Azerbaijan

Where To Stay in Baku, Azerbaijan: Best Hotels, Airbnbs & Hostels

Georgia-Armenia-Azerbaijan itinerary: Baku

Tourist numbers are continuing to increase to Baku. With travellers ranging from penny-pinching backpackers to luxury tourists looking to spend a few days in the Azeri capital, more and more people are wondering where to stay in Baku, Azerbaijan. With the increase in tourism in Baku, it should come as no surprise that there are no shortage of possible accommodation options to suit different budgets and locations depending on the … Read More

The Perfect Georgia-Armenia-Azerbaijan Itinerary

Georgia itinerary: Gremi Monastery in Kakheti

Many people will know that Georgia is quickly becoming more and more popular amongst western tourists looking to get off the beaten path in Europe. The problem is, however, due to its geographic location in the far east of Europe, it is a long way to go just for a short Georgia itinerary. That is why many people looking to visit Georgia want to take the time to visit the … Read More

Georgia or Armenia or Azerbaijan: Which Country to Visit?

Georgia-Armenia-Azerbaijan itinerary: Khor Virap, Armenia

The countries of Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan are some of the last nations in Europe to have been fully “discovered” by mass tourism. While the three countries have been popular to visit for Eastern Europeans and citizens of the former Soviet Union for decades, travellers from further west are still waking up to the delights that these three nations have to offer. And because they are still considered to be … Read More

Georgia to Azerbaijan: Tbilisi to Baku & Sheki to Tbilisi

Baku itinerary

One of the most common ways to enter Azerbaijan for travellers going overland is to travel from Georgia to Azerbaijan. During our time in the Caucauses, we crossed the Georgia-Azerbaijan border twice: once on the night train from Tbilisi to Baku and then from Sheki to Signhaghi which follows essentially the same route as going from Sheki to Tbilisi. If you’re planning on travelling either of these routes in the … Read More

Is Baku Expensive? An Azerbaijan Trip Cost Guide

With a recent loosening in visa restrictions and an effort to be seen on an international scale, the small Caucasian nation of Azerbaijan is attracting more and more visitors each year. With the government investing thousands of its oil dollars to attract luxury travellers and the capital fancying itself as something of a new Dubai, many budget travellers will come to ask themselves the question: Is Baku expensive? And how … Read More

How to Get from Baku to Sheki & Things To Do in Sheki

Georgia-Armenia-Azerbaijan itinerary: Sheki

While the majority of people travelling through Azerbaijan, might just spend a few days in Baku and then hop back on the night train to Tbilisi or fly home, it’s definitely worth taking the time to explore other areas of Azerbaijan. A popular option is to travel from Baku to Sheki and then cross the border overland to Georgia. While there aren’t a huge number of things to do in … Read More

The Ultimate 3 Days in Baku Itinerary

Georgia-Armenia-Azerbaijan itinerary: Baku

Since opening up an easy e-visa system in 2017, the previously difficult-to-visit Caucasian nation of Azerbaijan has been attracting more and more intrigued tourists. Though a small country, Azerbaijan boasts an incredibly diverse climate and a very interesting history dating back thousands upon thousands of years, however, most visitors to this oil-rich nation choose to visit the glitzy capital of Baku. Because Azerbaijan is something of an “off the beaten … Read More