Living in Georgia

I have been living in the Republic of Georgia, an amazing country, located in the Southern Caucasus, since April 2011. In this section, you will find articles, illustrated with rich photo and drone footage materials + insider stories, from my experience during my stay here. 

Trip To Bazaleti Lake in Georgia

28 May, 2021 seen 120
This weekend we decided to stay in close proximity to Tbilisi - choosing Tsilkani, Natakhtari, Bazaleti route - met a few donkeys, a lot of butterflies, and tried some of the best katmis mcvadi at Salty Garden and of course cooling off at…

Trip To David Gareja Monastery in Georgia

21 May, 2021 seen 104
Beautiful mountains in Georgia, fly a kite in the dessert, and swim in the 5-star hotel's pool - here is our Trip to the David Gareja monastery complex. May 16, 2021 David Gareja Monastery complex probably is among the top tourist…

Day in Borjomi National Park / Georgia

14 May, 2021 seen 68
Day in Borjomi National Park - or we love to head here 2-3x times a year. Cool views, illegal dining in a secret restaurant, nice boutique apart-hotels, selfie-stick, trampolines, and of course a lot of mineral water. Decided to experiment…

Georgia - Never Miss a Moment

7 May, 2021 seen 69
Georgia - Never Miss a Moment - or we had an extended weekend, 4 days to keep us busy, made some hyperlapses in Tbilisi, learned to ride a scooter around the Lisi lake, climbed up to St Peters and Paul's monastery in Bolnisi, found some…

Lopota lake resort & SPA in Georgia

30 April, 2021 seen 126
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 hours drive from…

10 Years in Georgia

1 April, 2021 seen 64
Ten years ago I first landed at the Tbilisi airport and for the first time took a step on Georgian land. That happened on April 1st, 2011 - I like this data - it's known Worldwide as a Fool's day.  With this article, I'm celebrating my ten…

Batumi Botanical Garden from a Drone flight

5 March, 2021 seen 74
Batumi Botanical Garden is a must-have to visit tourism attraction site when in Batumi. Botanical Garden is actually located at the place called Mtsvane Kontskhi ("The Green Cape") within a distance of some 10 km from Batumi city on the …

How To Withdraw PayPal to Bank Account in Georgia

6 October, 2020 seen 1,471
Withdrawing funds from PayPal to a local bank account is a popular question in many countries, including Georgia. As recently I had to renew my VISA card here in Georgia (Bank of Georgia) I decided to test - can I actually withdraw funds…

List of Georgian laboratories offering to make a test (Paid) to diagnose COVID-19

14 September, 2020 seen 1,245
Colin (form a parent's group here in Tbilisi) shared a link to the spreadsheet containing a list of Georgian laboratories offering to make a test to diagnose COVID-19.  The list was published on the Agenda.ge website and contains the…

Expats in Georgia (Facebook group)

11 September, 2020 seen 134
I have been living in Georgia since 2011. During my time here I have been exploring the country, as an Indie traveler, crosswise from the pebbled seashore beaches near Batumi to the desert sand in David Gareji, and have gathered a great…