Baku Itinerary: A Handy Guide for Exploring the Azeri Capital

The perfect Baku itinerary for spending 48 hours in Baku. Located at a cultural crossroads, Baku is a magnificent juxtaposition of ancient tradition meets modern living and contemporary architecture. If you are looking for an alternative weekend break destination, the Azeri capital is a great place to start. The city is also a perfect jumping … Read more

A Solo Female Cross-Country Trip Through Azerbaijan

Travelling solo in Azerbaijan isn’t the usual choice for an independent travel adventure. In fact, travelling in Azerbaijan isn’t really the usual travel choice at all. The mysterious “land of fire” is one of the least visited countries in Central Asia. Since travelling in Azerbaijan is such an unusual choice, the country’s infrastructure isn’t really … Read more

Travelling to Lahic, Azerbaijan

Travelling to Lahic, Azerbaijan: The meshrukta I was travelling in screeched abruptly to a halt and everyone inside lurched forward. The driver grunted and gestured to me that it was time for me to leave. I was travelling to Lahic, though the bus didn’t stop there, and my host in Shamakhi had negotiated with the … Read more