City Rumble – Ashgabat Versus Dushanbe

In the red corner, the capital of Turkmenistan. The streets are wide and the buildings are blindingly white, we have Ashgabat as our first destination city. In the blue corner, the leafier capital of almost neighbouring but not quite because of Uzbekistan, where the influence of Russian culture has not been forgotten, and where building and building continues at pace, we have Dushanbe! But if you were to travel to Central Asia, which one would I recommend? Let’s pit them against each other and find out!

I travelled to Bangladesh – So You Don’t Have To

Hi all – another virtual look at a country that right now we can’t (with perhaps very limited exceptions) travel to right now. Last week I wrote about my experiences in Cambodia, in a post which started of being one in this vein but then somehow got sidetracked and I talked more about what I …

Continue reading I travelled to Bangladesh – So You Don’t Have To