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Life in Kazakhstan: A Photo Essay

Life in Kazakhstan: A Pictorial Essay
In December 2014, I visited Kazakhstan. Here are some photos of my experiences. I will constantly update this page, so check back and leave a comment if you like. In this first photo, I'm on one of the  platforms of the Almaty 2 train station. Yes there's an Almaty 1 on the other side of town. I wanted to go there, but you can't buy a ticket between the stations although the trains do stop. So ...
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Airline Service Review: Flydubai From Dubai, UAE (DXB) To Muscat, Oman (MCT)

I had never been to Muscat, Oman (MCT), so I jumped at the opportunity to make the visit. I checked and realized that flydubai (FZ) flies there using Boeing 737-800s from its base in Dubai, UAE (DXB). So I partnered with them to make this trip happen. For my 7:00a flight this morning, I journeyed over to their Terminal 2 operations via my hotel shuttle which had made a stop at Terminal 3 first....
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Nancy, France: A View From Above

Eighteen year old Nans Thomas filmed this video in Nancy, France for our enjoyment. But he apparently violated two local rules. So now he's in trouble with the local courts. I hope it goes well for him in the courts. Before this video, you perhaps had no idea that Nancy, France even existed. I've wanted to visit Nancy for some time now, but never got around to it. I'm sure more people will visi...
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7 Steps To Staying In Touch Cheaply When You Travel

I travel internationally a lot and it always drives me crazy to see the unsuspected turn on their phone once they arrive. I caution them about the roaming charges, but they look at me as if to stay, it's none of your business. I know they faint once they arrive home and see the bill though. Don't be that guy. As such, I've written a seven step process to follow so this won't happen to you. Here...
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