World media about World Nomad Games II: IF GENGHIS KHAN WERE...

Kyrgyzstan, a land of nomads, proudly hosted the Second World Nomad Games from the 3rd to 8th of September. Participants from more than 50...

7 wonders of Issyk Kul Region. The places you should have...

Issyk-Kul is another must see region in Kyrgyzstan. It is easy, cheap and fast to get there by mini bus from Bishkek (the capital)....

Chui valley – your gate to Kyrgyzstan

Chui region is probably the first place you will see in Kyrgyzstan, as everything starts here: the airport with international flights, English speaking organisations,...

Get to know Bishkek in one day. These places we recommend...

If you have only a day in Bishkek, we recommend visiting the following places: Erkindik Boulevard (previously known as Prospect Dzerzhinskogo) The boulevard starts at the...

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...

Kyrgyz Traditions are the living heritage of nomadic ancestors, which you...

Kyrgyzstan, as any other country, has its own unique traditions, but unlike other countries, our traditions are above government, religion and law. Traditions are...

Tash Rabat caravanserai is the living relic of the Silk Road...

Have you ever heard of the Silk Road? I bet you have. But do you know that Kyrgyzstan was part of the Silk Road...

Be culturally correct in Kyrgyzstan – 9 tips

When it comes to traditions, customs, accepted behaviour and unwritten rules, there are a lot to learn in Kyrgyzstan. Kyrgyz people believe that all...

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...

Osh – the city with 3000 years history

Have you ever been to a city that is more than 3000 years old? If not, you have to book your flight to Kyrgyzstan...

Ready! Steady! Goat! The story of Kok Boru!

Kok Boru also known as Ulak Tartysh in the traditional game of nomadic nations in Central Asia. The game is very popular in Kyrgyzstan and...

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...