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16 Things to do in Sheki: Azerbaijan’s Silk road

16 Things to do in Sheki: Azerbaijan’s Silk road

This post is a travelguide about the best things to do in Sheki. Sheki is a pleasant city in northern Azerbaijan at the foot of the Caucasus mountains. It is surrounded by rolling hills with lush forests that beckon you to explore them. It is 

How to travel from Sighnaghi to Sheki

How to travel from Sighnaghi to Sheki

I knew this was going to be a long day with a mixture of several taxis and buses to make it from Sighnaghi in Georgia to Sheki in Azerbaijan. I wanted to start early, but Georgia is not the country where they wake up when 

Things to do in Sighnaghi: Georgia’s wine region

Things to do in Sighnaghi: Georgia’s wine region

This post is all about the best things to do in Sighnaghi in Georgia. Sighnaghi is a lovely town in Georgia’s Kakheti region that is famous for its wine. Which country has the best wine? It’s a controversial debate, but Georgia is a respectable competitor. 

Highlights of Armenia with One Way tour

Highlights of Armenia with One Way tour

This post is about the highlights of Armenia and my experience visiting them with One way tours. Armenia is a small country in the Caucasus bordering Georgia and Azerbaijan. In my opinion, Armenia is the most underrated country in Europe and the highlights of Armenia 

Armenia’s Debed Canyon: a travel guide

Armenia’s Debed Canyon: a travel guide

This post is about the Debed canyon in Armenia. An area that is often overlooked by travellers, but that I found to be one of the highlights of Armenia. The Debed Canyon is located in between Tbilisi and Yerevan. Anyone traveling in between these cities 

Backpacking Kazakhstan: the ultimate travel guide

Backpacking Kazakhstan: the ultimate travel guide

This post is a travel guide about Backpacking Kazakhstan with all the practical things you need to know. There was not much information about backpacking in Kazakhstan when I first visited the country in 2016. Therefore I was surprised by its diversity and how easy 

How to travel by train in Kazakhstan

How to travel by train in Kazakhstan

This post is a travel guide about how to travel by train in Kazakhstan. Kazakhstan is the perfect destination to explore by train and in recent years Kazakhstan has invested in its railway system making train travel while backpacking Kazakhstan easier than ever. This post 

Kazakhstan itinerary: 2 weeks in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan itinerary: 2 weeks in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan is the ninth biggest country in the world and it is no surprise that when you are preparing a Kazakhstan itinerary for your upcoming trip there are a lot of options and though choices to be made. While Kazakhstan is most famous for its 

Kazakhstan nature guide: when to go where

Kazakhstan nature guide: when to go where

The one thing that surprised me the most about Kazakhstan was the beauty of Kazakhstan’s nature. While neighbouring Kyrgyzstan wins if it comes to mountains, Kazakhstan actually has much more variety in its spectacular landscapes. The nature of Kazakhstan is extremely diverse and it was 

The best national Parks in Kazakhstan

The best national Parks in Kazakhstan

I came to Kazakhstan with actually very little knowledge about the country. I was not even aware that there were national parks in Kazakhstan worth visiting. My image of Kazakhstan was of a grim ex Soviet country with steppes and nomads on horses. Even from 

Charyn Canyon National Park: a travel guide

Charyn Canyon National Park: a travel guide

We drive through the endless open steppes with different colours of green. Even as we pay the mandatory entrance fee for the Charyn Canyon National Park there is nothing to suggest the dramatic change of scenery that awaits us. It is my second visit to 

Kolsai Lakes national park: a travel guide

Kolsai Lakes national park: a travel guide

This post is a travel guide about the Kolsai lakes National Park and lake Kaindy. They are the most beautiful mountain lakes near Almaty in Kazakhstan and relatively easy to visit for the independent budget traveller. In this post I will try to answer all