Happy New Year friends! Did you make any resolutions? No reason to suffer them; add some excitement and reward yourself for your efforts! Trying to get in shape? How about a 2012 holiday in Northern Thailand that features mountain biking and hiking! Plan to lose some weight? Visit Bangkok or Ho Chi Minch City and get a new, tailor-made wardrobe! Quitting smoking? How about a detox-spa in Koh Phangan or a meditation retreat in Siem Reap? It’s a new year everyone! Smiling Albino has big plans for making our adventures and experiences better than ever in 2012, and we hope that you can make the most of this fresh start and enjoy yourselves while doing so!
What’s Going On?
Year of the Dragon! – The Chinese New Year is just around the corner! Chinese communities all around Asia will be celebrating the arrival of the year of the dragon with two weeks of festivities beginning on January 23rd! Bangkok’s Yaowarat, one of the world’s largest China-towns, is one of our favorite places to celebrate in Southeast Asia; we hope to see some of you there!
Bangkok’s Best Movie Theatres – Visitors to Bangkok usually don’t plan on going to see a movie while they are in Thailand, but they are always surprised to discover how cozy (and inexpensive!) the theater experience in Bangkok can be! Check out some of the best movie theaters in Bangkok according to CNN Go!
Posts, Pictures, Flicks & Podcasts
Planet Asia Blog:
A few of our Favorite Expat Business Owners in Cambodia – From Luang Prabang to Koh Samui and all points in between, some of the best places to stay or dine are run by foreigners, most of whom happen to be both interesting people and outstanding hosts. Here are a few reasons why we enjoy meeting these individuals, featuring a handful of intrepid expat business owners in remote areas of Cambodia. Read More…
Coming up on Planet Asia – Stay tuned for 2012′s new blogs and podcasts! Looking for the best beer in Bangkok? Can’t decide if Chiang Mai or Chiang Rai is the right destination to visit? Want to know the best way to spend 48 hours in Phnom Penh or Ho Chi Minh City? Stay tuned for interesting interviews, discussions with experts and expats, and our very own insider tips for discovering the best of Southeast Asia! Read More…
Classic Cambodia – Looking to live out your Indiana Jones or Lara Croft fantasies? While there is only a slim chance of sighting Mrs. Jolie-Pitt, a frequent visitor to Cambodia, you will certainly experience romance and adventure in one of the hottest tourist destinations in the world, the Angkor Archaeological Park. The ancient temples are a few miles from charming Siem Reap, a town replete with boutique hotels, open-air restaurants, and excellent shopping opportunities. The six-day Classic Cambodia adventure showcases the Kingdom’s history from charming Phnom Penh’s French-colonial architecture to tragic memorials of the Khmer Rouge era, as well as spectacular temples, beautiful countryside, and fascinating culture. 6-day Classic Cambodia adventures are available on demand.
Thailand Trek and Trails – Our 10 day Thailand Trek and Trail, next starting on January 14, is the best adventure for active travelers looking to stay fit on their holiday to Thailand. Seeking a cultural journey with an outstanding workout each day? This adventure stands out as the ultimate multi-activity Siamese experience. Awesome bike rides combined with stunning hikes and multiple modes of transport make each day more exhilarating than the last. Contact us about our next scheduled Trek and Trail or other multi-sport adventure.
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