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Hotel Marino Beach Colombo

Marino Beach Colombo has a restaurant, outdoor swimming pool, fitness center, and bar in Colombo. 2.4 km from Galle Face Beach and 1.7 km from U.S. Embassy, the property offers a garden and a terrace. The accommodation features a 24-hour front desk, room service, and currency exchange for guests.…

Gangaramaya Temple in Colombo

Gangaramaya Temple is one of the most important temples in Colombo, Sri Lanka, being a mix of modern architecture and cultural essence. Located on the Beira Lake, it was completed in the late 19th century. We were for the second day in Colombo, at our Hilton Colombo residences when I decided to…

Madu Ganga River Boat Safari

Madu Ganga river boat safari is a fun and pretty easy attraction in Balapitiya, Sri Lanka We booked a tour on Madu Ganga (and a few other destinations) from a local guy at our hotel's beach (Taj Bentota Resort & Spa). We agreed to pay 8,000 Sri Lankan rupees for a Madu Ganga river boat safari,…

Hamad International Airport

Hamad International Airport is the sole international airport in the state of Qatar, and the home of Qatar’s flag carrier airline, Qatar Airways. Located south of its capital, Doha, it replaced the nearby Doha International Airport as Qatar's principal airport. The airport is named after the…

Šaha Kluba Apartmenti Kuldīga

Šaha kluba apartmenti is a beautiful place to stay in Kuldiga and enjoy the unbeatable atmosphere of the old city and its surroundings, which is recognized as one of the Top 10 tourist attractions in Latvia.   Apartments are located in a renovated building right in the heart of the historic town…

Shavnabada Monastery

Shavnabada Monastery is a medieval Georgian Orthodox monastic complex that is located upon Shavnabada Mountain, approximately 30 km away from Tbilisi, Georgia. I have been noticed this monastery atop of the hill in the past, mostly when driving to the Birtvisi canyon, but this time we were visiting…

Vet House Hotel and Hospital in Tbilisi

Vet House is a 24-hour hospital with all kinds of veterinary services, a hotel for pets, a rehabilitation center, grooming, a zoo shop, a veterinary pharmacy, and a school for future doctors.  Vet House is located on Adam Mitskevichi Street 70, Tbilisi, and 7 Kipsidze street, Tbilisi We were…

Center for Immunization and Prevention in Tbilisi

Center for Immunization and Prevention in Tbilisi is located on Tashkent street 10a. My first visit here happened after a stray dog bit me in the leg, and being afraid of rabies I asked my partner what should I do. She called to our insurance company (Ardi) - and they told me I should go to the…

Latvian National Opera

The Latvian National Opera and Ballet is an opera house and opera company at Aspazijas boulevard 3 in Riga. Its repertoire includes performances of opera and ballet presented during the season which lasts from mid-September to the end of May. Latvian National OperaDuring a typical season, LNOB…

Le Meridien Batumi Hotel Review

Le Meridan hotel is one of many 5-star hotels in Batumi I've stayed in so far. We booked a one-night stay here in August 2021 to celebrate my 36 birthday. For this stay, we paid about $340, and this seems a bit overpriced. I still prefer Radisson or Hilton, but if money is no obstacle, why not?…

Chateau Bruale Tkhilistskaro

Chateau Bruale offers accommodations in Tkhilistskaro. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. Free WiFi is available throughout the property and free private parking is available on site. We booked a one-night stay at this place at the end of August 2021 and paid about EUR 30. Additionally, we…

Prometheus Epic Hotel & Spa near Tskaltubo

Located just some 500 meters from Prometheus Cave, Prometheus Epic Hotel & Spa provides accommodations with a restaurant, free private parking, an outdoor swimming pool, and a bar. We booked this hotel for a 2-night stay at the start of September during our Kutaisi and area trip. This was a…

Eagle Canyon / Gorge

Eagle Canyon also Eagle Gorge or Artsivi Gorge is located close to the town of Dedoplitskaro in Georgia. The natural monument represents a unique complex consisting of two sites. The first one is a limestone rock canyon, while the other is an adjacent forested area, where the Khornabuji fortress…

Big Shiraki Abandoned Soviet Airfield in Georgia

If you are into military heritage or have some interest in Soviet history - Big Shiraki airfield in the Georgian dessert (steppe) might be an interesting object to visit in Georgia. I had not a single idea there even exsit such place here in Georgia, but at the astart of June, during a Vashlovani…

Restaurant Lakeside Tskaltubo

Restaurant Lakeside is located in the town of Tskaltubo, Georgia on the lake Tsivi. First discovered and visited at the start of September 2021 Restaurant Lakeside in TskaltuboIn the evening life music was performed. Really chill atmosphere. Food was good. Restaurant Lakeside

