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. 

Launching Concierge service in Tbilisi and Georgia

Here comes a brief update on my tourism activities in Georgia, after successfully implemented organized tours in Georgia service, I've decided to push to the new limits and as of the start of April 2017, have re-launched tourgeorgia.eu  -…

Cost of living in Batumi, Georgia

This article was originally written as a guest post by Ms. Irina Nikolaeva (written back in 2017) In the article 5 reasons why Batumi is better than Moscow (or other big cities), I specified the low cost of living as the first reason why I…

5 advices for expats looking to come to Georgia

This is a guest post by Mrs. Irina Nikolaeva a Russian born expat now living in Georgia's Batumi. As I have received a lot of questions lately on expat advice, I asked Irina to come up with expat advice series on my blog, see her previous…

UAE Resident: Why Migrate to Georgia

This is a guest post by Mrs. Fatima Ali, reader of this blog, who contacted me about possible migration from UAE to Georgia. As lately I've been receiving several such questions and mostly from UAE, after giving some basic advice, I asked…

5 reasons why Batumi is better than Moscow (or other big city)

This article was originally written as a guest post by Ms. Irina Nikolaeva (written back in 2017) Last 10 years I was living in big cities. At that time I moved from a small town in Belarus thinking that I need to live in a city with more…

About New Year's Holidays in Georgia

Do you have plans for the 2018 New Year's holidays? Good time to think about coming to Georgia. Georgian holidays are beginning after December 25. The first thing that surprises most of the first time visitors is a bottle of wine which is…

Can You Buy a Good Life in Tbilisi With $500 as a Foreign Expat?

A time ago I did an experiment - counted our (two persons and two cats) daily expenses for a month to find out that our monthly expenses have been at about USD 1,800 for that month. You can see my findings with detailed positions in this…

Average Salary in Georgia 2016 - $ 389

Average salary in the Republic of Georgia at the end of the second quarter (Q2) of 2016 was GEL 1035.98 equaling about USD 389. For the simplicity of further written and calculated, here is the exchange rates I used from Bank of Georgia…

Opening Bank Account in Georgia - Bank of Georgia

This is already third time I have opened a bank account in Georgia as an individual. This time at Bank of Georgia. Let me explain -  I'm already using two local banks - Procredit bank and Bank Republic. Unfortunately my default bank for…

Georgia - The Most Beautiful Country In The World

The other day I was reading an article in which the head of the World Tourism Organization Claimed - Georgia is the most beautiful country in the world. Well, I can ONLY agree with the words from the head of WTO, Mr. Taleb Rifai, and to…