Epic Journeys – Samarkand to Khiva, Uzbekistan

Today I’m talking about the day I left Samarkand, last year, to make my way to destination Khiva, via Bukhara across the Uzbek desert. No border crossings involved in this travel expedition, but it was a journey of around 728 kilometres and there was one key factor I think that makes these sort of journeys epic – I wasn’t 100% sure I would reach my destination by the end of the day. Let's see how it went!

Essential Tips for Travel to Uzbekistan!

So, you want to go to Uzbekistan? No? You should, it’s an amazing country with incredible history and more! Friendly people, amazing architecture, parks, fountains, museums, improving transport infrastructure which now includes high-speed rail, it’s becoming more and more accessible as well, really – it could be the next BIG THING. It could be the next big destination people start to flock too!

The Perfect Place to Stay on the Silk Road – Jahongir Bed and Breakfast, Samarkand

Samarkand is the ultimate in spots on the Silk Road. It’s Registan is incredible, there are a raft of other amazing historic sites, it’s positioned somewhere ‘in the middle’ – it’s only a short ride to the border with Tajikistan, it has fast train connections to the capital Tashkent and to Bukhara, in short if …

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Countries You MUST Consider Visiting (but probably haven’t)

Howdy all, today I’m doing one of those ol’ lists where I suggest a few places you might not have considered visiting but I thoroughly recommend. Perhaps you have some countries you consider ‘hidden gems’, here’s a list of five from me! Uzbekistan Here’s one that previously I might not have put on the list, …

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