Azerbaijan through the eyes of a travel writer
In our next Experience Azerbaijan podcast, we chat to veteran travel writer Mark Elliott about his decades-long fascination with Azerbaijan, covering everything from Nakhchivan to the delights of local cuisine. Listen now!
10 Jul 2021
Birdwatching in Azerbaijan: what to see & where to go
In this podcast with German field biologist and regular visitor to Azerbaijan, Michael Heiss, we explore what makes Azerbaijan a unique destination for birders. Listen in for a taster of the key birdwatching areas and target species.
27 Jun 2021
Azerbaijan’s hiking highlights: from stunning landscapes to unique villages
Blessed with glorious mountains to the north, west and south, Azerbaijan is an undiscovered gem for hikers. In this podcast we chat to the Tourism Board's hiking expert, Tural Omarov - listen in to discover the best areas to go hiking and what makes Azerbaijan's mountain villages so special.
14 Jun 2021
How the first Oil Boom shaped Baku
Listen now to a new episode of the Experience Azerbaijan podcast. We time travel back to Baku during the Oil Boom with researcher and tour guide Fuad Akhundov, who describes its dramatic impact still visible in the period’s architectural heritage.
2 Jun 2021
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An epic cycling trip across Azerbaijan
In our latest podcast British cyclist adventurer Luke Grenfell-Shaw shares his amazing journey across Azerbaijan on a tandem bicycle. To hear the story behind the journey plus Luke’s thoughts on local culture and places like Baku and Khinalig, listen now.
24 May 2021
Allure through the Ages: The Story of Azerbaijan's Carpets
This podcast is dedicated to the art of carpet weaving and features Shirin Malikova, director of the Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum. The discussion covers the special role of carpet weaving in Azerbaijani art, its historical and cultural heritage, development over the centuries, the symbolism and philosophy of Azerbaijani carpets, and their impact on the formation of people's worldview in ancient and modern times.
11 May 2021
Truce, Treaty and Transcaucasia: The Economic Outlook for Azerbaijan.
This podcast, featuring Robert Cekuta, former U.S. Ambassador to Azerbaijan as the speaker, is dedicated to Azerbaijan’s business relations and economic situation in the country.
25 Apr 2021