How to get Tajik visa in Kyrgyzstan (+GBAO permit)

How to get Tajik visa in Kyrgyzstan (+GBAO permit)

Most nationalities have to obtain a visa for Tajikistan beforehand, especially when traveling overland. The visa is date-specific, that means fix entry and exit dates have to be named when applying. It is still possible to enter the country later or leave earlier than...
How to extend your Kyrgyz visa in Bishkek

How to extend your Kyrgyz visa in Bishkek

A rather small country like it is, the natural beauty is gigantic though and might easily convince you to stay longer than expected. If your passport doesn’t belong to that lucky group, but you travel on a previously applied for, one month tourist visa, you...
Hitchhiking in Kyrgyzstan

Hitchhiking in Kyrgyzstan

It took us a while to get in the groove of hitchhiking in Kyrgyzstan, but in the end we got it! We still feel that it is not our favourite way to travel in that country, mostly because it is one of those places where nearly every kilometer is much too beautiful to be...
How to extend your Iranian visa

How to extend your Iranian visa

Being in such an amazing and big country you might quickly realize that one month is just not enough to spend there. So then comes the question: is it possible to extend my visa while being in Iran? Yes, it is possible and from our experience we learned that it is...
Hitchhiking in Iran

Hitchhiking in Iran

Without any doubt one of the most hospitable and traveler-friendly countries in this world, hitchhiking in Iran is definitely a great way to get around. Especially as in recent times of economical sanctions from the West, prices for transport (as for nearly everything...