Category: Kyrgyzstan

alex tiffany standing with a family of kyrgyz nomads outside their traditional yurt in eastern kyrgyzstan
Asia

New Year, New Adventures: 7 Reasons Why You Should Visit Kyrgyzstan in 2024

Kyrgyzstan, a small and mountainous country in Central Asia, is quickly gaining recognition as a paradise for nature lovers and anyone seeking an authentic, off-the-beaten-path travel experience. With its stunning natural beauty and unique cultural heritage, it’s no wonder that adventurous travellers are starting to take notice. I recently visited

Skazka-Canyon-Kyrgyzstan
Destinations

Skazka Canyon: Kyrgyzstan’s Fairy Tale Castle (2024)

On the southern shores of Issyk-Kul Lake, in eastern Kyrgyzstan, lies a secret canyon full of bizarre and colourful rock formations.   Skazka Canyon is an otherworldly place, sandwiched between the great lake and towering mountains.   Some call it the Fairy Tale Canyon; others the Fairy Tale Castle.  People can’t seem