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Involvement Growth as an Alternative – from Balance Sheets to a Balanced World

St. Gallen Symposium | Posted 07.15.2016 | Impact
St. Gallen Symposium

By Vikash Bakrewala, Member of the St. Gallen Symposium's global Leaders of Tomorrow Community. The pursuit of economic growth has shifted; the focu...

Punakha Valley, Bhutan: A Subtropical Paradise In The Mountains

Kimberly Cantor | Posted 07.08.2016 | Travel
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Kimberly Cantor

On Thursday, March 17th (St. Patrick's Day, but that means nothing here in Bhutan -- they are basically leprechauns dancing on a rainbow everyday of t...

Bhutan, a Land of Happiness

Kimberly Cantor | Posted 06.13.2016 | Travel
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Kimberly Cantor

Before I go into great detail about what we did each day while in Bhutan, I wanted to provide you with some background on this fascinating country sin...

No Shaadi? No Problem - Meet South Asian Singles with the Dus App

Rawan AbuShaban | Posted 06.06.2016 | Technology
Rawan AbuShaban

Even in the Western world, the shaadi - or "wedding" - mentality is prevalent in South Asian communities. As a result, younger generations who have gr...

King Of Bhutan Cooks Up A Royally Awesome Lunch For School Kids

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 05.24.2016 | Good News

This royal's not afraid to get his hands dirty. A photo of Bhutan’s king, Jigme Wangchuck, chopping up chilies and onions in order to feed kids at t...

Where's the Brown Voice

Parth Taparia | Posted 04.27.2016 | World
Parth Taparia

Aziz Ansari's show Master of None really brought something to the forefront, the state of South Asians in the United States. During the episode "India...

14 Times Will And Kate Made Us Say 'Awwwwww' In India And Bhutan

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 04.18.2016 | Style

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's highly anticipated royal tour of India and Bhutan was a whirlwind week for both the royals and royal enthusiasts a...

Can You Guess Which Celeb Matched Duchess Kate Last Night?

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 04.15.2016 | Style

Thursday night, worlds away away from one another, Drew Barrymore and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge had a major matching moment. Barrymore attended ...

Is The Duchess Of Cambridge Human?

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 04.15.2016 | Style

Sometimes Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge shows off a relatable side: She shops in leggings! She makes funny faces! Other times, she hikes up a mounta...

The Duchess Of Cambridge Finds Her True Calling In Archery

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 04.14.2016 | Style

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge has fiercely and impressively committed herself to raising awareness and campaigning for children's mental health. Oh,...

Behold, The Nature Lover's Dream Destination You've Never Been To

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 04.05.2016 | Travel

Of the many travel destinations in Asia, Bhutan, sandwiched between India, Nepal and China, is certainly one of the less-visited places on Earth. Th...

How We Measure Progress is a Question of Evolution

St. Gallen Symposium | Posted 04.03.2016 | Impact
St. Gallen Symposium

By Lise Pretorius, member of the St. Gallen Symposium's global Leaders of Tomorrow community We are in an age of extreme risk and incredible opportu...

Retail Chatter #11

June Haynes | Posted 02.11.2016 | Style
June Haynes

Will luxury travel experiences be competing with luxury brands such as Louis Vuitton, Tiffany's and Hermes? Or is this a trend in fashion like a pair of bell-bottom jeans?

Gross National Happiness -- Bhutan's Innovative Metric for Good Governance

Meg Lowman | Posted 01.25.2016 | Impact
Meg Lowman

With national indices of happiness instead of manufactured goods, Bhutan is perhaps the world's most forward-thinking country in how it measures the ultimate health and well-being of its population. Bhutan's Gross National Happiness (GNH) index embraces economic development, environmental conservation, good governance and cultural priorities.

Colombo: When South Asians transcended all borders and stereotypes

Hassan Raza | Posted 01.06.2016 | Travel
Hassan Raza

The first thing that comes in our mind when we hear the word "SAARC" must be "conflict." Unlike the European Union, that has abolished all barriers th...

Where to Go Next?: Two Insiders Share their Personal Lists

Jean Newman Glock | Posted 01.04.2016 | Travel
Jean Newman Glock

Where do two of the travel industry's most experienced, picky, passionate and peripatetic travelers want to travel in 2016? Combined, we have been to just about every corner of the globe (several times) in their years of worldwide travels. Join us on a personally curated, top ten virtual tour of the world.

Behold the Beauty of Bhutan

Emily O'Dell | Posted 12.07.2015 | Travel
Emily O'Dell

Two weeks ago, I headed to the Himalayas for the adventure of a lifetime in the Kingdom of Bhutan. Since I was invited to speak at the Royal Palace o...

Sleep Is Up In Bhutan, Which May Be Why They're Happier

Reuters | Anna Almendrala | Posted 11.13.2015 | Healthy Living

By Krishna N. Das NEW DELHI (Reuters) - People in Bhutan are happier now than they were five years ago according to a survey of social wellbeing relea...

Converging Crises and Opportunities

Jakob von Uexkull | Posted 11.02.2015 | Impact
Jakob von Uexkull

On a ruined planet there can be no development or justice, peace or security, functioning economies, markets or states. Can we mature into responsible global citizens fast enough and stop living at the expense of our children and all future generations of life?

Be a Part of the Festival Revelry in Bhutan

Jacada Travel | Posted 06.15.2016 | Travel
Jacada Travel

Alluringly known as the land of the thunder dragon, Bhutan has been capturing the imagination of adventurous travellers since opening its gates to visitors in the '70s with the promise of Himalayan mountains blanketed in pristine forest.

Prayers on the Clothesline

Lillian Daniel | Posted 05.23.2016 | Travel
Lillian Daniel

A recent art exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Religious Art at St Louis University featured the work of photographer Regina DeLuise, whose black and white photographs attend to the ordinary moments in the spiritual lives of the people of Bhutan.

In Flight: Fasten Your Seat Belts, It's Going to Be a Bumpy Ride!

Christopher Atamian | Posted 05.24.2016 | Arts
Christopher Atamian

Form and function have been doing battle in drama since the Ancient Greeks. In this case, as in some of Bader's other writings, her delicious punditry and rhyming ease almost occult the very serious messages that she wants to get across about love, modernity and the way we relate to another in an age of social media.

China's Growing Global Military Presence: Walk Softly and Carry a Small Stick

Daniel Wagner | Posted 05.13.2016 | World
Daniel Wagner

The alarm bells that are ringing among various governments and in the press with respect to China's growing global military presence are overdone.

This Country Just Made a Forever-Commitment to the Environment

Carter Roberts | Posted 06.21.2015 | Green
Carter Roberts

Project Finance for Permanence is one of the greatest innovations of our time to secure permanent funding for our precious and vulnerable landscapes. It holds governments accountable to their long-term conservation commitments.

Time Is Money

Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D. | Posted 06.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D.

Photo: I. Rimanoczy We have all heard it -- and said it ourselves, or thought of it at different moments in our life. Time is money. While it sound...