Central Asia

This is one of the least touristed regions on Earth! In many countries here, people still live a nomadic lifestyle and sleep in yurts. Muslim and Russian influences are prominent here and there’s a wonderful mix of ethnic groups, languages and cultures. Have a look at our adventures in this part of the world – Central Asia truly is an epic place to travel!

Central Asia Travel

Doin’ It Up In Dushanbe!

Dushanbe, Tajikistan: A Mini Travel Guide

After spending 2 weeks on the most amazing road trip ever, we were ready for the comforts and relaxation provided by the modern world. Goodbye mountains, hello comfy beds and delicious food! Even though we were excited to have hot showers, great food and relax, we were also in Dushanbe to try to obtain three visas ...
Travelling On The Pamir Highway: Naked Bathing & Free Goat – Langar to Yamchun

Travelling On The Pamir Highway: Our 10 Day Adventure

After our memorable experiences in the small village of Arslanbob, we decided it was time to make a move and head south to the city of Osh. With a population of 300,000 people, it’s the 2nd biggest city in Kyrgyzstan. Day 1: Planning The Adventure in Osh We had a few plans for our time ...
Arslanbob, Kyrgyzstan

Through The Lens: The Village Of Arslanbob, Kyrgyzstan

There’s just something about small villages that we absolutely love, and the village of Arslanbob was no exception. The people living there are 100% Muslim, 95% Uzbek and 5% Kyrgyz, which made for a very colourful, flavourful and hospitable place. From mountains to walnut groves, this little village of 13,000 had it all! Arslanbob was ...

Tajikistan: A Magnificent Melting Pot of People

We’ve been travelling in Central Asia for a couple of months now, and in particular, a month in Tajikistan. We love meeting and connecting with the local people of whichever country we’re in and Tajikistan has some fantastic people! It’s a magnificent melting pot of people from all over the region. What I find most ...
Central Asian Homestays

Central Asian Homestays: What’s The Deal?

Before coming to Central Asia we hadn’t really stayed in a homestay before and we were confused as to how they work. We had a lot of questions about how it works. Do you stay in the family’s room? Are there dorms? Does the family cook for you? Are you expected to spend the day ...
10 Reasons Why Kyrgyzstan Is OutSTANding

10 Reasons Why Kyrgyzstan Is OutSTANding

Of all the Stan’s in Central Asia, Kyrgyzstan is the most talked about amongst travellers, and for good reason. No visa hassle, open borders, forward thinking people, stunning mountains and community based tourism projects will ensure that Kyrgyzstan will always stay near the top of the Central Asian wish list. Here are 10 Reasons Why ...