Bhutan

Completing My Wife's Bucket List After Losing Her To Dementia At 43

Steve Boryszczuk | Posted 10.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Steve Boryszczuk

Since my wife's death, I've been ticking off the bucket list which she wrote many years ago. As we had children so young, she had planned our worldwide adventure for when they had flown the nest. Of course back then we had no idea she would never be able to fulfil her dream.

How One Of The Smallest Countries Became A Eco Leader

Phillip Othen | Posted 28.02.2017 | UK Tech

From its age-old traditions advancing into the modern era alongside magical mountains and monasteries, Bhutan is nothing short of enchanting. With a p...

Can Bhutan Teach The World To Be Happy?

Ed Amory | Posted 12.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Ed Amory

Bhutan, total population around 700,000, measures its GNH or Gross National Happiness, and uses the data from the index to help decide how to share out government spending.

How Gross National Happiness Can Reinvigorate the Left in Europe

Martin Whitlock | Posted 03.08.2016 | UK Politics
Martin Whitlock

Wellbeing offers a route out of this systemic crisis. For so long as political, social and economic progress are measured in money terms, the forces of financial capital will continue to wield the upper hand. One way to overcome them is to follow the lead of Bhutan and start measuring something else - something that is closer to the real aspirations that humans feel.

What Should Rich Governments Do to Support Nepal?

Shreya Paudel | Posted 06.05.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Shreya Paudel

"Amidst all the goodwill, inflow of material help, personnel, and pledges for the future, it struck me that the only country to have given *cash* to the Nepal Government so far is Bhutan. Its PM personally brought a check of $1 million. Then the ADB gave $3 million yesterday. From the noise in the social media, you might believe otherwise."

Bhutan - Is It Worth It?

Jana Bakunina | Posted 25.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jana Bakunina

Many come to Bhutan chasing a dream of Seven Years in Tibet featuring butter lamps, prayer wheels, Buddhist chants, monks clad in red ropes and even Brad Pitt. Some are on a quest for mountain trails unspoilt by the tourist infrastructure, nowadays prevalent in India, China and Nepal.

Every Photographer's Dream: 10 Places to Capture Through the Lens

HomeAway.co.uk | Posted 02.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
HomeAway.co.uk

The world is full of spectacular destinations that have been captured through the lense by those lucky enough to travel to these incredible places, from the Taj Mahal and Eiffel Tower to the ruins of Machu Picchu and the Colosseum.

How Climate Change is Affecting the Children of Bhutan

Sherpem Sherpa | Posted 29.01.2013 | UK
Sherpem Sherpa

Climate change is already having an effect on the lives of children in Bhutan. That's why UNICEF is working to support the government through its water and sanitation projects in schools, especially ones that have been affected by climate change disasters

How Climate Change is Affecting the Children of Bhutan

Sherpem Sherpa | Posted 29.01.2013 | UK
Sherpem Sherpa

Climate change is already having an effect on the lives of children in Bhutan. That's why UNICEF is working to support the government through its water and sanitation projects in schools, especially ones that have been affected by climate change disasters

Now We Can Spot Them: Snow Leopards Tracked By Satellite In Afghanistan

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 18.07.2012 | UK

Two snow leopards have been captured, fitted with satellite collars and released for the first time in Afghanistan – and one of them was tracked ven...

VIDEO: Footage Of Elusive Snow Leopard Captured In Bhutan

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 16.02.2012 | UK

Hidden cameras set up in one of Bhutan's national parks have caught the rare snow leopard on camera as it pads around the parkland marking its territo...

Is The Bad Economy Really Making Us Unhappy?

Huffington Post UK | Peter Guest | Posted 03.01.2012 | UK

Throughout 2011, news media have charted the fractional rises in gross domestic product (GDP) growth with the fevered intensity of gamblers clutching ...