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Hiking in Almaty, Kazakhstan

I’m still kicking around Kazakhstan and it’s still awesome! I’m in South Eastern Kazakhstan, in the former capital of Almaty. It’s one of the nicest cities I’ve ever visited and along with Beirut it’s certainly one of the cities that has surprised me the most. With wide, tree-lined boulevards, huge designer shops, gorgeous people waltzing Continue Reading »

What Visas You Need to Get in Advance to Take the Trans Siberian Railway

The Trans Siberian is something every true traveler has on their bucket list. I loved the adventure and I wrote this as I was about to jump on the train to Ulan Bator, the capital of Mongolia. It took quite a lot of work, and a fair chunk of cash, to get all my papers in Continue Reading »