Travel guides

I travel frequently and I love to write about my travels. In this section you will find some of my travel notes.

14 Things to Do in Latgale

In this article, I will share some notes and points of interest from our latest trip to Latgale at the start of August 2022. to celebrate my 37th birthday. Our trip actually started a few days earlier on the other side of Latvia. Since…

Weekend trip to Batumi from Tbilisi by Train

In this article, I will share notes and points of interest from our latest trip to Batumi during the Orthodox Easter 2022. We were traveling from Tbilisi Railway station by train, paying GEL 25 for a seat in second class (The price for the…

Daytrip to Gori (and not because of the Stalin's museum)

At the end of January 2022, after just returning from Sri Lanka we decided to take an easy weekend trip to Gori in Georgia. I have a good friend David living in Gori. After a quick WhatsApp chat, we agreed to have some nice dinner at Villa…

Sri Lanka, Colombo, Benota and Galle

Sri Lanka, Colombo, Bentota and Galle. A lot of Indian Ocean, even more, infinity swimming pools and exotic fruit, fish curry and milk rice, elephants and varans, tuk-tuk drivers and some Budha. Jeffrey speaks Latvian and +38C. Where? Sri…

36 Reasons to Visit Georgia and Tbilisi

In this article, I've listed 36 awesome places to visit in Georgia, Tbilisi, Batumi, Kutaisi, and more. These are the places I've actually visited and discovered for the first (Well most of them) back in 2021. From abandoned Russian…

Madu Ganga River Boat Safari

Madu Ganga river boat safari is a fun and pretty easy attraction in Balapitiya, Sri Lanka We booked a tour on Madu Ganga (and a few other destinations) from a local guy at our hotel's beach (Taj Bentota Resort & Spa). We agreed to pay…

Meeting more Latvian Expats at Āgenskalna market

After the strange yesterday, it was agreed to go and support my new German friend at the Āgenskalns market and buy some cheese.  Leo, an old friend from the Bākūži times offered to go to the Āgenskalns market together. He pick-up us from…

Summer in Latvia 2021

Summer in Latvia 2021 or this is how we spent an awesome one month in Latvia. From getting a vaccine at Akropolis shopping mall in Riga to wild beaches near Pape. From a wooden boat in Pāvilosta to yacht in Ķīšezers. Made a ton of hyper…

Daytrip to Kakheti / Ujarma fortress / Alazani river / Vineyards in Georgia / DJI Mavic Mini

Here is another interesting drone video showcasing Ujarma fortress, Alazani river, and vineyards in Kakheti More fun with a drone or a day trip to Kakheti. Ujarma Fortress, stunning views of Alazani river and of course vineyards. October 3…

Another Daytrip to Kakheti in Georgia

I have said it already several times in the blog - day trips to the region of Kakheti are quite possible and easily done from Tbilisi Day Trip to Kakheti in Georgia In today's article, I'll share our route details and discoveries from the…