Nepal – One Month After The Quake


It is now clear that the April 25 and following May 12 earthquakes that hit Nepal have created one of the worst disasters to ever strike the country. Over 8,500 people have lost their lives and more than double that number have been injured. Thousands of family breadwinners are out of work with international tourism […]

Placing Intelligence into the Art of Luxury

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Quick question for you – what’s your favorite James Bond film? Dr. No? Goldeneye? On Her Majesty’s Secret Service? Certainly not The Living Daylights. Point is, there’s no single answer – Bond is a subjective experience that everyone appreciates differently. It might seem like a bit of a stretch, but luxury travel is defined by […]

Hike, Bike and Raft through Nepal with us!

What are you doing this April? At  Smiling Albino we are well known for our customized trips, we often find ourselves putting together trips that cater to our clients specific needs. Today we have one to share that we are opening to all our Smiling Albino friends.  This trip has one special departure next April, […]

Bargaining in Southeast Asia

by Greg Jorgensen Some of you may remember that classic scene in Monty Python’s Life of Brian where Brian, running from pursuing Roman soldiers, tries to buy a disguise from a vendor for full price. The vendor, insulted at Brian’s disinterest in haggling, schools him on the rules of getting the best price. It’s a hilarious scene […]