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Togrul Bagirli
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Museums in Baku with free admission
Visiting museums and galleries is always a part of travelling through a new country. Whether you are a history and culture freak or not, you wouldn't mind at least a short tour in local museum. At the end of the day, travelling is not only about hiking, eat...
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10 lifehacks for tourists in Azerbaijan
In this post I am going to share my experience and knowledge with those are planning to visit Baku and maybe other parts of Azerbaijan. I've been working as a tour guide for quite a long time now and what can better than sharing some tourism secrets and lif...
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How to use the Airpot Shuttle Bus in Baku
Due to my daily work (tour guide) I happen to be in the airport at least once a week. Lately I've noticed that still a lot of visitors of our city have no clue about the airport shuttle bus. The airport shuttle leaves its spot nearby the exit of the Interna...
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Demolition of "Sovetskaya" neighborhood
The time gap between years of 2014 and 2016 will stay in minds of Baku's inhabitants with various important memories. Devaluation of the local currency, changes to constitution, four day warfare in Karabakh and etc. But for a some people it will always be c...
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Recent Devaluation and its Consequences
We were struck with sudden devaluation twice in 2015. First in February 21st when the local currency dropped in 34% (from $1 = AZN 0.78 it went up to $1 = 1.05 AZN) and second time in December 21st (from 1.05 per USD to 1.55). What followed immediately was ...
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Miniature Book Museum / a Guinness World Records Certificate holder
I realized that I haven't written anything about the Miniature Book Museum yet. Funny thing is that many people who live in Baku don't even have a clue about the existence of this museum. Located in the old city, this museum exhibits Zarifa Salakhova's (sis...
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How I travelled to Ganjah to find the German Lutheran church of 19th century
I've written before about German settlement in Azerbaijan and also about the big German community we had before world war II and their role in the development of country's economy. All over the internet there's enough of information about the history of Ger...
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Baku Museum of Modern Art
I have never been a fan of modern art and will never probably understand or love it. Nevertheless, some time ago I visited the Museum of Modern Art in Baku which was established in 2009. I had guests whom I was giving a tour in Baku and they wanted to see t...
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Visiting the New Petroglyph Museum of Gobustan
Two weeks ago I visited the new Petroglyph Museum of Gobustan which was built in 2012 just a 5 minute driving distance away from the open-air Gobustan historical reserve. Frankly speaking, I wasn't expecting anything unusual from this visit. Nevertheless, t...
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German Settlements of Azerbaijan
My father's grandmother (1908 - 2002) coming from an Azerbaijani family who resided in the city of Ganjah, was actually born in a summer house of a German friend of her father, who used to visit this friend a lot during warm summer days. This summer house w...
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