Don't be afraid to ask
No matter how dramatic the scenery or impressive the sights, no country comes alive until you connect with its people.
Granny’s worries are the same everywhere
In the pretty village of Sentyab, geography teacher Shodiboi Boboev owns a guesthouse, run by his wife Mutabar, and they welcome me warmly into their home.
The greatest sight in Central Asia
In Samarkand, Uzbekistan, the Registan square has been hailed as the greatest sight in Central Asia.
The Uzbek capital now has something to offer
Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan, has clearly boomed since my last visit many years ago.