Bhutan

The best coffee shops in Bhutan

Cafés I like in Bhutan By Ulrike Čokl As an Austrian I appreciate the Viennese “Kaffeehauskultur” (coffee culture).  You can spend hours and even a full day in cafés, enjoying various types of coffee, cakes and snacks while reading a good book, jotting down your thoughts and working. I was delighted when the first cafés [...]

The best coffee shops in Bhutan2019-11-22T11:21:09+01:00

Why the East of Bhutan is a Hidden Gem for Travelers

Why the East of Bhutan is a “Hidden Gem” for Travelers By Ulrike Čokl Ulli has lived in Bhutan on and off for many years. She has conducted ethnographic research on traditional hospitality practices, travelling & gift-exchange in rural communities. Thus she is very familiar with village livelihoods all over the little kingdom. She loves [...]

Why the East of Bhutan is a Hidden Gem for Travelers2019-01-03T18:27:58+01:00

Dzongkha for beginners: a language guide for travelers to Bhutan

Anyone who speaks a few words in the language of the traveler's destination, will be warmly welcomed. Of course this is also true for Bhutan. It will take some time to learn a few words in Dzongkha - the national language of Bhutan - and maybe some pronounciations will be difficult for foreign tongues but [...]

Dzongkha for beginners: a language guide for travelers to Bhutan2016-07-29T10:34:28+02:00

Bhutan: Dates for Festivals 2016

  Bhutan has a lot of monastery and not-religious festivals to offer. It is difficult to choose among them all. Our advice: If you have the time/possibility, visit festivals in the off-season. They are very special because they have less foreign visitors. Also travelling in off-season is more cheap than in high season. If you [...]

Bhutan: Dates for Festivals 20162016-07-05T12:22:03+02:00
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