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August 13th, 2018

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Sese Shamu Datsi: A Taste of the Himalayan Forests of Bhutan

It’s no surprise that Bhutanese can turn anything into a “Datsi” (Cheesy) concoction in our kitchen. From Kewa (potato) Datsi to Ema (Chili) Datsi, you can say we love a lot of cheese in our meals. To celebrate the late summer rains, today’s “Datsi Tsheum” (stew) will feature Sese Shamu […]


August 6th, 2018

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Women in Sports: Turning the Spotlight on Female Coaches in Bhutan

They are leaders, motivators and teachers. These coaches are working tirelessly in molding the future athletes of the country and, while they’re at it, passing down their passion for sports. Written by Sonam Pelden       Edited by Karen Lim Taekwando coach Pem Chuki When Pem Choki first took […]


July 18th, 2018

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Kadoo: Educating Kids on Bhutan’s Wildlife

‘Kadoo’ board game, born from an idea to bring nature home is perfectly relevant to anyone living in the urban jungle. From recurring news on planet deterioration to climate change, animal extinction, inequality and other large scale conflicts, people’s wellbeing has never been at a greater risk. The importance of understanding […]


July 13th, 2018

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An Easy Recipe to Make Suja, the Bhutanese “Salty” Tea

Suja, literally translated to mean churned tea, is the Bhutanese name for butter tea, a type of tea quite popular in the Himalayan regions of Nepal, India, Tibet and Bhutan. Written by Pema Yangchen In the olden days, preparation of Suja was quite the task and a wooden churner was […]


July 11th, 2018

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Going to Haa for the Summer Festival? Try these Unique Eats while you’re There

If you’re visiting Haa for the Summer Festival happening on 14th July (Saturday), why not pop by a village homestay to try these unique delicacies of the region? The Haa Summer Festival is an annual exhibition and celebration of the nomadic lifestyle in Bhutan. Visitors can also explore the region […]


April 18th, 2018

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An Interview with the Cast & Crew of ‘Honeygiver Among the Dogs’

As the ‘Honeygiver Among the Dogs’ team prepares for their official premiere of their film on 20th April at City Cinema, the cast and crew take some time out to sit down with Yeewong to talk about the making, collaboration, challenges and work that went into creating this special project. Watch the full interview here.


April 8th, 2018

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Watch the Trailer of ‘Honeygiver Among the Dogs’

In remote Bhutan, an undercover detective investigates the case of a missing Buddhist nun and falls into a risky alliance with his only suspect- an alluring young woman known as the village “demoness.” Dechen’s Roder’s film, ‘Honeygiver among the dogs’ (Munmo Tashi Khyidron), that premiered at the 67th Berlin International Film […]


April 7th, 2018

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4 Drink Recipes for This Flu Season

Achhoooooooo!! It’s flu season but fortunately we have four recipes of delicious hot beverages that will keep that “tshatrim” at bay thanks to recipe expert Chimmi Lhaden Gyaltshen. You can follow her food adventures on instagram at @homecooked_by_chimmi. Video by G. Tobden & PemC


April 4th, 2018

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TSEM: Bhutanese Toys for Today’s Children

With the onset of countless imported plastic toys in the market and children’s unsupervised time on phones, ipads and TV – there is a general concern about how children are growing up at this day and age. Gyaltshen K Dorji and his wife Uygen Wangmo created TSEM: locally-made toys with […]


April 3rd, 2018

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“I Want to Play Football for as Long as I Can”

Sangay Budhar became a footballer for the women’s national team in Bhutan when she was thirteen years old. Sangay is now twenty and has been playing football for 11 years. She initially started as a player for her school football team in Loseling Middle Secondary School when news got out […]