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Highlights Of The Most Famous Bondi-Coogee Coastal Walk

Apart from the Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge, almost every travel guide puts Bondi-Coogee Coastal Walk as the highlight in Sydney as well. While it might sound like an overstatement, with tourists all over the world and even local Sydneysiders alike come to the east coast every day for this incredible seascapes. This […]

Horse Trekking And Yurt Staying At Lake Song-Kul

Lake Song-Kul is in a perfect setting laying at 3000-meters in the Tien Shan mountain range. It is surrounded by high mountain pastures called jailoo, where Kyrgyz nomads would take their herds to graze in the summer (June to August), living a semi-nomadic life in yurts. It is not just the scenery that is spectacular, […]

A Quick Guide For A Day Trip To Jeti-Ögüz

Picturesque Jeti-Ögüz (Жети-өгүз) gorge is located 25-kilometres to the South-west of the town of Karakol. Its name is translated from Kyrgyz language meaning “Seven Bulls”, a 35-kilometres long wall of seven huge red-brown cliffs resembling 7 furious bulls standing together. Underneath this rock formation, there is a very tiny village and also where the valley […]

Make The Best Out Of Your Trip In Karakol

Nestled between the Lake Issyk-Kul and the Tian Shan mountains, Karakol (Каракол) is a fascinating gateway to the region’s diverse history, cuisine, and nature. A city sits in Eastern Kyrgyzstan, Karakol has unique cultures contribute to the town’s culinary history and cultural heritage: Kyrgyz, Tatar, Russian, Dungan, Uighur, Kalmyk, Uzbek, and more. If you made […]

Things To Know Before Backpacking In Kyrgyzstan

There is nothing like traveling to a place that’s distinctly unique. Postcard-like scenery, a wide variety of landscapes, nomadic heritage, and the lack of tourism impact, Kyrgyzstan is a highlight for many travellers that head to Central Asia. Not to mention Kyrgyzstan is wild country full of off the beaten path potential, yet relatively easy […]

Almaty: The Next Winter Sports Destination You Should Consider

Which country first comes into your mind if you got a choice for a winter getaway? Switzerland…Finland…Austria or maybe Korea? Kazakhstan is probably not everyone’s first destination to have in mind for a winter holiday due to its harsh climate. That’s what we thought too until we discovered how special Kazakhstan can be in Winter. […]

Kok Tobe: An Amusement Park On The Highest Point Of Almaty

Translated as “Blue Hill”, Kok Tobe is the highest point in the city of Almaty standing on a 1,100-meters hill at the Southeast edge of the city. Famous for its panoramic view, there are several observation platforms from which you can have a magnificent view of Almaty and the snowy peaks of the Zailiysky Alatau ridge. Home […]

Charyn Canyon: A Trip To Planet Mars In Kazakhstan

Known as “the Grand Canyon of Kazakhstan”, Charyn Canyon is a spectacular sight to be found in Central Asia. Created by the Charyn River, it lies around 200-kilometres East of Almaty and close to the Chinese border. The impressive canyon was eroded over 12-million years sculpted by wind, water and sand that vary from deep […]

A Guide To Visit Big Almaty Lake In Kazakhstan

Big Almaty Lake is surrounded high up by Trans-Ili Alatau mountains range, making it one of the most scenic lakes. For anyone who has ever glimpsed a picture of Big Almaty Lake on Instagram or the pages of Nat Geo, it is nearly impossible to get the vibrant turquoise color out of your head. Siting at an elevation […]

12 Awesome Places To Discover In Almaty

Formerly the capital of Kazakhstan, Almaty is easily one of the most underrated cities I have ever been to. It is a hidden gem that hasn’t been overrun with tourists, yet. Located in the southeastern part of Kazakhstan, it is the cultural heartbeat of Kazakhstan. Like the rest of Central Asia’s countries, the city was hugely soviet-influenced […]

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