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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Mistake Fares: Should You Take Advantage Of Them? Careful, There Are Consequences

Mistake Fares - Should You Buy One?
[caption id="attachment_3991" align="alignright" width="300"] Mistake Fares - Should You Buy One?[/caption] I recently wrote a post about How To Find Affordable Fares Without Going Broke. I purposely did not mention Mistake Fares in any detail as an option as I'm not a fan of these as I believe in paying what's fair for a ticket. I know this is a sensitive topic as I hear people, even my friend...
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Get Lonely Planet’s Mini Travel Guide: 26 Of The World’s Hottest New Experiences For 2015

Lonely Planet New in Travel Mini Guide
[caption id="attachment_3978" align="alignright" width="210"] Lonely Planet New in Travel Mini Guide[/caption] I just got an email from Lonely Planet and they're offering a free mini travel guide that talks about 26 cool things to do in 2015. They say they are the hottest new experiences, but I'll let you be the judge of that. After giving your name, email and Country (US and UK are at the t...
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Airline Service Review: United Airlines (UA369) New York-LaGuardia (LGA) to Houston-Intercontinental, TX (IAH)

Airline Service Review - United Airlines 369 - LGA to IAH
UA369/29Jan2015 New York-LaGuardia (LGA) to Houston-Intercontinental, TX (IAH) N???UA | Airbus A320-200 | twitter | Facebook | Instagram | YouTube Earlier this month, United sent me an email saying they had a sale to a few destinations out of Houston, TX (IAH). One other reason to subscribe to the emails from airlines. I checked around and saw that I could get a $211.00 fare...
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