This singular and stunningly scenic Himalayan Buddhist kingdom - dubbed "the Land of the Thunder Dragon" - is by design notoriously pricey to visit, with tourists committed to spending at least 250USD per day. But it's oh, so rewarding!

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Tiger's Nest monastery cited in '13 of the World's Most Spiritual & Sacred Places'

“There are no unsacred places; there are only sacred places and desecrated places.”                          ― U.S. novelist, poet, essayist, environmental activist, & cultural critic Wendell Berry If you’re a "seeker," who travels in part to deepen your religious and spiritual life, you'll want to read this post to learn more about the 13 most spiritual and sacred places that you can visit once travel starts opening up again. These pilgrimage spots are not merely examples of extraordinary…

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on our blog: The Spiritual Side of Bhutan

This post will cover the two most spiritual things I have ever experienced. I was deeply moved by both of them. Bhutan is a deeply Buddhist country. I have mentioned before that if I ever decided to convert, as if I were disciplined enough to try, it would be in Bhutan. I found that the Tantrayana sect of Buddhism appeals to me for some reason I cannot fathom. Maybe it is just that it seems unspoiled by outside influences, much like Bhutan itself.read complete post

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now on our blog: why Bhutan may be the closest thing to Shangri-La going

The Kingdom of Bhutan does not make it hard for a traveler to visit, it is just hard to get there. When I first started reading about traveling to Bhutan I was led to understand that only a certain number of visitor visas were issued in a year, and that you had to go with a government approved guide service while you were there. The second part is true, not the first. However, the number of visitors to Bhutan per year could not fill the Rose Bowl.  This is the last Shangri-La in my opinion. My…

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Now on our blog: Bhutan, Land of Happiness and Wonders

Yes, Bhutan is a happy place. I mentioned before that the government actually does a yearly census to evaluate the level of happiness and look for ways to make people even happier, now THAT is a wonderment. I also mentioned that there is a US$250 “tariff” you must pay to visit Bhutan. This is actually a good deal because it includes everything except beer and souvenirs. So, it cost us a bit more  . That tariff is actually in place to keep Bhutan from becoming over run with back packers like…

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