Road Tripping in Bhutan – A Destination Guide

Posted by on Jul 30, 2016 in Asia, Bhutan | No Comments
Road Tripping in Bhutan – A Destination Guide

A road trip in a country that used to feed its pigs marijuana promised to be an interesting affair. During our 12 days in in Bhutan, we were accompanied by our guide and driver – it is not possible for most tourists to visit the country independently, but we did create our own itinerary. Read our […]

Bhutan – Discovering a Magic Kingdom

Posted by on Jul 28, 2016 in Asia, Bhutan | One Comment
Bhutan – Discovering a Magic Kingdom

As the aircraft weaved through the mountains of Paro in preparation for landing in Bhutan’s international airport, I realised, to my surprise, that I could make out the faces of the farmers tending to the crops on the mountainside. At just over two hours long, the flight is actually short but not lacking excitement. Taking […]

Planning a Trip to the Land of the Thunder Dragon – Some Practicalities

Posted by on Jul 28, 2016 in Asia, Bhutan, Planning | No Comments
Planning a Trip to the Land of the Thunder Dragon – Some Practicalities

The idea of travelling to Bhutan had been lingering in my head for many years before Nikki and I actually made it there. I found it difficult to justify spending the same amount of money on a short trip to the mysterious kingdom where tobacco is prohibited as I would spend in a few months […]