Georgia

Fabrika Tbilisi Street Art

Street Art: Tbilisi

Tbilisi, Georgia’s capital, is a city with ancient roots but one that’s also in the midst of some major transitions. After the end of the Soviet era and the tough times that followed, Georgia’s creative scene has been slowly blossoming in recent years. Musically, the city is becoming an Eastern European counterpart to the clubbing

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Svaneti Trekking Adishi to Iprali

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 steep. Furthermore, trekking from Mestia to Ushguli offers insight into Georgia’s unique Svaneti region. The area is full of charming Svan towers

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Trekking from Mestia to Ushguli Zhabeshi

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 from Mestia to Ushguli offers insight into Georgia’s unique Svaneti region. The area is full of charming Svan towers that you can’t

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Vardzia Georgia

Visiting the Vast Cave Complexes of Vardzia & Vanis Kvabebi

If you want to take a break from mountain hiking or visiting secluded monasteries, one of the best things to do in Georgia is a visit to one of its ‘cave cities.’ And arguably the most famous among them is Vardzia, a large complex first established a thousand years ago. But while most visitors head

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Rabati Castle Akhaltsikhe 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 right word to describe Rabati Castle. Despite being over 1,000 years old, much of what visitors encounter today was hastily constructed in

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