Describes how the Bhutanese, in pursuit of the principle of Gross National Happiness, are carefully moving towards a more modern future, including a constitution and democracy, whilst preserving their traditional society and attempting to conserve the environment.
Bringing together comprehensively researched text and stunning hand-drawn illustrations specially commissioned for this book, Inspired Traveller's Guide Hidden Places takes you to some of the world's most secret of destinations.
It had never been done before. Not in 4000 years of Japanese recorded history had anyone followed the Cherry Blossom Front from one end of the country to the other. Nor had anyone hitchhiked the length of Japan. But, heady on sakura and sake, the author bet he could do both.
After backpacking her way around India, 21-year-old Sarah Macdonald decided that she hated this land of chaos and contradiction with a passion, and when an airport beggar read her palm and insisted she would come back one day - and for love - she vowed never to return.
Lonely Planet's selection of the most exciting locations for the perfect honeymoon. Discover ideas for out-of-the-ordinary trips and experiences. Pick up tips for making the trip a success and setting your life together off to a magical start. The essential honeymoon planning tool.