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12 Places to visit in Uzbekistan: Asia’s Silk Road jewel

12 Places to visit in Uzbekistan: Asia’s Silk Road jewel

Uzbekistan used to be one of those mysterious post Soviet countries that was difficult to get to. Only those who were going with an organized tourgroup or those brave enough to face the bureacratic hurdles were rewarded to see all the beautiful places to visit 

Uzbekistan itinerary: what to see in 2 to 3 weeks

Uzbekistan itinerary: what to see in 2 to 3 weeks

This post will help you plan your Uzbekistan itinerary. Uzbekistan has recently launched a visa free regime for most nationalities and now is the best time to visit the country.  Uzbekistan has lots to offer from remote desert landscapes to glorious silk road cities, friendly 

Train travel in Uzbekistan: how to travel by train in Uzbekistan

Train travel in Uzbekistan: how to travel by train in Uzbekistan

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

18 Top Things to do in Samarkand Uzbekistan

18 Top Things to do in Samarkand Uzbekistan

One reason to visit Samarkand and Uzbekistan, is to see the magnificent Islamic architecture in the ancient Silk road cities. I absolutely loved Khiva and Bukhara, but I also felt Uzbekistan did not live up to places like Shiraz or Isfahan in Iran. That was,