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

Ashgabat Turkmenistan

Trying To Keep Our Cool In Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan is a country that is hard to get in to and is cut off from the rest of the world. If you want to stay for more than 5 days, you have to join a tour and be with a guide the whole time. Otherwise, you’re only allowed to transit through. The current and ...
The Beautiful Buildings Of Bukhara

The Beautiful Buildings Of Bukhara, Uzbekistan

Bukhara, Uzbekistan is known to be Central Asia’s holiest city. The buildings in this ancient city are more than a thousand years old! Back in the 16th century, Bukhara was a bustling market town on the Silk Road route. Because of this, many caravans came through here to trade goods at some of the many ...
samarkhand travel in uzbekistan

Samarkand : The City Of Wonder

After a relaxing 11 days in the big city of Dushanbe, we hopped on a shared taxi and headed for Samarkand. The journey which is meant to take 7 and a half hours, actually took 11 because there were so many police check-stops along the way. Finally, at around 6:00 pm, we arrived at our ...
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 ...