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Kyrgyz food guide: what to eat in Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyz food guide: what to eat in Kyrgyzstan

Let me be honest, for many Kyrgyz food is not love at first bite. Many travellers struggle with the bland and greasy food in Kyrgyzstan. In the average roadside restaurants choices are limited and simple. Dishes are often characterized by chunks of mutton that have 

Backpacking Kyrgyzstan: everything about travel in Kyrgyzstan

Backpacking Kyrgyzstan: everything about travel in Kyrgyzstan

This post is a travel guide about backpacking Kyrgyzstan. It includes all the practical things you need to know about travel in Kyrgyzstan. Kyrgyzstan is an incredible tourist destination and often dubbed the Switzerland of central Asia. Its mountains are indeed equally impressive. Only its 

16 top places to visit in Kyrgyzstan

16 top places to visit in Kyrgyzstan

Are you thinking of travel in Kyrgyzstan and are you wondering what to see in this beautiful country? You are in the right place. In this post I will share the best places to visit in Kyrgyzstan to help you plan your itinerary. Kyrgyzstan is 

Kyrgyzstan itinerary: what to see in 2 to 3 weeks

Kyrgyzstan itinerary: what to see in 2 to 3 weeks

Kyrgyzstan is called the Switzerland of Asia and is one of the best destinations for outdoor lovers. With more than 80 mountain ranges, glittering high altitude lakes and superb hiking trails there are plenty of opportunities to plan a Kyrgyzstan itinerary full of exciting activities 

How to get from Bishkek to Osh in Kyrgyzstan

How to get from Bishkek to Osh in Kyrgyzstan

It’s 670 kilometers from Bishkek to Osh and it takes something between 10 to 14 hours to get from Kyrgyzstan’s capital to the country’s second largest city in the south.  The long journey is too long for some. Flying from Bishkek to Osh is the 

15 Top things to do in Osh Kyrgyzstan: travel guide

15 Top things to do in Osh Kyrgyzstan: travel guide

Osh is the second largest city in Kyrgyzstan and also the oldest settlement of the country with a history of over 3000 years. It was the fertile soil of the Kyrgyz Fergana valley that attracted people to settle down in a land where most people 

Pamir highway itinerary: From Dushanbe to Osh in one week

Pamir highway itinerary: From Dushanbe to Osh in one week

Many think the Pamir highway is just one single road. The official M41 runs from Dushanbe in Tajikistan to Osh in Kyrgyzstan. However, there are many sidetrips and detours that make your Pamir highway itinerary much more interesting. With so many things to see and 

Planning a Pamir highway tour: the ultimate guide

Planning a Pamir highway tour: the ultimate guide

A Pamir highway tour is for many a dream come true and a highlight of travel in Tajikistan. It is called the roof of the world and is one of the highest highways in the world. The M41 runs through spectacular and desolate rugged mountains