kyrgyzstan food

What to eat in Kyrgyzstan

If you’re looking for food tours in Osh or curious about some of the national dishes, here are my tips on what to eat in Kyrgyzstan.

sary chelek lake

Finding Sary-Chelek Lake

In the Western Tien-Shan Mountains, you’ll find one of the most beautiful places in Kyrgyzstan – a UNESCO biosphere and World Heritage Site.

sulaiman too

Marketing a sacred mountain

It’s been worshipped for at least 1500 years but perhaps this mountain was declared sacred just to attract Silk Road travellers?

soviet murals

Soviet murals in Osh

In the city of Osh, enormous murals created during the Soviet years cover the walls of buildings. But make sure you look closely.

bishkek architecture

Bishkek’s Soviet symbols

In the buildings of Kyrgyzstan’s capital, Bishkek, you can still see the legacy of the Soviet Union’s control of this city.