Baku

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 and European cuisine. Discovered in early August 2019, during a weekend trip to Baku....

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 restaurants.  Discovered in early August, during my birthday trip to Baku.  Just...

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, which is surrounded by walls which were easily defended. The Old City of Baku, including...

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 the 15th century, it forms a group of historic monuments listed in 2001 under the UNESCO...

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 Dolma in early August 2019. Night photography is one of my favorite topics, and so...

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 of Baku City or Caspian Sea. We booked a two-night stay at Fairmont Baku in early...

Dolma restaurant in Baku

Dolma restaurant is located on M.Rasulzada street 8 in Baku, this places serves typical Azerbaijani cuisine and is named as of the best Baku restaurants. This  restaurant was a recommendation from a Tripadvisor, we got here from our...

Baku Boulevard

Baku Boulevard also is known as National Park is a promenade established in 1909 which runs parallel to Baku's seafront. Its history goes back more than 100 years, to a time when Baku oil barons built their mansions...

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 how I first visited this railway station. Tbilisi - Baku by Train Ticket Information...

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 installed Bolt for some other city, it will work internationally.  How to Get around...

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 Baku, connected to the city by a modern highway. The airport serves as the home base for...

About Buta Airways Baku - Tbilisi fight

Buta Airways is an Azerbaijani low-cost virtual carrier, headquartered in Baku, with its primary operational base at Heydar Aliyev International Airport. It is a fully owned subsidiary of Azerbaijan Airlines. We fled with...

Tbilisi - Baku by Train Ticket Information

At the end of June 2019, I finally bought train tickets Tbilisi - Baku for early August 2019. I have plans to spend my 34th birthday in Baku, Azerbaijan.  The train is departing Tbilisi daily at 20:35 and arriving in Baku at 08:50, In total it...

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. Baku is located 28 metres (92 ft) below sea level, which makes it the lowest...

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 2015.Among best places to visit in 2015 - Milan in Italy is named as first best, Cuba as...

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, somewhere close to it's capital city Baku.More than a year ago - I wrote about Baku to...

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 Poland and compiled a photo posts of Tram's and Trolleys in Georgia.Today I learned that...

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.At a start I was surprised to learn that there is an offer of direct flights at all, but...

Baku to build worlds tallest building

As already mentioned in one of my previous posts - Azerbaijan is aimed to build artificial island archipelago called Khazar Islands with worlds largest building on it - Azerbaijan Tower. Estimated cost for such a mega project is 100 bln USD, which...

Azerbaijan vs United Arab Emirates by GDP 2011

The other day I was reading an interesting article on NYTimes - Azerbaijan Is Rich. Now It Wants to Be Famous. The article is quite interesting, and in a place where it's told that Azerbaijan will build up a Khazar Island archipelago I started to...