Caucasus

How to Travel from Tbilisi to Batumi by Bus, Train, Taxi or Flight

Batumi Boulevard

Georgia’s two largest cities – Tbilisi and Batumi – are located on opposite ends of the country. This means that travellers looking to travel directly between the two cities have a number of options for how to get from Tbilisi to Batumi or back the other way. Whether you are looking for the cheapest possible option, the most comfortable, the quickest or are looking to stop at places along the … Read More

Georgian Cuisine Guide: Must-Try Dishes & Food in Georgia

Traditional Georgian cuisine - there are many different dishes!

There is no denying that sampling the delicious dishes and flavours that comprise Georgian cuisine is one of the highlights of visiting this South Caucasus nation and, in fact, Georgian food can be just as much of a draw to the country as its beautiful mountains and historic cities. Firmly cementing itself as a foodie destination, Georgian cuisine is one of the last “discovered” culinary scenes in Europe and the … Read More

Where to Stay in Tbilisi, Georgia: Best Areas, Hotels & Hostels

Where to Stay in Tbilisi Old Town: Near the Sulphur Baths!

Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia, is a city that we absolutely love. So much so that after visiting Tbilisi initially, we decided to spend a number of months living here over the last year. One thing we quickly learned, however, was that for tourists thinking of visiting, it can be difficult to determine where to stay in Tbilisi, as there are a number of interesting areas of the city with … Read More

Where To Stay in Baku, Azerbaijan: Best Hotels, Airbnbs & Hostels

Georgia-Armenia-Azerbaijan itinerary: Baku

Tourist numbers are continuing to increase to Baku. With travellers ranging from penny-pinching backpackers to luxury tourists looking to spend a few days in the Azeri capital, more and more people are wondering where to stay in Baku, Azerbaijan. With the increase in tourism in Baku, it should come as no surprise that there are no shortage of possible accommodation options to suit different budgets and locations depending on the … Read More

61 Best Things To Do In Tbilisi, Georgia

tbilisi itinerary

The small Caucasian country of Georgia and its capital Tbilisi is gaining popularity as a tourist destination each year, with more than eight million tourists visiting the nation in 2018. And while the majority of those visitors come from Russia and other neighbouring countries, Georgia is fast establishing itself as a tourist destination further afield, as well. And while western tourists are still discovering the capital city, it is quickly … Read More

Is Georgia Safe? Top Things to Know About Safety in Georgia

Georgia-Armenia-Azerbaijan itinerary: Vardzia

Georgia is a country that is still considered fairly off the beaten path for most western travellers. However, its profile as an incredible tourist destination is slowly starting to increase and with more and more budget flights connecting Georgia to western Europe. And though Georgia’s presence on the international tourism scene is becoming more prominent, there is still not a lot that is known about the country in the west. … Read More

How to Travel to Mestia from Tbilisi, Kutaisi, Zugdidi & Batumi

Mestia, the capital of the Svaneti region, is becoming one of the most popular places to visit on any Georgia itinerary. With its stunning mountain scenery, excellent hiking opportunities and unique culture, there are plenty of reasons why travellers want to travel to this part of the country. For most travellers who want to come to Mestia, typical travel routes are either from Tbilisi to Mestia, Kutaisi to Mestia or … Read More

What is the Cost of Living in Tbilisi, Georgia?

Tbilisi, Georgia is quickly becoming a hotspot for expats, with an attractive tourist visa scheme, western amenities, and overall low prices drawing more and more westerners to the Georgian capital with each passing year. And while most will know that Georgia’s capital is, indeed, affordable, many would like to know what the actual cost of living in Tbilisi is. With a developing digital nomad scene and a laid-back nature that … Read More