Latest Blog Posts About Bhutan
Ever hear that an extra pound on your feet is equivalent to five pounds on your back? Whether or not that oft-quoted piece of backcountry wisdom is right, one thing is definitely true: Hiking requires less effort in lightweight footwear.
Mark your calendars! There are great things going on this winter at Boundless Journeys’ destinations around the globe. VIETNAM: Tet Nguyen Dan (Vietnamese New Year) Date: January 30 – February 3 Vietnam’s largest national festival is dedicated to the veneration of ancestors, positive thinking, and the ushering in of another year.
Wildlife viewing is a cornerstone of the Boundless Journeys experience and just one of the many reasons to get off the tourist track and out into the wilderness on a naturalist-led walk or hike. Whether or not animals are the primary focus of your trip (if you’re on safari, for example) most of our guests […]
Our Bhutan guests often ask if they will have the chance to watch an archery tournament during their visit to this Himalayan kingdom. Although they are perhaps a slight bit disappointed when I cannot guarantee such an occurrence, there are simply some special events that we cannot fix as a part of our itineraries.
At a time when buzz words like “local” and “organic” are often considered the domain of Whole Foods-frequenting Westerners, Bhutan—the little kingdom perched on the edge of the Himalayas—is one year into an impressive new goal on its national to-do list: converting to a completely organic agricultural system.
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