Xinaliq: the best travel guide to Azerbaijans mountains

Xinaliq: the best travel guide to Azerbaijans mountains

This post is all about Xinaliq, or Khinaluq, and how to visit this remote part of Azerbaijan. Xinaliq is not the easiest village to visit and getting there as an independent traveller is a bit of an adventure in itself. But Xinaliq is one of 

The best day trips from Baku: the Absheron peninsula

The best day trips from Baku: the Absheron peninsula

This post is a travel guide about the best day trips from Baku into the Absheron peninsula for the independent budget traveller. Baku is located in the middle of the Absheron peninsula. This area is the heart of Azerbaijan’s land of fire with some of 

How to take the old Soviet train from Sheki to Baku

How to take the old Soviet train from Sheki to Baku

This post is about the night train from Sheki to Baku. A slow, but adventurous way to travel between Sheki and Baku. Update 2023: The night train from Sheki to Baku is no longer running because they are modernizing the railway system in Azerbaijan. As 

The best things to do in Sheki: Azerbaijan’s Silk road

The best things to do in Sheki: Azerbaijan’s Silk road

This post is a travelguide about the best things to do in Sheki Azerbaijan. Sheki is a pleasant city in northern Azerbaijan at the foot of the Caucasus mountains. It is surrounded by rolling hills with lush forests that beckon you to explore them. It 

How to travel from Sighnaghi to Sheki: Georgia to Azerbaijan

How to travel from Sighnaghi to Sheki: Georgia to Azerbaijan

This post is about the best way to travel from Sighnaghi to Sheki and how to cross the border in between Georgia and Azerbaijan. Update 2023: Tourists are still not permitted to enter Azerbaijan by land. The land border between Georgia and Azerbaijan closed during 

The best things to do in Sighnaghi: Georgia’s city of love

The best things to do in Sighnaghi: Georgia’s city of love

This post is about the best things to do in Sighnaghi in Georgia. Sighnaghi is a lovely town in Georgia’s Kakheti region that is famous for its wine. Sighnaghi and Kakheti Some of the best things to do in Sighnaghi has to do with wine. 

The Most Beautiful Monasteries in Georgia

The Most Beautiful Monasteries in Georgia

This post is about the most beautiful monasteries in Georgia that you should visit as a traveller. Georgia is a small country in the Caucasus mountains.  Georgia and Armenia were among the first countries in the world to adopt christianity as a state religion. As 

The Best Things to do in Telavi, Georgia

The Best Things to do in Telavi, Georgia

This post is about the best things to do in Telavi. Telavi is the capital of Kakheti, Georgia’s scenic wine region at the foothills of the Caucasus mountains and close to the border with Azerbaijan. During my first visit to Kakheti I barely touched the 

The Most Beautiful Highlights of Armenia

The Most Beautiful Highlights of Armenia

This post is about the highlights of Armenia. Armenia is a small country in the Caucasus bordering Georgia and Azerbaijan. In my opinion, Armenia is one of the most underrated countries in Europe and the highlights of Armenia don’t get the attention they deserve. I 

Debed Canyon Armenia: the ultimate travel guide

Debed Canyon Armenia: the ultimate travel guide

This post is about the Debed canyon in Armenia. The Debed Canyon is located in the northern part of the country, specifically in the Lori Province. It is formed by the Debed River, which flows through the region, carving a deep and picturesque gorge. The