Category Archives: Asia

The Perfect Two Days in Baku Itinerary for First-Timers

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Finding yourself in Baku, Azerbaijan without proper knowledge of the city or a semi-organized plan of what to do can actually lead to a huge missed opportunity to see the Azeri capital in all its glory. This guide will show you how to spend the perfect two days in Baku. If you feel anything is […]

An Island Guide for Your First Trip to Thailand

Thailand is home to some of the most beautiful islands in Southeast Asia where you will find secluded beaches with clear blue waters, mountainous plains, and even jungle terrains. With an abundance of islands clustering around the Thai coastline, it can be hard to take your pick especially if you are new to the country. […]

Bishkek’s 10th Microdistrict: Nostalgia From the First Place I Visited in Central Asia

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Disclaimer: This post actually references the 10th microdistrict as that is where my adventures always start when I head out to the area in Bishkek.  Photos are from there, parks around it, the 11th, 12th, and 5th microdistricts, as well.  All are within walking distance and are unique in their own rights.   I’ll never forget […]

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 […]

Azerbaijan Travel: 5 Reasons You Should Visit Azerbaijan

Nestled right in the middle of Turkey, Russia, and Iran, Azerbaijan is a cultural blend of both East and West. Known as the land of fire, the country gives you a flavor of both modernism and traditional at the same time. Azerbaijan is not exactly known for tourism and it is not the first destination […]