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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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Tho Ha Countryside

Tho Ha Countryside

Situated on a peninsula over 40 kilometers (25 miles) north of Hanoi, Tho Ha is surrounded by the Nhu Nguyet River. This traditional village can be visited after about 1,5 hours drive from the city of Hanoi, and the easiest way to reach the village is to take a short ferryboat across the river.


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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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The Independence Day of Cambodia

The Independence Day of Cambodia

The November 9, 2018 marked 65 years anniversary of the independence day of the modern Cambodia, when it declared independence from France in 1953. Cambodian celebrated the ceremony at their Independence Monument in Phnom Penh. To mark this occasion, we share a brief history of this interesting destination ever since its declaration of independence.


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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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Vietnam Tours: Top 10 Cultural Experiences

Vietnam Tours: Top 10 Cultural Experiences

From the imposing mountains with gorgeous views to the serene bays and endless coast line with stunning sandy beaches, Vietnam is a giant tapestry of beauty and wonder just waiting to be explored. In celebration of our country’s recent progresses, Incense Travel has assembled our Top 10 Cultural Experiences, featuring highlights from our newly minted offerings across the country. This is “Vietnam the Beautiful”, Incense Travel style.


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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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Best time to travel Vietnam

Best time to travel Vietnam

The best time to travel Vietnam is between October and April, when most of the country enjoys its dry winter season with moderate temperatures. However, since the country stretches over 1,000km (600 miles) from north to south, its climate varies considerably from place to place due to the differences in latitude. There is not really a wrong time to visit Vietnam, as you will experience both sunshine and rain in varying quantities during most months of the year.


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