How to teach children to observe and respect the cultures you’re visiting.

Children take cues from their parents for most aspects of life. That applies to travel and behaviour in new situations, too. We can ensure our children become good travellers who respect the people whose countries they’re visiting by teaching them a few basic rules of travel. There are four tips, easily applied to any situation […]

What are surprises for? Albino Smiles, June 2014

What are surprises for? The unexpected is a part of life, and sometimes, when it is sudden and provokes an emotional response, we call it surprise. We’ve all experienced surprise and know that it can be neutral, pleasant, or unpleasant. Smiling Albino of course likes to focus on the best kinds of surprises, and operating […]

Impactful Memories! – Albino Smiles, May 2014

Impactful Memories! Recently while out surveying on the road I met an old college friend who’d just quit his job on Wall Street. After years building a good career in finance, he simply quit, booked a ticket, and left to Southeast Asia for 3 months. We quickly got into the discussion about the events in […]

Explore Myanmar with Smiling Albino Founder Dan Fraser: New 2014

All that glitters, Asia’s Golden Land: Magnificent temples, remote villages, historic journeys, Colonial hill stations, stupas glittering gold, thousands of Pagodas, leg rowers and smiling faces… Background Myanmar, or Burma as it was formerly known, holds great mystery, beauty and legend. From Himalayan Mountains in the north, to stunning ancient temples, enchanting lakes and soulful people, […]