Batumi

Batumi - city with inspiring Architecture

I love visiting Batumi once or twice per year, preferably in Spring / Summer season. Back in 2012, we even lived in Batumi for some 6 months.  We were renting a small soviet time apartment in the city center (next to Radisson Batumi) for…

Weekend trip to Batumi from Tbilisi by Train

In this article, I will share notes and points of interest from our latest trip to Batumi during the Orthodox Easter 2022. We were traveling from Tbilisi Railway station by train, paying GEL 25 for a seat in second class (The price for the…

Batumi Loves You

R is For Restaurant - or here is what we got after spending 4 days in Batumi - dealing with a ton of real estate developers, cheesecakes and chocolate fondants, blue skies, and swimming pools. Hyper lapses and long-range drone flights.…

High Risk / High Return Investment Opportunity in Batumi Real Estate

After spending a weekend in Batumi I decided to take a closer look at the booming, but somehow stagnating Batumi real estate market. At the start, I couldn't believe that there are real estate offers starting $750 per square meter. Now I…

Batumi Central Park / 6th May park

Batumi Central park is really cool and relaxing attraction with a huge lake in the middle located in front of the Hilton Hotel. It's said that the park/garden is more than 130 years old and was constructed together with Batumi boulevard…

Best Western Premier Batumi Hotel

Best Western Premier Batumi hotel is one of our best finds in Batumi, the price corresponds to the service. Budget-friendly 4-star hotel with a swimming pool. I booked this hotel directly by calling to the reception instead booking online…

Invest in Batumi Real Estate (Buying Black Frame Projects)

For years I've been against real estate investments, as I have never really understood them, or they have seemed out of the reach because of the high price attached. Instead, I prefer the stock market and bitcoin. Let's say I invest in…

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…

Batumi From a Drone Flight 2020

Beautiful Batumi from a bird's flight. DJI Mini Mavic 2.7K drone footage August 5th, 2020 Lovingly post-processed in Tbilisi just now Music by Scott Holmes, Driven to Success While shooting this footage almost crashed my little drone to…

About Tbilisi - Batumi Flight by Vanilla Sky

At the end of May 2021, we traveled Tbilisi - Batumi (and back) for the first time with an airplane. And let me say  - this is the best option to travel between these two Georgian cities. In the past, I've tried a train, marshrutka, and…