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Good Vibes in Sharyn National Park
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Almaty Province in Kazakhstan is all about nature: mountains, lakes, waterfalls, steppe, dessert and even a canyon. We chose to visit Sharyn National Park, located some 200km east from the city, close to the border with China. To get... Read More

Corruption Overshadows Astana
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Our final destination in Kazakhstan, Astana, shook us deeply. Where to begin? Kazakhstan was not the first and won’t be the last country to move its capital to a less developed and scarcely populated area. While walking amongst the... Read More

Almaty – City of Fountains, Trees and Parks
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Our travels took us to Kazakhstan, Central Asia’s largest and richest country. We arrived in Almaty at 4 in the morning, so we reached the hotel by the crack of dawn. When we woke up, everything looked weird. A... Read More

Kazan – The Magical Capital of Tatarstan
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After Moscow and Saint Petersburg, Kazan is arguably Russia’s nicest big city and its most multicultural one. The capital of historical Tatarstan is home to the country’s only Kremlin with a mosque inside. Included in Unesco’s World Heritage Sites,... Read More

Nizhny Novgorod – Hospitability at its Best
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Probably the best way to travel around Russia is by train. They are comfortable, inexpensive, and a great way to meet locals. Night trains are the best ones since spending a night on board saves you time. We got... Read More