• 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 not visited the place countless times already. On the contrary, it is still common to have not hiked to Lungchu tsey goemba despite it’s popularity and ease of access. The goemba was initially built as the residence of Terton Drukdra Dorji; a Buddhist luminary in the 18th century, who prophesied the birth and life of His Majesty the 4th King…

  • 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…

  • Hoka Tsho in Punakha
    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…

  • First glimpse of Chokhortse lhakhang
    Hiking

    Chokhortse and Wangditse, two mini hikes in Thimphu

    If you are looking for a light hike in Thimphu, a trip to Chokhortse and Wangditse are your best bet. Located at about a 40 min and 30 min walk respectively from the base point, Sangaygang; they are the perfect…

  • View of Jimilang tsho, the magnificent sand ox lake
    Hiking

    Jimilang Tsho, a day-trek to the sand ox lake

    One of the stops in the famous week-long Druk Trek path; but the hassle of food and lodging arrangements, I imagine it’s a nightmare (unless of course, you outsource it). So, for those of you who’ve already completed the hike,…

  • About us,  Intro

    An insight into Druk Memoirs

    If you can relate to the difficulty of finding a good place to travel to as a local in Bhutan, then you’ve come to the right place. Or at least that’s the intention for starting this blog. Lookup Thimphu for…

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