Best Things to do in Bishkek

The Best Things to Do in Bishkek

Bishkek is the surprisingly captivating, and always entertaining capital of Kyrgyzstan. I say surprising, because, let’s be honest, most travellers visit Kyrgyzstan not on a city break and certainly not just for Bishkek, most people make the journey to this remote corner of Central Asia for the hiking, the nomad culture and for the spectacular scenery. None of that you …

Osh Kyrgyzstan

A Travel Guide To Osh Kyrgyzstan

Osh Kyrgyzstan is the nation’s second city, but its most diverse location. A multicultural destination that’s located in the south of Kyrgyzstan, Osh has a long history that stretches back over 3000 years. This is the heart of the Silk Road, but in Osh, you will find few ancient buildings or historic sites, because this is a city that has …

Sulaiman-Too

The Sacred Sulaiman-Too Mountain in Osh, Kyrgyzstan

The Sacred Sulaiman-Too Mountain in Osh, Kyrgyzstan I sweated and dragged myself up the final steps to the summit of the Sulaiman-Too Mountain in Osh, Kyrgyzstan. It’s not exactly a tall mountain, barely reaching 200 metres in height, but in the intense summer heat the air was stifling and every upwards movement was a struggle. At the top of the …

Fairy Tale Canyon Kyrgyzstan

Exploring Kyrgyzstan’s Fairy Tale Canyon

Exploring Kyrgyzstan’s Fairy Tale Canyon Dreamy red spires of rock rose gracefully into the sky from the dusty brown earth of the desert-like landscape I was standing in. All around me, pillars of red earth were stacked upwards, jagged cuts of rock punctuated the skyline while the contours of the colourful canyons cut through the hills. No, this wasn’t Cappadocia …