Posts tagged with: Diane's Diary (5 results)

Diane’s Diary: Bhutan

May 10, 2012 byDiane

Bhutan is “the Land of the Thunder Dragon,” called Druk Yul, and it is happiness rather than gross profit that is measured and reported by the Government ! The landing in Paro can be challenging, but the experienced pilots of Drukair will slide you into the green valley with no problem. The air and light are crisp and I feel so free as I come out of the plane…only to smile and be happier to see that all the men are wearing wrap dresses ! The photos of the young King and his recent bride are everywhere, and they truly are the most beautiful young couple !

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Diane’s Diary: Nepal

April 13, 2012 byDiane

Landed in Kathmandu late morning, airport and traffic a bit chaotic, but the man from the hotel was so nice and apologetic that I did not mind. Prabal Gurung, the young NY designer and CFDA Vogue Fashion Fund winner, was there to welcome me at the Hyatt Regency…quite incredulous that I was actually there in his native country.  Prabal is from Nepal. His mother is a Rana, the ruling family for centuries, and his father is a Gurung, the cast of the warriors. He is very proud of his country and his country is very proud of him !

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Diane’s Diary: 10 Days in India

April 04, 2012 byDiane

When The Hindustan Times invited me to speak at its Mint Luxury Conference, I immediately agreed and asked Barry, my husband, to join me. He had never been to India so it sounded fun to arrange a trip to Rajasthan after Mumbai.

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