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10 Reasons Why Tajikistan Should Be On Your Travel Radar

Did you know that more than 90% of Tajikistan is covered in mountains, earning the name “Switzerland of Central Asia”? No? You’re not the only one. Most people can’t even point out the country on the map, despite being a close neighbor with the infamous Afghanistan. Not only that, Tajikistan also shares borders with several […]

Fergana Valley: The Birthplace of Souvenirs in Uzbekistan

“May I ask where did you get these from?” We asked, pointing at the cloth and pottery. “Hmm…from a place, Fergana Valley”, the shop owner answered honestly. Today Fergana Valley stretches across three former Soviet states, from eastern Uzbekistan through Kyrgyzstan to Tajikistan. As such, it is an area of incomparable cultural and ethnic diversity […]

Tashkent: 15 Amazing Places To See In Uzbekistan’s Capital

Whilst it may not receive as much attention as the infamous Silk Road cities like Bukhara, Samarkand and Khiva, Tashkent is definitely not a place to skip. It is a capital city that has an intriguing mix of Soviet-era architecture and religious mausoleums of several faiths, yet it is also a clean and modern city with […]

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 […]

Northern Mongolia: A Guide To Visiting Lake Khövsgöl

Lake Khövsgöl (Хөвсгөл нуур) is located Northwest of Mongolia near the Russian Border. Famously known as “Blue Pearl of Asia “, Lake Khövsgöl is one of the 17 ancient lakes worldwide with an estimated age of almost 5-million years old. This pristine lake is 136-kilometres long and 260-meters deep, making it the second-most voluminous freshwater lake […]

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