Category: Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan is somewhere that I wasn’t expecting to love as much as I did. But this landlocked country (the largest in the world) absolutely amazed me. With breathtaking nature, friendly locals, and a distinct culture, Kazakhstan is somewhere that I think should be on everyone’s bucket list. Let me show you why…

Girl looking out over Caspian Sea at sunset

Taking the Caspian Sea Ferry from Aktau to Baku: A Complete Guide

Ring ring… Sdravstvuite…. I mumbled sleepily into the telephone. A rapid monologue in Russian followed, which I deciphered to mean ‘you need to get up’. It was 3am. I stumbled out of bed, turned the light on, and packed my last bits. My contact for the Caspian Sea Ferry (details…

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Solo Female Travel in Kazakhstan: A How to Guide

When I first told people of my plans to travel as a solo female in Kazakhstan (or more specifically, to solo travel across the world, but we’ll just talk about Kazakhstan here!), a LOT of people were skeptical. Sadly, the only thing that a lot of people know about the…

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How to Travel from Mongolia to Kazakhstan by Train

When I was overlanding from Bali to London, I wanted to go to Mongolia, and I wanted to go to Kazakhstan. So I had to find out the best way to get from Mongolia to Kazakhstan, which obviously didn’t involve a flight. Simple, right? Actually, it’s not that easy. On…

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