The most impressive lakes in the world

From boiling lakes to vast alpine bodies of water, these are our favourite lakes from around the world. 

Mosques, mausoleums and madrasas: our favourite Silk Road sights

Discover our favourite sights along one of the most important trading routes in history.

The World Nomad Games

The third World Nomad Games, held in Kyrgyzstan, hosted more than 3,000 athletes from 77 countries. Here are the event’s highlights.

Five reasons to visit Kyrgyzstan

We choose five of our favourite things about Kyrgyzstan, one of the world’s most beautiful countries.

Yurt life

In Kyrgyzstan, the yurt is a pivotal part of both the nation’s past and present.

The hottest emerging destinations for 2019

We’re proud to be the only travel publisher with guidebooks to your favourite emerging destinations. 

Where to go in March

From kupkari to carnival, here’s where you should be heading in March. 

Eagle hunting in Kyrgyzstan

A tradition which goes back hundreds of years, eagle hunting is a dying practice of Kyrgyz life.

The strange tale of the Shaitan Mazar UFO

Lawrence Mitchell investigates one of the country’s strangest encounters.

Issyk-Kul legends

Author Laurence Mitchell recounts the mythical tales of this mammoth alpine lake.