Category Archives: Asia

What to Know Before Horse Riding in Kyrgyzstan (Tips + My Experience)

What to Know Before Horse Riding in Kyrgyzstan (Tips + My Experience)

I recently went horse riding in Kyrgyzstan and I was not sure what to expect for my journey into the Kyrgyz mountains. This is a guide about my Kyrgyzstan horse trekking experience as well as what to expect before you go, what to bring, and more! What to Know Before Horse Riding in Kyrgyzstan Recently, […]

A Guide to Latin Dancing in Yerevan, Armenia (Where to Dance and More!)

Latin dancing in Yerevan

The city of Yerevan is plentiful with opportunities to have a good time and that includes for those that truly enjoy social dancing or are curious about it.  This is a guide to Latin dancing in Yerevan, Armenia and it includes where to do it, festivals, events, and where to escape for a long weekend […]

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 […]

Best Bishkek Hotels and Hostels for All Budgets and Travelers

Where to stay in Bishkek- Best Bishkek hotels and hostels for all budgets and travelers

If you’re heading out to Central Asia, one thing you will want to make sure you have in order ahead of time or when you’re on the road with good wifi is proper and good accommodation. This Bishkek hotels guide will give you our top picks of hostels in Bishkek for the budget travelers and […]

Big Almaty Lake: A Complete Travel Guide to the Most Famous Lake in Kazakhstan

big almaty lake near almaty kazakhstan

I was recently writing an article for another outlet about Almaty and I said I would send over some photos to accompany the text.  I sent over a few and I almost immediately received a reply back asking if I had a photo of Big Almaty Lake.  Sheepishly, I said, “No… I’ve never been”.  At the […]