This time on ‘Health & Wellness with Chimi’, we meet Thimphu’s only classical Hatha Yoga teacher Tenzin Yangden who talks about the misconceptions and benefits of yoga. Hatha yoga is a branch of yoga that emphasizes physical exercises to master the body along with mind exercises to withdraw it from external distractions. […]
All roads lead to Bhutan this August, as one of the happiest nations in the world gears up for the eighth edition of the Mountain Echoes Literary Festival. As the Land of the Thunder Dragon gets set to celebrate ‘Untouched Beauty, Unexplored Ideas and Unstoppable Voices’, we give you eight reasons to visit this distinctive literary, arts […]
It is true that poetry is a silent subculture within an already small literary community in Bhutan. Poetry is often seen as “confusing” or “hard to understand” by many. But when Junction Bookstore organized an online ‘Book Spine Poetry’ contest, little did they realize how this modest contest would succeed […]
Yeewong handpicked a collection of authentic products from Sabah made by Bhutanese home-based workers from different parts of the country designed to style your home with a more traditional touch.
From colourfully designed satchels and slings to chic flared skirts, Wangpe Tashi is picking out the best traditional textile has to offer. While contributing her kira designs for our summer issue, the designer is also slowly prepping for a contemporary line of skirts, bags and dresses in probably the most […]
Your dream wedding starts here. Everyone deserves a fairy-tale wedding but planning it can be a stressful experience. So, why not have the professionals take care of the stress and you focus more on making everlasting memories. by Chimi Wangmo, Photos by Sonam Adhikari & Gyeltshen Tobden […]
After much anticipation Happy Chips, Bhutan, finally launched their Ema Datsi Flavour, promising more exciting new flavours sourced from the organic produce of Bhutanese farming communities. by Chimi Wangmo, Video by Namgay Wangchuk DJ “We have been working on this project for 4 years now. The idea is always to […]
To celebrate 30th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations between Korea and Bhutan, for the first time ever a Korean Food Festival was organized by the Embassy of the Republic of Korean in Bangaladesh at the Terma Linca Resort and Spa, Bhutan from 8th to 9th of June 2017. by Chimi Wangmo, […]
Junction Bookstore hosted ‘Deliberately Framed: Scenes from a Poetic Stew’ at the end of May. The event marked the 3rd annual Deliberately Framed exhibit, an event where photographers and poets come together to create new art. Written by Crystal Watkins Photos by Zuki Juno Tobgye […]
Anne Philip, woman biker from Australia, who won first prize in the open women category at the Dantak Open Mountain Bike Race 2017 gifted her bike to a 16 year old female biker and donated her cash prize to TMBC as part of her effort to give back to the society in the hope of encouraging more female bikers in Bhutan and help them realize their dreams of biking.