is too wide and diverse to conceptualize as a single digestible travel "destination", and we want to see it all. So we want to invite you to start with our hand-picked choices of where to go in Southeast Asia in 2020, which is overflowing with ancient cultures that would take a lifetime to fully explore.


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What to Know about Halong Bay & Lan Ha Bay?

What to Know about Halong Bay & Lan Ha Bay?

Last weekend, my wife and I came back to Halong Bay for an overnight stay on a wooden boat, being a tourist couple. Those were beautiful days of the north Vietnam’s autumn weather, the white painted wooden cruiser was teeming with eager, and the Gulf of Tonkin sparkled like wrinkled cellophane. The short trip was my wife’s first overnight boat experience, so she was moving around quite often taking photos of the islands and selfies around the vessel.


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Record Numbers of Foreign Visitors to Vietnam: What Does It Mean?

Record Numbers of Foreign Visitors to Vietnam: What Does It Mean?

During January to May, Vietnam welcomed 7.3 million international arrivals, which is 8.8 percent up from 2018. That keeps the country on the track to reach its annual goal of receiving 18 million foreign visitors this year. This means Vietnam is no doubt to be more popular in the tourism industry, and it’s doing a very good job in serving the international travelers.


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Northern Vietnam Hill Tribe Markets

Northern Vietnam Hill Tribe Markets

Travelers who have visited Sapa, a former French’s hill station in northern Vietnam, the colorful hill tribes and their weekly markets often recall them special impressions. On the market days, the steams of people of the mountain, coming from the mountains and valleys, flock to the market and make it an amazingly bustling place. Here Incense Travel introduces some of the famous mountain markets, where you can visit while you are in Sapa.


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Vietnam – The Luxury Travel You Deserve

Vietnam – The Luxury Travel You Deserve

The country’s tourism industry has shown impressive growth and scooped up several major awards, contributing to its reputation as a safe and friendly destination. The destination reached an impressive figure in the past year, serving some 15,4 million foreign travelers, increased by nearly 20 per cent over the previous year.


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Our 5 Most Inspiring Features from 2018

Our 5 Most Inspiring Features from 2018

The team at Incense Travel gets to travel to destinations in Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia every day, from Hanoi to Saigon, Siem Reap to Luang Prabang, and we love to share the most inspiring findings right here on our travel blog. At the turning point to a new year, we’re looking back at the features from our blog that had you talking (and sharing) in 2018.


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Insight to Traditions of Vietnamese Families

Insight to Traditions of Vietnamese Families

As part of our ‘people to people’ philosophy, which we believe that it’s the best way to truly experience the places you visit, we create opportunities for our travelers to interact with the locals through exclusive and spontaneous visits. Below we share an insight to some of traditional values of Vietnamese families, which would help our travelers better understand our culture.


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Vietnam Tours: Stunning Terraced Rice Fields

Vietnam Tours: Stunning Terraced Rice Fields

October is the harvest season in northern Vietnam, so it’s one of the most beautiful times of the year to see breathtaking terraced rice fields in the mountains. As part of our most recent journey from the northwest to the northeast mountain ranges of Vietnam, Incense Travel introduces our top 4 destinations for yellow terraced fields. They can be incorporated into your tailor-made Vietnam tours, perhaps you want to put one of these places into your Vietnam itinerary next year.


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Where to Go in Southeast Asia 2019

Where to Go in Southeast Asia 2019

Friendly people, peaceful villages, scenic mountain retreats, remote tropical beaches, and rich cultures make Southeast Asia a gateway to top your 2019 travel list. Incense Travel has rounded up some of our favorite destinations that still feel untouched and authentic. We are always ready to suggest which itinerary suited your interests to help you plan your next great journey. Bon voyage!


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