Variously described as the Roof of the World, the Land of Snows and Shangri-la, the ancient and fascinating Buddhist kingdom of Tibet remained, for centuries, locked away in its mountain fastness. Such inaccessibility captured man’s... read more..


    From the exotic magic of Kathmandu, through remote hill villages with their different pace of life, and the steamy, hot jungles of the southern plains, to the awe-inspiring, almost incredible majesty of the high Himalayas,... read more..


    India is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country with over 1.2 billion people, and the most populous democracy in the world. Bounded by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea... read more..


    Bhutan, a Buddhist kingdom on the Himalayas’ eastern edge, is a land of monasteries, fortresses (or dzongs) and dramatic topography ranging from subtropical plains to steep mountains and valleys. In the High Himalayas, peaks such... read more..