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The yurt, symbol of Kyrgyzstan

The yurt is probably one of Kyrgyzstan’s most known symbols, a little like cheese and wine for France. For travelers, sleeping under a yurt is a unique experience, but for the...
Mar 13 2020

The tradition of homemade jams in Kyrgyzstan

We doubt you’ll ever see a Kyrgyz table without jam. It might be surprising, but homemade jams are always on the table...
Mar 13 2020

Traveling in Kyrgyzstan when you’re a woman

Kyrgyzstan, with its endless mountains, its clear lakes and its nomadic culture, is a place many travelers and...
Mar 13 2020

Nowruz in Kyrgyzstan: Celebrating New Year’s once again

It’s one of the most important holidays in Kyrgyzstan. Nowruz, which translates literally as the “new day” is celebrated...
Mar 12 2020

Visiting Issyk Kul Lake: the north shore vs. the south shore

The Issyk Kul Lake, whose name means « the warm lake » is the world’s second largest mountain lake. Located at 1600m...
Feb 25 2020

Skiing in Kyrgyzstan

Little tourists dare come to Kyrgyzstan during winter time, yet this mountainous country is a paradise for ski and snowboard amateurs. More than 90% of the Kyrgyz territory is...
Feb 25 2020

Climbing Peak Lenin: our tips to get ready

Located in the Pamir Mountains at the border between Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan, the Lenin Peak attracts alpinists from...
Feb 24 2020

Why choose Kyrgyzstan to travel with children?

Although Kyrgyzstan is gaining popularity as an adventure destination, it is still preserved from large crowds and...
Feb 24 2020

Kurmanjan Datka, the feminist Queen of the Kyrgyz

Kurmanjan Datka is one of the rare women heroes of Central Asia. Queen of the Alay region in the 19th century, she is...
Feb 21 2020

Getting around in Kyrgyzstan: our tips

It’s not always easy to find information about how to get around in Kyrgyzstan, especially if you don’t speak the local...
Feb 21 2020

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