World Journeys Blog

Organic Bhutan

Bhutan was voluntarily isolated for many centuries in an effort to hold on to valued traditions, and only opened its borders in 1960. This resulted in many of its traditional farming and production methods surviving the Industrial Age, with the fourth Dragon King of Bhutan, Jigme Singye Wangchuck, stating that Bhutan’s economy would be measured […]

Muscat ramble, Oman.

People were astonished to hear I was taking my children to Oman but having lived and travelled a great deal in the Middle East, I knew we would love it. I use the term ‘children’ loosely; they are 19 and 16 now, independent, well-travelled, smart and funny, and not likely to pass up a Mum […]