Culture vs Adventure: The Difference Between Chiang Rai and Chiang Mai

Culture vs Adventure: The Difference Between Chiang Rai and Chiang Mai The one thing that makes northern Thailand such a great destination for such a wide variety of travelers is that it offers a perfect mix of ancient culture and awesome outdoor adventure. There are lots of amazing destinations in this region to check out, […]

5 Unsuspecting Treasures in Asia

Asia is full of unique experiences, festivals, cultures and historical sites that it is difficult to pick which countries to visit and what sights to see. We’ll attempt to select our  Smiling Albino five unsuspecting treasure travel spots, in the part of the world that we call home. We’ve had 15 years to explore and discover the mystical […]

What’s the Difference between the Loy Kratong and Yi Peng festivals?

If there’s one thing that Asia does right, it’s festivals. Celebrations based on the continent’s varied religions, cultures, ethnicities, and histories are rarely boring, never ignored, and always provide an enjoyable, authentic look into the culture. But to Western eyes, some of the festivals bleed together, and it’s sometimes difficult to know where one ends […]