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June 2016

Batumi, the center of Georgia’s Seaside

I was five, maybe six, years old when I saw the sea for the first time. We were riding in a car, driving uphill and there it was, stretched out indefinitely. I asked: “But where does it end?” and I received laughter as my answer. I’ve been travelling

Hidden Tbilisi

HIDDEN TBILISI I am not here to tell you about Narikala – you can find that information anywhere. I am here to tell you about the less-explored tourist places, places where I take my friends. Come along! Rent a car in Tbilisi and take the Dighomi road, the

Caves and Kutaisi

If you want to travel to Western Georgia for a weekend, you could fly to Tbilisi and rent a car there or fly directly to Kutaisi airport and rent a car in Kutaisi. DAY 1 Follow the road to Western Georgia. It is fast but boring. Basically, you

Up in the Mountains

Tourism in Georgia is based upon two pillars – the seaside and the mountains. The mountains of the Caucasus have it all – breath-taking views, clean air, traditional foods and folk architecture. For your long weekend, choose one of the following destinations: 1.RACHA Racha – It will take

May 2016

Come, Visit Georgia.

Tired of cookie cutter tourism? Want to excite your taste buds? Enjoy breath-taking nature and ancient sites? Come visit Georgia! Any travel information site about Georgia will give you the basics:  it is part of the Silk Road, it sits at the crossroads between cultures. The food. The

Day Trips from Tbilisi, Georgia

Fortunately, many beautiful places in Georgia are only 2-or-3 hours away from Tbilisi: 1.Kazbegi (officially called Stepantsminda) To get there, you need to take the Georgian Military Road built in the 19th century. The way is full of scenic views and is an adventure in its own right.

April 2016

Weekend in Kakheti, Georgia

Kakheti is ТHE place to go in Georgia. The picturesque Alazani Valley and its fertile soils are the home to never-ending vineyards producing the famous Georgian wine. If you rent a car in Tbilisi, plan on spending 2 hours to get to Kakheti. A good idea is to

Weekend in Kakheti – Telavi, Signagi – Day 2

DAY 2 Leave the Kvareli municipality and cross the valley back to Telavi. Now is the time for visiting this city which dates back to the Bronze Age. Telavi served as the second capital in the 18th century when it developed culturally – boasting a theological seminary and

Kid-Friendly Tbilisi

“Mommy, Daddy! I am bored!” Is this not the worst thing a parent can hear? Especially when it is usually followed by a pouty look or a sad or bad mood. We will do anything to avoid disappointing our kids. This usually means getting them out of the

Tbilisi Restaurants – Places to eat in Tbilisi

Chain restaurants are like cheap t-shirts:  they are convenient but they will not work for a special night out. Forget the cookie cutter khachapuri, kababi and khinkali. These are the places to eat in Tbilisi: 1.EZO (The Yard) “Hipster Georgian,” I said to my husband as we entered