Kyrgyzstan Travel Advice: 10 Things to Know Before You Go to the Kyrgyz Republic

Are your bags packed and ready for Kyrgyzstan?

Are you planning a trip to Kyrgyzstan? If so, here are my best Kyrgyzstan travel tips to know before you go! I wrapped up my first trip to Kyrgyzstan earlier this week, and I have to say this country blew me away! I spent fifteen days in the country, exploring the tiny Soviet resort town … Read more

7 Chilled-Out Things to Do in Bosteri, Kyrgyzstan

Things to Do in Bosteri, Kyrgyszstan

Bosteri is a small resort village on the shores of Issyk Kul, the second largest salt lake in the world. The village was historically dedicated to Soviet tourism, and it is still full of Russian tourists who come to enjoy the lake and other local Kyrgyzstan adventures. Thus, a trip here means lots of downtime, relaxing, … Read more

The World Nomad Games

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Listen and Subscribe in iTunes Other ways to Listen and Subscribe This week’s episode is something a little different. I am in Isyk-Kul, Kyrgyzstan, covering the World Nomad Games, a festival of sports that’s sort of like the Olympics for nomadic peoples. The sports, though, are way more interesting than, say, basketball. My first interview … Read more

How to Get a Kyrgyzstan Sim Card

Traveling to Kyrgyzstan? Need to get some of that sweet, sweet data for your cell phone? I found that getting a prepaid Sim card in Kyrgyzstan was the easiest of any country I’ve been to thus far. Here’s what you need to know to get a Kyrgyzstan sim card so you can stay connected during … Read more