Nur-Sultan (formerly Astana), the intriguing capital of Kazakhstan πŸ‡°πŸ‡Ώ

Nur-Sultan is an intriguing yet an interesting city There’s a lot of controversy about this city; starting from how many times it was renamed, how it became the nation’s capital in 1997, and the modern and even futuristic architecture of the city that is in the middle of world’s largest Steppe. I must say that I received some mixed opinions about Nur-Sultan (or Astana as … Continue reading Nur-Sultan (formerly Astana), the intriguing capital of Kazakhstan πŸ‡°πŸ‡Ώ

Almaty, the beating heart of Kazakhstan and the greenest city I’ve ever seen πŸ‡°πŸ‡Ώ

Almaty is Kazakhstan’s largest city and its financial hub Almaty, historically known as Alma-Ata is the largest city of Kazakhstan with a population over 2 millions. It was the country’s capital after independence in 1991 till 1997 when capital relocated to Akmola which was renamed to Astana in 1998 and then Nur-Sultan in 2019. Almaty is a vibrant city and it’s the cultural and commercial … Continue reading Almaty, the beating heart of Kazakhstan and the greenest city I’ve ever seen πŸ‡°πŸ‡Ώ