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Bhutan Tourism Facts

Bhutan Tourism Facts The Government of Bhutan allowed tourism to begin in 1974 to promote its unique culture and traditions and raise revenue in the otherwise isolated Kingdom. Bhutan government’s slogan for tourism is “Low Volume, High Quality.” Two hundred eighty-seven tourists visited Bhutan in the first year. Tourist arrivals increased steadily to 2850 in…

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November 28, 2019

Best Things to do in Sikkim

The Top Things to do in Sikkim Nature has given Sikkim lush forested hills, snow-clad Himalayan peaks, deep valleys with raging rivers, and fresh air. The top activities in Sikkim include shopping, sightseeing, whitewater rafting, paragliding, and trekking. It is distant from metropolitan cities’ complications, making this Himalayan state a fascinating place to visit. These…

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November 28, 2019

The top things to do in Darjeeling

The Top Things to Do in Darjeeling Darjeeling is the favourite hill station in West Bengal. It is an excellent introduction to the North Eastern Himalayas. It is ideal for families, honeymoon couples, nature lovers, and adventure enthusiasts. Here is a list of top things to do in Darjeeling when you visit this picturesque hill…

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November 27, 2019

The best reasons to visit Ladakh

The best reasons to visit Ladakh To witness the stark beauty of Ladakh, one has to travel there to see it first hand. Therefore, Ladakh has become a desirable destination, and travellers are thronging hordes to enjoy the natural beauty of the cold desert. Moreover, it has become a perfect destination to have a rejuvenating…

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November 27, 2019

Three perfect reasons to take a yoga retreat

Three perfect reasons to take a yoga retreat Whether you have developed an ‘at at home’ yoga practice, or you attend classes at a studio, gym, church, or participate in outdoor events, retreats are a unique opportunity to unplug and slow down so that you can develop a deeper connection to your inner Self.  …

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November 27, 2019

Ten benefits of using trekking poles

Ten benefits of using trekking poles We used to laugh at trekkers using trekking poles in the late 80s and 90s. However, I started using trekking poles in 2004 and have found them extremely helpful. Now I cannot imagine trekking without my hiking poles. I have learned that they are convenient and useful while on…

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November 27, 2019

Teeing off while on a trek? Why not?

Teeing off while on a trek? Why not? Raj Tamang, the founder of Responsible Adventures, came up with the idea of teeing from venues above 5000 meters from as many places as possible. So he has tee-offs from Throrung La pass, five passes above 5000 meters in the Upper Dolpo region, and six tees off…

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November 27, 2019

Connect with Nature by Taking Yoga Outdoors

Connect with Nature by Taking Yoga Outdoors  By Masie Barefoot-Judson My last name happens to be Barefoot, and it is probably not too surprising, for those reading this article, that going barefoot to practice yoga felt very natural for me. Over time I began to understand the feeling I remembered from childhood is what yogis…

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November 27, 2019

Spectacular Monasteries in Ladakh where you can stay to unwind

Spectacular Monasteries in Ladakh where you can stay to unwind  Ladakh is fast gaining a reputation amongst travellers for its incredibly ornate monasteries. These monasteries are part of Ladakh’s rich culture through their architecture, paintings, and ancient texts. Some of the monasteries have begun to allow visitors to stay. Here we have some monasteries that…

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November 27, 2019

Shamanism in Nepal Himalayas

Shamanism in Nepal  A recent anthropological study shows that this is not a single universal Shamanism but multiple forms of Shamanism. The diverse types of mediumistic and Shamanistic practices support this argument in Nepal. Even though the nation’s specific ethnic groups can be linked with particular ceremonial and religious practices, it is beneficial to think…

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November 27, 2019

Seven Steps to Success

Seven Steps to Success Wellness / By May McCarthy  It is always interesting to see the differences between successful people who appear to be abundant, fortunate, and prosperous and seem tired, exhausted, and struggle to make ends meet. Successful people know that it is crucial to set specific goals, consistently review them, focus on their…

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November 27, 2019

Our founder’s interview on tourism on Nepal’s premium weekly newspaper Nepali Times.

Selling Ourselves Short Our founder’s interview on tourism on Nepal’s premium weekly newspaper Nepali Times. Selling ourselves short For years, Nepal’s tourism industry has lamented that the country has gone for quantity rather than quality. They point to Bhutan, which has prided itself as a premium destination, as Nepal’s model should have followed.  Read more:

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November 26, 2019