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Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin, Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan re-opens for tourism with a $3,000 COVID-free guarantee

Uzbekistan has launched the “Uzbekistan: Safe Travel Guaranteed” campaign backed with a $3000 payment if you contract COVID-19 during your stay.
Grand M Hotel, Navoi

Hotel Review: Grand M Hotel, Navoi, Uzbekistan

The Grand M Hotel, Navoi is an unexpectedly brilliant business hotel on the Silk Road.
Pamir HIghway

Tajikistan – exploring the Pamir Highway by car

The Pamir Highway in Tajikstan is trending as an adventurous driving trek offering strange natural creations with a dollop of man-made handiwork.

24 hours in Khiva, Uzbekistan

A walled pedestrian city, Khiva with its quaint labyrinth of streets and sparkling tiles looks like it was built specifically for tourists. Yet this "museum" city has so much to offer.

24 hours in Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan’s capital Tashkent has 2,000 years of history that has seen Indian spice merchants and Chinese silk-sellers pass through Tashkent’s famous bazaars. And now you can too.
Souvenir seller within the harem at the Ichan Qala in Khiva, Uzbekistan

Discovering Uzbekistan: At the centre of the Silk Road

What are the attractions which make Uzbekistan a must-visit destination? The author of the Bradt Guide to Uzbekistan shares her highlights.
Hyatt Tashkent

Hotel Review: Hyatt Regency Tashkent, Uzbekistan

The Hyatt Regency is the only 5 star hotel in Tashkent and is housed in a dazzling white structure is in the heart of Uzbekistan’s capital.

Uzbekistan becomes visa free for Brits and 44 other nationalities from February 1, 2019

From February 1, 2019 a visa will no longer be required for citizens of 45 new countries planning to visit Uzbekistan as a tourist for 30 days or less.
Tilework on the Mausoleum of Khodja Ahmed Yassawi, Kazakhstan

Top 10 things to see and do in Kazakhstan

The size of Western Europe, but with scarcely a person in sight, the extensive wildernesses and cultural sites of Kazakhstan demand thorough exploration.
Tajikistan - Fann Mountains

Trekking the Fann Mountains in Tajikistan

Fann Mountains in northwestern Tajikistan look set to become one of the wildest and most exciting travel destinations of 2017.

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