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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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A Day in the Life Experience

A Day in the Life Experience

Our travelers are curious life-long travelers, who want to truly experience the destination and not just seeing it. They embrace opportunities to immerse themselves in local culture, step out of their comfort zones for a discovery, and go off the beaten path to learn about the destination while still accommodate in comfort at night. Incense Travel has been hand-crafting journeys exclusively for our travelers, who will get to engage with a local people throughout each adventure.


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Six Best Vietnamese Dishes

Six Best Vietnamese Dishes

Each Vietnamese dish has a distinctive flavor that reflects one or more of their common ingredients, including fish sauce, soy sauce, shrimp paste, fresh herbs, lemongrass, ginger, mint, coriander, bird’s eye chili, and lime. Traditional Vietnamese cooking is greatly admired for its smart use of fresh ingredients, commentary textures, reliance on herbs and vegetables, and minimal use of dairy and oil.


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Hanoi at dawn

Hanoi at dawn

Hanoians start their days early in the morning, from 5.00am hundreds of locals at all age are playing badminton or Vietnamese hacky sack around Hoan Kiem Lake, while many farmers are trying to sell their flowers and vegetable in the markets and along the awakening streets. See the lively Hanoi at dawn is not only an interesting good morning tour for foreign travelers, but it is also an excitement for other local people, especially photographers.


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