Posts of our blog by tag "Kymyz"

October 25, 2016

5 things you must do in Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan is one of those countries that not many hear about on a daily basis, and most of us know about it from history books or from Kyrgyz friends, and this my friend, is a true pity. This country had lot to offer and visiting it is a pure haven, so you will have surely more ...
September 17, 2015

Are Kumis Treatment Resorts on Your Radar?

In Central Asia, particularly in the country of Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, there is one beverage that is considered so beneficial that there are resorts where you can spend weeks at a time cleansing your body by drinking it.  The drink is called kumis and in Central Asia, might a ...
March 31, 2015

The Hospitality of Nomads: What Does It Look Like Exactly?

The East is famous for their hospitality and treatment of guests, but what does this look like from country to country? In Kyrgyzstan, people that excel at hospitality are the nomads that live scattered about in the Tien Shan and Pamir-Alai Mountains that blanket the country. Tra ...
September 24, 2014

5 Dairy Products You Have to Try While Traveling in Kyrgyzstan

I remember the first time I set foot in a yurt to share a meal with nomads.  One of their baby goats was trying to “innocently” weasel their way in the door, was promptly shooed out, and everyone took a seat.  As my eyes swept over the low-set table surrounded by colorful mats, a ...