Category Archives: Kyrgyzstan

Tea in Bishkek – not what it was, but maybe that’s good?

Tea in Bishkek is at a crossroads. But I mean that figuratively, so don’t start trying to find tea rooms at city centre junctions. We tried two places and had vastly different experiences. The Chaikhana Jalal-Abad is an old tea … Continue reading

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Gosh, there is coffee in Osh; but Bishkek has a burgeoning coffee scene

Who’d have thought that Kyrgyzstan would have the most developed coffee scene in Central Asia? We even found a coffee shop in Bishkek where they roast their own beans, and we hadn’t seen that for a while on this journey. … Continue reading

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