Standing on a semi-dusty lane, outside the gates, in a circle, we listen to Ruslan as he invites us to his country, his home, and how happy he is to have us here. This is one theme you always come across in Kyrgyzstan – the love for the country first and everything else follows smoothly.
The Land Of The Thundering Dragon (Druk Yul) that is what Bhutan calls itself, and it is anything but that. The name is derived from the strong gales that howl throughout this mountainous region, and yet in a dichotomy to its name, it is one of the calmest, serene, and most peaceful places I have
“I didn’t quite like the place, there is something so artificial about it all”, I quipped on my very second day at Singapore. In the moment that I forgot about my staunch travel manifesto – do not criticise any place, instead experience it all – I also managed to upset a few people. Even though