How to spend a long weekend in Sheki, Azerbaijan

A waypoint on the Old Silk Road, Sheki, in northwest Azerbaijan, is a place of boisterous spice markets, handicraft workshops and heritage architecture.

Turkey: Madrasas of Sivas

A peek into the medieval centres of learning along the old silk routes of Turkey reveal a fascinating cultural history

Turkey: The ancient site of Ani

Our Digital Nomad reaches Turkey's ancient site of Ani, recently awarded UNESCO World Heritage Site status

Iran: A warm welcome in Esfahan

Our Digital Nomad receives a warm welcome in Esfahan, Iran, a city with a long history of receiving visitors on the Silk Road

Turkmenistan: Ancient Merv

Reaching her fourth country on the Silk Road, our Digital Nomad is drawn to the majesty of Merv's palaces and mighty walls in Turkmenistan

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