For the first time, a cultural and culinary tour for American travelers was organized in Azerbaijan.
The tour was prepared by Farida Buyuran, the author of the popular blog azcookbook.com and the book “Pomegranates and Saffron: A Culinary Journey to Azerbaijan”, published in the USA and already awarded several international awards.
As transfers AZE.az, the tour included master classes in restaurants, visits to colorful bazaars and wine cellars, excursions to historical places and museums, workshops of artisans and others. In an interview with “Moscow-Baku” Farida Buyuran talked about how he went gastronomic tour and what impressions American travelers from Azerbaijan took with them. Continue reading
Japan is located in the western Pacific Ocean, off the coast of East Asia. The archipelago consists of 4 thousand islands. The four largest – Honshu, Hokkaido, Kyushu, Shikoku – today are connected by bridges and tunnels. The islands of Honshu and Hokkaido were connected by the world’s longest transport tunnel called Seikan, which runs along the bottom of the Sangar Strait. The Honshu and Shikoku Islands combine the three bridges, while the Honshu and Kyushu Islands are connected by two tunnels and a bridge.
In addition, Japan includes the islands of Ryukyu, Bonin and Volkano. The archipelago from the north is washed by the Sea of Okhotsk, from the east and southeast by the Pacific Ocean, from the west by the Japanese and East China Seas. In the south between the islands of Honshu, Kyushu and Shikoku, the Inland Sea of Japan is located. Continue reading
Great Britain or the United Kingdom (full official form is the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland) is an island nation in northwestern Europe. One of the largest states in Europe, a nuclear power, a permanent member of the UN Security Council. Heir to the British Empire, the largest in history, and that existed in the XIX – early XX centuries.
Great Britain is a unitary state (although three of the four historical provinces (except England) have a significant degree of autonomy) with a parliamentary monarchy. Queen Elizabeth II is the head of state of the United Kingdom and another fifteen independent Commonwealth countries. Continue reading