Learn about the Caucasus before you visit. The Caucasian Challenge can be a whirlwind, as incredible roads, breathtaking scenery, and welcoming hospitality all compete for your attention. We only visit the South Caucasus, but even this small region is home to many languages, diverse cultures, and rich histories. So, it can be a good idea […]Continue Reading
Are The Caucasus in Europe?
We love them, but we still don’t know for sure whether the Caucasus are in Europe or Asia. The Caucasian Challenge departs from Istanbul (in Europe, not in the Caucasus), before heading west across Northern Turkey (not in Europe, not in the Caucasus), reaching Georgia (maybe in Europe, definitely in the Caucasus) and Armenia […]Continue Reading
Caucasian Challenge 2016 Day 9: The Weirdest Village in the Caucasus?
On Day 9 of the Caucasian Challenge 2016, we traveled to maybe the weirdest village in the Caucasus. After one night at glorious Sevan Lake, on Day 9 it time to leave Armenia… sort of. Our destination was the disputed territory of Nagorno-Karabakh, the subject of a conflict between Azerbaijan and […]Continue Reading
What Caucasians Ride On: Drinks from the Caucasus
When crossing the mighty countries of the Caucasus, it is important to stop from time to time and get to relax and drinking a cold beverage. Luckily, Caucasian countries have an amazing offer of traditional drinks that you should definitely try- but maybe not all at once.Continue Reading
Tips for Traveling the Caucasus
The Southern Caucasus is an area of cultural diversity, natural beauty, rich history, but also of political conflict and language barriers. Our basic tips for traveling the Caucasus can help you to prepare both practically and mentally for your visit to this almost forgotten region at the border between Europe and Asia. Which visas […]Continue Reading
Driving into No Man’s Land
One of the most exciting parts of the Caucasian Challenge is our jaunt into Nagorno-Karabakh. We firmly believe adventure is still out there, and while the remote regions of the world are becoming more accessible and more touristic, places like Nagorno-Karabakh are still hidden away.Continue Reading