Bhutan

Modernization

Travelers have started to take notice of Bhutan, great news for the nation that's banking on tourism for economic grow. Now the hard part: preserving its cultural treasures.

Hanging Jewel

On a cliff at 10,000 feet hangs the monastery dubbed the Tiger’s Nest, with its roots in the Second Buddha’s legend and sheer drops on the way up.

The Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan just wrapped up its first literary festival and it was a spectacular mix of ancient traditions, great writers, and, of course, bloggers, says Indian author and publisher Namita Gokhale.