THE BEST OF BHUTAN

Bhutan has been a place of many names throughout history. Some Tibetans called us the Southern Land of Darkness, some called us the Southern Land of Medicines, the Last Shangri-La, the Happiest Country on Earth, and so on. Whatever name you call it, this is a special place of many special things and people. Bhutan’s culture and history run deep, and stand as a novelty in the current age of a global cultural homogeneity.
Bhutan is known for its unspoiled natural environment, lush forests, glacial lakes and rivers, virgin mountain peaks, and centuries-old living culture unscathed by the denudation of time and forces of modernization. But there is more to Bhutan than what meets the eye. From magnificent palaces, fortresses, monasteries, natural sanctuaries and parks to pristine valleys, here are the 20 iconic sites in the Kingdom.

Happiness is at the very heart of everyone’s meaningful existence. It is experienced across all cultures, people, and by all sentient beings. It is been philosophized by the greatest thinkers in history, from Plato and Aristotle to Guatama Buddha himself. In contemporary times, it has been theorized and championed by John F. Kennedy, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Dzongsar Khyentse

- Dr. Ritu Verma

Bhutan is known for its unspoiled natural environment, lush forests, glacial lakes and rivers, virgin mountain peaks, and centuries-old living culture unscathed by the denudation of time and forces of modernization. But there is more to Bhutan than what meets the eye. From magnificent palaces, fortresses, monasteries, natural sanctuaries and parks to pristine valleys

- Lois Olney

With Love Drishana

As the Calcuttan soil emanates a rich petrichor of the post afternoon rains, the transient clouds tread the overcast sky haphazardly and… Read More>>

A Bhutanese delicacy

Over eight hundred thousand people in the Happiness Kingdom woke up to the grim news of a nationwide lockdown in the morning of August 11, 2020. By 7 am it was official. The Prime Minister through a national address broadcast LIVE on national television and streamed online informed the nation that despite their best efforts, the novel Coronavirus, which had so far only reached quarantine facilities through imported cases, had found its way into the community Thimphu city with the detection of the first case outside the quarantine.

- Nyema Zam

Bhutan is known for its unspoiled natural environment, lush forests, glacial lakes and rivers, virgin mountain peaks, and centuries-old living culture unscathed by the denudation of time and forces of modernization. But there is more to Bhutan than what meets the eye. From magnificent palaces, fortresses, monasteries, natural sanctuaries and parks to pristine valleys

- Lois Olney

With Love Drishana

As the Calcuttan soil emanates a rich petrichor of the post afternoon rains, the transient clouds tread the overcast sky haphazardly and… Read More>>

Special buckwheat noodles from Bumthang valley

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