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Keep on growing - levelling up lockdown skills on your travels

Maria | 1st April 2021

The hobbies and interests that many of us have nurtured during our collective confinement have been much-needed silver linings to the heavy Covid cloud. We’re keen to inspire you to keep that momentum going, especially when we do eventually get to embark on those long-awaited travels - now is the time to take those new-found skills to the next level. Hold your newest obsession in your mind as you start to plan your next trip to Asia. We can’t wait to help you get back out there.

Birding in Bhutan: bird watching in the Happiest Country on Earth

Gemma | 23rd January 2020

Peppering your holiday in Bhutan with unique birding opportunities is a great way to see the landscape from a new angle, and gives you the chance to experience some of Bhutan’s finest festivals.

Festival fever in Bhutan

Gemma | 27th November 2019

Bhutan is famous for its flamboyant festivals, known locally as Tsechus. Gemma shares a few of the most exciting and interesting tshechus that are taking place in 2019...

Planning your Bhutan holiday around its festivals

Suzie | 15th August 2019

Whenever you visit Bhutan you’ll find a festival in full swing somewhere, so here are a few tips for planning your trip around the best of each season’s festival fever…

A guide to food in Bhutan

Gemma | 5th October 2018

Gemma didn't know what she'd be eating in Bhutan - 'Bhutanese food' hasn't really made it to Western shores the way other Asian cuisines have taken off. Here's what you can expect...

Trek to the Tiger's Nest, Bhutan

Gemma | 1st August 2018

We're confident that a trek to the Taktsang Monastery, aka the Tiger’s Nest, will blow you away, even if you've spent hours researching Bhutan. Gemma visited on a research trip before we launched Bhutan as a destination...

What makes Bhutan the happiest country in the world

Gemma | 1st August 2018

Gemma explores the remarkable state of general happiness that she witnessed first-hand on her first trip to Bhutan. What makes the Bhutanese so happy? Read on to find out...