There is a love for chess in Bhutan

The Bhutanese chess team showed impressive results at the recent...

Aug 18, 2022 22:17

New Riverside Market opens in Thimphu

As the old centenary farmers market undergoes its much-awaited...

Aug 15, 2022 18:04

More Bhutanese youths are engaged in football

Sitting at the 186th position in the FIFA rankings, Bhutan looks...

Aug 03, 2022 20:19

CNN lists Tergo-La trek among 23 of the world's best hiking trails

CNN travel recently published a list of “23 of the world’s best...

Jul 28, 2022 19:25

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New Riverside Market opens in Thimphu

As the old centenary farmers market undergoes its much-awaited renovations, the vendors of the first floor have now set up shop at the new...

Aug 15, 2022 18:04

CNN lists Tergo-La trek among 23 of the world's best hiking trails

CNN travel recently published a list of “23 of the world’s best hiking trails” for their “Monthly Ticket” travel series.

Jul 28, 2022 19:25

Bhutan revised entrance fees for historical monuments and sacred sites

Aside from the Tiger's Nest Monastery, tourists are now required to pay Nu. 1000 entrance fees to various sacred sites in the kingdom.

Jul 18, 2022 18:51

Bhutan set to raise SDF to 200 USD

Bhutan's Lower House submits and agree to raise Sustainable Development Fund to $200 USD per day to differentiate Bhutan and continue her...

Jun 28, 2022 14:09

Features

There is a love for chess in Bhutan

The Bhutanese chess team showed impressive results at the recent Chess Olympiad.

Aug 18, 2022 22:17

A French's connection and deep love for Bhutan

We talked to Dr Francoise Pommaret about French Friends of Bhutan and the France-Bhutan relationship.

Jul 12, 2022 20:36

7 interesting facts about the roads in Bhutan

Did you know that there are no traffic lights in the Kingdom?

Jun 15, 2022 21:52

The three most popular flowers in Bhutan

One of these flowers can only be found above 3,700m above sea level.

May 29, 2022 22:23

Business

The enormous role of hydropower in Bhutan

Bhutan uses hydropower to conserve the environment, produce electricity, and achieve economic self-reliance.

Jan 25, 2022 11:43

Online businesses are becoming more and more popular in Bhutan

Even though the Internet was developed in the 1960s, the tiny Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan was only introduced to it in June 1999.

Jan 20, 2022 12:41

Yathra weaving, the uniquely Bumthang culture

Unlike other places in Bhutan, the people of Bumthang don’t do agricultural work. Instead, they weave yathra products. Traditionally, every...

Sep 13, 2021 17:06

What are the entrepreneurship programmes and initiatives available in Bhutan?

The Bhutanese government has introduced all kinds of initiatives to promote entrepreneurship. Even school kids are groomed to innovate,...

Jun 22, 2021 16:37

Sports

More Bhutanese youths are engaged in football

Sitting at the 186th position in the FIFA rankings, Bhutan looks to improve its rankings in the years to come.

Aug 03, 2022 20:19

BOB Bhutan Premier League is coming back soon with a bang

There’s an atmosphere of excitement and anticipation growing in the valleys of Bhutan as football fans in the country await what appears to...

Jul 24, 2022 14:47

Bhutan played Malaysia in the finals of the Quadrangular cricket series

Bhutan has made tremendous progress in cricket.

Jul 15, 2022 22:06

Try cycling in Bhutan on your next visit

Not only is cycling environmentally friendly, you also experience an intimacy you cannot get from behind a car window. What better way to...

May 31, 2022 22:43

Travel

Bhutan revises its tourism policy to redefine High Value Low Volume tourism

Visitors to Bhutan will now have to pay more than triple the previous Sustainable Development Fees (SDF).

Jul 20, 2022 21:44

Join #mybhutanmemories campaign now to win FREE flight tickets to Bhutan!

All you have to do is to share your fond memories of Bhutan.

Jun 19, 2022 21:52

Trace the footsteps of the Divine Madman on this hiking trail

There is no better way to connect spiritually with Drukpa Kuenley, the “Divine Madman”. The trail will take you downhill for about four...

Apr 28, 2022 22:30

Been to Bhutan before? Stand a chance to win FREE flight tickets to back to Bhutan!

If you’ve been to Bhutan before, we want to hear your story.

Apr 15, 2022 19:49

Lifestyle

Chillies, a spicy affair in Bhutan

The Bhutanese love it hot.

Jun 07, 2022 23:55

Bhutan is traditionally a matriarchal society

Women are the decision-makers at home, but something is keeping them from public life.

May 27, 2022 22:14

What are those singing bowls that you see in Bhutan

The vibrations from the bowl affect your body and mind.

May 22, 2022 12:06

The hot springs of Bhutan are believed to have miraculous healing properties

The Bhutanese believe that hot springs are a blessing from the Buddha.

Apr 08, 2022 21:52

COVID-19

A detailed summary of Bhutan's COVID-19 management and plans moving forward

With offices and all businesses open, movement of vehicles...

Chimi Wangmo Mar 22, 2022 11:23

Vaccinated tourists to undergo 5-day quarantine in Bhutan from April 25

What you need to know about entering Bhutan from April 25.

Ashley Chen Mar 14, 2022 14:21

Bhutan Prime Minister urges children aged 5 to 11 to get their first vaccination

Bhutan's nationwide vaccination drive for children will be held...

Ashley Chen Mar 07, 2022 14:18

Bhutan will be rolling out nationwide vaccination drive for children

Earlier today, Bhutan has received the Pfizer and BioNtech...

Ashley Chen Mar 02, 2022 14:01

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