Category: Sights

  •   June 19, 2020

How to spend a weekend in Shymkent

From food to culture to nature, Shymkent has it all. Founded in the 12th century to protect a Silk Road trade town – and destroyed multiple times as a ...

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  •   June 18, 2020

Your guide to hotels in Nur-Sultan

Nur-Sultan, the showpiece capital of Kazakhstan known for its futuristic and glitzy architecture, has lodgings to suit every budget. Here are some options ...

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  •   June 9, 2020

4 festivals to check out in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan’s rich culture, born of its nomadic traditions and Soviet ties, now bears various Western influences too. Here are four festivals that offer ...

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  •   June 2, 2020

Where to stay in Almaty? Check out our picks

Almaty, the former capital of Kazakhstan, is the largest and most populous city in the country. It offers myriad accommodation options that suit every ...

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  •   June 1, 2020

From Astana to Nur-Sultan: Why the capital changed its name

Akmolinsk, Tselinograd, Astana. These are just some names that Nur-Sultan was once known as. Kazakhstan’s capital is the youngest one in the world — it ...

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  •   May 28, 2020

Going to Kazakhstan? These tips will help

The place seems kinda far, and there are no direct flights from Singapore. It is hardly a well-trodden destination so information is limited. And, yes, ...

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