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Last Fandango in Baku

June 5, 2015 by Kia

The leaves on the tree outside my balcony are greening just as our Baku adventure is coming to an end, and finally, the long awaited beautiful summer days are here…. Read more…

Categories: Baku Living

A Guiding Light on the Shore

May 29, 2015 by Kia

Sahil? What does it mean? I’ve googled the word and I’ve found these definitions: 1) A rarely used South Asian masculine name meaning ‘guide’ , an English and Indian name… Read more…

Categories: Baku Food

Travels in Azerbaijan: Lankaran and Lerik

May 22, 2015 by Kia

The spirit is willing but the flesh is weak. Isn’t that just too true?! When I first moved to Baku in September 2013, I was excited at the prospect of… Read more…

Babushka, Babushka, Babushka, Ya Ya

May 19, 2015 by Kia

“You are old, I am young” said the Maître D’ as he sat down at our table, uninvited but welcome. Then he, who had also just informed us that he… Read more…

Categories: Baku Food

French Fancy

May 15, 2015 by Kia

 If you haven’t heard of Ladurée, then you must have been living under a stone in the outer reaches of the galaxy. Their divine macaroons are world famous simply because… Read more…

Categories: Baku Food

Baku Prepares

May 12, 2015 by Kia

The air is full of European Games buzz here in Baku! The time has almost come for Azerbaijan to welcome a host of International athletes and visitors and to make… Read more…

Categories: Baku Living

Baku Perspectives V

May 8, 2015 by Kia

Below are two contributions from Baku resident Azerbaijani women, both of them teachers, giving their view and experiences of expats in Baku. Their command of English is impressive, I have… Read more…

Categories: Baku Living, Baku People

Baku Perspectives IV

May 5, 2015 by Kia

Lorraine Riggs, a Scot from Falkirk, has been in Baku for just over four years. She is the Activities Chairperson of the local IWC, the International Womens’ Club, and a… Read more…

Categories: Baku Living

Turkish Delight

May 1, 2015 by Kia

My son, now a successful businessman with a gorgeous equally high-flying wife, a hefty mortgage and a cute cat, was heavily into garage music in his mid teens.  At the… Read more…

Categories: Baku Food

Passion for Fashion

April 23, 2015 by Kia

What is sin? What is hell? I’ve always believed that committing a sin is when you don’t abide by the rules of the heart and fail to treat your fellow… Read more…

Categories: Baku Food, Baku Living