Travel guides

December 26, 2018 37
Weekend trip to Kiev, Ukraine is a short recap of my 32 birthday celebrations back in 2017. In short, we booked a central hotel in the city center, used local taxi's a lot, traveled forth and back to the distant neighborhoods, and tried a lot of great Ukrainian cuisine. Traditions should be...
December 23, 2018 61
This is a round-up post for our 3 weeks trip to Crete, Grece in June 2017, listing most of the places (tourism objects, hotels, restaurants and more) In short, we fled from Tbilisi via Athens to Chania, see About Tbilisi - Athens - Chania (Greece) flight by Aegean Airlines, ...
October 14, 2017 206
When talking about Georgia you might think of places like sunny slopes of Tbilisi, seaside of Batumi, vineyards of Kakheti, white snowy caps of Svaneti, delicious cuisine of Imereti and so on and so on. Without any doubt, Georgia, despite being a small country, can be proud of its diverse cultures...
September 03, 2017 167
Nowadays Georgia is considered to be a European country with an admixture of its ancient culture that is cherished by every single citizen. People of different nationalities can be found not only in the capital – Tbilisi, but in many other big and developed cities and towns as well. Tourists...
August 19, 2017 231
Planing our holiday season for 2017/2018, we decided to travel to Sri Lanka, a country in continent, neither me nor my partner, never have been before. This should be one of the most epic trips and many cool photo stories to be developed on this blog. For traveling to Sri Lanka (Colombo) we bought...
August 15, 2017 3,714
Georgia has already gained an extremely popular reputation among densely-visited tourist countries. Days spent in Georgia no matter what time of the year it is will never fade away from your memory. The name of the country itself sounds as the title of a song but in this case it is a rock ballad...
August 10, 2017 446
Winter time is always exciting because it associates with New Year and Christmas preparations. Starting from childhood we believed that miracles happen around this season and any activity you are engaged in leads you to some kind and fairy discoveries. Georgia is known for its snowy mountains and...
August 08, 2017 458
North-East of Georgia is genuinely a mountainous region also known as Mtskheta-Mtianeti. This name can be translated as ‘Mtskheta in the Mountains’. Still, locals got used calling the territory ‘Kazbegi Region’ as if paying tribute to the famous Mount Kazbek. The main Caucasian Ridge lies right at...
August 06, 2017 1,666
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...
August 04, 2017 115
When traveling to Georgia people can easily differentiate busy cities from rural towns. Loaded roads of, for example, Tbilisi and Batumi altogether with endless shop windows create and image of modern cities whereas resorts like Bakuriani or Surami are in the list of the urban-type settlements of...
August 01, 2017 345
Republic of Georgia can be called a country with Western and Eastern ‘lungs’ as long as its two busiest and biggest cities are scattered in the opposite directions of the country. Many tourists haven’t seen Georgia beyond its Eastern center –Tbilisi. What concerns the Western state with the ancient...
July 19, 2017 1,091
Any city looks different when the night falls and the muffled lights are sparkling in the yellow rays of lampions. Level of intimacy is at its highest and you just have to dissolve into the dark. Tbilisi is extremely beautiful at night as all its main attractions’ virtues are highlighted by the...
July 04, 2017 88
There is a pretty convenient option when traveling from Tbilisi to the island of Crete (Greece), probably there are some direct charter flights, but at the start of June we opted for a connecting flight Tbilisi - Athens - Chania by Aegean airlines. Bought online tickets about a month...
June 30, 2017 151
So you have just 24 hours for Istanbul? In this short indie travel guide, I will list places you could easily manage to visit and see in less than 24 hours.  My story short - at the end of May we booked connecting flight from Riga to Tbilisi, via Istanbul, we had an option to have a shorter...
June 20, 2017 124
This is a round up post about our latest travel to Germany, at the end of May 2017. Our trip started at Dortmund airport, were we got a nice Nissan X-trail rental car from Hertz (about EUR 250 for 4 days). Although I've traveled to Germany countless times in the past, this is just third recap...
