Category Archives: Asia

Traveling to the Archaic Petroglyphs in Cholpon-Ata, Kyrgyzstan

Cholpon-ata, Kyrgyzstan petroglyphs

Nearly everyone who has had the pleasure of visiting Cholpon-Ata, Kyrgyzstan has made that quick stop on the side of the highway to admire the ancient petroglyphs.  But really, how many people out there have even made a stop in Kyrgyzstan, let alone Cholpon-Ata? I have to admit that I didn’t even know about the petroglyphs […]

Charyn Canyon: My First Taste of Nature in Kazakhstan

Charyn Canyon in Kazakhstan

When I traveled to Kazakhstan nearly three years ago, I never really left the cities.  I went to Kostanay, Astana, Karaganda, and Almaty.   I was here at the end of December and throughout a great portion of January and I just wasn’t keen on exploring nature in the frigid temperatures I was welcomed with. […]

How to Get to Baku Olympic Stadium in Azerbaijan in 2021

Baku Olympic Stadium 3

Baku, Azerbaijan has become the host for so many large scale events in recent years.  From the Formula-1 Races to the UEFA Europa League Final in 2019, the Azeri capital and Caucasus region is finally getting the attention it deserves.  This is a guide detailing how to get to Baku Olympic Stadium from Baku City […]

Best Hotels in Baku, Azerbaijan: Baku Accommodation for All Budgets

Hilton Baku Spa

Some of the best hotels in Baku, Azerbaijan are located in the city center and within walking distance of most of the main sights in Baku. This is a guide to great Baku accommodation and covers luxury Baku hotels, mid-range accommodation, and awesome hostels in Baku (including the one I stayed in which was wonderful). […]

28 Jaw-Dropping Places to Visit in the Caucasus Countries

Best places to visit in the Caucasus Countries: Azerbaijan, Armenia, and Georgia

The Caucasus is one of the most magnificent regions in the world.  Home to wine, genuine hospitality, deep-rooted history, and famous food make this entire region worthy of a visit. These are the best places to visit in the Caucasus countries.   This list was a compilation of places decided by other travel bloggers and us. […]