Kyrgyzstan

Asia’s Top Five Sporting Experiences

Remote Lands | July 13, 2015

For the traveler that likes a little sweat and effort in their leisure time, going to see what the locals are passionate about provides a great cultural experience and a look into what makes the place tick.

Stan & Stare: Natural Wonders of Central Asia

Remote Lands | December 16, 2014

Hidden in the yawning expanse of Central Asia that makes up the Stans are some treasures that should be on every intrepid traveler’s map. These seemingly uncharted lands are full of truly mind-blowing ancient and natural wonders.

In the Shadow of the Seven Bulls: Karakol, Kyrgyzstan

Jay Tindall | September 11, 2014

Karakol is unlike any other part of Kyrgyzstan. Its scenery, its diversity of people, its attractions, and even its cuisine are all unique and have a wonderfully authentic feel. And after my kitschy Issyk Kul lake experience, unique and authentic were two traits I was craving.

Coney Island, Soviet Style: Issyk Kul Lake, Kyrgyzstan

Jay Tindall | September 9, 2014

Having heard so much about Issyk Kul lake since my arrival in Kyrgyzstan, I was excited to check it out. It is, after all, one of the top resort destinations for not only Kyrgyz nationals, but also for people living in other Soviet nations.

A Walk Around Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Jay Tindall | September 7, 2014

High in the Tien Shan mountain range sits the Kyrgyz capital Bishkek. The city is young, and as such, has limited historic sites. I recently visited on a trip through Kyrgyzstan, and had a chance to explore the city for myself.