Remember your roots!

Alternatively, when in Rome (Almaty!)!

Our friends at Dala Almaty invite you to visit their photography studios with beautiful ethnic Kazakh style sets to have a professional photography shoot.

Open from 10am to 7pm at 50 Radlova Street, Almaty.

To find out more, visit

Art you happy to have seen this?!

Recent renovations at a former Almaty store, ‘Kazakhstan’, revealed this beautiful mural behind some drywall. The artists of this fabulous piece are Moldakhmet Kenbaev and Nikolai Tsivchinsky.

The mural is an example of sgraffito, a form of decoration made by scratching through a surface to reveal a lower layer of a contrasting colour.

Pictured here is local tour guide and Kazakhophile, Dennis Keen, and the son of one of the original artists, Alpamys Kenbaev.

Another sgraffito mural by the same artists was recently restored and placed up on Kok Tobe.

Credit: Walking Almaty

Feeling inspired by Kazakhstan’s July success at Wimbledon?

We certainly were!

Even as we relax our other regular activities we start up new ones, and so we introduce Monday Ping Ping/Table Tennis!

Congratulations to this week’s tournament champion, Lyutsiya!

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