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30 Sep | Administrator | No Comments

Why visit Bhutan “The Land of Thunder Dragon” at all?

Bhutan is one of the smallest and happiest country in the world with population of over 750, 000 sandwiched in between two giant countries, China in the north and India in the south. Also popularly known as Druk-yul, “The Land of Thunder Dragon”, the country opened its doors to international tourists in the year 1974. ...

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10 Aug | Administrator | One Comment

A brief tale of Gross National Happiness (GNH) of Bhutan

With the solemn and well thought declaration in the 1970s upon ascending on the Golden Throne of the Kingdom of Bhutan, the former King of Bhutan, Jigme Singye Wangchuck made a serious observation and critiqued the centuries old conventional, narrow and materialistic views of human progress. The King wisely declared that the existing development paradigm ...

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2 Jun | Langa Dorji | No Comments

Seven things that make Bhutan truly unique and special

Bhutan, the birthplace of the principle of Gross National Happiness, is often perceived as one of the happiest places on earth. However, like any other country, Bhutan has its share of problems and challenges. So, Bhutan may not really be the happiest place on earth. Yet, Bhutan is definitely a country like no other. It ...

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