New Zealand: Our 6-Weeks Road Trip Itinerary on South Island

The best way to tour around New Zealand is having your own transportation (even motorbike or bicycle works!). After 2-months on South Island, I still don’t think it’s enough to explore all! This road trip itinerary may not be the “ideal” or “perfect” but it brings you to explore detours where most travellers might have […]

The Catlins: Why It Needs To Be On Your South Island Road Trip Itinerary

Honestly, we haven’t really heard of Catlins region until we were at Dunedin. The Catlins is the most southerly region of the New Zealand’s South Island and is a paradise for nature and outdoor lovers. As part of the Southern Scenic Route (journey between Queenstown and Dunedin), The Catlins is a region which we feel […]

New Zealand: How We Spent 5-days In Queenstown

Set in a pretty stunning location on Lake Wakatipu surrounded by The Remarkables, it’s no secret that Queenstown is one of the most desired destination in New Zealand. Even if you’re not an adrenaline junkie, Queenstown is still a good base to do day-trips and excursions around the region. Don’t Miss: Queenstown – Fun Things to […]

Queenstown: Fun Things To Do Without Running Out Of Funds

Crowned as “The Adventure Capital of the World”, Queenstown is mecca for those who love being outdoors and adrenaline pumping activities. Of course, undoubtedly, most activities come with a hefty price tag (almost all tours start from NZD150) which make it hard for the budget backpackers. The fortunate truth is, many of the best things […]

Samarkand: The City of Crossing and Unification of World Cultures

Samarkand is the second largest city of Uzbekistan and is of the same age as the city of Babylon or Rome. Much like the time-worn ruins of Athens or Rome, the mosaic-covered masterpieces of ancient Samarkand stand like misplaced islands among the urban sprawl of a modern city; gleaming peaks of turquoise and rustic bricked-walls eaten […]

Bukhara: Exploring Uzbekistan’s Holiest City

Set between the slight hectic scenes of Samarkand and the maze-like alleyways of Khiva, Bukhara is a happy medium. Rising from sprawling sand dunes, this twinkling turquoise city was built directly on the Silk Road. It was one of the main intellectual centers of the commerce, education, and religion in the 9th and 10th century. Be […]

Khiva – Time Travel To The forgotten Silk Road

It’s far they said, but it’s so worth the effort to get there. And they couldn’t have been more right. Khiva is often missed out by travellers visiting Uzbekistan, mainly due to its long distance from either Bukhara or Tashkent. It’s understandable to disregard Khiva, considering once you have seen Samarkand and Bukhara, you may feel you have experienced […]

Karakalpakstan – A Guide To The Aral Sea Ship Graveyard

Have you ever heard about the Republic of Karakalpakstan (or Qaraqalpaqstan)? No? Well, don’t worry, because most people don’t know about the existence of this theoretically autonomous northwestern end of Uzbekistan which is now poor and hungry for water. Truth is, most people don’t know much about Uzbekistan either. Read More: Useful Tips To Know Before […]

Useful Tips To Know Before Travelling to Uzbekistan

With its stretches of stunning architecture, rich culture and gorgeous landscapes marking the country’s importance along the ancient Silk Road, Uzbekistan offers travellers an unique adventure. As any Uzbekistan travel guide can confirm, Uzbekistan is the number one country to visit if you want to witness the spectacular marketplace buildings and mosques of the Silk […]

9 Reasons Why Uzbekistan Should Be Your Next Travel Destination

When we told people that we were going to Uzbekistan, the reactions we got all shared a similar thought; “Why Uzbekistan?” “Where is that?” “What is there to do there?” Truth is, we barely knew anything about traveling to Uzbekistan either. We were purely thirsty to explore somewhere less-known; somewhere relatively untouched. Among all the […]

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