Tag Archives: Azerbaijan

Searching For A Traditional Papakha Hat In Azerbaijan & Georgia

papakhaWhile traveling to new countries, I’m always on the lookout for traditional, local hats. However, in recent years I haven’t really bought any new hats since they can be a pain to carry around during a trip.

In the past, I’ve shared some of my World Hats here. My collection probably comes in at around 15-20 hats. It’s been years since I last shared a post about a hat.

During our month long summer trip, I came across an interesting hat which I had to bring home. We spotted the papakha in two of the six countries we visited. Continue reading Searching For A Traditional Papakha Hat In Azerbaijan & Georgia

Our Awkward Uber Experience In Baku, Azerbaijan

uberThe Michael W Travels family is currently on a month long summer trip.

When visiting a city, our preferred form of transportation is walking. When we need to go to further areas, we love taking public transportation.

During our trip, Uber was a real bargain in Ukraine. The rideshare didn’t work in Moldova and it seemed to work in Azerbaijan, although we couldn’t get it to work at the airport. Continue reading Our Awkward Uber Experience In Baku, Azerbaijan

Anthony Bourdain Banned From Entering Azerbaijan

Anthony Bourdain
Image: CNN

The new season of the Anthony Bourdain show Parts Unknown is half way through. He still has some interesting destinations coming up over the next month.

Anthony Bourdain isn’t afraid to share his opinions on his show and in life. My guess is that he probably has a hard time following the rules.

While filming a future episode, Bourdain got himself banned from the country Azerbaijan. Continue reading Anthony Bourdain Banned From Entering Azerbaijan