Saturday, March 26, 2011

Ultimate Destination: Asia.

Bhutan's nickname as the Kingdom in the Clouds is a name that is well-deserved: not only is it nestled among the Himalayas but it boasts a population almost completely unchanged by the modern world. As the last Mahayana Buddhist kingdom in these mountains, visiting this site is not only a breathtaking photo opportunity but really a spiritual adventure. Keep reading after the jump for the ultimate dinner outfit and some quick facts about Bhutan. File as must go. 
  • What: 12 days in Bhutan, Asia
  • Where: First class hotels in two cities for maximum Bhutan exposure
  • What's Included: Access to the Tiger's Nest Temple (pictured above) and one of the oldest private monasteries in Bhutan, rub elbows with government officials at catered dinners, local festivals
  • How Much: $6,295 per person double occupancy 

  • What to Pack: Sturdy hiking shoes, comfortable loose clothing, bucket bags, sparkly jewels to catch the light, sandals
  • Facts about Bhutan: It's located between China and India; it's about half the size of Indiana; has only two airports; has constant debates with China about its undefined borders

The Ultimate Outfit
Dress: Lanvin satin wrap-front dress
Jacket: Bird by Juicy Couture leather zip-off peplum jacket
Necklace: Mawi gold-plated cameo charm and adventurine tusk neckalce
Bag: Diane Von Furstenberg Penny large canvas and leather bucket bag
Shoes: Alaia suede and calf hair sandals

[Images via: National Geographic, Net-a-porter]


  1. I LOVE this post--making me want to pack my bags. This is incredible.

  2. I'm not sure how I'm going to come up with an (affordable) graduation vacation that could be better than this or any of my other Ultimate Destinations!


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