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November 17th, 2017
Celebrating Girls in Sports

A sixth grader was on her way to her school’s football try-outs when a cricket bat caught her attention. She picked it up and asked her friend to throw a ball which she hit impressively that ended up catching the coach’s attention. The rest was history- actually more of a […]

November 3rd, 2017
Bag Up Some Warmth with Woollen Yathras this Winter

A line of Yathra (woollen) bags released by SABAH (SAARC Business Association for Home Based Workers) has arrived just in time for the winter season. These Yathra bags and purses make the ideal accessories, complimenting any outfit and adding a refined and bold edge to any getup. These bags are […]

November 1st, 2017
Highlander Festival in Laya

The annual Highlander Festival took place from October 23rd to 24th in the village of Laya. The Highlander Festival is exceptional in the fact that it celebrates the unique culture of those who live in the mountains in northern Bhutan. Additionally, the festival aims to highlight the sustainable nature of […]

October 23rd, 2017
Laphing Fever among Foodies in Thimphu

Laphing noodle, a popular street food dish originating from Tibet, has made its way across Asia, particularly having a prominent impact on Sikkimese and Nepalese cuisine. In the past year, Laphing Fever has taken Thimphu by storm, and the trendiest restaurants have jumped onto the craze. Written by Hannah Park, […]

October 15th, 2017
Her World Brides Magazine’s Wedding Shoot in Bhutan

Jesseca Liu and Jeremy Chan, two of Singapore’s popular singers/actors, visited Bhutan with the Her World Brides Magazine to shoot a spectacular wedding photoshoot in Paro and Thimphu. The stunning evening gowns set against the backdrop of Bhutanese architecture and luscious green landscape. by Hannah Park Videos from Her World […]

October 11th, 2017
A Virtual Tour of Zhiwaling Ascent

Nestled within the peaceful and pristine forests of upper Motithang, Thimphu lies a sleek, modern hotel that combines the best of contemporary and traditional architectural designs. Click on the video for a spectacular video tour of Zhiwaling Ascent. Written by Hannah Park & PemC   Video by Namgay DJ Located […]

October 7th, 2017
Where to Go Souvenir Shopping in Bhutan

Best place to buy souvenirs in Bhutan? Three foreign exchange students, from the US currently studying at the Royal Thimphu College, share their shopping experience in Bhutan. The Agency for the Promotion of Indigenous Crafts (APIC) was established in July 2011 as an Organization that Promotes Equitable Growth of Handicrafts Through […]

September 21st, 2017
Top Digital Illustrations from HomeBasedIllustrator

This digital “artist” gives modern pop culture icons a more Bhutanese twist.

September 18th, 2017
Pretty Doll Costumes Inspired by Bhutan

If you scroll through instagram page @freyalise.navigatio, you’ll find the most adorable photos of a little animator doll, Dolkar, dressed in the most beautifully embellished kira ensemble (complete with rachu, koma and bjiru) as if posing for the camera. These pretty costumes were created by Yu Jianing, a chinese woman […]

September 3rd, 2017
Imtiaz Ali Tries Bhutanese Food

When Imtiaz Ali, the Director behind Bollywood gems like Highway, Rockstar, Jab We Met and so many more, came to Bhutan for Mountain Echoes Literary Festival, he took some time to have lunch with us and waiiiii….he’s so humble la! This special zhimmey segment is Imtiaz Ali trying Bhutanese food but […]