Tourism objects

Orio al Serio (Bergamo) International Airport

Orio al Serio International Airport (IATA: BGY, ICAO: LIME), officially also known as Il Caravaggio International Airport, is the third busiest international airport in Italy. The airport is located in the...

Gino Paradise Water Park in Tbilisi

Gino Paradise is a multifunctional water park located in Tbilisi near Tbilisi sea. At the complex, there is located a grand aqua park and unique relaxation wellness center, fitness hall and catering objects. Gino Paradise is one of the most...

Weekend trip to Dedoplis Tskaro and nearby vicinity

This is a round-up post from a very easy weekend trip to Dedoplis Tskaro and the nearby vicinity. We did this trip the end of June 2019, traveling by car. It was actually Summer Solstice if other years we had a large fire and amazing sunset...

Baku Old City

Old City or Inner City is the historic core of Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan. The Old City is the most ancient part of Baku, which is surrounded by walls which were easily defended. The Old City of Baku, including...

Picnic Area - Vashlovani National Park 32 km

This picnic area is located on the crossroads before Chalaubani  - the Tsnori - Dedoplitskaro-Kvemi Kedi​ road. We made here a stop after our car malfunctioned while offroad driving trying to reach Patara Tba near Dedoplis Tskaro and...

Maiden Tower in Baku

The Maiden Tower is a 12th-century monument in the Old City, Baku, Azerbaijan. Along with the Shirvanshahs' Palace, dated to the 15th century, it forms a group of historic monuments listed in 2001 under the UNESCO...

Patara Tba near Dedoplis Tskaro

Patara Tba or Little lake is located near the town of Dedoplis Tskaro in the region on Kakheti, Georgia. We tried to visit this lake at the end of June 2019 but as the road heading here turned into an offroad turned our car back - as a rule of...

Yanar Dag / Burning Mountain in Azerbaijan

Yanar Dag literally meaning "burning mountain" is a natural gas fire which blazes continuously on a hillside on the Absheron Peninsula on the Caspian Sea near Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan. Flames could jet...

Nukriani Lavender fields in Georgia

Nukriani lavender fields are located near Nukriani village in the region of Kakehti, Georgia. Best way to get here when driving from Tbilisi is to take a shortcut before Chalaubani and drive the road Tsnori - Dedoplitskaro-Kvemi Kedi​. We took a...

Orbeliani Square

Orbeliani square has recently undergone some serious renovations works and has been opened for public. It's said that about $31 mln has bees spent on renovation works, which took more than two years. It's interesting to notice President Salome...

Daytrip to Manglisi

Originally it was planned as a day trip to Dashbashi canyon near Tsalka, but at the end, we reached Buratino lake near Manglisi. Let me explain, the previous week we headed up to Tskneti and further to Kojori, but discovered there is a...

Buratino Lake

Buratino lake is a relatively small, artificial (man-made) water reservoir near Manglisi town in the region of Kvemo Kartli, Georgia. We first discovered and visited Buratino lake in the mid-August 2019, after getting directions...

Baku Boulevard

Baku Boulevard also is known as National Park is a promenade established in 1909 which runs parallel to Baku's seafront. Its history goes back more than 100 years, to a time when Baku oil barons built their mansions...

Manglisi Cathedral

Manglisi Cathedral or Manglisi Sioni Cathedral is a 6th-7th-century Georgian Orthodox cathedral near the town of Manglisi, Tetritsqaro Municipality, Georgia. For me, it was interesting to observe the...

Georgia / Azerbaijan Border Crossing by train (Gardabani / Boyuk Kasik)

When traveling by train from Tbilisi to Baku, there are two border checkpoints (one in Georgia, and one in Azerbaijan)  - the total border crossing procedure can take around 2 hours (an hour for each side) and you can stay inside the train...

Algeti National Park Visitor Center Manglisi

The main entrance of the national park is located near the Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary of Manglisi. Algeti National Park Administration has a small infrastructural unit – a picnic area with auxiliary buildings and a forest...

How to Get around in Baku by using Taxi Mobile Application Bolt

There is a very convenient way of getting around in Baku by taxi using mobile application Bolt (formerly known as Taxify). The best, if you have already installed Bolt for some other city, it will work internationally.  How to Get around...

Planing a trip to Azerbaijan: How to get a Prepaid SIM Card with Internet

I traveled to Azerbaijan for about 3 days in August 2019, our final destination was the capital city of Baku. One of the reasons I was looking for prepaid sim card in Azerbaijan is quite simple - to call a taxi from mobile application....

Weekend trip to Batumi and other cool places in Georgia

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...

Heydar Aliyev International Airport Baku

Baku Heydar Aliyev International Airport is one of the six international airports serving Azerbaijan. The airport is located 20 kilometers northeast of Baku, connected to the city by a modern highway. The airport serves as the home base for...

About Buta Airways Baku - Tbilisi fight

Buta Airways is an Azerbaijani low-cost virtual carrier, headquartered in Baku, with its primary operational base at Heydar Aliyev International Airport. It is a fully owned subsidiary of Azerbaijan Airlines. We fled with...

Goodwill Gori Higway

Goodwill near Gori - Tbilisi Highway is a convenient rest area/supermarket/ eatery while driving to Tbilisi (from Kutaisi or Batumi, for example) Goodwill was one of the first supermarket chains in Georgia. I wouldn't call this store a...

Antalya Aquarium

As one of the biggest aquarium complexes of the world, Antalya Aquarium offers inspiration, entertainment and education all at once. After touring the 40 thematic aquariums, you will come across the biggest tunnel aquarium...

Gonio Fortress

Gonio fortress, previously called Apsaros, or Apsarunto, is a Roman fortification in Adjara, Georgia, on the Black Sea, 15 km south of Batumi, at the mouth of the Chorokhi river. The village sits 4 km north of...

Tbilisi - Baku by Train Ticket Information

At the end of June 2019, I finally bought train tickets Tbilisi - Baku for early August 2019. I have plans to spend my 34th birthday in Baku, Azerbaijan.  The train is departing Tbilisi daily at 20:35 and arriving in Baku at 08:50, In total it...

Gori Fortress & Memorial of Georgian Warrior Heroes

Gori Fortress is a medieval citadel in Georgia, standing above the city of Gori on a rocky hill. The fortress is very well visible from the city, unfortunately, I have never climbed up to the fortress, but I...

Cathedral of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin

The Cathedral of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin is located in Gori on Lomouri street 7, just opposite to the Gori Fortress.  Some might be surprised noticing that this church looks like a typical Catholic church rather than a...

Black Sea Arena Georgia

Black Sea Arena is an indoor arena located on the coast of the Black Sea in Shekvetili, Guria, Georgia, some 45 km north of Batumi, the country's second largest city. The venue, designed by the architects...

Joseph Stalin Museum in Gori

The Joseph Stalin Museum is a museum in Gori, Georgia dedicated to the life of Joseph Stalin, the leader of the Soviet Union, who was born in Gori. The Museum retains its Soviet-era characteristics. The museum has...

Resort Ujarma

Resort Ujarma is located on the banks of Iori river some 32 km from Tbilisi (about 40 minute drive with a car) The main feature of the Resort Ujarma is healing water with iodine and bromine. The entire territory of the resort covered in forest...