Entertainment in Jalondi. All photos by Dennis Berman. In late July 2012, an estimated 48 people were killed in Khorog as a result of clashes between Tajik rebels and the government, as reported by UPI. As a consequence, the U.S. Department of State has issued a travel warning for visitors in the area. But the violence has largely settled. Regardless, a trip to Tajikistan requires considerable consideration and planning. Here’s how to do it. TAJIKISTAN — Two weeks is the right amount of time in Tajikistan….Continue Reading “Plan Your Trip: Two Weeks in Tajikistan”

I have been working at the embassy for over two months on Communications and Digital Diplomacy. If you have been following UKinTajikistan’s Facebook and Twitterpages, you may have seen that we have been posting a lot about tourism lately. I think the development of tourism in Tajikistan is essential to the country’s future, but this is not the only reason I wanted to write about reasons to visit Tajikistan. While watching the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the Winter Olympics in Sochi, I was surprised…Continue Reading “7 reasons to visit Tajikistan”