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How to travel by train in Kazakhstan

How to travel by train in Kazakhstan

This post is a travel guide about how to travel by train in Kazakhstan. Kazakhstan is the perfect destination to explore by train and in recent years Kazakhstan has invested in its railway system making train travel while backpacking Kazakhstan easier than ever. This post 

Kazakhstan itinerary: 2 weeks in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan itinerary: 2 weeks in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan is the ninth biggest country in the world and it is no surprise that when you are preparing a Kazakhstan itinerary for your upcoming trip there are a lot of options and though choices to be made. While Kazakhstan is most famous for its 

Kazakhstan nature guide: when to go where

Kazakhstan nature guide: when to go where

The one thing that surprised me the most about Kazakhstan was the beauty of Kazakhstan’s nature. While neighbouring Kyrgyzstan wins if it comes to mountains, Kazakhstan actually has much more variety in its spectacular landscapes. The nature of Kazakhstan is extremely diverse and it was 

The best national Parks in Kazakhstan

The best national Parks in Kazakhstan

I came to Kazakhstan with actually very little knowledge about the country. I was not even aware that there were national parks in Kazakhstan worth visiting. My image of Kazakhstan was of a grim ex Soviet country with steppes and nomads on horses. Even from 

Charyn Canyon National Park: a travel guide

Charyn Canyon National Park: a travel guide

We drive through the endless open steppes with different colours of green. Even as we pay the mandatory entrance fee for the Charyn Canyon National Park there is nothing to suggest the dramatic change of scenery that awaits us. It is my second visit to