Questions & Answers

Readers ask - I answer. 

Best stock options trading platform in Georgia (and most of the rest of the World)

I've been trading stocks for about 20 years, I still remember the days around the millennium when I visited the bank office in person to place a stock buy or sell order.  Not so long away, me too - I was on the searches for the best online…

Buying a Vineyard in Georgia

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…

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

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…

About Getting Residence Permit and Residence Card in Georgia

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…

A few tips for solo female travelers coming to Georgia

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…

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…

Travelling From Telaviv, Israel to Yerevan, Armenia

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…

Potential Business Partner Search In Republic Of Georgia

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…