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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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Our 10 Day Adventure in North Vietnam

Our 10 Day Adventure in North Vietnam

I’ve just recently finished my 10-day adventure in North Vietnam with three travelers from the U.S, we got a wonderful time together traveling from Hanoi to Mai Chau, Halong Bay and Hoi An. With their permissions to use some of our group photos for this blog post sharing our experiences, and here is what we did during our journey.


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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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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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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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Southeast Asia’s most famous caves

Southeast Asia’s most famous caves

In Indochina, there are two famous mountain ranges, Hoang Lien Son Mountain Range in the southeast end of the Himalaya Mountains, and the Annamite Range which extends approximately 1,100 km (680 mi) through Laos, Vietnam, and a small area in northeast Cambodia. Those mountain ranges and limestone islands in the region hold hundreds of vast cave systems, many of them are extremely isolated and have yet to be explored!


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