The National Symbols of Bhutan

The National Symbols of Bhutan National Flag: The National Flag is divided diagonally into two equal halves. The upper yellow half signifies the secular power and authority of the King while the lower saffron-orange symbolizes the practice of religion and the power of Buddhism manifested in the tradition of Drukpa Kagyu. The dragon signifies the […]

Day Hikes in Thimphu: Phajoding

This is one of the popular hikes around Thimphu valley. It is not the easiest of hikes, but the rewards – both in terms of the view and the feeling of satisfaction once you make it to the top – is totally worth it. You can get a birds-eye view of the entire Thimphu valley […]

Top 5 places that you must visit in Western Bhutan

There are many interesting places that merit a visit in Bhutan. However, if you are in Bhutan for only for a very short duration and do not have to opportunity to venture beyond Western Bhutan, here are five top places that will enable you to get a glimpse of the beautiful landscape, culture, and traditions […]

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Pangrizampa Lhakhang and restoration of the historical Bazam

Four centuries ago, in the year 1616, Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal at the young age of twenty-three years arrived in Bhutan from Tibet. His arrival in Bhutan heralded in an important era in Bhutan’s history. Zhabdrung unified Bhutan under his rule, defended Bhutan from repeated Tibetan invasions, built Dzongs in each valley and thus established firm […]

Inspiring Bhutan

Compilation of Inspiring travel Quotes to motive you to get moving…

The Best Places to Visit in Bhutan for Amazing Photographs

  Amazing article by my friend Joseph Kiely on “the best places to visit in Bhutan for Amazing photographs”. Joseph is a Travel Escape Artist – escapes because he leaves everyday life behind to travel the world and artist as he has mastered the “art” of escaping from the everyday. Joseph has travelled across Bhutan from […]