Tag: Solo Female Travel

Xinaliq: A travel guide to Azerbaijans mountains

Xinaliq: A 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 Azerbaijan

The best day trips from Baku Azerbaijan

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 

20 Things to do in Baku Azerbaijan

20 Things to do in Baku Azerbaijan

This post is a travel guide about the best things to do in Baku. Baku is the capital of Azerbaijan and a city famous for its gas and oil reserves on the Caspian sea coast. What can I say about Baku? Baku did not charm 

Baku express: the train from Sheki to Baku

Baku express: the train from Sheki to Baku

The helpful owners of my guesthouse asked me multiple times if I really wanted to take the train from Sheki to Baku. They warned me that it would be slow. 12 hours in fact, while the minibus would only take six hours. A bit worried 

16 Things to do in Sheki: Azerbaijan’s Silk road

16 Things to do in Sheki: Azerbaijan’s Silk road

This post is a travelguide about the best things to do in Sheki. 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 is 

Things to do in Sighnaghi: Georgia’s wine region

Things to do in Sighnaghi: Georgia’s wine region

This post is all 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. Which country has the best wine? It’s a controversial debate, but Georgia is a respectable competitor. 

Highlights of Armenia with One Way tour

Highlights of Armenia with One Way tour

This post is about the highlights of Armenia and my experience visiting them with One way tours. Armenia is a small country in the Caucasus bordering Georgia and Azerbaijan. In my opinion, Armenia is the most underrated country in Europe and the highlights of Armenia 

Armenia’s Debed Canyon: a travel guide

Armenia’s Debed Canyon: a travel guide

This post is about the Debed canyon in Armenia. An area that is often overlooked by travellers, but that I found to be one of the highlights of Armenia. The Debed Canyon is located in between Tbilisi and Yerevan. Anyone traveling in between these cities 

Solo female travel in Iran: travelling to Iran as a woman

Solo female travel in Iran: travelling to Iran as a woman

This post is all about travelling to Iran as a woman. Is solo female travel in Iran safe? What should I wear as a woman travelling to Iran? What else should I know before I go. Traveling to Iran as a woman is perfectly safe, 

The best hostels in Iran on a budget

The best hostels in Iran on a budget

This post is about the best hostels in Iran. In preparing my trip to Iran it was sometimes hard to find information on budget places to stay in Iran for backpackers. Hostels in Iran Many hostels in Iran do not have an internet presence yet, 

18 Things to do in Yazd Iran: a travel guide

18 Things to do in Yazd Iran: a travel guide

Yazd is a small city in the southern desert of Iran. It’s old and charming and within the walls of the old city it is a journey back in time. It is rightly popular among travellers and even though there are a variety of things 

A Persepolis travel guide: How to visit Persepolis Iran

A Persepolis travel guide: How to visit Persepolis Iran

This post is a Persepolis travel guide on how to visit Persepolis, Pasargadae and Naqsh -e- Rustam in Iran. These places that are nearby Shiraz make a perfect day trip from Shiraz to learn more about Iran’s glorious past. The history of Persepolis Persepolis is