Sheki and Kish: Days Up North in the Greater Caucasus Mountains

Azerbaijan is not a country that sees much tourism, but when tourists do go there, many tend to stay in Baku for their entire trip, maybe with a few day trips in the nearby area. But Azerbaijan is a lot more than its modern capital. Azerbaijan is mountains, ancient churches and palaces of old khans. One day, I decided to seek out just that. And…

A Journey through Azerbaijan

In January, I went on a journey through a largely undiscovered country, one that has yet to experience mass tourism – Azerbaijan. From expensive futuristic skyscrapers with daily lightshows in the capital to citizens struggling to make an income in small run-down villages in the mountains, Azerbaijan is without a doubt an interesting place to explore. When I first told people that I was going…

My January 2018: Exams and the Former USSR

With much inspiration from one of my favourite travel bloggers, Adventurous Kate, I’ve decided to start this new thing, where I recap the month that has gone by mainly from photos posted to my instagram and snapchat stories, starting (very conveniently) with January 2018. This allows me to reflect on the past month and also give an introduction to the destinations that I visited, as…