Notes on Astana – the futuristic capital of Kazakhstan

When I was looking for a flight from Bangkok to London I kept seeing deals with Air Astana with a stopover in Almaty and Astana. With the flight being as much as a direct flight it seemed like a good opportunity to visit a new country. Astana is the capital of Kazakhstan, and I happened […]

Air Astana flight review – Bangkok to London with a stopover in Almaty and Astana

Air Astana is the national flag carrier of Kazakhstan, with bases at its former capital (Almaty) and new capital (Astana). With international flights distributed between these two cities, Air Astana offer a unique stop-over opportunity when travelling from East/Southeast Asia to Europe. Most national airlines around the world fly out of their home base (usually […]

Hotel Review: Otyrar Hotel, Astana – Kazakhstan

Hotel Name: Otyrar Hotel Address: ul. Otyrar 10, Astana, Kazakhstan. I stayed at the Otyrar Hotel in Astana, Kazakhstan. I booked on online and picked it for its location and price. The rate was 9,000 KZT per night ($26 USD) for a private room and bathroom. For the location I couldn’t tell where would be […]