Batumi

Weekend trip to Batumi and other cool places in Georgia

August 18, 2019
This is a round-up post for places we visited and discovered during our latest weekend trip to Batumi and nearby seaside towns at the end of April 2019. During this trip, we stayed at two 5-star hotels (Georgia Palace hotel in Kobuleti and Castello Mare hotel), visited the center of Batumi (did some small...

Batumi McDonald's

June 11, 2019
The coolest McDonald's building probably is located in Georgian seaside town Batumi. Officially opened for public already back in 2013, this place has been featured in countless architecture award magazines across the World. Named as the World’s Best Commercial Building 2014 (source: Batumi...

Best 5 star hotels in Batumi

March 23, 2018
As of March 2018, there are ten 5-star hotels in Georgia' s resort town Batumi, according to Booking.com. That' s double the luxury stays as if in Tbilisi (see: Top 5-star Luxury / Boutique Hotels in Tbilisi to Book in 2018). For a luxury hotel in Batumi you should be ready to pay about $250 per night, though you...

Explore the beauty of Georgian Black Sea resort towns

August 06, 2017
Summertime motivates adventure-seekers to pack handbags and grab their piles of bright ideas and high expectations in order to make holiday dreams come true. Exotic country of Georgia offers a big variety of sunny resorts where one can have a wonderful rest. Georgia is a promising place for both families and lone...

Cost of living in Batumi, Georgia

March 24, 2017
In the article 5 reasons why Batumi is better than Moscow (or other big city) I specified the low cost of living as the first reason why I moved from Moscow to Batumi. So let’s have a closer look at this topic. Apartment. The middle price of apartments for 1-2 person (about 50 sq. m., studio with separate bedroom)...

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

March 02, 2017
Last 10 years I was living in big cities. That time I moved from a small town in Belarus thinking that I need to live in the city with more people and more opportunities. I started from St. Petersburg. After 5 years in the cultural capital of Russia I decided that 5 million people is not enough for me and moved...

Samikitno Batumi Restaurant

January 19, 2017
Samikitno is a popular restaurant chain across Georgia. We visited this Batumi restaurant in the late evening during our latest trip to the lovely seaside town of Batumi, after discovered that restaurant at hotel we stayed was already closed. See Hotel Sputnik in Batumi. There is a very popular Samikitno...

Privet iz Batuma

January 14, 2017
Privet iz Batuma, literally meaning Hi from Batumi, if translated from Russian is just another cool cafe located in Georgian seaside resort city Batumi. Despite the name, giving a feeling you will be returned to the times of Imperial Russia, cuisine served here is quite modern, I managed to order shaslik with...

Georgian Enamel Souvenir Shop in Batumi

January 11, 2017
I tried hard, but couldn't locate precise location or name of this Georgian enamel souvenir shop in Batumi. What I know, most probably it's located on Zviad Gamsakhurdia street in Batumi, in the Goodwill shop area. Why I believe it's worth to mention this shop? It's very good souvenir shop filled with...

Sputnik Hotel in Batumi

January 08, 2017
I now have a new favorite hotel in Batumi - Sputnik hotel.  Surrounded by a garden with tropical plants and trees, this 4-stars Sputnik Hotel & Spa Batumi is nestled in Batumi Hills with a stunning views of the city and black sea. Hotel boasts an outdoor pool and is just 12-minute drive from city centre....

16 Things to do in Batumi

July 07, 2016
Batumi is a port city of Georgia, located on the shores of the Black sea. Pebbled beaches energize you with their natural force and astonish with the beauty of seashells that can easily be found right in the rocks, especially after storms. For choosing a hotel in Batumi see: 16 Best Batumi Beach...

Restaurant "Ukrainochka" in Batumi

May 06, 2016
Restaurant Ukrainochka is located at Batumi Railway Station terminal building, some 3 km from Batumi city centre. Food served here is true masterpieces of Ukrainian cuisine, not to mention blonde and beautiful Ukrainian girls serving your meal here.  We enjoyed our Ukrainian meal here, while waited for train...

Batumi Railway Station

May 05, 2016
Batumi railway station has been recently constructed and opened for public, making travels by train from Tbilisi to Batumi a little bit easier. Prior that, train stopped at Makjinjauri station (some 7 km from Batumi city center) I took a train ride from Tbilisi to Batumi at start of March 2016, and was...

Batumi Botanical Garden

May 02, 2016
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") in distance of some 10 km from Batumi city on the Black Sea shore, it is one of the largest botanical gardens...

Cafe La Brioche in Batumi

April 23, 2016
Cafe La Brioche is located at Batumi Pizza square on top floor at clock tower - delicious Italian coffee, masterpiece desserts and gourmet food is served here. If being in Batumi you feel an aroma of Italian coffee in the air, bravely follow it because you will be surely led into the heart of the city, on the...