Surami Fortress

Surami Fortress is located in the town of Surami, not far from Khashuri. The fortress itself is located on a rocky mountain. If you have been traveling arund Georgia, especially by the Tbilisi - Kutaisi - Batumi road, you probably have noticed this fortress, as I do. Actually I've been passing by…

Tsivi Lake in Tskaltubo

Tsivi lake is located in the town of Tskaltubo, region of Imereti, Georgia. A direct translation into English - The Cold lake.  We discovered this place (more precisely we discovered the cafeteria located near the Tsivi lake) at the start of September 2021, during a weekend trip to Kutaisi and…

Takhti-Tepha Mud Volcanoes in Georgia

Takhti-Tepha mud volcanoes, sometimes also referred to as Vashlovani mud volcanoes is a landform created by the eruption of mud, slurries, water, and gases in the proximity of Takhti-Tepha mountain range. I had heard about this beautiful place many times before, but first visited at the start of…

Paravani lake

Paravani lake is a volcanic lake in Georgia, located in Javakheti Plateau between Abul-Samsari and Javakheti Ranges in the Samthske Javakheti region, some 2h 30 minutes drive (around 130 km) from Tbilisi. In the shores of Paravani lake, there is located famous Phoka monastery Little wooden church…

Hotel Newport Kutaisi Review

Built in 1914, former courthouse building has transformed itself into a modern 4-star hotel, located in the heart of Kutaisi. Featuring a bar and a terrace, Newport Hotel Kutaisi is located in Kutaisi, 400 m from Colchis Fountain and 1.5 km from Bagrati Cathedral. We booked this 4-star hotel for…

Dalis Mta Water Reservoir

Dalis Mta water reservoir is a man made reservoir built on Iori river, at the distance of 30 km to the south of Dedoplistskaro, in the vicinity of Chachuna Managed Reserve.  We first discovered it during a Vashlovani trip in the Summer of 2021, we actually stayed overnight next to this water…

Valka Bus Station

Valka bus station is centrally located in Valka and offers quite convenient intercity connections to Riga, Valmiera, Rūjiena, and Smiltene. The bus station in Valka was opened to the public in 1965. There is cafe Walk across the square. 

Saghamo Lake

Saghamo Lake is a lake of Samtskhe-Javakheti, southeastern Georgia, just south of Gamdzani. It covers an area of 458 hectares. It is located north of Madatapa Lake and Biketi Lake. The village of Saghamo lies on its eastern bank. We made a brief stop here, during our Javakheti trip in early June…

Okatse Canyon and hanging cliff trail with a platform

Okatse Canyon is another breathtaking landmark in beautiful Georgia. The main tourist attraction at Okatse canyon probably is the 780 m long hanging cliff trail with the 20m long platform at the trail end, hanging above the canyon and providing panoramic views.  The canyon is located some 50km west…

Kinchkha Waterfall in Georgia

Kinchkha Waterfall is located in Georgia near the village of Kinchkha, some 300km away or 4h 30m drive from Tbilisi / or about 55km 1h20m drive from Kutaisi. The waterfall is located in the river gorge of Okatse (Satsikvilo) at 843 meters above sea level.  Kinchkha waterfallWe first visited…

Wooden church near Paravani Lake / Phoka monastery

Poka St.Nino Nunnery - is located at the shore of Paravani lake, Ninotsminda Municipality, South Georgia. The Little Wooden church is located bit outside the Poka village, on the left side on Tbilisi - Kojori - Tsalka - Ninotsminda road. That' s how we actually found this place. We were heading…

Martvili Canyon

Martvili Canyon is a picturesque landmark of water and rocks, located some 50km west of Kutaisi, Georgia. It is located 5 km from the town of Martvili, and 2 km from the village of Gachedili (which gave the canyon its other name, Gachedili Canyon).  Water and Rocks at Martvili canyonWe first…

Naukšēni Manor

Naukšēni Manor is a two-story manor house located in the Naukšēni Municipality, Naukšēni Parish, in the historical region of Vidzeme, northern Latvia. We discovered this manor by a chance by traveling Valka - Rūjiena road in the mid July 2021 Nakšēni manorBuilt in 1820, it was renovated in 1843 by…

Phoka Nunnery in Georgia

Phoka – a village in Georgia, In the municipality of Ninotsminda, Samtskhe-Javakheti region, on the shores of Lake Paravani, with an altitude of 2080 meters above sea level. Distance to Ninotsminda – 28 Km, to Tbilisi – 128 Km. Phoka nunnery in GeorgiaThere are a public school and St. Nino…

Coworking Space in Tbilisi - Terminal on Abashidze street 34

Time after time I love working outside my lovely home office, starting from a Turtle lake ending a yard in a countryside. A couple of years ago i discovered the beauty of working at Fabrika coworking space in Tbilisi, but today I had a chance to visit Terminal coworking space on Abashidze street 34…