Where we’ve been

Kochkor; not the Switzerland of the east

I once compared Kyrgyzstan to Europe- but after Kochkor, Switzerland would have a tough act to follow.

Where are the locations in the Qantas inflight safety videos?

The Qantas inflight safety videos depict Australia at its most beautiful, so lets discover all those locations for ourselves!

Going to the beach in Kyrgyzstan at Issyk-Kul

It will come as a surprise to many that landlocked Kyrgyzstan has beachside towns... welcome to Issyk-Kul!

Browsing Bishkek: under the skin of the Kyrgyz capital

Chess in the park, leafy streets humming, all in full gaze of Lenin; getting under the skin of Bishkek.

Bishkek, Central Asia’s loveliest capital

Tree-lined streets, grand Soviet buildings, and a relaxed, languid pace of life make Bishkek Central Asia's loveliest capital city.

Unexpected Urumqi

Urumqi, in western China, is an unlikely city in many ways, but is it really a Silk Road destination?

The Secrets of Central Asia

Welcome to a land of secrets, a treasure-trove of adventure waiting to be unlocked and explored; Central Asia.

For the love of the beach…

The beach has always been a part of my life, and living in other cities and countries has made me realise just how much of my heart it holds...

Why Kerala is simply bliss!

Of all the places that are imprinted as picture-postcards in my memory, Kerala is one of the most vivid.

What’s there to do in Frankfurt?

Frankfurt is not Germany's most interesting city, but if you end up spending a day there, what is there to do?