A Modern Miracle June 21st 2013 I doubt that there has been a more dramatic transformation of a city in modern times than Astana. In 1997, after a declaration from President Nursultan Nazarbaev three years earlier, Astana replaced Almaty as Kazakhstan’s capital, and since that time a building project of monumental proportions has been undertaken. Based on the grand design of Japanese architect Kisho Kurokawa, everything is pla ... read more
Asia » Kazakhstan » Astana Native Kazakhs, a mix of Turkic and Mongol nomadic tribes who migrated into the region in the 13th century, were rarely united as a single nation. The area was conquered by Russia in the 18th century and Kazakhstan became a Soviet Republic in 1936. D... ... read more
Passionate about travelling and discovering the world, especially destinations that many consider to be dangerous. Based in Dubai but travelling most of the year. Due to this wonderful website that is Travelblog, travel has become my profession, and I express my experiences through writing, photography, social media and public speaking.
Current Location: Kenya
This is a video interview I gave via Google Hangout to Australia in June 2014. It best explains why and how I have made the transition to a full time career in independent trave... full info