Tales from the Trunk, Fall, 2013
The art of little big things
Tell us your giant travel dreams and big ideas at firstname.lastname@example.org, and we’ll do all the little things that count to make it special.
Last month we mentioned an upcoming trip to Nepal which I’m extremely excited about. See the itinerary for it here. From treks over stunning mountain passes to biking through canyons to facing the rapids on an overnight rafting trip, it’s a Himalayan-sized adventure of a lifetime. We’ve got this on the calendar for April 2014, which sold out very quickly, and will be opening a second edition for fall 2014.
Another exciting item is our upcoming trip to Myanmar, formerly known as Burma. It’s been in the works for a while and the finishing touches are being applied, but we’re looking forwarding to being able to add a bit of Smiling Albino spice into the ancient, intriguing, little-understood country to the west of Thailand. Our first trip is already online here. Keep watching this space for more!
Visit Myanmar on Your Feet!
Introducing Pa Sak Tong
We’ve operated in Thailand for over a decade but that doesn’t mean we stop researching on the ground and we’re always on the hunt for exciting new properties. Well we’ve recently found a stunning private villa in our own backyard – Chiang Rai. We’d like to introduce you to Pa Sak Tong a private 3-Bedroom Luxury Villa with over 60 staff for a sublimely luxurious and intimate northern Thailand experience. All the amenities are there, including private pool, spa, gym and kids club. Being 10-minutes from Chaing Rai city, plenty of activities are nearby. Pa Sak Tong villa is perfect for families or a small group of friends looking for an intimate hideaway.
Thousand-dollar moments for (almost) free
When planning a trip, it’s easy to become so focused on the big things that the little details are often forgotten. Of course, the big things are very important (have you ever shown up at the airport without your passport? It’s no fun), but one unique aspect of travel that SA likes to focus on is something we call thousand-dollar moments for (almost) free. These are the little touches that add color and depth to a trip – one example is the addition of khom loy’s to really spice up a special occasion. The large, floating lanterns are popular during major festivals in Thailand, but we can make sure you have them to celebrate in your own way, at your own time.
What’s Going On
Going Underground in Vietnam
Daniel represents SA at Pure Life Experiences in Marrakesh
From 11-14 November of this year, Pure Life Experiences held PURE 2013 in Marrakesh, an invite-only conference that celebrates the spirit of the world’s most inspiring creators of enriching experiences. The conference focuses on experiential travel – the big, the bold, the brave, the exciting. Only a select few operators from each region are invited. With this in mind, is it any wonder that Daniel Fraser was asked to represent Smiling Albino and Thailand at the event? Check out our facebook page for an update and some pictures from this exciting event.
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