Tag: Azerbaijan

Day Trip From Baku, Azerbaijan: Gobustan and Mud Volcanoes

Day Trip From Baku, Azerbaijan: Gobustan and Mud Volcanoes

Azerbaijan is known as a birthplace of the oil refining industry, and for its mud volcanoes and ancient petroglyphs in Gobustan. Only 70 kilometers from Baku, Gobustan is a popular destination for a day trip from the capital of Azerbaijan. This experience is quite different from…

HOTEL INSIDER: JW Marriott Absheron Baku

HOTEL INSIDER: JW Marriott Absheron Baku

JW Marriott Absheron Baku is ideally located in the heart of the city’s business, shopping and entertainment center next to the vibrant Baku Boulevard along the city’s waterfront. Port Baku shopping mall with high-end retailers from Dior to Bentley is just steps away. The old…

Baku: Travel Tips for Your First Visit

Baku: Travel Tips for Your First Visit

Azerbaijan, an oil-rich country on the crossroads of Europe, Asia and the Middle East, is a relatively new tourist destination. The introduction of e-visas has made it much more accessible and hosting the Eurovision Song Contest and Formula One races also more visible on the…

Baku, Azerbaijan – 10 Best Things to Do

Baku, Azerbaijan – 10 Best Things to Do

Baku, the ancient silk road city has become one of the gems of modern architecture. A fusion of East and West, the Islamic blended with Baroque, Neo-Classicism, Imperial Russian, and sleek ultra-modern. An easy way to get acquainted with Baku and its architectural sites is…