Bhutan’s Gross National Happiness Philosophy Creates Eco-Traveler Paradise

Bhutan’s unique approach to sustainability is preserving its lands as a pristine paradise, even as it reaps the economic benefits of regular tourism. - BY PAMELA GRANT

Bhutan cannot be called a well-kept secret because global organizations like the United Nations recognize the country’s holistic and successful approach to sustainable development. Sandwiched between India and China, the country committed to sustainable development and controlled tourism over two decades ago, resulting in a carbon-neutral country with a pristine natural landscape. Few places on the earth have accomplished the level of sustainability success that Bhutan can honestly claim, and studyin....