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Arguably the best piano in the world …

Fazioli pianos have become rightly renowned for the calibre of their sound, their workmanship and their technology. They are rare indeed but Nur Lounge at Fairmont Baku, Flame Towers features one of their special models – the M Liminal, designed … Continue reading

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A World in Miniature in Baku

In an inconspicuous space the size of an average sitting room lies one of the most intriguing collections I have even seen – Baku’s Museum of Miniature Books in Azerbaijan. Situated in the heart of the city’s ancient Inner City, an … Continue reading

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When I’m cleaning windows …

When a hotel is housed within one of the most innovative architectural buildings in the world, where there is no straight line in evidence and when it is Azerbaijan’s tallest building, cleaning the windows takes on a whole new meaning. … Continue reading

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Travel fact#8: Is it a taxi or an aubergine?

British visitors to Fairmont Baku, Flame Towers in Azerbaijan are often surprised to see a London taxi pull up when they are ordering a cab. These metered vehicles are based on the London originals but are coloured purple. When they … Continue reading

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Five things to do in Lyon

Go on a city tour with a difference!  The Cyclopolitain tour allows you to take in this fascinating city whilst your cyclist does all the work.  We went around the Renaissance district dating back to the 15th and 16th centuries (UNESCO … Continue reading

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Five things to do in Baku!

If you want to stay in one of the most innovative buildings ever built, then you need to swiftly book into Fairmont Baku, Flame Towers.  Designed by HOK International, it is located on the highest part of the city, overlooking … Continue reading

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5 of the best visits…

As we come to the end of a year full of exciting new travel stories, it is time that we shared 5 of our best experiences… On a recent press trip to Toulouse, Midi-Pyrénées where violet is the emblem, Alexandra was given … Continue reading

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