Incense is part of daily life in Vietnam. Joss sticks are offered at the altars which grace every business and almost every home, sold by the kilo in little stores and even (in some parts) burnt against mosquitos.
One of the great things about travel is the chance to immerse yourself in another culture. And what better way to see that fantastic culture on display than during a festival?
Whether its' religious, musical, artistic, commemorative or just for the heck of it, festivals have a way of bringing people together. There's usually some delicious traditional food on offer, music and a chance to get to know people while they are at their most relaxed.
Niagara Falls is one of the world's great natural wonders, and a popular honeymoon destination. Even if you're not getting hitched, it's certainly one not to miss. Just 90 minutes from Toronto and right on the United States/Canada border, Niagara Falls is easily accessible for all.
On Saturday 2 June this year, the Queen will celebrate 60 years on the throne. Celebrations for the Diamond Jubilee are happening right across the UK, culminating in a special event this weekend.
So when all the ceremonies, parties, soirees, processions and concerts wind up, we figure a few members of the Royal Family could do with a holiday.
See where we think they should go to shake off the shackles of royal duty and let their hair down (well, those of them who still have hair...ahem, William).
The Queen and Prince Philip