Azerbaijan

Weekend trip to Baku, Azerbaijan
At the start of August 2019, we traveled to Baku Azerbaijan. For me, this was the first time in Azerbaijan. Our trip here was in the frames celebrate a...
Azcot Hotel in Baku
Set in a 19th century building on Fountain Square, Azcot Hotel is located in the heart of Baku and offers air-conditioned rooms with a flat-screen satellite TV...
Tavada Restaurant in Baku
Tavada restaurant is another fine example fo great Azerbaijani cuisine and service. Located on Mardanov Brothers street this place serves fine Azerbaijani...
Nergiz Restaurant in Baku
Nergiz restaurant is located on Fountain Square in Baku, this places serves typical Azerbaijani cuisine and let me name it as of the best Baku...
Baku Old City
Old City or Inner City is the historic core of Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan. The Old City is the most ancient part of Baku,...
Maiden Tower in Baku
The Maiden Tower is a 12th-century monument in the Old City, Baku, Azerbaijan. Along with the Shirvanshahs' Palace, dated to...
Yanar Dag / Burning Mountain in Azerbaijan
Yanar Dag literally meaning "burning mountain" is a natural gas fire which blazes continuously on a hillside on the Absheron Peninsula on...
Baku by night
I had a chance to explore a little bit from Baku by night after we returned to our hotel room in Flames Tower from a lovely Azerbaijani cuisine restaurant...
Fairmont Baku hotel at Flame Towers
Located in the Flame Towers Complex, just a 3-minute walk from the famous Martyrs' Alley, 5-star Fairmont Baku, Flame Towers features picturesque views...
Baku Boulevard
Baku Boulevard also is known as National Park is a promenade established in 1909 which runs parallel to Baku's seafront. Its...
Baku Central Railway Station
Baku central railway station has gone through some serious modernization recently. We booked a train to Baku from Tbilisi in early August 2019, and that's...
Georgia / Azerbaijan Border Crossing by train (Gardabani / Boyuk Kasik)
When traveling by train from Tbilisi to Baku, there are two border checkpoints (one in Georgia, and one in Azerbaijan)  - the total border crossing...
How to Get around in Baku by using Taxi Mobile Application Bolt
There is a very convenient way of getting around in Baku by taxi using mobile application Bolt (formerly known as Taxify). The best, if you have already...
Planing a trip to Azerbaijan: How to get a Prepaid SIM Card with Internet
I traveled to Azerbaijan for about 3 days in August 2019, our final destination was the capital city of Baku. One of the reasons I was looking for prepaid...
Heydar Aliyev International Airport Baku
Baku Heydar Aliyev International Airport is one of the six international airports serving Azerbaijan. The airport is located 20 kilometers northeast of...
Top 14 Luxury 5-star hotels in Baku, Azerbaijan
Baku is the capital and largest city of Azerbaijan, as well as the largest city on the Caspian Sea and of the Caucasus region...
Elnur Huseynov With Song 'Hour Of The Wolf' Will Sing For Azerbaijan At Eurovision 2015
Elnur Huseynov is Azerbaijan’s choice for the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest. He was internally selected by the Azerbaijani broadcaster İctimai Television, ITV....
Tbilisi and Baku among The New York Times recommended Places to visit in 2015
Great news from The New York Times - Georgia and Azerbaijan (only 2 of the former Soviet Union countries) has been selected as recommended places to visit in...
Pictures of Khazar Islands, Azerbaijan Tower
I have never been to Azerbaijan, but have heard a lot of it's plans to build a super expensive project of Khazar Islands and worlds highest tower - Azerbaijan...
New Buses in Baku, Azerbaijan
Lately I have found transport systems as a interesting topics just to satisfy my curiosity. So we days ago I wrote an article about first high-speed trains in...
Azerbaijan Airlines - Direct Flights Baku - New York City
Today I red an interesting article on News.az - it turns out Azerbaijan avio carrier Azerbaijan Airlines has increased its flights from Baku to New York city....
Baltic States Vs South Caucasus States by GDP 2013
A while ago I already compared Baltic nations with Caucasian nation by GDP (that time I was comparing data for 2012). Since it's second half of 2014 already, I...
GDP In Former Soviet Union 2013
It has been already 24 years since collapse of Soviet Union, an empire that once threatened all the rest world with it's mighty military. Although military...
Experienced my first Earth Quake - Tbilisi
Today I first time in my life felt tremors of earth quake and it happened in Tbilisi, capital of Georgia. Nothing serious as it's was announced in news -...
Nagorno Karabakh - Frozen conflict
Today I spent a pleasant afternoon in one of the many Tbilisi parks on Eristavi street. I noticed there lives (or at least walks) a lot of American people....
Azerbaijan ready to simplify VISA regime with EU
I always have wanted to travel to Azerbaijan, Baku and probably I will do so this September. According to Azerbaijani newsportal NEWS.AZ Azerbaijan and EU...
Azerbaijan looking to held Olympics 2024
Looks like country of Azerbaijan is getting eager to held Olympics 2024. About that is writting newsgeorgia.ru referencing to Turkish "Anadolu"According to...
Azerbaijan will held F1 stage
One of the stages for F1 racing will be held in Azerbaijan.According to source first stage will be held in Azerbaijan in 2016.Read more: http://www....
Minimum wages in former Soviet Union
Previously I have already measured and compared minimum wages in Baltic states, Caucasus and Central Asia. All of these once was a part of Soviet Union....
Minimum wages in South Caucasus
Yesterday I wrote about minimum wages in Baltic states. Today I would like to write about minimum wages in South Caucasus (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia)...