Journaling The Journey

Uzbekistan – 5 Reasons we Fell in Love

Uzbekistan Tashkent train travel

Uzbekistan is a country that is easy to fall in love with. It has a rich history, distinct culture, amazing architecture, and welcoming people who are eager to share their culture with visitors. It is also one of the cheapest countries in the world to travel through! Here are just a few of the things […]

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3 Zen Day-Hikes near Dushanbe, Tajikistan

Dushanbe Day-Hikes

Tajikistan is the perfect country for nature lovers.  93% of the country is covered in gorgeous tall mountains!  There are so many famous multi-day hikes here.  However, what if you are in the capital – Dushanbe and want to get away from the city and the unfortunate pollution here?  We have found 3 picturesque day-hikes […]

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Turkmenistan the #1 Most Bizarre Country Yet!

Turkmenistan Ashgabat gates of hell bizarre laws country

Turkmenistan is the 147th country that we had visited and is by far the most bizarre!  Think The Truman Show meets The Twilight Zone set in the Soviet Era.  This is especially true for their capital, Ashgabat which is known for everything white, marble and the biggest of many things. And then there is the […]

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