Our Travel Blog offers many useful, informative articles about the best opportunities of holidays in China, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Armenia and other Silk Route countries.

January 10, 2019

Main museums in Uzbekistan

One of the best ways to learn about a country’s culture, history, and development in general is to observe its museums that will help to get information about a place faster than by living there and in a more interesting way than the one that is represented by just learning throu ...
January 2, 2019

Ancient cave cities of Georgia

Nowadays, Georgia is one of the most famous places among the people from Europe and USA. It attracts tourists with pristine nature, ancient cities and centuries old history. If you are planning to visit Georgia, the first thing you should know is to be ready and let the country t ...
December 27, 2018

The brief history of Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan is known to the whole world as a “Country of Lights”. The etymology of the word Azerbaijan dates back to the ancient times. Long time ago, even before our era, the people who occupied the territory of the country were Zoroastrians ( Fire Worshipers ). According to this ...
December 22, 2018

Tatev monastery and ancient Echmiadzin city

Echmiadzin city, first of all known as the religious center of whole Armenia. Local people revere this city. If we look to the history, it will become clear why Echmiadzin is considered to be very holy place. If you are visiting Armenia but not the Holy City, you will definitely ...
December 17, 2018

Yerevan city – Travel guide

The largest city and the capital of Armenia –Yerevan has very rich history for more than one thousand years. The Yerevan city was founded in 782 BC by the Argishti King. Firstly, the fortress was built which took the name Erebuni. After, the city with the same name started to gro ...
December 10, 2018

Popular historical sights –Ancient monasteries

Ancient monasteries on the shore of Sevan lake In IX century monks moved to the Sevan island and started to live there. Religious complex Sevanavank was erected by hermit monks in the late 8th century with the support of Princess Mariam from the Royal family Bagratuni. At that t ...
December 5, 2018

Sights of Armenia – What you should know Part 1

The history of Armenia starts from time immemorial. Over these millennia, Armenians have repeatedly got through all the various situations, ranging from grate states to the brink of complete destruction. It is not known by what principle, but the fact is that this very people was ...
December 2, 2018

Ancient Khiva city– Places to see in Uzbekistan

Like the other ancient cities of Uzbekistan Khiva also has its own fascinating history and unique architectural monuments. There is a legend about the foundation of Khiva in Central Asia. According to the ancient legend, Sim son of Noah founded the city in the form of a ship on q ...
December 2, 2018

Tbilisi travel guide – Part 2

If you want to see real Tbilisi, then you should definitely go to the old part! Fascinating architecture, a huge number of cozy cafes and restaurants will not you leave indifferent. Old Tbilisi is a place where the spirit of the past hovers among the authentic buildings of stone ...
November 26, 2018

Samarkand travel guide – Local destinations

History of Samarkand dates back to 8th BC. In the Greek sources of the 1st millennium, Samarkand is referred to as Marokand, and in other sources as Afrosiab. Already at that time the city was prosperous where crafts, trade and culture developed. Later in 329 BC, Samarkand was se ...
November 22, 2018

10 reasons to visit Tbilisi – Part 1

Tbilisi is a beautiful city with a big and rich history. Walking around Tbilisi you discover continuously something new, especially the old part, which is known as the soul of the city will definitely enchant you. There is a famous legend how the city was founded. In 458 the terr ...
November 19, 2018

Tour to Uzbekistan – Explore the capital

The intersection of geography and history in Uzbekistan is part of what makes it a place of such intrigue and opportunity. If you have decided to visit this country, the best way for your start is to become acquainted with Tashkent. Tashkent is the capital of Uzbekistan since 193 ...
November 14, 2018

Holidays in Uzbekistan – A cultural crossroad

With a rich history more than two thousand years Uzbekistan is the home to a stunning arsenal of ancient cities and architecture. Throughout its history, it has been fortunate enough to be exposed to - and has accepted - various civilizations, such as those from Arab сulture and ...
November 8, 2018

All you need to know about Kyrgyzstan trekking 2019

Kyrgyzstan country of amazing nature and high mountains with breathtaking peaks. Over 90% of the territory is covered by mountains, which makes the country perfect destination for mountaineering. Furthermore, mountains are very accessible and there are huge variety of hiking rout ...
July 31, 2018

Kyrgyz Yurt

What is Yurt? Yurt is a symbol of Kyrgyz home. It is a portable house, which is easy to construct.  Even nowadays Kyrgyz people use yurts on holidays, weddings or funerals. Traditional house is very important for Kyrgyz people. Even the flag of the Kyrgyz Republic depicts a yurt. ...
March 26, 2018

Travelling by trains in Uzbekistan

During my unforgettable journey in Uzbekistan I traveled internally between cities by trains - luckily Uzbekistan offers this affordable and comfortable opportunity to explore its numerous awesome treasures! To book the tickets for Uzbek trains you should write in advance to so ...
February 19, 2018

The Great Silk Route – important stage in human history!

The history of the Great Silk Route. The route is called "silk" because of the trade item. A "great" came to be called because it linked the endless territories of the eastern regions with western countries, trade revived in numerous cities, located on the way of caravans. That's ...
December 25, 2017

5 best historical and architectural sights of China Xinjiang region.

This is the second article devoted to the most popular attractions of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region (Urumqi) that you can add to your Travel China Must visit list. We will advise you to visit 5 most amazing historical and architectural sites of this region. Kashgar Market On ...
November 27, 2017

5 best natural sights in Urumqi region of China.

In this article we will describe the most popular and marvelous natural sights of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region (Urumqi) that you can add to your Travel China Must visit list.   Lake Tianchi Lake Tianchi, located at an altitude of 200 meters above sea level on the slopes of ...
October 17, 2017

Best places to visit in Chinese Kashgar.

Historical buildings of Kashgar will show you how the caravans of the Great Silk Route rested and lived here. For several centuries the architecture style has built up and it is not easy to distinguish an eight-century inn from what was built in the 14th century. This is a uniq ...