Category: Georgia

Katskhi Pillar Georgia
Georgia

Offbeat Georgia: The Katskhi Pillar & Chiatura

Central Georgia’s Imereti region is full of unusual attractions. In addition to visiting dinosaur footprints and an abandoned spa town, there are more offbeat and highly worthwhile destinations just east of Kutaisi. In

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Old Tbilisi Guide
Georgia

A Day in Old Tbilisi

If you only have a day or two in Georgia’s capital and are wondering what to do, the answer is simple: explore the Old City. The area is jam-packed with architectural gems, scenic

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Fabrika Tbilisi Street Art
Georgia

Street Art: Tbilisi

The Georgian capital of Tbilisi is a city with ancient roots but one that’s also in the midst of some major transitions. Georgia’s creative scene has been slowly blossoming since the end of

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Svaneti Trekking Adishi to Iprali
Georgia

Trekking from Mestia to Ushguli: Part Two

The hike from Mestia to Ushguli, which takes four days, is arguably Georgia’s most popular long-distance trek. And it’s easy to see why. The scenery is stunning and the trek doesn’t get too

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Trekking from Mestia to Ushguli Zhabeshi
Georgia

Trekking from Mestia to Ushguli: Part One

The four-day hike from Mestia to Ushguli is arguably Georgia’s most popular long-distance trek. And it’s easy to see why. The scenery is stunning and the trek is approachable for beginners. Furthermore, trekking

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Rabati Castle Akhaltsikhe Georgia
Georgia

Roaming Through Akhaltsikhe’s Rabati Castle

In the Samtskhe-Javakheti region of southwestern Georgia, the unassuming town of Akhaltsikhe is home to one of the country’s most unique – and also controversial – ancient fortresses. But perhaps ‘ancient’ isn’t the

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Hiking to Gergeti Glacier Kazbegi
Georgia

Kazbegi: Hiking to Gergeti Glacier

The climb to Gergeti Glacier is arguably the most challenging, but also most scenic, day hike in Georgia’s Kazbegi region. Standing at over 3,000 meters above sea level, the glacier can be reached

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Gergeti Trinity Church Kazbegi
Georgia

Kazbegi: Hiking to Gergeti Trinity Church

Georgia’s main tourist attractions can pretty much be summed up in two words: mountains and monasteries. It’s no wonder then, why the mountaintop Gergeti Trinity Church has become an icon of the country.

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