Category Archives: Asia

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. […]

Take a Trip to Armenia Through These 30 Road Trip Photos!

Tatev Monastery in Armenia

I’ve traveled quite a bit and talked to locals of so many nationalities and backgrounds.  Many tell me I’m lucky to have the opportunity to travel (which I am) while others tell me they wished they had grown up in a different place and will flee their homeland for greener pastures as soon as they […]

How to Get a Visa and Travel to the Republic of Abkhazia

Sukhumi, Abkhazia parliament building

The Inguri border (Abkhazia-Georgia) is OPEN as of December 11, 2019. This post is a guideline for getting a visa to Abkhazia in the Caucasus from the Inguri border with Georgia.  It also contains some specific travel information for border crossings, transportation to Sukhumi, and travel tips for Abkhazia.  It was originally published in April […]

Best Almaty Hotels and Hostels: Our Top Picks for All Budgets

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If you’re looking for the best Almaty hotels and hostels, this guide will have you sorted. After living in and out of hotels in Almaty for years, I have picked some of my favorites and ones I think you should consider as your Almaty accommodation.  This is a guide of where to stay in Almaty […]

Visiting the Singing Dunes at Altyn Emel National Park in Kazakhstan

Singing Dunes Altyn Emel National Park Kazakhstan ripples in sand

I recently had a chance to visit the Singing Dunes at Altyn Emel National Park in Kazakhstan.  The experience of getting there was less than desirable but the Dunes were out of this world.  This post will detail how my day went, talk a bit about the Singing Dunes, and give you information about how […]

Two Days in Yerevan Itinerary – First-Timer’s Guide to Armenia’s Pink City

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Yerevan, Armenia is one of my favorite cities in the entire world. While I think just spending two days in Yerevan is doing yourself a huge disservice, it is still possible to get a true taste of the city within those two days. This is a Yerevan itinerary for those who are embarking on their […]