Bishkek’s bazaars are the pulsing hearts of the city

In every village or city, you can find markets in Kyrgyzstan. It’s the place where everyday hundreds of people get together. Sellers from Kyrgyzstan,...

Hunting with the golden eagles – old tradition and exciting spectacle

Animals have always been playing an important role in the life of nomadic people. The tradition of hunting with birds of prey (predatory birds...

Kurmanjan Datka – the Queen of Alay

In the Muslim world, only one woman has ever been twice honoured with the title of “Datka” (“General”). Her name was Kurmanjan Datka, the...

3 must do activities while visiting Kyrgyzstan

It’s a well known truth that Kyrgyzstan is a must-visit country for those who love untouched nature, wild life, unique traditions and culture. Its...

Brief history of Kyrgyz and Kyrgyzstan – from Yenisey to...

I’m not a historian or politician and find it hard to write about things that you can easily read on Wikipedia or other sources, that’s...

Kok-Boru (Ulak-Tartysh), exciting game which you want to see

You have probably heard about Polo, a team sport played on horseback.  Some people refer to it as “The Sport of Kings” and consider...

How to move around Bishkek? How to travel by bus, marshrutka...

Bishkek will be one of the main locations of your trips around Kyrgyzstan. You spend the time here and get prepared for your trips or...

Top lakes to visit during your Kyrgyz trip, part 1

There are so many beautiful lakes in Kyrgyzstan that will make you fall in love with the country and want to come...

Traditional drinks – local tastes which will surprise you

A country’s unique culture and traditions tell you a lot about people and their lifestyle, behaviour and desires. At the same time, their food...

Cultural Events + World Nomad Games II

Visiting Kyrgyzstan offers the great opportunities for adventure. It's unique country with very specific culture, traditions and habits. Many tourist visit the country, without...

Coffee shops in Bishkek are the best place to enjoy your...

On arriving to Kyrgyzstan expect to drink and be offered a lot of tea. The good news is that tea in most cafes is...