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There's a spa where you can bathe in crude oil - if you like

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You will have heard of mud baths – what about crude oil baths?

Soaking in the precious fossil fuel is now a possibility at the Naftalan Health Centre in central Baku, the capital city of oil-rich Azerbaijan in Western Asia. 233 more words

World

Mozart flash mob in Prague

Azerbaijan Student Network, an organization promoting cooperation of Azerbaijani and European youth has celebrated International Music Day and the upcoming 1st European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan by staging a flash mob at the Republic square in Prague. 31 more words

Video

An evening remembering Qara Qarayev at the Azerbaijan State Philharmonic Hall

Whenever I am visiting a new city or country, attending a classical music concert or the opera is on my priority list.   Main reason is of course the therapeutic effect.  1,457 more words

Travel

Eldar Gasimov presents the video for his new single 'Closer'

PRESS RELEASE – On his official VEVO channel singer Eldar Gasimov released a brand new video for his new English-language single Closer which is said to be the most discussed work of local show business. 139 more words

VIDEO

Language, race and defining identity: How the Caucasians lost their whiteness

“I do not think I am white. I am Armenian and Caucasian. I don’t know if that counts”.

When I lived in Armenia and Georgia I remember talking with my friend about her own cultural identity. 1,120 more words

Armenia

Copper craft: precious metal and traditions in Lahic

Kablemi Aliyev is a 7th generation coppersmith who owns one of Lahic’s five remaining workshops. The village made its name in the 18th century, sup… 118 more words

Ismayilli

What's a Blogger To Do?

I’ve been sitting here staring at this keyboard, hoping somehow the words will leap onto the page by magic.

But you and I know, as  readers and writers, … 1,010 more words

Expat Life Lessons