All about Georgia

After living in Georgia as an expat for more than five years and exploring country, as an Indie traveler, crosswise from the pebbled seashore beaches near Batumi to the desert sand in David Gareji I have gathered a great collection of my travel notes all across Georgia

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Lopota lake Resort & Spa Lopota Lake Resort & Spa is ideal for those seeking a peaceful place to rest. Your personal piece of paradise is located in the Kakheti region of Eastern Georgia, surrounded by the famous Caucasus mountains, just 2...
Hotel Chateau Mere near Telavi We booked hotel Chateau Mere Telavi at the start of April and were hoping to enjoy early spring in Kakheti. Unfortunately weather was not on our side and instead we enjoyed a couple of rainy days in a stylish hotel...
Sulfur bath house in Biisi, Georgia Georgia is well known of it's sulfur bath houses, most recognized are located in the Tbilisi' s Old Town (see Abanotubani district), but there are more across country. One such is located in Biisi village (Shida...
Ateni Sioni Church The Ateni Sioni Church  is an early 7th-century Georgian Orthodox church in the village of Ateni, some 10 km (6.2 mi) south of the city of Gori, Georgia. It stands in a...
Chateau Ateni (Winery in Georgia) Here comes another interesting, though small winery I've visited here in Georgia. Meet Chateau Ateni near Gori. I was taken here in the frames of short day trip to Gori with my business partner David...
Uplistsikhe Cave Town Uplistsikhe is an ancient rock-hewn town in eastern Georgia, some 10 kilometers east of the town of Gori, Shida Kartli. Built on a high rocky left bank of the Mtkvari River, it contains...
Magic Fish - Tbilisi Restaurant Magic Fish is another interesting restaurant I've discovered in Tbilisi (see complete list with Tbilisi restaurant reviews). The fun fact is following, I had seen this place countless times by passing it by on lively...
Hard Rock Cafe Tbilisi I've found one of my favorite Tbilisi restaurants - meet Hard Rock cafe Tbilisi, located on lively Vasil Petrashvili street 1, near Tbilisi Philharmonic building. Hard Rock Cafe Tbilisi, in fact is first Hard Rock...
Famous Tbilisi Restaurant Review Famous restaurant in Tbilisi is another so called high end restaurant located in the quiet are of old town on Abo Tbileli street (Puri Square) Famous restaurant is one of the best places to enjoy European &...
PAUL Depuis 1889 Bakery & Restaurant in Tbilisi I'm glad seeing more good dinning places and restaurants popping up in Tbilisi, there is huge demand for a good place, and worldwide known French Paul bakery & restaurant brand seems have made a good decision...
Khinklis Sakhli / Khinkali House on Moscow Avenue, Tbilisi I usually don't hang out in this area of Tbilisi, just recently we returned by marshrutka from Hiking Route in Georgia - Norio Village - Martkopi Monastery and were really starving, and agreed to leave the minivan...
Martkopi monastery Martkopi monastery complex is located some 30km from Tbilisi, Georgia. I first visited it at the end of February 2017 with one goal - to make a stunning photography, as I've seen some really nice shoots from this place...
The Chronicle of Georgia, Monument Near Tbilisi Sea The Chronicle of Georgia, also called History Memorial of Georgia is one of the hidden gems of Tbilisi. Not at all a popular tourist spot, but definitely one of the impressive sites I have discovered lately....
Norio Village Norio village is located in Gardabani district some 50 km from Gardabani and 25 km from nations capital Tbilisi. My travels took me to Norio village at the end of February 2017, when we decided to make a...
Restaurant at Best Western's Tbilisi Art Hotel This article is about restaurants review at Best Western's Tbilisi Art hotel located on Apakidze street 11 (behind the sports palace) We visited this place on a Valentine's day 2017, ordered some basics, like Caesars...
House of Madatovi - Tbilisi Restaurant House of Madatovi is a really lovely Georgian style cuisine restaurant, located on the recently renovated part of David Aghameshabeli avenue. See: New Life for Agmashenebeli avenue, Tbilisi Madatovi restaurant...
Champions Academy Tbilisi Champions Academy in Tbilisi is a gym/ fitness / crossfit training facility, located on a 4-storey building on David Agmanashebeli avenue.  I've enrolled at Champions Academy at the start of February 2017,...
Restaurant Kus Tba (Turtle Lake) in Tbilisi Restaurant Kus Tba is located next to the popular recreational area Turtle lake in Tbilisi, here serves a traditional Georgian cuisine in a touristic sauce.  I have been to this place several times, I cannot tell...
Carpe Diem Cafe Bar in Tbilisi Carpe Diem is a cozy cafe bar in Tbilisi, located between Narikala fortress and Shardeni. Here at Carpe Diem you can try tasty home made burgers and have a herbal tea in pot.  Because of this place been located in...
Former Archaeological Museum Building in Tbilisi Former Archeological Museum Building in Tbilisi is a great example of the Soviet architecture in Georgia. I had a chance to discover this place and explore surrounding area, first time in February 2017, thanks to the...
Restaurant Kala in Tbilisi Restaurant Kala in Tbilisi's Old Town actually is one of the first restaurant I've visited once set my foot on Georgian land back in April 2011.  I have spent countless evenings here, enjoying Georgian red wine,...
Rooms Hotel Kazbegi Located at the base of Kazbek Mountain in Stepantsminda Village, 7 km from the 14th-century Gergeti Trinity Church, Hotel Kazbegi features a lobby bar with a library (I even got local Georgian Forbes magazine in English...
Cafe at Hotel Mate in Khulo I just love those small roadside cafeterias and cafe at Hotel Mate in Khulo (region of Adjara in Georgia) is just another great discovery.  Hotel Mate is located in the center of Khulo in front of ...
Makhuntseti Arched Bridge The Makhuntseti Arched Bridge is located in the village with same name, in the Keda municipality (region of Adjara in Georgia) on Batumi - Khulo road. The bridge is pretty large and holds together on the...
Makhuntseti Waterfall I was more than sure that the name of this waterfall in Keda municipality (region of Adjara) is Queen Tamar Waterfall, and was surprised latter to learn official name is Makhuntseti Waterfall. No matter of the...
Samikitno Batumi Restaurant Samikitno is a popular restaurant chain across Georgia. We visited this Batumi restaurant in the late evening during our latest trip to the lovely seaside town of Batumi, after discovered that restaurant at hotel we...
Privet iz Batuma Privet iz Batuma, literally meaning Hi from Batumi, if translated from Russian is just another cool cafe located in Georgian seaside resort city Batumi. Despite the name, giving a feeling you will be returned to the...
Georgian Enamel Souvenir Shop in Batumi I tried hard, but couldn't locate precise location or name of this Georgian enamel souvenir shop in Batumi. What I know, most probably it's located on Zviad Gamsakhurdia street in Batumi, in the Goodwill shop ...
Sputnik Hotel in Batumi I now have a new favorite hotel in Batumi - Sputnik hotel.  Surrounded by a garden with tropical plants and trees, this 4-stars Sputnik Hotel & Spa Batumi is nestled in Batumi Hills with a stunning views of...
Chiatura Cable-ways Central Station If you have a chance of visiting remote Georgian city Chiatura, make sure you take a free ride at one of the famous cable ways. Also don't forget to take your camera and make one of the interesting photos you will make...