Bhutan Category Posts

Enjoying Great Views of Punakha Valley from Meri Puensum Resort

December 29, 2012

After a long day’s drive from Thimphu to Punakha and checking out the interesting Chimi Lhakhang – village of phalluses painting, we arrived at the quiet Meri Puensum Resort...

Taking on the Tiger’s Nest Challenge at Paro Taktsang Monastery

March 4, 2012

Taktsang Palphug Monastery (also known as The Tiger’s Nest & Paro Taktsang) Taktsang Monastery, also known as Tiger’s Nest Monastery, is located in Paro, Bhutan, about 10 kilometres north...

Practising Yoga in Bhutan

January 7, 2012

Along our journey around Bhutan, we have visited a number of places which offers great views of the surrounding scenery, yet without the hustle and bustle of typical tourist...

Tales of Divine Madman & Phalluses at Chimi Lhakhang

November 28, 2011

Warning! This post contains graphic drawings of the male phallus/penis (not mine!). Do not read on if you are uncomfortable with such images. The next city on our Bhutan...

Bhutanese Wind Horse (Lung Ta) Prayer Flags

November 14, 2011

Colorful prayer flags are one of the most common sights when travelling around Bhutan – you will find them at temples, chortens, mountain tops and even at the back...

Thimphu Centenary Farmers Weekend Market & Kuendeyling Bazaam

November 12, 2011

If you are here in Thimphu on a weekend, your itinerary will most likely include a tour around the Thimphu Centernary Farmers Weekend Market. Thimphu weekend market is one...

Exploring Capital of Bhutan – Thimphu City

November 7, 2011

Being the capital of the Royal Kingdom of Bhutan, Thimphu City offers a glimpse of city life in this country. With almost all offices of the Bhutanese government and...

Luxurious Villa Suite Stay at Bhutan Uma Paro

October 29, 2011

After days of long drives and hikes across Bhutan, we were rewarded with a stay at an Uma Paro villa upon our return to Paro valley. Uma Paro offers...

Bhutan Thimpu Hotel Kisa Review

August 30, 2011

Walking around Thimpu City, the capital of Bhutan, we noticed a number of guesthouses and hotels of different grades. If you are here on a tourist visa, paying the...

Introduction to Bhutanese Cuisine – Spicy and Flavorful

August 27, 2011

You have read about how I raved about the Bhutanese meal served onboard Druk Air. Now let me provide you with a quick introduction to Bhutanese Cuisine on land...