• Cafe

    Cafe Review: Old Thimphu Restaurant and Bar

    Location: On the first floor of one of the few remaining traditional buildings opposite to Clock Tower, on the upper side of the main highway. Perfect blend of old and new. Beautiful traditional wall colors to give you the backdrop and modern lightings to enhance your photos. Lovely views from the window side tables; to give you a look into one of the most popular hangout places in Thimphu – the clock tower, while enjoying your meal. Cost: $$$$ (on a scale of $ to $$$$$) Chinese, Bhutanese and Indian dish options for both vegetarians and non-vegs. The portions are…

  • Hiking

    Bjela Dzong, first campsite in the Druk Path Trek

    Located at an altitude of approximately 3400m, it features a small fortress (Dzong) on a ridge between the valleys of Paro and Thimphu. This was the only path connecting the two valleys prior to the construction of motor roads in…

  • Roadtrip

    Merak, home of the Brokpas

    Merak – Sakteng, the twin villages that all Bhutanese hear about yet remains a mystery to most of us. I always thought that the two are located right next to each other as they share the same outfits and unique…

  • Hiking

    Lungchu tsey, short hike from Dochula

    Dochula is one of the most popular places to visit on the Thimphu-Wangdue highway, primarily due to the iconic 108 stupas along with majestic views on clear days. For people who’ve lived in Thimphu, it is pretty rare to have…

  • Roadtrip

    Phobjikha, a nature lovers’ paradise

    A very famous weekend getaway spot in Bhutan, well deserving of all the attention it gets. Whether you’re a tourist or a local, a trip to Phobjikha is definitely a must, especially if you’re looking for gram-worthy photos. In the…

  • Hiking

    Cycling/ biking trails in Thimphu

    Is it just me or has cycling become the new trend these days, especially with the pandemic situation going on globally? With the restriction on clubbing, parties and gatherings, I guess people have a lot less options for entertainment now.…

  • Cafe

    Cafe Review: Meraki by Yangchen (Cafe and Patisserie)

    Location: Thori Plaza, opposite to Hotel Damisa, Kawajangsa Beautiful place, perfect lighting and an amazing ambience. It has two stories with ample space outside as well. The place has a very warm vibe and is the perfect location for insta-worthy…

  • Hiking

    Kabji Hokatsho, the lake that never overflows.

    There is a legend about a lake in Punakha that never overflows as it is continuously drained through an opening created by the deity residing in it; believed to have been created as a result of a demon threatening to…

  • About us

    Behind Druk Memoirs

    A sneak peek at the people behind Druk Memoirs! If I had to describe us in one word, it would be “generic” because we are like the majority of society. Working a 9-5 job, stuck with minimal holidays, living from…

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