Doctor's Review: Medicine on the Move

November 14, 2019

Bhutan

You won't be stopping at McDonald's for lunch or picking up gewgaws and t-shirts at a tacky souvenir shop. Travel is highly regulated to make sure it remains authentic: there are added fees for independent travellers, and only local tour operator are allowed. And did we mention, the landscape is spectacular: temples, fortresses and monasteries cling to foothills, yaks wander amid stepped rice terraces and Buddhist monks pass by in their burgundy robes. If the visual appeal isn't enough, Business Week rated Bhutan the happiest country in Asia and the eighth-happiest in the world based on a global survey in 2006. Go on and see if a little happiness rubs off. tourism.gov.bt.

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