Become a member of Kazakh family during your stay
You're gonna live with my parents Camilla and Toleubek. They both are happy to host foreigners in their apartment and interact with them.
The neighborhood is suited for upper-middle class families: absolutely safe and friendly, most of the foreigners also prefer to live in Samal-2 district. With a good weather it´s nice to have a walk.
For general navigation in Almaty I suggest downloading free offline maps "2GIS". As for moving around taxi could be relatively cheap, try UBER or RuTaxi.
From the airport to the apartment:
I study Business & Engineering and also interning at BMW Group in Munich, Germany. In my free time I like to travel and play tennis.
We mostly focus on giving our guests the best local experience. Since my parents are the best representation of typical Kazakh couple, you will see their life from within. They both are open-minded an…