Almost overnight, the Central Asia has stepped out of obscurity to become one of the most desirable destinations for adventurous travellers.
From April 1, 2017 a visa will no longer be required for citizens of 27 new countries planning to visit Uzbekistan as a tourist for 30 days or less.
What are the attractions which make Uzbekistan a must-visit destination? The author of the Bradt Guide to Uzbekistan shares her highlights.
Naadam is the most famous, interesting festival and national holiday of Mongolia and is celebrated nationwide in between 11-13 of July in every year.
Practical guidebook for independent travelers, written by expert authors who have lived and worked in Central Asia since 2008.
Slalom House project in Astana, Kazakhstan aims to create a giant 1,000 ft rooftop ski slope for residents.
The guide includes tried and tested trekking routes, comprehensive bird-watching and wildlife sections, rich historical detail and entertaining anecdotes.
Once it was best known for being the homeland of hapless TV reporter Borat. But Kazakhstan has much more to offer.