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About Australia

Australia has the distinction of being both a country and a continent. Although the Dutch first discovered it in the early 17th century, it ended up being colonized by the British in the 18th century (when it was first used as a penal colony in 1788, in an area that became the state of New … Continue reading About Australia

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About Balearic Islands

The Balearic Islands are a Spanish archipelago in the western Mediterranean sea, near mainland Spain’s east coast. The four largest islands are: Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza, and Formentera. With these islands’ official language being Catalan and Spanish, they are considered an autonomous community. Given their location in the Mediterranean, the history of these islands go far … Continue reading About Balearic Islands

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About England

London, the capital of England, is a place that goes back in time. As confirmed by an accidental archeological find during the construction of a railway tunnel in London in October 2013, the city was first established as the capital of the Roman province of Britannia. With that settlement having been abandoned after the collapse … Continue reading About England

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Sonam Trophel

Sonam Trophel (Paro Tshongdue, Paro) —  this is one of the best restaurants in Paro. Here you can enjoy delicious and authentic Thukpa, Datshi and Momos. Sonam Trophel serves vegetarian as well as the vegan meal, so if you are up to try some vegetarian Bhutan food, then it’s going to be the best place … Continue reading Sonam Trophel

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Hong Kong Disneyland

Hong Kong Disneyland (Lantau Island, Hong Kong) – patrons who visit this amusement park enter a magical kingdom inspired by fairy-tale dreams and can explore seven lands—Adventureland, Grizzly Gulch, Mystic Point, Toy Story Land, Fantasyland, Tomorrowland and Main Street, U.S.A.—filled with beauty, excitement and Disney Characters. Among other activities, guests (adults and children) can catch … Continue reading Hong Kong Disneyland

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San Maru Restaurant

San Maru Restaurant (Norzin Lam, Thimphu) — run by a Bhutanese-Korean couple, this is the only place in the country you can dine on absolutely delicious Korean food. Here you will find the country’s best Bibimbap along with the barbecued chicken. Like most other places of Bhutan, this restaurant is also immersed in traditional interior … Continue reading San Maru Restaurant

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Olive Restaurant

Olive Restaurant (Nak-Sel Boutique Hotel & Spa, Nkoba Village) – this restaurant, located 8 km from Paro, serves local dishes such as kewa datshi (a curry made with potatoes and cheese), and the yak burger (complemented with spicy homemade mustard), and watercress salad, along with freshly-cut French fries. This eco-friendly and energy-efficient hotel gets high … Continue reading Olive Restaurant

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Galingkha

Galingkha (Galingkha Hotel, Norzin Lam & Dondrub Lam, Thimphu) — this restaurant, located on the first floor of one of the international hotels in the capital, happens to face a busy traffic circle (where white-gloved traffic cops can be seen in action directing traffic – in a country that still doesn’t have traffic lights). Dishes … Continue reading Galingkha

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Folk Heritage Museum Restaurant

Folk Heritage Museum Restaurant (Pedzoe Lam, Kawang Jangsa, Thimphu) – for those interested in sampling local (Bhutanese) cuisine, this restaurant is a good start. The extensive menu, which boasts 60 vegetarian dishes and over 100 meat dishes, features such Bhutanese fare as khuli, a pancake made from buckwheat, kekti kewa (spiced baby potatoes) and ja … Continue reading Folk Heritage Museum Restaurant

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Chig-ja-gye en Taj Tashi

Chig-ja-gye at Taj Tashi (Taj Tashi Hotel, Samten Lam, Thimphu) – this is a pure-Bhutanese restaurant, not only its menu but its decor as well. Located within the luxury Taj Tashi Hotel (built with traditional Bhutanese dzong architecture along with more contemporary touches), a wealth of locals dishes are offered here, such as Ema Datshi … Continue reading Chig-ja-gye en Taj Tashi