Central Asia Nutz and Bolts Travel Articles

 
Kazakhstan Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Kazakhstan Where is it?: Kazakhstan is in central Asia, northwest of China. Why do people go here?: I f you want to see how the then Soviet Union failed with its community experiment, then Kazakhstan is the place to see. Don’t expect much – expect nothing! What are the main entry points?: […]
Kyrgyzstan Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Kyrgyzstan   Where is it?: Kyrgyzstan is in central Asia, west of China.   Why do people go here?: If you want to see true traditional Cental Asia, then this is the place to start.   What are the main entry points?: A few flights land in Bishkek although they are sometimes […]
Tajikistan Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Tajikistan Where is it?: Tajikistan is in central Asia, west of China. Why do people go here?: Most true hardcore mountain lovers come to Tajikistan to check out some of the biggest peaks in the world. What are the main entry points?: Most travelers reach Tajikistan from flights for India. There’s also […]
Turkmenistan Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Turkmenistan Where is it?: Turkmenistan is central Asia, bordering the Caspian Sea, between Iran and Kazakhstan Why do people go here?: Few people make it to the remote Turkmenistan, since much of it are barren and isolated. However, if you want to see real nomadic culture, this is where you should head. […]
Uzbekistan Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Uzbekistan Where is it?: Uzbekistan is central Asia, north of Afghanistan. Why do people go here?: Although it offers the famous silk road and could be a huge tourist draw, Uzbekistan is a nightmare for independent travelers, as the state run tourism agencies controls your entire experience. If you can escape without […]