Posts Tagged ‘baku’

My Baku: Aida Mahmudova

My Baku: Aida Mahmudova

The Azerbaijani artist and founder of the Yarat Contemporary Art Foundation, Aida Mahmudova studied at Central Saint Martins in London, and lives between London and Baku, where she grew up. (more…)

Insider guide to Baku

Insider guide to Baku

Leyla Aliyeva, editor of Baku magazine, has lived in the Azerbaijani capital all her life. Here she gives us the low-down on where to find the city’s best hotels, restaurants, bars, shops and live music, once the Eurovision Song Contest is all over. (more…)

Eat out in London, Eurovision style

Eat out in London, Eurovision style

It has long been a tradition for those hosting Eurovision Song Contest parties to serve a dish representing each country: paella for Spain, gravadlax for Sweden, a slab of Black Forest gateau for Germany. (more…)

Baby got Baku

Baby got Baku

Until Azerbaijan hosted the Eurovision Song Contest last year, this intriguing country in the Caucasus – pulled in one direction by Europe and in the other by Asia – wasn’t on the radar for most travellers. (more…)

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