Central Asia covers the region between the Caspian Sea in the west to China in the east and from Russia in the north to Russia in the north. The region is famous as “The land of the stans”. All of the countries in the region have names ending with the suffix “-stan”, meaning “land of”. You will find some very useful information if you’re planning to travel to Central Asia soon.
Turkmenistan is a socialist, tightly controlled by the police, country in Central Asia roughly the size of Thailand, inhabited by only 5 million people. However, it’s a country with a rich history, and definitely a must-visit place. If you’re wondering what to expect when traveling to Turkmenistan, keep reading. This former Soviet country is home […]
Georgia is probably the most unique country I’ve seen in my life. The English name Georgia derives from the antic Greek word Georgios meaning farmer. This is a very picturesque name for this country even today, as around 52% of Georgia’s population is employed in agriculture. However, many people mix this country with the US […]