Questions & Answers

Buying a Vineyard in Georgia

June 14, 2018
The other day a blog reader asked me about purchasing a vineyard in the Republic of Georgia. I do feel flattered being honored as an expert in such topics, but in fact, I'm not. Sure I have visited a couple of wineries in Georgia (Château Mukhrani Winery, Wine Tunnel Near Kvareli in Georgia (Winery...

About Setting Up Virtual Trade Zone in Georgia (And Free Industrial Zones)

January 17, 2018
A couple of years ago (in 2012) I met an American entrepreneur John Keogh here in Georgia. Back in these days, office coworking spaces were kind of popular and just obliviously popped up also in Georgia. John had a business in Tbilisi, and in his blog (www.upsoni.com) he published some cool stuff about his...

About Getting Residence Permit and Residence Card in Georgia

November 07, 2017
Recently I was contacted by a blog reader asking about how to get a permanent residence status in Georgia, after buying an apartment in Tbilisi. I decided to come up with a longer answer in a blog format, as I believe I will hear this question more and more, as Georgia is becoming a hub for expats...

A few tips for solo female travelers coming to Georgia

August 11, 2017
Throughout its vibrant history Georgia has earned a reputation of a ‘Country of Contrasts and Contradictions” where ‘yes’ means ‘no’ and ‘red’ means ‘white’. Being situated in the Caucasian region hospitable Georgians are known for their determination, patriarchy, and deep affection for Christianity. They even...

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

January 16, 2017
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 article: Cost of Living in Tbilisi (Republic of Georgia)....

Travelling From Telaviv, Israel to Yerevan, Armenia

November 23, 2016
An Israeli traveler recently contacted me and asked could I give an advice on traveling to Yerevan (Armenia) from Telaviv (Israel). As this is a pretty broad topic to answer in one single reply I decided to wrap up longer answer in this blog post. Hopefully other Israeli / Armenian travelers will find some...

Potential Business Partner Search In Republic Of Georgia

March 19, 2015
During my blogging career I have received several messages on my blog's contact form asking for advice for potential business partner search in Tbilisi or Georgia. Well I only feel flattered and honored that I have been noticed and contacted (seems a major role is played here thanks to my posts in Living in...