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Traveller

Bhutan

Zhiwa Ling Hotel.

Accommodation

Six of the best: West Bhutan lodgings

Belinda Jackson Walk across a chain-metal bridge over a glacial river and you'll come to a traditional Bhutanese farmhouse.

Tours

Spirit of discovery

From Europe to Asia and back to Australia, Michael Gebicki finds 10 great journeys with meaning.

Asia

Slow climb to heaven

Bhutan

Gazing across the Himalayan vastness to Everest, Penny Watson discovers a vision splendid.

Airlines

Flight test: Drukair, Royal Bhutan Airlines

Drukair Royal Bhutan Airlines

Flight Test Entertainment is out the window, but you can upgrade from economy to business class for $80.

More stories on Bhutan

Photo galleries

The beauty of Bhutan

Bhutanese woman and child.

The remote Himalayan kingdon of Bhutan is going global and embracing the modern needs of tourism, such as ATMs and star-rated hotels.

Travellers Tips

Tripologist

See Bhutan with the gang and save

Tripologist I'm thinking of travelling to Bhutan. I've heard it's really expensive and I'm not sure how to go about booking a tour or organising a visa.

Special-interest tours

Pursuits of passion

Be it saving bears, unearthing ruins or chasing miracles, special-interest tours get you to the heart of the action.

More travellers tips on Bhutan

Map of Bhutan

Travel News

Tourist boom fuels rush for bigger, better airports in Asia

Terminal 1 Exterior at Singapore Changi International Airport

9:32am | Asian countries are rushing to build hundreds of new airports to cope with surging demand for air travel in the region.

Floating snowflake hotel offers different view of Northern Lights

JOHN O'CEALLAIGH 8:35am | Travellers who dream of seeing the Northern Lights will have the opportunity to do so from a glass-roofed, snowflake-shaped floating hotel come 2017.

Why some flights are safer than others

4:45pm | Each day, 8.3 million people around the globe step aboard an plane. But not all flights are equally safe.

Helsinki airport introduces world's first passenger tracking system

1:38pm | Helsinki's airport will be the world's first to track passengers in real-time from parking lot to takeoff, but the plan has been criticised by civil liberty groups.

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