Dreaming of Uzbekistan

I just submitted an article about Kiev, and was reminded of my first journey there a couple of years ago. Uzbekistan came to mind. Why? Well, as I was waiting in transit at Riga airport, I noticed an Ilyushin from Uzbekistan Airways on the tarmac. [...]

Kish Island, Iran for beginners?

After gazing at the destination board at Dubai's terminal 2, Kish piqued my interest. Kish Island, as it turned out. Kish beach, photo by Hannaneh710 In case you don't know - I certainly didn't - Kish Island is in Iran, and easily accessible from Dubai. [...]