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Gate of Hell – How is it in reality?

The gate of hell is the biggest attraction in Turkmenistan, but how is it in reality? Influencers are always hyping ...

Exploring Tashkent with a Local – Personal Blog March #54

I was “finally” back in Tashkent. The last time I was there, it wasn’t as enjoyable. I rented a hotel ...

2nd Chance to Uzbekistan – Personal Blog March #53

After I traveled to Uzbekistan in 2021 I didn’t really want to travel back. Just because I had to travel ...

Getting spied on in Turkmenistan – Personal Blog March #52

Before getting into the desert, it was time to have the first hours of the day to freely walk around ...

Entering Turkmenistan for the first time – Personal Blog March #51

Reaching the border was more spectacular than expected. The mountain chain covered with snow was beautiful and the cold was ...

“Welcome” to the central Asian North Korea

Turkmenistan is a quite isolated country in Central Asia and shares borders with Uzbekistan, Iran, Kazakhstan and Afghanistan. It is ...

Border crossing Uzbekistan

Lets talk about how the border crossing is in Uzbekistan. I have crossed three borders in Uzbekistan, so it’s time ...

Waking up with a surprise in Kyrgyzstan – Storytime

It's another story about one of my favorite countries Kyrgyzstan, this time about another unique one I believe.  Prestory Doing ...

Living with locals – Osh  / Kyrgyzstan

Where is it located? Kyrgyzstan is a country in Central Asia and is sharing the border with Uzbekistan, China, Tajikistan ...

Going back to Kazakhstan, but different – Personal Blog December #35

I was not planning to go back to Kazakhstan this quickly, but doing a transit in Kazakhstan made financial sense ...

Exploring Dushanbe – Personal Blog October #32

After visiting Afghanistan, it was time to finally go to really see the city, before I haven’t done it, so ...

Food poisoning and finally back in Tajikistan – Personal Blog October #31

Going three hours on shitty roads while suffering from food poisoning isn’t a fun experience. It is horrible. Doing this ...

Finally making it into Tajikistan – Personal Blog October #28

My upcoming plan didn’t let me be that excited, but on the other hand I really wanted to go, after ...

Great Almaty Lake – the turquoise blue beauty

While being in Almaty, this picturesque lake is an absolute must-visit for nature enthusiasts! It's a natural protected area, though ...

From a relaxed time to big party – Personal Blog September #27

It was time for myself to leave Astana and take the next step. Going to the biggest city of Kazakhstan, ...

Burabay and a lot of cheese – Personal Blog September #26

On my first full day my hosts gave me the options to first stay in the city to explore, or ...

Astana – The City with No Soul? – Personal Blog September #25

Exiting the airport, my hosts were already there to pick me up. When I initially received the offer to stay ...

Challenges of Public Transportation for Tourists in Astana and Almaty: Mobile Payments

In Kazakhstan, particularly in Astana, people primarily use their smartphones for payments, essentially turning their phones into bank cards. You ...

From City to Desert Aktau- Personal Blog September #24

Getting to the airport was extremely stressful, but at least I had the chance to meet two lovely girls from ...

Border Crossing from Tajikistan to Afghanistan: What You Should Know

Crossing the border from Tajikistan to Afghanistan through the Shir Khan Bandar border is a unique adventure. I've got some ...

Living with locals – Bishkek / Kyrgyzstan

Where is it located? Kyrgyzstan is a country in Central Asia and is sharing the border with Uzbekistan, China, Tajikistan ...

Living with locals – Karakol / Kyrgyzstan

Where is it located? Kyrgyzstan is a country in Central Asia and is sharing the border with Uzbekistan, China, Tajikistan ...

Hitchhiking with chicken – Kyrgyzstan

After becoming parents of little chicks, during a hitchhiking trip. There was no way around, so they had to join ...

Chorsu Bazaar – Tashkent, why not to go

The Chorsu Bazaar in Tashkent is huge and also interesting to see! There are still some reasons why it would ...

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