inspiring Azerbaijan

Here you can find a great collection of articles and blog posts to help you get inspired to plan your Azerbaijan trip. 

Best summer activities in Baku

Best summer activities in Baku

Summer is a great time to get outdoors and be active. You can explore Baku's beaches, play some golf or stroll around tree-filled parks like the Baku Boulevard. It gets pretty hot so be sure to take a hat, sun cream and plenty of water! Read more

Where to relax on the Caspian Sea coastline

Where to relax on the Caspian Sea coastline

When summer hots up in Azerbaijan, people naturally migrate towards the coastline. One of the best spots is the Absheron Peninsula, which thrusts into the Caspian north of Baku and attracts the crowds with its summer houses, hotels, spas and sanatoriums. Here are six of the best places to visit: Read more

Best historical and cultural sights in Baku

Best historical and cultural sights in Baku

From World Heritage sites to amazing architecture, there is so much history and culture to explore in Baku. Save some time to explore the city's museums and be sure to take a walking tour of the city centre. Read more

UEFA Euro 2020 in Baku

UEFA Euro 2020 in Baku

Baku’s stunning Olympic Stadium is set to host four matches of the 2020 UEFA European Football Championship, postponed to this summer due to COVID-19. Come and enjoy this festival of football, and don’t forget to explore the vibrant city of Baku! Read more 

A journey into a city of contrasts

A journey into a city of contrasts

In December 2019, we adventured to the land of Azerbaijan, flying in all the way from the westernmost part of Europe – Portugal. The temperature drop was not the only thing that was noticeably different as soon as we landed. With its ultra-modern skyline, Baku firmly sits on the list of some of the most impressive cities in the world, and we could immediately see how time caught up with this region. Read more

Off-the-beaten-path Azerbaijan

Off-the-beaten-path Azerbaijan

I’m sure you know of Baku, and probably only with what you’ve heard you’re ready to start planning your trip to Azerbaijan. Well, I’m here to tell you to pass through the capital and spend most of your time in the countryside. I know it’s off the beaten path, and I know transportation might be a bit of a challenge, but it’s worth it. Few people have heard of Ismayilli, or Durja, or Kish. But there is where you’ll find the real treasures of Azerbaijan. Read more

Azerbaijan: adventure of a lifetime

Azerbaijan: adventure of a lifetime

Azerbaijan is a country of contrasts where past and future cross at each step. I had the great privilege to visit Baku, Gobustan, the Ismayilli and Gabala regions. Read more

A kilted adventure in the Land of Fire

A kilted adventure in the Land of Fire

Azerbaijan is one of those countries that’ll truly knock your socks off. It’s a place where tea is drunk with jam, carpets are woven into the cultural fabric and where you can literally have a bath in crude oil. Throw in some stunning mountains and you’ve got a great place for an adventure. Read more

Taste the different regions of Azerbaijan

Taste the different regions of Azerbaijan

From aromatic spices brought here along the Silk Road to dishes with over 40 different variations (namely plov!), we’ve got something to surprise and delight all taste buds. Read more

TOP 10 things to do in Azerbaijan

TOP 10 things to do in Azerbaijan

From ancient landmarks to timeless villages, Azerbaijan offers a unique selection of things to see and do. Read more

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