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  1. Women-Only Tour Brand Launches International Women's Day ContestRead the original story

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    ... can now also book spots on WoW Tours' newly launched, two-country trips to Argentina and Brazil, or Nepal and Bhutan, which include the following highlights: This in-depth 8-night itinerary starts in Buenos Aires (the "Paris of South America") and ...


  2. The World's 5 Craziest Airport RunwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Switched

    ... little Philipsburg! Currently only a handful of pilots on the planet are qualified to land at the Paro Airport of Bhutan, so challenging is the descent to the runways from between the soaring, 5,000-meter-high peaks of the Himalayas that loom all ...


  3. Fine Art Photographer joins Compass Rose Expeditions for Photography TourRead the original story

    Wednesday | PRWeb

    Compass Rose Expeditions, global adventure travel company under the guidance of Jock Montgomery, will partner with Sean Kernan, renowned fine-art photographer and teacher of creativity workshops, to lead a private photography tour in Bhutan. Every aspect of Sean's work, from books to gallery shows, expresses a unique and compelling view.


  4. Inside the world's happiest countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 |

    It is known as the happiest country in the world. And now Bhutan has released some spectacular images showing everyday life in the remote kingdom, including a snap of young Buddhist monks taken by the king himself.


  5. SAARC Yatra continues in Islamabad todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 |

    ... foreign minister Abdul Hasan Mahmud Ali. The SAARC Yatra began on March 1 with the foreign secretary first visiting Bhutan where he called on Bhutanese Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay soon after arriving in Thimphu. Image: Foreign Secretary exits his ...


  6. Dhaka sees change in India's foreign policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | The Daily Star

    ... in Kathmandu that prompted India to push ahead with the sub-regional connectivity arrangements with Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal to ensure easier transit for passenger, personal and cargo vehicles among the four SAARC nations. Sources at the ...


  7. Bangladesh sees major change in Indian foreign policyRead the original story

    Monday Mar 2 |

    ... curtailed, as Jaishankar, travelling in a special Indian Air Force aircraft, arrived two hours behind schedule from Bhutan in the morning. His arrival was delayed due to heavy snowfall at Paro, where the Himalayan country's only international ...


  8. 2015 Declared 'Visit Bhutan Year' in Celebration of King's BirthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Travel World News

    The Kingdom of Bhutan has declared 2015 as 'Visit Bhutan Year' to celebrate the fourth Bhutanese King's 60th birthday in November. Bhutan's fourth King, H.M Jigme Singye Wangchuck, is accredited with initiating the concept of Gross National Happiness and introducing tourism to his country during his coronation in 1974.


  9. Delhi taps neighbours, one by oneRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 1 | The Telegraph

    New Delhi, March 1: Foreign secretary Subrahmanyam Jaishankar today launched Prime Minister Narendra Modi's second dash at an unprecedented outreach to India's neighbours, but his whirlwind tour bears distinct signatures of a government wizened by a cocktail of neighbourhood successes and setbacks nine months in power. Jaishankar landed in Bhutan, held a flurry of meetings, and will leave early tomorrow for Bangladesh, before also visiting Pakistan and Afghanistan and returning home on Wednesday evening.


  10. Jaishankar lands in Thimphu on SAARC missionRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 1 |

    Indian Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar met Bhutan Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay on Sunday and discussed cooperation between SAARC countries as well as bilateral ties. Jaishankar landed in the Bhutan capital on Sunday on the first leg of his visit to four SAARC countries.


  11. Among Friends: How Naughty Dog Built Uncharted 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2015 | Eurogamer

    ... game." One such idea was a gameplay equivalent to the epic Paro Taktshang, the so-called Tiger's Nest monastery in Bhutan in the eastern Himalayas. Just a single photo of this incredible spectacle fired the imagination of the Dogs. "The way that the ...


  12. Denver nonprofit is first to bring Bhutanese textiles to the Denver Art MuseumRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | PR Log

    The Denver Art Museum, located in the heart of Denver at 100 W 14th Ave. Pkwy, Denver, Colorado. CHOKI is now exclusively importing the handcrafted scarves produced by a CHOKI Women's Cooperative in the Kingdom of Bhutan .


  13. Maribel Villalva: El Paso photographer to take skills to BhutanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | El Paso Times

    ... backstage in Buenos Aires, or a chaotic camel ride of nomads through the Saharan Desert. His images of the Kingdom of Bhutan in the Himalayan Mountains are no exception. With his camera, Paulda reproduces the vibrant colors, the rich festivals and ...


  14. PM wishes Bhutanese king on his birthdayRead the original story

    Friday Feb 20 |

    "Greetings to the King of Bhutan, His Majesty Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, on his birthday. May he be blessed with a long and healthy life," the prime minister said.


  15. President wishes Bhutanese king on his birthdayRead the original story

    Friday Feb 20 |

    In his message to the king, the president said: "It gives me great pleasure to convey the warm greetings and felicitations of the government and people of India on the occasion of Your Majesty's birth anniversary." "We wish you a long life of good health and happiness as you guide the people of Bhutan towards ever greater progress and prosperity," he added.


  16. Pediatrician David Gottsegen brings hypnosis to the kingdom of BhutanRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 17 | PRWeb

    David Gottsegen MD, ABMH, a member of the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis and Health Volunteers Overseas , recently completed 6 weeks working at the Jigme Dorje National Referral Hospital in the capital city of Bhutan. He is the first physician who has treated patients with clinical hypnosis in this mountain kingdom.


  17. Bhutan: 'Happiest country on Earth' opens upRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 |

    Tucked away in the Himalayans, Bhutan, a remote kingdom in South Asia, claims to be the happiest country on Earth - and it is now prepared to make sure tourists know it. This year Bhutan is holding its first ever International Festival coinciding with the 35th birthday of the King of Bhutan, His Majesty Jigme Singye Wangchuck.


  18. From Bangkok to Bhutan, growing cities race to outrun disastersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | AlertNet

    ... about 9,000 tonnes of waste daily, 90 percent of which goes to landfills in nearby provinces, Supachai said. In Bhutan, the capital Thimphu has sprawled to the size of 26 sq km, from only 8 sq km in 2002, and its population has grown to 130,000 from ...


  19. Druk Trips is Happy to Announce 2015 is Declared as Visit Bhutan Year by Tourism Council of BhutanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | PR Log

    The year 2015 will mesmerize the tourists, for the Tourism Council of Bhutan has planned offers that are blended to unfold the cultural heritage and its rapturous landscapes. PRLog - Feb. 12, 2015 - THIMPHU, Bhutan -- Bhutan, - The year 2015 will mesmerize the tourists, for the Tourism Council of Bhutan has planned offers that are blended to unfold the cultural heritage and its rapturous landscapes.


  20. Bhutan's seed bank to ensure food securityRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 10 |

    Boasting of more than 300 local rice varieties that have withstood varying weather conditions over the ages, Bhutan is relying on its seed bank - a conserve of seeds and other genetic resources of indigenous plants - to tackle food security issues arising out of climate change. Nestled in the southern slopes of eastern Himalayas, Bhutan is the one of the world's smallest countries, with 69 percent of its population of just 760,000 people dependent on agriculture.