where forests meets the sea
Not only is Bhutan perfectly real, it’s Lonely Planet’s #1 country to visit in 2020. Foreigners have only been admitted to this remote Himalayan country since 1974, and less than 72,000 international tourists (from outside South Asia) visited in 2018. That’s a fairly small number discovering what is said to be the world’s happiest nation, and the only one to measure the Gross National Happiness of its citizens
It’s hard to look at the Australian bushfires and not feel helpless. Rising global temperatures, more erratic weather conditions, unprecedented fires and floods—the world we currently live in is an unpredictable one. We cannot foresee what tomorrow will bring and that is troubling. Furthermore, we can do something surprising, but all-too-necessary in times like these: we can travel to Australia. You’re probably shocked, but it’s true.