[O]n my first trip to Kyrgyzstan, as soon as the weather started to get a bit warm, the people always talked about escaping to Lake Issyk-Kul, especially in August. I later learned that late July and August brings unbearable 40 degree Celsius heat at times — a heat that isn’t made better by the lack […]
[P]eople often think I’m joking when I say that I love the food in Kyrgyzstan. Compared to other Asian countries, I find it an absolute joy to not be confronted with dish after dish of seafood, most likely due to the landlocked nature of the country and poor transportation network. Instead, the traditional cuisine bases […]
Brooke makes a strong case for backpackers to explore Central Asia with her top 7 reasons to visit Kyrgyzstan.