So we went to Bhutan. Yep. Bhutan. Oh, you haven’t heard of it? It’s that little, hidden, off the beaten track kingdom nested snuggly in the Himalayas bordering India to the South and China to the North. Continue reading “The Thunder Dragon Kingdom”
There comes a time in every expat’s life when you start to question your decision about leaving ‘home’ (however abstract that is of a concept). Perhaps not at first when you still love everything new and are ready for adventure after arriving in a new host country. But then after a while, you slowly start to compare new to the comforts of old (why are people here so nice/rude/rushed/different from what I am used to? Where are my baby carrots that I need for my weekly dose of hummus which I also can’t seem to find?!).
In case you missed us the last few weeks, we were too busy eating every delicious meal we could find in Portugal and Spain (and also in France, but more on that another time).
During fall break, we “escaped” Mongolia for the first time to head to Beijing. John and I had traveled to Hong Kong many, many moons ago but we had not been to other parts of China so why not make use of one of the few direct, non-stop flights out of UB to take in some more world history and a change of cuisine?