Posts of our blog by tag "History"

April 23, 2020

Three festivals of Armenia that are worth visiting in 2020

Armenia has become a tourist trend, breaking records for attendance among tourists, and surprising with its affordable beauty, culture, cuisine, and hospitality. Noisy voices, laughter flavored with wine and jazz, which has long been an integral part of urban culture, are heard ...
April 7, 2020

Super short history of Bishkek and the origin of its name

A short excursion into the history of the capital of Kyrgyzstan - Bishkek and several theories about where the name of the city came from. A super short history of Bishkek The plan for the project location of Pishpek with European-type buildings was approved on August 31, 187 ...
February 4, 2020

What is a yurt and why are yurt camps so popular in Kyrgyzstan?

Nomads in Kyrgyzstan from ancient times settled in yurts. Portable dwellings, which could be assembled and disassembled, suited their lifestyle just perfectly. Yurts also had a sacred meaning for nomads. The decoration of yurts is a clear example of the folk-applied art of nomads ...
July 11, 2017

Travel Guide to Central Kazakhstan

Individuals tend to take a gander at a map and say: "Looks like there is nothing in the middle, we can simply go through rapidly." Two errors there. For one thing, there is something of intrigue. Furthermore, you can't go through rapidly. The distances are enormous. Come here fo ...
January 23, 2017

Silk Road Holidays: Getting all of the Stan’s Straight

People leave out Central Asia from their holiday trips more often than not. They get dazzled by all of the pictures and information and tourism options there are in places like France, Italy, Spain, and the Netherlands. They don’t realize that just a bit farther east, there are s ...
January 17, 2017

Mineral Springs in Iran

What could be more relaxing than sinking into a nice bubbling hot spring at the end of a long hard day? It could be after a difficult day at work, or it could be after a wonderful yet exhausting day of travel, if you’ve decided to travel to Iran. Mineral or hot springs are natura ...
November 14, 2016

A guide on Iranian clothes style

Very often, the Iranian dress code becomes a barrier for many  travellers. Often this is due to the fact that the media create an erroneous impression about the Iranian-style. In addition, very few write about how their stereotypes were destroyed on arrival in Iran. Basically, al ...
October 12, 2016

Three Reasons Why You Should Visit China

While China may have received a lot of negative press about censorship, fake food and such, there is no denying that the country is still one of the most popular destinations for foreign travelers. According to Statista, China earned about US $45.81 billion in revenue from inter ...
October 4, 2016

Tourism in Iran is diverse and full of activities.

In Iran everyone can find what he’s most likely into, skiing and hiking in the Alborz Mountains, beach by the Persian Gulf and Caspian Sea, cultural splendours and exploring the ancient city of Persepolis, everything is possible in Iran. The archaeological style of Iran is one o ...
March 24, 2015

Comparing the North & South Shores of Lake Issyk Kul

There is a lot that tourism in Kyrgyzstan can offer: outdoor activities like trekking, horseback riding, paragliding, culture, history, beautiful destinations and relaxation to name a few. One of the most popular sites that contains almost all of these in one place is the largest ...