Uzbekistan – The Afrosiyob

Uzbekistan – The Afrosiyob

UZBEKISTAN The Afrosiyob   If you want to skip long driving and maximise your sightseeing time in Uzbekistan, the train is the best solution. In addition to the slow, retro-style Soviet trains, Uzbekistan has been investing in new high-speed connections between...
Uzbekistan – Between art & rush hour

Uzbekistan – Between art & rush hour

UZBEKISTAN Between art & rush hour   Due to its breathtaking beauty, the metro in Tashkent is not just a means of transportation, but also a site of art and heritage. Construction of the metro in Tashkent began when the city was recovering from the...
Uzbekistan – Samsa street food

Uzbekistan – Samsa street food

UZBEKISTAN Samsa street food   Do you have any food cravings? History says that samsa most likely appeared during the period of Tamerlane, and according to another sources, under Alexander the Great. Samsa is an independent stuffed dish, similar to a pie, and can...
Uzbekistan – The lost Louvre

Uzbekistan – The lost Louvre

UZBEKISTAN The lost Louvre   The legendary Savitsky Museum in Nukus has aptly been nicknamed the “Louvre in the Sands” . The museum was founded in 1966 at the initiative of Moscow artist Igor Vitalievich Savitsky (1915-1984). It is officially known as the State...
Uzbekistan – Wine tasting

Uzbekistan – Wine tasting

UZBEKISTAN Wine tasting   Samarkand is not just home to beautiful UNESCO-listed heritage sites, lbut also boasts some delicious, high-quality Uzbekistani wine! The climate in Uzbekistan is arid-continental, so it is very important to drink a lot. A perfect option...