Tag: central asia trip

Everything You Need To Know About Living in Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan is one of those hidden gems that few people, outside the local region, have ever travelled to and a place no one seems to know much about. It’s a beautiful, relatively unexplored country that is worth the effort to spend an extended amount of time. Known as the Switzerland…

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Solo Female Travel in Uzbekistan: Is it safe?

“Do you have anything that is banned?” said an Uzbek security guard, poking his head around my train cabin’s door as I sat waiting, one of the only people on the train who was travelling all the way to Tashkent.  “Nothing banned” I said. He gave my case a cursory…

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Girl looking out over Caspian Sea at sunset

Taking the Caspian Sea Ferry from Aktau to Baku: A Complete Guide

Ring ring… Sdravstvuite…. I mumbled sleepily into the telephone. A rapid monologue in Russian followed, which I deciphered to mean ‘you need to get up’. It was 3am. I stumbled out of bed, turned the light on, and packed my last bits. My contact for the Caspian Sea Ferry (details…

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