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Top 3 Things to do in Kazdanga, Latvia

I first discovered the small Latvian town Kazdanga back in the Summer of 2015, since then I've returned here many times. Kazdanga is located near the motorway P117 some 9 km from the Aizpute and 167 km from Riga. In today's article, I decided to…

Top Things to Do in Tbilisi in May

There is a common opinion that spring does not exist in Georgia as far as cold March swiftly flows into desperately hot but rainy April. After having celebrated Easter Georgia is getting ready for the most pleasant and long-expected May – the month…

3 Day Tour in Georgia (Tbilisi, Mtskheta, Kazbegi & Lopota Lake Resort)

Discover Georgia just in 3 days, taste delicious Georgian cuisine and get acquainted with Georgian traditions and historical heritage. DAY 1 Tbilisi - Mtskheta Airport pick up,  Accommodation to the hotel Sights to visit: Holy Trinity Cathedral, …

10 Awesome Places To Visit in Georgia and Tbilisi

In this article, I've listed 10 awesome places some should visit while traveling across Georgia

Affordable 5 Day Tour in Georgia (Tbilisi, Gudauri, Kazbegi & Sighnaghi)

Discover the Eastern part of Georgia in 5 days. Enjoy the distinctive architecture, get acquainted with Georgian traditions, historical heritage, and taste delicious Georgian cuisine. After flight you might be exhausted so it is better not to go far…

5 Day Tour In Georgia (Kutaisi & Svaneti)

Arriving to Georgia, through Kutaisi by Wizzair? Try crafted an individual 5-day tour reaching the most beautiful landmarks in and around Kutaisi + extending the trip to the region of Svaneti by visiting Mestia and Ushguli Package tour includes 4…

Top Places To Visit in Georgia in April

In this article, I will list some of the top places to visit in Georgia during the month of April. Tbilisi - is definitely worth visiting at any season of the year, April is a very good month to visit Tbilisi, weather is warm and long gone are March…

Explore Georgia in 7 Day Cultural and Historical Tour

Explore Georgia in a cultural and historical rich discovery tour, from the vibrant and modern city life in Tbilisi, through the Georgian military road to the most beautiful landscapes at Kazbegi. Package tour includes 6 nights accommodation at 3…

Lazy Day Trip to Tianeti in Winter (via Mtskheta)

It was on Friday morning, which was a public holiday in Georgia, as it turned out, there is a good reason not to visit the office today, we started to figure it out, maybe go and visit Batumi by train for a couple of days. On the other hand, we didn…

Day trip to David Gareji monastery complex and Sighnaghi

At the end of November, my mother visited me again in Georgia. We decided to make a few easy day trips during her stay in Tbilisi. Our first day trip was to David Gareji Monastery complex and Sighnaghi. Although I've been to these places for a dozen…

Colorful Autumn Tour to the Region of Samtskhe-Javakheti in Georgia

It is no surprise that Georgia is a diverse country that in its run can be divided into regions. Samtskhe-Javakheti, situated in the south of Georgia is really interesting to explore not only from the perspective of a traveler who encounters the…

10 Things to Do in Tbilisi in October

Autumn is a perfect time to spend your holidays in Georgia as long as the unbearable heat has declined and it is more than pleasant to walk in the daytime through busy avenues and narrow streets of charming Tbilisi. Still, you may think that no…

What to do and see in Istanbul in less than 24 hours

So you have just 24 hours for Istanbul? In this short indie travel guide, I will list places you could easily manage to visit and see in less than 24 hours.  My story short - at the end of May we booked connecting flight from Riga to Tbilisi, via…

3 day leisure trip to Germany (The Mossel Valley)

This is a round up post about our latest travel to Germany, at the end of May 2017. Our trip started at Dortmund airport, were we got a nice Nissan X-trail rental car from Hertz (about EUR 250 for 4 days). Although I've traveled to Germany countless…

Weekend trip to Telavi (Georgia) and Vicinty

This is a short recap article about our latest trip to the region of Kakheti in Western Georgia, during a weekend trip we stayed in a lovely Chataeu Mere hotel near Telavi and explored the nearby vicinity. We did this trip as indie travelers, first…

Day trip to Gori and nearby vicinity

Day trips to Gori and nearby vicinity are quite possible if traveling from Tbilisi. Although not so popular as day trips to Mtskheta and Jvari (because located very close to Tbilisi) a trip to Gori and the region (Shida Kartli) is a nice way to…

10 Day Business / Leisure Trip to the United States (New York & Philadelphia)

A short 10 day trip to the United States, visiting 3 states (New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania)  Long story short - I had to fly to the United States for one reason - opening a bank account (see: How To Open A Bank Account in the U.S., As A Non…

42 Beautiful Places To Visit in Tbilisi and Georgia

As usual in April 1st (and not because of that's a Worldwide Fool's day) I' m celebrating another year since I've relocated to Georgia. This year (2017) marks already 6 year anniversary for me living in Georgia. 6 years? Gosh, that's a lot. During…

Short Day Trip To Kiev, Ukraine

Long story short - we had a chance to spend in Kiev couple of hours, during our latest flight Tbilisi - Kiev - New York city, after our flight was delayed for about 10 hours at Kiev's Borispol airport we decided to use these hours by exploring Kiev…

83 Reasons To Visit Georgia This Year

83 reasons to visit Georgia is a compilation (round up) post from my, more than five years long, experience living in Georgia as an expat and traveling a lot across Georgia. For the record, I still haven't traveled to the two must have destinations…