June 11, 2017 8,212
I traveled to Greece for about 2 weeks in June 2017, our final destination was island of Crete. One of the reasons I was looking for prepaid sim card in Greece is simple - for navigation (Google maps helps a lot). From my previous experience with dealing with different sim cards in multiple...
June 09, 2017 233
This is a short recap article about our latest trip to the region of Kakheti in Western Georgia, during a weekend trip we stayed in a lovely Chataeu Mere hotel near Telavi and explored nearby vicinity. We did this trip as indie travelers, first booked hotel room, then contacted hotel and asked...
May 02, 2017 49
A short 10 day trip to the United States, visiting 3 states (New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania)  Long story short - I had to fly to the United States for one reason - opening a bank account (see: How To Open A Bank Account in U.S., As A Non-resident Non - citizen, Wells Fargo Bank),...
February 17, 2017 216
For a very long time there were no direct flight connection between United Kingdom and Georgia, leaving travelers from UK to choose layovers in other European cities. But now it has been changed for  good. Now, if you are looking for a direct flight London - Tbilisi, you will have to wait a...
February 12, 2017 236
Long story short - we had a chance to spend in Kiev couple of hours, during our latest flight Tbilisi - Kiev - New York city, after our flight was delayed for about 10 hours at Kiev's Borispol airport we decided to use these hours by exploring Kiev, instead of waiting at...
January 24, 2017 177
In mid-November 2016 I faced an issue which I had to handle in the United States. I had to fly there soon. In the past I have flied twice to the United States, both time leaving from Warsaw, Poland by Polish Airlines LOT and once have returned back via Istanbul using Turkish airlines flight from...
January 21, 2017 127
Citizens or nationals of select 38 countries and territories (see list bellow) are eligible to travel visa free to the United States of America under the Visa Waiver Program (VWP). In total I have traveled three times to the United States and all three times I have entered the US using VWP....
January 18, 2017 322
Planing a trip to Bulgaria is a round up post to keep track and save useful links before our first trip to Bulgaria. In this article you will find my basic findings on basic things like - booking a hotel in Sofia and Plovdiv, car rental at Sofia international airport. Also I will list some of the...
January 13, 2017 559
This post is a round up post from our latest travels to Andalusia, region in Spain in June 2016.  It also has been our second visit to Spain, at the end of 2014 we explored another region here - Catalonia, see My Spain + Andorra Travel Guide Spain definitely is a country worth to visit...
December 17, 2016 368
Traditions should be respected. For the third year in a row I have been celebrating my birthday at one of the former Soviet Union member country's capital city. Year ago, I spent awesome birthday in Tallinn (Estonia) and two years ago in Yerevan, Armenia.  It was planned to visit Minsk (...
November 23, 2016 308
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...
October 11, 2016 2,813
Armenia has been on my travel map since 2014 when I first visited it on a day when Visa-Free travel was enabled for European Union pass holders. I arrived from Georgia (the country I have been living since 2011). Since then I have visited Armenia several more times, and all of them have turned out...
July 31, 2016 2,586
In this article you will find 36 popular and not very well known tourism objects in Tbilisi, Georgia. Those are places I have visited and documented during for the past 5 years, by living as an expatriate in Georgia (mostly in Tbilisi).  Some of the objects are from the Tbilisi TOP 10...
July 07, 2016 5,084
At the start of March 2016, after about a two year break I once again visited lovely Black Sea resort town - Batumi. I decided to wrap up a simple things to do list, based on my experience in Batumi. Check out complete All about Georgia guide Click on markers to see more info
June 11, 2016 209
At start of May 2016, we went on a short two day trip to Lithuania, we had no goal or destination planned. Just a spontaneous trip idea. Unfortunetly our car broke somewhere in middle of nowhere (Barta- Rucava road) and we had to stay overnight in Liepaja.  Next morning we booked a...