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Previously, it was unthought of to convert an already existing Bhutanese home for tourists. Farm stays are not only sustainable but have given rise to entrepreneurs and self-sustenance. We caught up with Deki over the phone, who is the owner of Deki Farm House in Paro.  Little Bhutan: What made you want to convert your...
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On January 9, 2024, Bhutanese people elected the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for the second time. The win means a second term for Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay as head of the government, and a third term as a member of a democratically elected government. Tshering Tobgay was head of Bhutan’s first opposition party, comprising just...
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The Druk Path Trek can be taken throughout the year. It is also one of the easier treks in comparison to other treks, due to its soft elevation and other contributing factors.  Guests spend about eight nights and nine days on the trek, passing elevations of 2,200 meters to 4,200 meters. Some of the days...
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Bhutan received the ‘Special Travel Destinations Award’ last month, at the 2023 Voyage Magazine Award Ceremony. The award ceremony was held at the Park Hyatt Hotel, in Beijing, China, signifying Bhutan’s second travel award from the country.  The ‘Special Travel Destinations Award’ solidifies the increasing interest of Chinese tourists in Bhutan while acknowledging Bhutan’s unparalleled...
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The Sustainable Development Fee (SDF) is a daily payment for tourists with a Bhutanese visa, contributing to Bhutan’s development. 1) Before September 2023, it cost 200 USD per day to visit Bhutan. However, from September 2023 onwards, the government cut the cost by 50%, making the new Sustainable Development Fee 100 USD. This reduction also...
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The new Centenary Farmers’ Market in Bhutan is very popular. It shows Bhutan’s effort to keep its traditions while also growing and becoming modern. The market is important because it helps farmers and supports people in having sustainable lives. Before, the building was not nice to look at and was cold, but now it is...
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In ancient times, Bhutan was known as Lho Mon, meaning the Dark Southland, referring to the land south of Tibet. And there was a reason why it was called Lho Mon. In Tibet at the time, Buddhism had already taken roots while in Bhutan Bonism was widely practiced. This involved worshipping nature and performing animal...
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Bhutan isn’t only about treks, hikes, and visits to dzongs and monasteries. It has so much more to offer. Various people come to Bhutan for various reasons. Some come to trek, others to visit monasteries or just to get away from their daily routines. But there are a few who come solely to marvel at...
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For any hiking aficionado, the Snowman Trek in Bhutan would probably be the ultimate hiking experience along with another sought after trek – the Machu Picchu Inca Trail in Peru. A hike of endurance – the Snowman Trek takes about a month to complete. It isn’t labeled the world’s most difficult trek for nothing. Beautiful...
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 She gazes at the ceiling. The fan blades whirr. The sounds dart. There’s both stillness and movement. Silence and sound. And in the next fifteen minutes, the world of noise becomes a world of quiet contemplation, explored through a deaf protagonist, in Kelzang Dorji’s conceptual artwork – A Song of Silence. It reminds me of...
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