• The Traditional Bhutan Hot Stone Bath

    Leave a Comment 15 August 2013

    Bhutanese Traditional Hot Stone Bath uses river rocks that therapists place in water where they crack and steam, releasing key minerals and relieving deep-set aches. It is available at most major hotels and local bath houses.

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  • The New York Times picked Bhutan as 1 of 46 places to go in 2013

    Leave a Comment 28 March 2013

    "This tiny country in the Himalayas has become a model for sustainable travel with the number of visitors (and daily traveler fees they pay) calibrated to preserve the delicate balance between preservation and revenue. Tourism is far from discouraged, however; new projects are making the country more accessible..." 

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  • The "World Happiness Day" - a gift from Bhutan

    Leave a Comment 20 March 2013

    Today (March 20th), the world celebrates "World Happiness Day", the newest worldwide occasion, declared by the United Nations just late last year. It is a gift from Bhutan, inspired by its philosophy of Gross National Happiness (GNH).

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  • Flowers are starting to bloom all over Thimphu!

    Leave a Comment 15 March 2013

    Bhutan has four seasons and spring is perhaps one of the most beautiful, when flowers bloom and the stringent cold subsides.
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  • Dining in Bhutan

    Leave a Comment 30 January 2014

    The most distinctive characteristic of Bhutanese cuisine is its spiciness. Chillis are an essential part of nearly every dish and are considered so important that most Bhutanese people would not enjoy a meal that was not spicy. Rice forms the main body of most Bhutanese meals. It is accompanied by one or two side dishes consisting of meat or vegetables. Pork, beef and chicken are the meats that are eaten most often. Vegetables commonly eaten include Spinach, pumpkins, turnips, radishes, tomatoes, river weed, onions and green beans. Grains such as rice, buckwheat and barley are also cultivated in various regions of the country depending on the local climate. 
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