Finding love on a holiday

Ms Karen Lim met Mr Ngawang Tshering in Bhutan on a personal trip in Aug 2017.
Ms Karen Lim met Mr Ngawang Tshering in Bhutan on a personal trip in Aug 2017.PHOTO: KAREN LIM
Ms Ng Shuyun met her husband, Mr Ron Elazar, on a backpacking trip in India 16 years ago. They got married in Singapore in 2012.
Ms Ng Shuyun met her husband, Mr Ron Elazar, on a backpacking trip in India 16 years ago. They got married in Singapore in 2012. PHOTO: NG SHUYUN
Undergraduate Teo Xin Yee had a week-long travel romance when she went to Scotland in 2017.
Undergraduate Teo Xin Yee had a week-long travel romance when she went to Scotland in 2017.PHOTO: TEO XIN YEE

Being far from home and away from everyday life sometimes makes it easier to fall in love

SINGAPORE - When Ms Karen Lim first laid eyes on Mr Ngawang Tshering outside Paro Airport in Bhutan, she immediately found him attractive. He was tall, good-looking, well-mannered and soft-spoken - and he would be her personal tour guide.

But Ms Lim had not been looking for love. Instead, she had come to Bhutan in search of peace.

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